BORDER NEWS WATCH

 

 

News links for 11-24-2014 to 12-02-2014

 

For news links after this issue and until the next Border News Watch see Since Last Border News Watch.

 

Also visit Since_Last_SECOND_AMENDMENT_NEWS and Since_Last_ISLAMIC_STATE_NEWS_WATCH for related information.

 

See DrudgeReport and FoxNews for late-breaking news.

 

 

BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

 

Ted Cruz: ‘It is the opposite of compassion’ to continue the border crisis

 

Surprise: Border Crossings Surge With Obama's Legalization Announcement

 

Obamagration and our Disdainful President

 

11/23/2014 Press Release National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers

 

Texas aims to extend border protection surge with Mexico through August

 

Hell On the Border Will Continue, and Probably Get Worse

 

Border authorities fear immigration action might spark second 'surge'

 

Nightmare at U.S.-Mexico border exposed by ex-Border Patrol agent

 

Americans Should Fear Terrorists Crossing 'Defenseless' Border, Warns Tom Cotton

 

 

 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND EXECUTIVE AMNESTY ATTEMPT MATTERS

 

Obama Flips Blacks on Backs

 

Obama’s Amnesty Further Fractures America

 

Buchanan: Executive Amnesty Is “Beginning Of The End Of The US As One Nation”

 

King Obama Thinks He’s Above the Law With Immigration Reform

 

Congress Must Check the Power of a President Who Thinks He's a King

 

Crash and burn: Rider backlash slams airline for backing Obama on amnesty

 

‘America is not broken — now back off!’ Fox News host blasts Obama pattern of twisted words

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 11/24/14

 

Obama defends using executive action to tackle immigration and insists: 'Everybody knows...that we're not going to deport 11 million people'

 

Check Out the Records of Some of the Immigrants Who Qualify for Obama’s Executive Order

 

Four Pinocchios: WaPo Fact-Checker Shreds WH on Executive Amnesty 'Precedent'

 

Cruz: GOP-Controlled Senate Should Make Nominee Approvals Contingent on End to ‘Lawless Amnesty’

 

WH: Obama's Executive Order 'Legally Unassailable'

 

Latino Leaders: Obama’s Executive Order Doesn’t Solve Immigration Problem

 

Sessions: Congress Has ‘Duty’ to Oppose Spending on Things They Don’t Believe In

 

Reagan Flashback: 'Checks and Balances, Limited Government -The Genius of Our Constitutional System'

 

Levin on Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

 

Dreamers pushed the boundaries on immigration reform — and now seem to control the narrative

 

The ICE Guide To Avoiding Deportation In Five Easy Steps


Robert Rector: Amnestied Illegal Immigrants to Cost Taxpayers $2 Trillion Over Their Lifetime

 

Obama’s Amnesty Plan To Cost Taxpayers $2.6 Trillion

 

Obama heads to Chicago to pitch executive action on immigration

 

IT BEGINS: ADMINISTRATION ORDERS AGENTS TO RELEASE ILLEGALS...

Hotel Denies Hillary's Claim of Employing Illegals...

 

Ted Cruz’s answer to Obama’s immigration order: Keep Eric Holder in office

 

Washington Post Fact Check Shows Obama's Amnesty Built On Lies

 

Reminder: Green Cards For Millions of Illegal Immigrants Means Longer Wait Times For Legal Immigrants

 

How Obama's Executive Amnesty Abuses 'Enforcement Discretion'

 

5 Ways Congress Can Fight Back on Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

 

Obama Plays Chess With Amnesty; Republicans Too Stupid To Fight Back

 

A COUPLE OF IDEAS FOR THE GOP IN RESPONDING TO OBAMA’S IMMIGRATION INITIATIVE

 

Obama Puts The Republic Out Of Its Misery

 

CIS Immigration Events, 11/24/14

 

Democrats Warning: Obama could go to Prison

 

Amnesty: Justifying the Dishonor of Illegal Immigration

 

Amnesty for Unamerica

 

Why Saul Alinsky Would Deplore Amnesty By "Executive Action"

 

The “Most Favored Nation” Approach in America’s Immigration Policy - 65% H-1Bs from India, 86% of EB-5s from China

 

