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Death by Fentanyl

 

DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public - Dangerous opioid 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl

 

Mexico Travel Warning

 

U.S. Maintains That Mexico Is High Risk for Tourist Kidnappings

 

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BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

 

BORDER MORALE SURGE - After hitting an all-time low, Trump helps lift spirits of patrol officers

 

Will Mexico pay? Trump weighs options to fulfill pledge on wall

 

EXCLUSIVE: Border wall should be finished in two years

 

El Paso residents highlight the positives of living with a border wall

 

GREG GUTFELD: Why terror always trumps immigration

 

White House blasts ‘horrible’ Obama-era refugee deal with Australia

 

PHOTOS: The U.S.-Mexico border as it stands now

 

Arizona Sen. John McCain: Not ‘viable option’ for Mexico to pay for border wall

 

Immigration Expert: Illegal Immigrants Can Pay for Wall

 

McCain: Mexico Paying for Border Wall ‘Not a Viable Option’

 

FOX News Exclusive: DHS Secretary: Border Wall Should Be Finished in Two Years

Sen. Flake blasts Trump's border wall vision

Trump’s Mexican Border Wall Would Be an Ecological Disaster

Israel’s Magal pushes for Mexico wall deal as Trump buoys shares

 

Illegal Immigrant Caught at Border with Child Porn of 4-Year-Olds on Phone

 

Narco-Terrorism on the U.S-Mexico Border

 

Southwest border is ‘gaping wound’ in homeland security, DHS chief says

 

Arizona Daily Star opinion: We do not need Trump's wall

 

Trump’s political tensions with Mexico could affect military relationships

What was 84 Lumber thinking with its Super Bowl ad?

 

FAIR: National Security

FAIR: The Current State of the Border Fence

 

The Border Wall: Making Mexican Drug Cartels Great Again

 

Israeli security-fence company lobbies to build Trump’s wall

Trump border wall -- a way to make sure it works?

American Border Patrol: Border Wall Map


Tribe Uneasy About Border Surveillance Plans on Their Land

 

Rape Trees, Dead Migrants and the Consequences of an Open Border

 

19,444 gallons of water in the desert: how volunteers save lives at the US border

 

Border Wall ‘Well Underway’ Within Two Years, Says DHS Secretary

Mexican Smuggler: Trump’s Wall Is A Business Opportunity

Homeland Security head visiting sites along US-Mexico border

 

DHS report claims Trump wall will cost billions more and take longer to construct

How Illegal Aliens Can Pay for the Wall

Building Walls and Fences: Technology and Border Security

Border Fences Pose Threats to Wildlife on U.S.-Mexico Border, Study Shows

Border Apprehensions Down 27% in January

 

Iraqi and Egyptian Nationals Caught After Sneaking Across Open Border

 

American Border Patrol

 

Drop in Trump Era Border Crossings Shutters Detention Center


Mexican Smuggler Says Trump's Wall Won't Stop Him — Here's Why

 

Cartel Smugglers Catapult Drugs into Arizona

2/7/2017: Ending the Crisis: America’s Borders and the Path to Security

9/3/16: Moving the Line of Scrimmage: Re-examining the Defense-in-Depth Strategy

 

Trump’s border plan for Canada? So far, not a wall

 

The Cost of a Border Wall vs. the Cost of Illegal Immigration

 

Study: Savings in Welfare Costs Could Pay for Trump’s Wall

 

A Dangerous and Sophisticated Adversary: The Threat to the Homeland Posed by Cartel Operations

 

Why we don't need Trump's 'great, great wall'

Watchdog: US Has No Way To Measure Border Wall Effectiveness

 

A border wall easily pays for itself with its own effectiveness

 

Beyond The Wall: On rugged Arizona line, small groups, far fewer vehicles getting in

Beyond the Wall: Costly answer in California altering the landscape

Beyond The Wall: Migrant boom gave rise to busting town, but that was then

Beyond The Wall: Unfenced borderland is mostly in Texas

This Border Town Already Has a Wall—and It Doesn’t Work

Senators express concerns over DHS funding, US-Mexico border wall

Agencies seek help fighting ‘sophisticated’ criminal threat at border

Border agencies stress information, international cooperation in battle with cartels

