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Tag Results for "U.s. Mexico Border"

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 28 Illegal Aliens

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley sector saved the lives of 28 illegal aliens in several separate incidents over the past five days. continue reading »

Two Illegal Aliens Sentenced to Prison for Attempting to Export Weapons

Two illegal aliens from Mexico were sentenced on Thursday to federal prison for their roles in attempting to export munitions from the United States without a license, continue reading »

American’s Crossing Border for Cheaper Gas in Mexico In Spite of Long Lines & Possible Violence

At $2.94 or less for a gallon of gas in Mexico, U.S. residents are braving long lines and putting fears of violence aside. According to AAA reports, gas in the U.S. is average $3.82 but is much higher in many places, making the Mexico price very attractive. continue reading »

Nogales Border Fence to be Upgraded

U.S. Border Protection has announced they will be upgrading nearly three miles of U.S.-Mexico border fence near Nogales, Arizona. The original fence built in 1994 will now be stronger, newer and taller. continue reading »

Outreach Program Educates Teen About Dangers of Drug Smuggling

In 2008, within 24 hours, five teenagers were apprehended at the San Ysidro Port in San Diego, Calif., and the Calexico Port in Imperial Valley, Calif. Each of continue reading »

One Day, One Border Station - One Million Dollars in Marijuana Seizures

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City station confiscated nearly $1.1 million worth of marijuana in a pair of seizures Monday evening. continue reading »

Texas Names Streets After Slained ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata

Earlier this year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Jaime Zapata was tragically shot and killed in the line of duty while driving between Monterrey and Mexico City, continue reading »

Agents Seize More than $9.5 Million Worth of Drugs in 72 Hours

Over the past three days, U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated more than 5 tons of narcotics in multiple seizures throughout the Rio Grande Valley sector. continue reading »

In Just One Week at Arizona Border: $16M in Drugs, 4,232 Illegal Aliens Apprehended & Much More

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Arizona Joint Field Command (AZ-JFC) in Arizona today reported more than $16 million in narcotics seizures for the period of March 28 through April 3 and 4,232 apprehensions of illegal aliens at the Arizona border. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: At 11:30 pm 19 Yr Old Tries to Roll Across Border in Marijuana Wheelchair

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry late Monday found five pounds of marijuana hidden in the seat of a wheelchair. continue reading »

‘Illegals’ Fly the Coup into U.S. - Parrots Seized at Border

Border Patrol agents are reporting that they have seized 'illegal' parrots at the U.S.-Mexico border. The wild birds were found in a bird cage that was being carried by two individuals walking along the border. continue reading »

EPA Releases U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental and Health Report

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Mexico’s Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment just released the Border 2012 Accomplishment Report for 2010. continue reading »

Illegal Immigrants Wearing U.S. Marine Uniforms Arrested at Border Checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol spokesman, Michael Jimenez, has announced the arrest of 13 illegal immigrants wearing U.S. Marine uniforms at a border checkpoint in California. continue reading »

Death and Maiming at the Border This Weekend

As the flow of illegal immigration subsides due to enforced border patrol and lack of opportunities on the U.S. side the hardships and dangers for those who dare to cross continues. continue reading »

Immigration Officals Seize 11,000 Pounds of Marijuana At Border, $6.6 MIllion Street Value

U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Office of Field Operations interdicted a large drug smuggling attempt on Monday - seizing more than 11,000 pounds of marijuana in Nogales, Ariz. continue reading »

U.S. Border Mayor, Police Chief and City Trustee Arrested on Suspicion of Drug Smuggling

A overnight raid by the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has landed the border city mayor, police chief and city trustee of Columbus, New Mexico in jail. continue reading »

U.S. Government Plans to Replace Miles of Outdated Border Fence

U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that construction to replace an estimated 2.8 miles of outdated primary pedestrian fence along the U.S-Mexico border adjacent to the city of Nogales, Ariz., continue reading »

$1.4 Million in Cash Seized at Border Heading to Mexico

U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and U.S. Border Patrol agents working outbound enforcement operations at the Hidalgo/Reynosa International Bridge seized $1,458,923 in undeclared bulk U.S. currency. continue reading »

Interesting Finds at U.S. Border from 59 lbs of Iguana Meat Tamales to 7,800 lbs of Pot

Federal authorities have been busy at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas these last couple of days seizing iguana meat tamales to thousands of pounds of pot, all trying to make its way into the U.S. continue reading »

One Week at AZ Border:  $27M in Drugs Seized, 2,500 Illegal Aliens Arrested & $76,000 in Cash Seized

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Arizona Joint Field Command today announced that during the week of Feb. 7-13, CBP apprehended more than 2,500 undocumented aliens at and between the ports of entry continue reading »