With Immigration Action, Obama Moves to Cement His Coalition

 

Obama's Immigration Policy: How About Putting Americans First

 

Jeff Sessions: Now Is ‘Time To Stand Strong’ Against Obama’s Illegal Amnesty To Protect American Workers And Their Families

 

Is There Honor in Amnesty

 

DHS chief says he ‘recommended’ all of Obama’s immigration actions

 

Obama has made Americans look toward the GOP to handle immigration

 

Ted Cruz: The Senate must block all presidential nominees until Obama rescinds his amnesty

 

What 'Emperor' Obama should have said to illegals

 

Obama HHS Secretary encourages Illegals to Sign up for Obamacare

 

Obama Bribes US Companies to Break the Law – Offers $3,000 to Hire Illegals instead of Americans

 

Jeh Johnson: Legalized Illegals Don't Need to Comply With Obamacare

 

Illegals to receive Social Security, Medicare under Obama plan...

POLL: 62% Americans Oppose...

Action Reinvigorates 'Tea Party'...

Judge greenlights lawsuit against guest worker program...

 

Illegal Executive Orders Reward Illegal Immigration

 

Businesses to receive incentive for hiring illegal immigrants, report says

Obama touts immigration, interrupted by hecklers

 

The Issue is Not Immigration - It's an Imperial Presidency

 

Obama Admits: 'I Just Took an Action to Change the Law

 

A Guide To The Immigration Accountability Executive Action

 

Obama: “I just took an action to change the law”

 

New House GOP plan: Nearly one year of funding for the entire government — except on immigration

 

Judge Greenlights Lawsuit Against Guest-Worker Program Expanded by Executive Amnesty

 

Obama: Americans Have No Right To Favor Americans

 

Businesses to receive incentive for hiring illegal immigrants, report says

 

VIDEO: ObamaCare offers incentive to hire illegal immigrants

 

VIDEO: ObamaCare architect to testify on Capitol Hill

 

Illegal immigrants to be eligible for Social Security, Medicare


Only Native Americans can object to amnesty... 

WIRE: Tensions flare between Senate Dems, White House... 

Congressional Research Service: Republicans can 'de-fund' amnesty ... 

Ramos To Journalists: 'Stop Pretending We're Neutral'...

Immigration advocates warn about scams...

 

CAMERON READY TO LEAD ENGLAND OUT OF EUROPE IF MIGRANT REFORMS FAIL...

 

Bahamas fends off critics over new migrant rules...

No Docs, No stay!

 

How immigration killed the tax deal...

 

Obama on 'Gang-Bangers,' Hoodies, and Illegals Emptying Bedpans

 

“Where You Stand, Depends on Where You Sit, …& How it Benefits You!”

 

NYT: White House 'Tested Limits of Powers' Before Action on Immigration... 

Only Native Americans can object to amnesty... 

Ramos To Journalists: 'Stop Pretending We're Neutral'...

Immigration advocates warn about scams...

 

UK CRACK DOWN: POLICE CHECKS FOR MIGRANTS... 

Asylum seekers trying to reach Australia to be shipped to desert island...

 

The Destruction of Our Economy by Amnesty

 

Why Obama Gives Amnesty To Law-Breakers, But Does Nothing For Those Waiting Legally


Will President Obama’s Immigration Policy Hurt America’s Unemployed?

 

An Inconvenient Law

 

Yes, Congress Can Stop Obama's Immigration Moves

 

Congressional Analysis: Congress Can De-fund Obama's Executive Amnesty

 

ObamaCare incentivizing hiring of illegals

 

Fixing Our Broken Immigration System Through Executive Action - Key Facts

 

View the 2014 Executive Action Amnesty Topic Page

 

VIDEO: Mark Krikorian Discusses Executive Amnesty

 

Obama’s Unprecedented Amnesty

 

No Illegal Alien Left Behind

 

A Few Words of Wisdom for Republicans

 

Responding to the President's Executive Action

 

2015 California Border Tour

 

A Handful of ICE Agents Supervise Vast Numbers of Foreign Students

 

Immigrant Families Benefit Significantly from Obamacare

Five Reasons Why Obama Did It

 

The Rule of Memo

 

Research arm of Congress says amnesty can be defunded

 