Border sheriffs praise DHS head in Nogales visit

Arizona ranchers want border wall, worry about Border Patrol agents on their land

 

Few Rogue Border Agents Resist Trump Policies - Union leader says some stations continue to follow Obama 'catch and release' directives


Agencies seek help fighting criminal threat at border

 

BP, agencies seek help fighting ‘sophisticated’ criminal threat at border

 

President Trump Wants a Wall? Mexico Is It

Senators express concerns over DHS funding, US-Mexico border wall

 

Trump proves no damper for immigrants crossing from Mexico

 

DHS Removes Obama’s ‘Handcuffs’ on Border Patrol Agents

 

DHS Publishes Memoranda on Immigration Policy to Secure the Border

 

Fears mount Mexican drug lords will help ISIS smuggle NUKE into the US hidden inside bales of marijuana

 

SOUTHWEST BORDER SECURITY: Additional Actions Needed to Better Assess Fencing's Contributions to Operations and Provide Guidance for Identifying Capability Gaps

 

It’s Time To Stop Talking About A Border Wall And Start Stabilizing Mexico

Rancher claims cartel activity captured on camera

 

Tohono O'odham Nation releases video opposing border wall

DHS needs to better assess border fence’s contributions to mission goals, study shows

 

White House plan to hire more border agents raises vetting fear, ex-senior official says

 

The Cost of a Border Wall vs. the Cost of Illegal Immigration

 

Walls And Fences Are Bad… Except If You’re A Hollywood Elitist Attending The Oscars - Barriers to keep out the unwashed masses

 

Agents detail 'daily' border fence battle, seek post-Obama 'restart'

 

'Tsunami of sewage spills' in Tijuana fouls U.S. beaches, may have been intentional 

 

 

 

ILLEGAL AND LEGAL IMMIGRATION, VISA AND AMNESTY MATTERS

 

Hispanic Ethno-Nationalists Try to Cover Their Tracks - Exposing La Raza's racial agenda is having an effect.

 

Mother of son murdered by illegal immigrant asks Pelosi which of her children is 'expendable'

 

'Sanctuary Cities Make Us Safe': Pelosi Dismissed Texan's Horrifying Mexican Gang Experience at Town Hall

 

Tough Law Reduced Immigrants, Study Shows

 

Sanctuary Cities Are ‘Magnet’ for Illegals, Don’t Make Us Safer

 

California Advances Bills to Become Sanctuary State

 

Sanctuary State of California - Governor Jerry Brown has always protected violent criminals.

 

Texas Senate Passes Bill to Punish Sanctuary Jurisdictions

DHS: Defunding Sanctuary Cities Will Be ‘Case-By-Case’

 

Barbara Jordan's Vision of Immigration Reform

 

U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner: Illegal Immigration Disproportionately Harms Black Americans

 

Phoenix city council to vote on becoming sanctuary city in two weeks

 

Support Stopping the Influx of Refugees From Countries With Significant Terrorist Activity

 

Give Me Your Tired Arguments - They’re not refugees, they’re not brilliant, they don’t have a constitutional right to come here and they’re very, very expensive. Until politicians can give us more government services for less money, they need to stop bringing in the poor of the world on our dime.

 

Abbott cuts Travis County funds as sanctuary city battle intensifies

 

Gov. Abbott Issues a Ban of His Own: No Sanctuary Cities in Texas

 

Obama gave foreign 'students' 180,000 U.S. jobs, $32B in lost wages

 

Trump Can Create 180,000 New Jobs for Americans — by Using that Pen!

 

Arabic continues to be the number one language spoken by refugees admitted to US

 

Report: Sanctuary Cities Received $27 Billion From Feds Each Year - 1 in 5 city residents in Los Angeles are illegal immigrants

 

Fox News on Immigration

 

2015 CIS STUDY: Welfare Use by Immigrant and Native Households

 

Illegals Urged to ‘Fight back’ Against Immigration Officials

 

It’s Naive To Think Illegal Aliens Aren’t Voting – By The Millions

 

Trump Names Thomas Homan as Acting Immigration Enforcement Chief

 

F.A.I.R. - Societal Issues and Impacts

 

ICE arrests convicted Mexican national released from local custody after detainer was ignored

 

Demsters/Leftists & Islamists – Via “Fakestream” Media’s Megaphone – Incite To Civil War; Murder Alike. Pretext, Trump’s LAWFUL Orders!

