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Tag Results for "U.s. Mexico Border"

U.S.-Mexico Trade Boom: Fuels Effort to Build Better Border Crossings

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a Republican who won office three years ago calling for more secure borders, now focuses on the border region for another reason: boosting trade with Mexico. continue reading »

World’s Business International Crossing: Tijuana-San Ysidro Border Crossing to Get Major Overhaul

Mexico and the United States plan to unveil a series of "major improvements" later this week on the Tijuana-San Ysidro international border crossing in an effort to speed up the millions of daily border crossings, the Mexican Foreign Relations Secretariat said Tuesday. continue reading »

NELSON BALIDO: Technology Offers Better Security than More Border Fencing

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano’s announcement that she will be leaving her cabinet post to head up the University of California system injects even more uncertainty into the fate of the on-again, off-again development of a so-called virtual fence along the U.S. border with Mexico. continue reading »

DOJ Says Killing of Mexican Teens at Border Justified, No Charges to be Filed

The Department of Justice has just concluded its investigation into two separate shooting incidents at the border where Mexican teens were killed by U.S. agents and found no foul play. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: “Narco Shoes” Holding $64,000 in Coke Seized by Border Patrol

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station apprehended a suspected narcotics smuggler yesterday at the Highway 86 checkpoint and seized over two pounds of cocaine hidden in shoes. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  Over $1 Million in Coke & Meth Seized at California-Mexico Border

Several packages of methamphetamine and cocaine with a street value of more than $1 million were seized in separate operations over the long July 4th holiday weekend in Southern California, the Border Patrol said. continue reading »

“Dora” Drug Sniffing Dog Sniffs Out 27 Pounds of Coke in Gas Tank at U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the El Paso, Texas port of entry seized 27.2 pounds of cocaine yesterday. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $870,400. continue reading »

CHECK OUT:  Illegal Immigrant Camp Found in Texas (VIDEO)

Border Patrol agents raided an illegal immigrant camp in Texas that is believed to have been used by over 100 undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

Car Chase in Texas Leads to 800 lbs of Pot and Driver Swimming to Mexico

In another incredible ‘Extreme Trafficking’ incident a car chase led to a large drug seizure with the alleged narco-trafficker swimming to Mexico. continue reading »

600 Pounds of Pot Found in Buddha, St. Jude and Other Religious Statutes

Border Protection agents confiscated nearly 600 pounds of pot inside a shipment of religious figures at the El Paso border checkpoint. continue reading »

Senators Working on Immigration Reform Bill to Visit U.S.-Mexico Border

On Wednesday Senator John McCain and three other Senators who are part of the "Gang of Eight" working on comprehensive immigration reform will visit the U.S.-Mexico border at Nogales, Arizona. continue reading »

STUDY:  Annually 250,000 Guns are Smuggled into Mexico from U.S.

It is no surprise that the majority of guns that are in Mexico and associated with the narco wars came from the U.S., especially in light of the fact that Mexico only has one gun store. continue reading »

62-Year-Old Narco Smuggler Caught with $541,000 Worth of Coke

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville discovered cocaine valued at approximately $540,800 hidden within a GMC Sierra. continue reading »

Senior Citizen Narco Smuggler Stopped with Over 300 Pounds of Pot

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Columbus port of entry seized 362 pounds of marijuana on Friday, Feb. 1. A 63-year-old man was arrested. The seizure was largest of six made by CBP officers working at area ports this weekend. continue reading »

Proposed Immigration Plan Calls for More Drones at Border

U.S. military and CIA drones have flown through foreign skies to inflict remote-controlled attacks on terrorist targets, but, as part of a plan for immigration reform, their increased use to ensure border security at home has set off a heated controversy. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Border Protection Seizes Over $500,000 in Coke and Meth

A Mexican man was arrested Monday at the Port of San Luis for attempting to smuggle 45.6 pounds of cocaine into the U.S. continue reading »

Border Patrol Seize Coke and Meth Along California Interstate

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to duties on Interstate 5 in Southern California prevented two narcotic smuggling attempts Tuesday near San Clemente. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  12 Narco Smugglers Caught with 1,250 Pounds of Pot in Arizona Desert

A dozen drug smugglers carrying 1,250 pounds of marijuana were arrested Tuesday night by Ajo Station Border Patrol agents patrolling near Pia Oik, Ariz. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  $3 Million in Heroin and Undeclared Bulk Currency Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered heroin valued at approximately $3,090,000 allegedly being smuggled into the country by a man driving a Ford F250 continue reading »

Immigration News:  U.S. Government Spent $18 billion on Immigration Enforcement

The Migration Policy Institute has released data that the U.S. government has spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement in the last fiscal year. This expense dwarfs the amounts spent at any of the other law enforcement agencies the government runs. continue reading »