Evidence from the MSM suggests executive action will incentivize more illegal immigration

 

2-Minute Thanksgiving NFL Ad Warns of Rogue President

 

Obama's Executive Amnesty is Only the Beginning

 

Reid, Obama, AND Most Of GOP Just PATHETIC On Immigration

 

‘I,’ ‘Me,’ ‘My’—Obama Uses First Person Singular 91 Times in Speech on Immigration

 

Why Obama Gives Amnesty To Law-Breakers, But Does Nothing For Those Waiting Legally

 

Fight brewing over Social Security benefits for illegal immigrants

 

NYT: White House 'Tested Limits of Powers' Before Action on Immigration...

 

Obama's Next Step: Government Task Force for 'New Americans'

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 11/29/14

 

Why Amnesty Activists Will Never Stop Heckling Obama

 

Obama’s LIE on Amnesty Shows He LIED About Protecting First and Second Amendments

 

Danny's Family Car Wash ex-owner gets 1 year in prison

 

Obama Shafts Hillary With Amnesty and Ferguson

 

A Voice for the Victims

 

Conservatives Work to Block Obama on Immigration...

 

Phyllis Schlafly On Amnesty: ‘Republicans Ought to Show Some Fight’

 

Sen.-Elect Cotton: Obama Making It Easier for Illegal Aliens to Get Jobs

 

DHS scrapping contentious alien deportation program with one that's more focused

 

California pushes to expand immigrant health care

 

Most Immigrants Who Arrived In America Didn't 'Get In Line,' Or Follow The Law

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 12/1/14

 

Republicans huddle to counter Obama on immigration

 

Center for Immigration Studies Immigration Events, 12/1/14

 

Obama's Decrees Establish an Unconstitutional Alternative Immigration System - New report highlights importance of today's House hearings on executive amnesty scheme

           

White House: Obama will shut down the government with a veto if the GOP tries to stop amnesty

 

Boehner: Obama's Action 'a Serious Threat to Our System of Government'

 

Obama's Executive Action on Immigration Could Cost Taxpayers $40 Billion a Year

 

Lawmakers Clash with DHS Secretary over President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

 

Mitt Romney Joins Obama - Pushes For Permanent Amnesty

 

DHS Fears Executive Order Immigration Law Changes Could Cause New Surge of Illegals

 

Obama: Fund My Amnesty Or I’ll Shut Down The Government

 

House looks to undo Obama amnesty - 'Congress is paying attention, and we are going to abide by the Constitution'

Boehner plans to fund gov't now, fight immigration later

Court ruling challenges Obama action

OPINION: Congress must reassert its authority, preserve Constitution

VIDEO: What is exec action on immigration about?

 

SESSIONS: House Republicans On Verge Of Breaking Campaign Promises...

'Symbolic' Vote on Immigration...

Gutiérrez presses 'millions' to get documents ready...

 

JEH: SHOW ME THE MONEY...

VIDEO: 'Homeland' Chief Unable To Explain How Amnesty Helps Americans...

 

John Boehner and Harry Reid Agree to Bipartisan Funding of Obama’s Amnesty Plan

 

I Told You So

 

Boehner’s Two-Step Plan to Do Nothing About Amnesty

 

 

 

ILLEGAL DRUG MATTERS

 

Experience the thrill of three pot smoking grannies

 

Canada’s New Prescription for Heroin Addicts? Heroin.

 

San Luis CBP Seizes $108,000 in Methamphetamine

 

Nogales CBP Officers Seize More Than Half-Million Dollars of Mixed Narcotics at DeConcini Crossing

 

Douglas officers seize 269 lbs of marijuana, arrest 2

 

Yuma Sector Agents Seize 944 Pounds of Marijuana, Arrest 14

 

CBP Officers find Cocaine Shipped with Wine

 

TWO CANADIANS ARRESTED AT LYNDEN BORDER CROSSING

 

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Seizes More Than $400,000 of Marijuana in Attempted Drive Through

 

Busy week for Border Patrol, bad week for smugglers

 

CBP Field Operations at the Hidalgo International Bridge Discover Cocaine on Female Travelers

 

Border Patrol Agents Seize $3.5 Million in Liquid Methamphetamine

 