 

Ninth Circuit allows migrants from terror hotspots to resume entering the country

 

Super Bowl Ad Under Fire For Its Apparent Refugee Message

 

Lost in security concerns are the economic costs to taxpayers of refugee resettlement

 

Federal funds to sanctuary cities exceed the cost of building the wall

 

Dept. of State coordinating with its refugee contractors to try to keep refugees coming for two more weeks

 

US IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION ONLINE

 

Why Dems love suicidal immigration policies - Exclusive: David Kupelian on reasons left is obsessed with bringing Muslims into America

 

Going to Canada! African failed asylum seekers passing through Minnesota to get to border

 

Mexico's remittances reach almost $27 billion

 

Asylum is the next big problem we (and Trump!) must face!

 

Cotton and Trump plot crackdown on legal immigration - The push could trigger a fight between the business and populist wings of the GOP.

 

Perdue, Cotton File RAISE Act to Reform Outdated Immigration System, Protect American Workers, Boost Wages

 

President Trump's Executive Order puts Americans first; at least 75% of Illegal Aliens Eligible for Deportation

 

Hey Donald Trump: Making Mexico Go Broke Would Actually Be Mucho Dumb

Donald Trump’s Cuts Could Increase Illegal Immigration

As Trump comes down on illegal immigration, future of DACA remains unclear

 

Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs - NumbersUSA.com

 

Phoenix mom deported after routine immigration check

 

Protesters ring ICE in Phoenix: Could woman in custody be the first deported because of Trump's orders?

 

Police: 7 arrested following protest outside ICE office

 

Deported woman back in Mexico complains: I felt like 'Chapo' Guzman

 

Mexican President’s Photo Op with Deported Migrants Backfires

 

Phoenix area home to 250K undocumented immigrants, No. 10 in nation

 

Nearly 1 in 5 immigrants in US illegally in NYC, LA areas

 

PolitiFact Fl Vets Politicians' Immigration Claims

 

NC federal grand jury indicts 8 illegal aliens in NC on immigration violations

CBP intercepts four vessels carrying more than 100 undocumented migrants

 

Germany has 450,000 failed asylum seekers they plan to deport! - Angela Merkel will offer cash handouts worth millions of pounds for migrants to leave Germany in an effort to silence criticism of her ‘open-door’ border policy.

 

Protests Erupt Over Arrests of 100+ Illegals. Feds: They're SEX OFFENDERS, DRUG DEALERS, GANG MEMBERS..

 

Homeland Security captures 680 illegals in first major raids of Trump era

 

Arizona law enforcement cautious of Trump order to enforce immigration laws

 

Study: Chain Migration Drives Unsustainable Population Growth - Think tank shows reduced levels of immigration could course-correct U.S. demographic trends

 

Court: Immigrants who vote illegally can be deported

 

Illegal Immigration Drives Income Inequality

 

Sheriff Clarke Declares Zero Tolerance For Illegals; INSTANTLY This Happened…

 

Ninth Circuit Allows Illegal Alien ‘Dreamers’ To Get Driver’s Licenses

 

Guzzardi: An immigration 'hardliner' confesses

 

Nearly 2 million non-citizen Hispanics illegally registered to vote - Survey bolsters analysis by professors


First responders seek exemption from Trump Sanctuary Cities order


Sheriffs Say Sanctuary City Policies Do Not Increase Cooperation Between Illegal Aliens and Local Police

 

Mexican consulate sees long lines as more people seek documents following illegal immigration crackdown

Five Countries Listed in Trump EO Refuse to Repatriate Deported Aliens

Immigrants picked up, but no massive raids, authorities say

Mexican consulate sees long lines as more people seek documents following illegal immigration crackdown

 

DHS Arrested 680 Immigrants in Week-Long Roundup

2016: ICE Deportations Hit 10-Year Low

 

Our Cybersecurity Depends on Somali H-1Bs?

