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House Republicans Want to Give Border Patrol Authority to Ignore Environmental Law

House Republicans have infuriated environmentalists with a plan to give border security officials the ability to ignore dozens of environmental laws along both the north and south U.S. borders. continue reading »

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Rescues 25 Illegal Aliens

In ten separate incidents over the weekend, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a total of 25 individuals suffering from varying states of dehydration. Twenty-three individuals were Mexican nationals and two were Guatemalan citizens who were all illegally present in the U.S. continue reading »

CBP Detains 15 Cuban Illegal Aliens on Monito Island

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents detained 15 undocumented Cuban illegal aliens who landed on Monito Island in the early morning hours. continue reading »

Texas Border Patrol Agents Seize Nearly $9M in Narcotics

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande city station confiscated more than $7.2 million worth of cocaine and more than $1.7 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures Thursday night and early this morning. continue reading »

U.S. Border Patrol Agents Rescue 13 Illegal Aliens From Extreme Conditions

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved the lives of 13 illegal aliens over the weekend and early this morning. continue reading »

Bishop Asks Border Patrol Not to Check Immigration Status of Evacuees Escaping Hurricanes

Now that hurricane season has begun, emergency evacuation plans to help people in the Rio Grande Valley escape any destruction that might be caused by continue reading »

U.S. Border Patrol Spends $1 Million on Videogame in the Name of Border Security

The U.S. Border Patrol has reportedly spent “in the ballpark of $10 million” on data management and development of a videogame that simulates the job of a border patrol agents. It is estimated that the border simulator 'game' compromised $1 million of the total project cost. continue reading »

Mexican Migrant’s Family Suing US Government for Causing His Death

Family members of a Mexican migrant killed at the San Diego border crossing have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the United States government. The suit states that on May 28th, Anastacio Hernandez, 42, was beaten by immigration agents before one of them shot him with a stun gun continue reading »

Former Agent Sues Border Patrol Over Termination

A former U.S. Border Patrol agent who was fired in 2009 for expressing his opinion to a fellow officer, is now suing his former employers for termination as a result of his political and personal beliefs. continue reading »

Two Tunnels Between U.S.-Mexico Border Discovered as They’re Being Built

Sunday, during a joint tunnel sweep along the International Boundary Fence in Nogales, Border Patrol agents and Mexican law enforcement officers discovered two illicit tunnels leading from Mexico toward the United States. continue reading »

Number of Bodies Found at Arizona-Mexico Border Reach Record High

As border crossings along Arizona’s stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border decreased over the 2010 fiscal year (ending Sept. 30) it appears that deaths along the border actually increased. continue reading »