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Tag Results for "U.s. Mexico Border"

Sheriff Arpaio’s Stunt is Criticized by Activist Group

Arizona activists described as a "publicity stunt" Friday the announcement by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio that his deputies are going to place crosses in the desert as a warning to the undocumented and to save them from the dangers of crossing that parched land. continue reading »

Drug Tunnel on U.S.-Mexico Border Discovered

Police found a partially constructed tunnel near the U.S. border in Mexicali, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Baja California, officials said. continue reading »

Hundreds Celebrate “Posadas Sin Fronteras” on U.S.-Mexico border

Hundreds of people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border joined together this weekend for the traditional "Posadas Sin Fronteras" (Posadas Without Borders), at which they recalled the thousands of families separated by strict immigration laws and those who have lost their lives in their attempt to achieve "the American Dream." continue reading »

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U.S. Border Patrol Seizes $200,000 Hidden in Mexican’s Car

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in Nogales, Arizona, seized more than $200,000 hidden in the car of a Mexican citizen about to cross the border into Mexico. continue reading »

$28 Million Worth of Counterfeit Piguet Watches Found at U.S.-Mexico Border

The Import Specialist Enforcement Team (ISET) at U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Laredo Port of Entry recently seized a commercial shipment of counterfeit watches and other watches used to facilitate the importation carrying a combined retail value of $28.7 million. continue reading »

This Thanksgiving Border Patrol Helps Needy Families Living Along U.S.-Mexico Border

All along the U.S. border with Mexico, local governments have joined forced so that the poorest families in their communities may also have a nice dinner this Thanksgiving. continue reading »

128 Pounds of Marijuana Found on Boat Being Towed Near U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry Sunday stopped a man and a woman towing a boat with about 128 pounds of marijuana hidden inside. continue reading »

Criminal Alien Caught at Border Trying to Reenter U.S. after Serving Prison Sentence

A 40 year-old male from Obregon, Sonora, Mexico was apprehended by Nogales Border Patrol agents in early March for attempting to illegally re-enter the United States. As a result, on September 12 the Mexican national was sentenced to 57 months in prison. continue reading »

Routine Border Patrol Check Results in 330 lbs of Cocaine in Tractor Trailer, $4 Million in Value

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 checkpoint near Pine Valley arrested a lawfully admitted permanent resident for smuggling more than 330 pounds of cocaine in a tractor trailer yesterday. continue reading »

One Million Safety Violations Found on Mexican Trucks Entering U.S. over Last 4 Years

Between 2007 through the first six months of 2011, Texas state inspectors have found one million violations on trucks coming in from Mexico and entering the U.S. continue reading »

The Ridiculous:  A U.S.-Mexico Border Wall and Asking If You Have You Ever Had Sex With Rick Perry

As certain Latino voters are trying to figure out what Governor Rick Perry’s stance will be on immigration (not good probably given his insistence Texas eliminate its sanctuary city policy) he makes a passing statement that is overshadowed by his sex life. Yes folks, welcome to the 2012 Presidential election campaign. continue reading »

Another Drug Tunnel Between Mexico & U.S. Found in Arizona

U.S. Immigration agents and Border Patrol have located another drug tunnel running between the U.S. and Mexico this week. The tunnel small by comparison to the tunnel found several days ago that was 980-feet long. continue reading »

Border Patrol Accused of Forcing Drug Traffickers to Eat Marijuana & Run Naked in Desert

Yesterday two Border Patrol agents working the Arizona-Mexico border were indicted of violating the civil rights of four convicted drug smugglers in an incident that occurred back in November of 2008. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  3,500 Ammo cartridges Found on Women Traveling to Mexico from U.S.

Mexican authorities are reporting the arrest of a yet to be identified women for carrying some 3,500 ammunition cartridges into Mexico from the U.S. The women was traveling legally from El Paso, Texas on a passenger bus when her luggage was inspected in a routine border inspection at Juarez. The border patrol on the Mexican side of the border discovered boxes upon boxes of ammo for different caliber guns, there were 9mm, 30mm, .38 super and 39mm. continue reading »

Rare Paralyzing Infection Affecting Residents of Arizona-Mexico Border

Health officials on both side of the Arizona-Mexico border are on high alert for the cause of a rare but paralyzing condition that has affected a small community of people. continue reading »

33 Mexican Soldiers & 4 Humvees ‘Inadvertently’ Cross into U.S. via Texas Border Bridge

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency are reporting that they are processing 33 Mexican soldiers for deportation because inexplicably they entered the U.S. via the Donna-Rio Bravo Bridge driving four military humvees. continue reading »

American Interpreter Kidnapped in Mexico by Alleged Exotic Dancer Girlfriend & Accomplices is Killed

Mexican and American authorities are confirming the kidnapping and killing of 57-year-old American Jorge Luis Dieppa in Juarez, Mexico. Dieppa who was born in Puerto Rico and lived in El Paso, Texas went into Ciudad Juarez on July 5th to get his car fixed. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Serrano Peppers Shipment Contains Over 1,400lbs of Marijuana, Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa cargo facility Wednesday evening, discovered 1,420 pounds of marijuana in boxes of serrano chili peppers. On July 13 at about 6 p.m., a 27-year-old male Mexican citizen entered the cargo port driving a 2000 International tractor, pulling a refrigerated trailer with cargo manifested as chili peppers. A CBP officer noticed the driver’s nervous demeanor and referred the conveyance for an intensive examination. continue reading »

Troubled Juarez Set to Spend $498M on Public Works Projects

The Mexican government at a city, state and federal level is investing heavily in the beleaguered border city of Juarez and has just announced $498.4 million in funding for pubic works projects. continue reading »