 

Immigration groups demand freedom for illegal immigrant gang member - Immigration and Customs Enforcement says man is “self-admitted gang member”

 

The Truth About Sanctuary Cities and Crime Rates

 

Illegal aliens too terrified to apply for welfare

 

Too late for Trump to cap the Refugee Admissions Program at 35,000 for this year…

 

Who Is Alexander Acosta? Trump Labor Nominee Supports Amnesty, Cheap Foreign Labor

 

National Security Poll Finds Broad Support for Immigration Enforcement

Mexico's 'invisible wall', a migrant double standard

Federal immigration raids net many without criminal records, sowing fear

FAKE NEWS: Media Lying to Public on ICE Arrests

Second Migrant Overflow Station Closed in Trump’s First Month

Immigrants picked up, but no massive raids, authorities say

No link between immigration and increased crime: Research

Fed Appeals Court: Immigrant Who Voted Illegally Can be Deported

ADAMS: It’s Time for Only Citizens to Vote in Texas

 

Immigrant-Rich Miami-Dade Split Over Sanctuary City Order

Black Trump Supporter Blasts Sanctuary Cities: “All the Jobs Are Going to Illegals!”

 

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone changes jail rule for immigrants

 

sheriff doesn’t see a connection between the killing and [the murderer’s] immigration status” - Excuse me, but if he weren’t here illegally, she’d still be alive.

 

State trooper in hot water over calling ICE

 

Nine people flee U.S. border patrol to seek asylum in Canada

 

Pic of Canadian Mounties ‘greeting’ refugees goes viral, but here’s what’s NOT mentioned - These photos are going global-viral without people understanding the Mounties are (politely) arresting the refugees.


Police, activists clash in Tucson immigration protest

Police ID 3 accused of assaulting officers at Tucson immigration protest

 

'Psychological warfare': immigrants in America held hostage by fear of raids

Mexican Consulates Flooded With Fearful Immigrants

Steller: Tucson police to be tested by Trump deportation plans

DHS Immigration Enforcement: 2015

SNOPES: Did President Obama Deport More People Than Any Other President?
For reliable background info for comparison with SNOPES' info, see (excerpt below):
ICE Deportations Hit 10-Year Low

 

Obama Administration Has the Lowest Rate of Deportations Since the Nixon Administration

 

Memos signed by DHS secretary describe sweeping new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants

 

Refugees Will Cost Taxpayers an Estimated $4.1 Billion in FY 2017

 

Elian Gonzalez was a Dreamer Too

 

Dozens of illegals fired for skipping work on ‘Day without immigrants’

 

ICE: 950,000 illegals with 'removal orders' free, raids get just a sliver

 

Trump Administration Strips Funding For Illegal Aliens, Reallocates Money to Victims of Their Crimes

 

Feds Establish Support Program for Victims of Criminal Aliens

 

White House unleashes federal agents against illegal immigrants

 

Trump’s New Guidance Calls for Vigorous Immigration Enforcement

White House has found ways to end protection for Dreamers while shielding Trump

 

Two Centuries of US Immigration

 

Poll: 80 Percent Oppose Sanctuary Cities

National Security Poll Finds Broad Support for Immigration Enforcement

New Deportation Policies Advance Trump’s Agenda

 

Trump violating the Constitution exactly as Obama did

 

If Trump Is Serious About Illegal Immigration, He Ought To Rethink DACA

 

Nets Cater Exclusively to Liberal Criticisms of Trump’s New Immigration Rules

 

New Kelly Memos Restore Immigration Enforcement & Rescind *Most* Obama-era Memos

White House set for 'big immigration launch' to focus on DHS memos, official says

 

Under Trump, illegal immigrants with traffic tickets to be targeted for deportation

 

Trump administration directs Border Patrol, ICE to expand deportations

 

Details of Trump’s policy of massive deportations emerge

Mexican officials riled by Trump’s new deportation memos

Trump administration issues new immigration enforcement policies, says goal is not ‘mass deportations’

 

'Special Report' Examines Effects of Crime Committed by Illegal Immigrants

Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegally

New Homeland Security Guidelines Call for the Sweeping Detention and Deportation of Illegal Immigrants: Report