Marijuana figures big in Ferguson meltdown

 

Border Patrol Arrests Criminals, Including a U.S. Citizen Drug Smuggler With More Than 16 Felony Convictions

 

 Nightmare at U.S.-Mexico border exposed by ex-Border Patrol agent

 

Breath test to detect pot is being developed at WSU

 

Why Legalizing Pot Is a Bad Idea

 

CBP Field Operations Posts Productive Weekend at the Pharr International Bridge

 

CBP at JFK Arrests Liquid Cocaine Smuggler

 

DEA: Prescription drug abuse a growing challenge for law enforcement

 

CBP Officers Generate Numerous Drug Busts During Thanksgiving Week

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS DEFENSE MATTERS

 

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Sex Offender

 

South Texas U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists Intercept Significant Pests

 

DHS OIG Semiannual Report to Congress

 

In SightCrime Weekly InSight | 28 November 2014

 

CBP Officers and Border Patrol Agents at the Brownsville Port of Entry Seized $259,750 during an Outbound Enforcement Operation

 

Joint Efforts by Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents, Laredo Police Yield Arrest of Two Previously Convicted Murderers

 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Singapore Sign Customs Agreements

 

CBP Officers Discover More Than $69,000 in Undeclared U.S. Currency Concealed in Traveler’s Luggage

 

Former Democrat Texas Border Judge Pleads Guilty to Bribery

 

Lawsuit claims ICE mounted campaign to ‘purge’ senior officials amid immigration changes

 

 

 

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SUGGESTED READING

 

FEATURED WESTERN AUTHOR: J.P.S. BROWN

J.P.S. Brown Webpage

 

J.P.S. Brown Bio Page

 

J.P.S. Brown - Masterpieces of Fiction

 

J.P.S. Brown - To Order Books

 

Articles about JPS Brown by Leo Banks: Tasty Serial and J.P.S. Brown's Last Stand

 

Wolves At Our Door a novel by J.P.S. Brown 

 

Review of 'Wolves at Our Door' by Jon Shumaker

 

Article about J.P.S. Brown by Richard Grant

 

Articles about J.P.S. Brown by Kathy McCrane

 

J.P.S. Brown on Facebook

 

‘Guns across the Border’ one of ‘Best of 2013’

 

 

The Unarmed Truth: My Fight to Blow the Whistle and Expose Fast and Furious by John Dodson

 

Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and the Shameless Cover-Up

 

Breakthrough: Our Guerilla War to Expose Fraud and Save Democracy

 

Collusion: How the Media Stole the 2012 Election---and How to Stop Them from Doing It in 2016

Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategy for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism

The Reapers Line - Life and Death on the Mexican Border by Lee Morgan II

Very enjoyable read, and highly recommended for LEOs.


SIXTY MILES OF BORDER: AN AMERICAN LAWMAN BATTLES DRUGS ON THE MEXICAN BORDER by Terry Kirkpatrick


The SHADOW CATCHER: A U.S. AGENT INFILTRATES MEXICO'S DEADLY CRIME CARTELS  by Hipolito Acosta

 

Beneath the Same Sky: An Interview with Author David Ramirez 

 

Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All

 

Raising a Jihadi Generation: Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood Movement in America – Largely for law enforcement at all levels.  Will open your eyes even more.

 

 

OTHER READING TO CONSIDER:

 

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service by Henry A. Crumpton

 

Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives by Jose A. Rodriguez

 

The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower by Robert Baer


"Courting Disaster", How the CIA Kept America Safe (Regnery) by Marc Thiessen

 

No Easy Day by Mark Owen

 

2010 BOOK: Migra!: A History of the U.S. Border Patrol by Kelly Lytle Hernandez

 

Broken Borders, Broken Promises by Todd Staples

 

The Fence: National Security, Public Safety, and Illegal Immigration along the U.S.-Mexico Border – Robert Lee Meril

 

Border Insecurity – Why Big Money, Fences and Drones Aren’t Making Us SaferLongmire Consulting

 

 

At what cost, America, “Cheap” Labor, Plentiful Drugs and Votes?

 

What crosses the border from ALL OVER THE WORLD, ends UP HERE.

 

Truly informed legislators/citizens make informed and intelligent decisions.

 

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