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Illegal Reentry Now Top Reported Criminal Charge, Surpassing Illegal Entry

According to a recent report, illegal reentry to the U.S. has become the top criminal charge, as it accounts for almost a quarter of all criminal prosecutions, and almost half of all criminal immigration prosecutions filed in the first half of fiscal year 2011. continue reading »

Union Pacific Fights Against Nearly $400 million in Fines for Drugs Smuggled into U.S. on Trains

As a means of getting it across the U.S.-Mexico borders, cartels have been hiding illegal drugs on railway cars heading north, and now, the U.S. government is slapping hundreds of millions of dollars worth of fines against U.S. railroads, and they are refusing to pay. continue reading »

Report States Many Guns Being Used in Mexico Drug War Came From U.S.

According to data from the U.S. government, about 70 percent of firearms seized by authorities in Mexico in 2009 and 2010, came from the U.S. The data was released in a report continue reading »

Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s Ideas For Securing the Border: Moats and the Great Wall (VIDEO)

While speaking to an audience in Iowa, presidential candidate Herman Cain spoke of some interesting methods for preventing illegal immigration. continue reading »

Homeland Security Asking for $30 Million to Keep National Guard At Border

The Department of Homeland Security is asking Congress’ permission to have the 1,200 National Guard troops remain along the U.S.-Mexico border for a few more months. continue reading »

44 Lawmakers Ask Obama Administration Not to Reinstate Cross-Border Trucking Program

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has sent a letter to the Obama administration urging it to not reinstate a cross-border program that would once again allow Mexican trucks to deliver goods inside the United States. continue reading »

Number of Border Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Down By More Than 50% Since 2006

According to federal statistics, the number of arrests of those heading north across the U.S.-Mexico border illegally has dropped by more than half in the last five years. continue reading »

U.S. to Provide $25.5 Million for Emergency Communication at Mexico and Canada Borders

Monday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a plan to strengthen emergency communications along both Canada and Mexico. Grant funding of $25.5 million was allocated under the Border Interoperability Demonstration Project continue reading »

CBP Offers Tips for Easter Holiday Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the ports in Arizona are providing guidance to assist travelers who intend to travel between the United States and Mexico in the days before the Easter holiday. continue reading »

Organizers Looking to Change Violent Juarez Image with 400,000-capacity Concert

Organizers are looking to build a concert stage spanning the Rio Grande in the hopes of having the first-ever binational event at the site. continue reading »

U.S. Rep: “Cartels Were Overheard Plotting to Kill ICE Agents Guarding the Border”

During a hearing this week, a Texas lawmaker disclosed information alleging Mexican drug cartels’ plot to shoot U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents as well as Texas Rangers who patrol the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Controversial Cleric Attempting to Sneak into U.S. Through Mexico

A controversial Muslim cleric was recently caught being smuggled into the United States from Mexico after being banned from Canada. U.S. border guards found Said Jaziri curled up into the boot of a Mexican BMW as smugglers attempted to get him into California. continue reading »

Mexican Gunman Fire Shots Across Border at U.S. Workers

Texas officials are reporting that at least one or more Mexican gunmen fired shots at a road crew working at Fort Quitman, Texas in an isolated part of Hudspeth County with a high-powered rifle. continue reading »

Trash Along Arizona-Mexico Border Target of New Website

Attempting to draw attention to the amount of trash left by those crossing the U.S.-Mexico border of Arizona, state officials have launched a new website called azbordertrash.gov. continue reading »

Mug Shots of Alien Smugglers to be Commonplace at Border Crossings

On Fridays, anyone traveling across the U.S.-Mexico border will now see fliers exposing the mug shots of dozens of suspected smugglers as part of a program that aims to get information leading to the arrests of these people continue reading »

Mug Shots of Alien Smugglers to be Commonplace at Border Crossings

On Fridays, anyone traveling across the U.S.-Mexico border will now see fliers exposing the mug shots of dozens of suspected smugglers as part of a program that aims to get information leading to the arrests of these people continue reading »

Disappearing Act For the Border’s Invisible Fence

A so-called invisible fence along the U.S.-Mexico border that was intended to keep a high-tech eye on the area is about to be unfunded by the U.S. government. continue reading »