Nearly 1M Illegal Aliens Ordered Deported Still Free

1 Million Stolen Social Security Numbers Now Discovered, Illegals Used During Obama To File Returns

 

Poll: Americans overwhelmingly oppose sanctuary cities

 

Poll: 80 Percent Oppose Sanctuary Cities

 

Trump’s Immigration Guidance: The Rule of Law Returns

 

Arizona Sheriff Releasing 400 “Criminal Illegal Immigrants” Every 10 Days

 

Sanctuary City Sets Illegal Immigrant Criminal Free — US Citizen Pays the Ultimate Price Weeks Later…

 

The Terrorists Among Us: Not-so-peaceful Refugees

 

Chicago Sheriff Openly Defies Federal Immigration Order

 

LA churches ready underground network of safe houses for illegals

 

Immigration and the Disingenuous Elites

 

Silence of the shepherds

 

The Real American Majority - Clear majority of Americans support President Trump’s policies against sanctuary cities.

 

The Labyrinth of Illegal Immigration

Mexican immigrant says he's 'super-happy' to win jail release, escape deportation

Lack of court hearings for undocumented immigrants violates Constitution, Sacramento lawsuit charges

ICE crackdown: Mexican restaurants, Home Depot parking lots hardest hit

Immigrants Hide, Fearing Capture on ‘Any Corner’

 

Mexico foreign minister vents 'irritation' at Rex Tillerson

Mexico says it will resist new US immigration policies

O'Reilly Clashes With Journalists Over Trump's Deportations, Border Wall

 

Undocumented Alien Charged with Assaulting a Federal Deportation Officer

Martin tells of threats in Cuban smuggling trial

 

MCSO has now released 58 undocumented immigrants since ICE hold policy ended

 

Religious Leaders Prepare Underground Network To Hide Illegal Immigrants

 

5th Circuit Reinstates Texas’ Alien Harboring Law

 

After Trump’s immigration order, anxiety grows in Florida’s farm fields

Report: America attracting poor, uneducated immigrants


Sanctuary State’s Deported Alien Suspected in Kidnapping, Murder

California County Pursues Injunction Against Sanctuary Executive Order

NoHo DACA recipient detained by border patrol over allegations of 'smuggling'

 

Fugitives in the family: Son of accused Canadian Mennonite pot smuggler wanted on U.S. drug charges

 

Trump administration directs Border Patrol, ICE to expand deportations

Details of Trump’s policy of massive deportations emerge

Mexicans worry Trump's deportation plan will see refugee camps emerge along border

DHS provides clarity on Trump’s Executive Order on immigration

Can Damage Control by US Officials Salvage Security Relations with Mexico?

False Stories About ICE Sweeps & Checkpoints Spark Fear In New York’s Immigrant Communities

 

California County Pursues Injunction Against Sanctuary Executive Order

5 Ways Trump's Deportation Plan Helps Criminals

On Mexican Reactions to New U.S. Immigration Policies

Mexico Border Immigration: Undocumented Immigrants Filling Local Jails, Police Warn Trump’s Policies Increase Crime

Two weeks later, still no revised executive order from Trump

Fed Appeals Court: Immigrant Who Voted Illegally Can be Deported

Jorge Ramos: Illegal Immigrants Use Fake ID's 'Because They Are Working For Us'

Official: Mexico rejected US plan on 3rd-country deportees

Other Views: Mexico could strike back

 

Homeland Security: No Illegal Immigrant Safe From Deportation

 

Under Trump, ICE Agents Actually Feel Free To Do Their Jobs

 

The Immigration Debate We Need

 

Cali Gov Jerry Brown Phases Out Middle Class Scholarships, Increased Funds for Illegals

 

Illegal Immigration Props Up Mexico’s Dysfunctional State

 

Self Deportation Beginning Ahead of Schedule

 

IRLI Files BIA Brief Affirming Removability of Criminal Aliens Under Arizona Illicit Drug Statute

 

US Immigration Policy Changes Could Spell End to Mexico’s Migrant Welcome Mat Status

 

A Nation of Immigrants -- Only If They Assimilate

 

Immigration and How to Think About It

 

It’s Official: Liberals Only Care About Illegals and Muslims

 

Deportation agency ignored 1.6 million visa overstays under Obama

 

Police Union Head Says NYC Cops Want to Help ICE Deport More People

 

Officers want to deport 32-year-old Mexican for the eighth time  

 

Widow: Feds failed twice to detain immigrant who murdered my husband 

 

Trump open to legal status for illegal immigrants: report

 

 

 

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

 

Open borders left, refugee contractors plan days of action

 

Australia deal not a sure thing after word that Trump yelled at Australian Prime Minister

 

468 refugees admitted to US since moratorium announced on Friday evening

 

Administrative tweeks may help school systems cope with refugee kids, but….

