1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to secondary content


Tag Results for "U.s. Mexico Border"

Eight People Killed in Separate Incidents in Northern Mexico

Eight people were murdered in separate incidents in the northern state of Chihuahua, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer, his girlfriend and two of their associates pleaded guilty today in federal court for their participation in multi-year bribery and alien smuggling activities along the U.S./Mexico border. continue reading »

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

Mexican army soldiers found a suspected "narcotunnel" under construction in a northwestern border city, military officials said. continue reading »

Hundreds Attend Funeral of Border Patrol Agent thought To Have Died by Friendly Fire

Hundreds of people gathered Monday at a Mormon church in Arizona for the funeral of Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie, who died last week in what appears to be an incident of friendly fire. continue reading »

Early Morning Shootout Near U.S.-Mexico Border Leaves One U.S. Agent Dead and Another Wounded

One U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded Tuesday in a shootout with unknown gunmen near the U.S.-Mexican border in Arizona's Cochise County. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $170,000 Worth of Pot and Meth Found in Transmission at Border Stop

Customs and Border Protection officers at Dennis DeConcini Port arrested a male Mexican national living in Tucson for attempting to smuggle more than five pounds of cocaine and eight pounds of methamphetamine into the United States. continue reading »

REPORT:  Border Patrol Agents as Interpreters Unwise Policy, Illegal Practice

Today, the Immigration Policy Center (IPC) released Border Patrol Agents as Interpreters Along the Northern Border: Unwise Policy, Illegal Practice by Lisa Graybill, Esq. continue reading »

Mexican Police Hunting for Prison Inmates Kill 3 Gunmen Driving Stolen U.S. Vehicle, Maybe Escapees

The AP is reporting that Mexican police have shot and killed three gunmen that fired on them as they were searching for the 131 missing prisoners in Piedras Negras. continue reading »

Marijuana Minivan Mom and Her 4 Children Nabbed at Border with 75-lbs of Pot

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Paso Del Norte international crossing at the El Paso port of entry seized 74 pounds of marijuana over the weekend. continue reading »

Border Agents Find Nearly 5,000 Pounds of Pot Disguised as Medical Supplies

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa Cargo facility on Friday discovered 4,576 pounds of marijuana in a shipment manifested as medical supplies, in a false wall compartment of a tractor trailer. continue reading »

733 Pounds of Pot Found in John Deere Tractors Coming into U.S. from Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Santa Teresa, New Mexico port of entry seized 733 pounds of marijuana last week. The drugs were concealed in five John Deere tractors which were being transported from Mexico to the U.S. continue reading »

Suspected Undocumented Alien Gets 30 Months in Jail for Assaulting Border Patrol Agent

Jorge Cruz-Gallardo, Jr., 25, of Guadalajara, Mexico, been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison, with no parole for assaulting and causing bodily injury to a Border Patrol agent who was trying to detain him. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  66-Year-Old Man Caught Smuggling 295-lbs of Pot in from Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Columbus port of entry seized 295 pounds of marijuana Tuesday. The drugs were concealed in a vehicle being driven by a 66-year-old Deming man. continue reading »

More Narco Tunnels Found Near U.S. Mexico Border

Mexico's army said it discovered two "narcotunnels" in less than 24 hours on the northeast side of Tijuana, a hardscrabble metropolis located across the border from San Diego. continue reading »

70 Pounds of Liquid Cocaine Seized at U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry this week discovered 71 pounds of liquid cocaine, with a street value of $710,000. continue reading »

New Border Patrol Policy Emphasizes Intelligence Gathering

The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday presented its national strategy for the next four years at a time when illegal immigration is falling. continue reading »

First Ladies of Latin America Combating Number of Minor Children Immigrating Alone to Find Parents

During a conference sponsored by the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, first ladies from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala joined forces to raise awareness of the growing numbers of illegal immigration of unaccompanied children. continue reading »

Another Crash at Texas Border Leaves 12 Immigrants Injured, Driver Being Sought

Border Patrol officials in Texas are investigating yet another crash involving undocumented immigrants and a run away driver. This incident occurred Saturday morning near the border city of Progreso, Texas when twelve undocumented immigrants were found off a dirt road after a car wreck. No driver was located in or near the vehicle. continue reading »

Deadly Shootings of Undocumented at Border has Authorities on High Alert

The recent deadly shooting attack on a group of undocumented immigrants who were traveling in a vehicle near the Arizona border alerted U.S. authorities to the presence of criminal groups in the region. continue reading »

14 Bodies Stuffed in Garbage Bags Found at City Hall of Border Town - Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting a grizzly find in front of Nuevo Laredo’s City hall – 14 bodies of men aged 30 to 35 all stuffed in 10 garbage bags inside a parked car. continue reading »