 

Here comes the truth! Do-gooder refugee agencies fear job losses—theirs!

 

Give Me Your Tired Arguments - They’re not refugees, they’re not brilliant, they don’t have a constitutional right to come here and they’re very, very expensive. Until politicians can give us more government services for less money, they need to stop bringing in the poor of the world on our dime.

 

Trump says he ‘loves’ Australia but questioned refugee deal

 

Terror expert: 'If terrorists kill us, will left still howl about rudeness?' - Aussies sending 1,300 unwanted Muslim refugees to U.S.

 

Trump halts (for now) ‘refugee’ flow from Malta to the US

 

Arabic continues to be the number one language spoken by refugees admitted to US

 

More on the “dumb” Australia deal: Which American towns will volunteer to take them?

 

Reprieved refugees almost all here, Texas and Georgia are top destinations

 

Comment worth noting: What one reader said to President Trump

 

Why Do We Have A Refugee Crisis? Because Of Elite Failures On Foreign Policy And Immigration

 

Australia's Unwanted Asylum Seekers (Mostly Iranians) to Be Resettled in the US

 

Fox News on Immigration

 

Revising Refugee Resettlement: Help Millions, Not a Lucky Few

 

UN Report Shows Refugee System Needs Changes

 

Lost in security concerns are the economic costs to taxpayers of refugee resettlement

 

The White House is pushing back on false media narrative that no refugees have been arrested for crimes/terrorism

 

Germany: Overwhelming majority of Leftist rioters are worthless human beings

 

Retired Dept. of State worker fully supports President Trump’s efforts to rein-in refugee program - As a refugee coordinator, I saw the exploitations, inconsistencies and security lapses in the program....

 

State Dept. insider exposes refugee program as 'full of fraud' - Whistleblower shocks with letter defending president's authority to implement reforms

 

Catholic Aid Group Calls for Trump to Welcome Refugees, Lift Order

 

Dept. of State bringing refugees in at furious rate

 

Enough Iraqi Refugee Terrorists and Rapists - An immigration policy that puts America first.

 

The Truth about Muslim “Refugees”

 

Judicial Watch Files Suit For ‘Refugee Travel Loans’ Information

 

Germany has 450,000 failed asylum seekers they plan to deport! - Angela Merkel will offer cash handouts worth millions of pounds for migrants to leave Germany in an effort to silence criticism of her ‘open-door’ border policy.

 

Springfield, Mass mayor blasts Jewish Family Services for placing more refugees without notice - They (Jewish Family Services) are concentrating "poverty on top of poverty!"

 

Fraud, Abuse, And Embedded TERROR in “Refugee Resettlement” Program; When IS A Terrorist NOT A Terrorist?

 

Where did the FY2017 refugees go so far; 34,825 as of this morning

 

Why should Muslims Feel Entitled to Move to America?

 

Comment worth noting: Shocked at what I saw in Lewiston, ME, and I love diversity

 

Panic button: Refugee arrivals to 'dry up' in March - Resettlement agencies scrambling to cut staff or close entire offices

 

Panic button as refugee contracting agencies begin to downsize as they lose federal $$$

 

NY: As refugee contractors begin to run out of federal money, they turn to state legislatures looking for millions

 

Government demographic studies all wrong on Somali numbers in US

 

Malta takes ‘refugees’ from Greece and Italy and passes others on to US

 

UNHCR attempts to push another 1,000 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh on the west

 

Nonprofit Quarterly: Entire System of Refugee Resettlement Nonprofits Teeters on the Edge

 

The Terrorists Among Us: Not-so-peaceful Refugees

 

 

 

VETTING/SCREENING OF IMMIGRANTS AND RESETTLED REFUGEES

 

20 Questions For Muslims

 

Shibboleth: Why Extreme Vetting and In-Region Safe Zones Can be the Christian Response to Refugees

 

Immigration Expert: U.S. Should End ‘Total Reliance’ on U.N. for Refugee Vetting

 

Everyone has forgotten about the 4 year African family reunification MORATORIUM that began in 2008

 

No one is vetting Syrian refugees for signs of antisemitism

 

US May Have Let 'Dozens' of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees

 

American Security and Islamic Reform

 

Dr. Daniel Pipes: Trump’s “extreme vetting” should include THESE questions

 

Ref:  Smoking Out Islamists via Extreme Vetting

 

FBI contacting newly arrived Syrian refugees, is the FBI doing this on its own?

 

Most Favor Trump's Litmus Test for Potential Immigrants

 

 

 

ILLEGAL DRUG AND RELATED MATTERS

 

VISIT CUSTOMS BORDER PROTECTION NEWSROOM MEDIA RELEASES – Their releases will no longer be individually listed here.  The borders are busy with LOTS of daily seizures and arrests, a fraction of the actual illegal crossings

 

Death by Fentanyl

 

DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public - Dangerous opioid 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl

 

Opiate Heroin Awareness Toolkit

 

Mexican official threatens U.S. with 'chaos' - Will southern neighbor stop cooperating over drug cartels?

 

Trump Talks With Mexico’s President: AP Claims War Threat, But CNN Reports Promise of Aid

 

Mexican Government Calls Out AP Over Fake News (Trump Never Threatened to Invade Mexico)

 

Marijuana helping (mostly liberal) women give birth to mentally impaired babies

 

Stratfor: Mexico's Cartels Will Continue to Splinter in 2017

 

Rabobank complicit in Mexican drug cartels' crimes: lawyer

 

THE SUN CITY CELL - For the Record presents a Judicial Watch investigative documentary detailing the Narco-Terrorist Cell operating out of El Paso, Texas.

 

Fake limes filled with nearly two tons of marijuana seized at Mexico-U.S. border

Mexican Drug Cartel Operating in U.S. Suburb More than 1,500 Miles from Border

 

Trump Signs a Slew of New Executive Orders: Taking on Cartels, Crime and Protecting Law Enforcement

 

Protecting, Supporting Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Battling Cartels Addressed in 3 New Presidential Executive Orders

 

Marijuana Sales Top $1 Billion in Colorado, Washington Combined

 

Cartel heroin: From the Sierra Madre to Manhattan           

 

Arizona Representative McSally leads hearing in Washington on cartel threat

 

Report Finds Major Flaws in Proposals to Further Militarize Mexico's Drug War

 

Death of BLO Leader Illustrates Marines’ Decisive Role in Underworld Fight

 

China Announces Scheduling Controls of Carfentanil and other Fentanyl Compounds

 

Agencies seek help fighting ‘sophisticated’ criminal threat at border

Border agencies stress information, international cooperation in battle with cartels

 

China White, Mexico's New Heroin Threatening the United States

DEA Says Mexico Cartels Battling to Corner US Heroin Market

 

Border agencies stress information, international cooperation in battle with cartels

US Warns of CJNG Expansion from Mexico

El Chapo's Tale: Why Trump's Plan to Defeat Mexican Drug Cartels is Doomed to Fail

 

Mexican Drug Trafficking (Mexico's Drug War)         

 

Fugitives in the family: Son of accused Canadian Mennonite pot smuggler wanted on U.S. drug charges

 

Part One: Cartels' Roots Run Deep in N.M.
Part Two; 
Far from dead, Juárez Cartel flexes its muscles
Part Three: 
‘Mayor of Mexico’ ran a slick operation
Part Four;  
Mexican drug lords corner meth market
Part Five: 
Despite cartel ban on local sales, Juárez meth use surges

Part Six:  Can we stem the drug tide?

 

2 topics Trump overlooked at CPAC

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS TRANS-BORDER DEFENSE MATTERS

 

Mexican government says Trump never threatened to send troops to Mexico

 

Stratfor: Mexico's Cartels Will Continue to Splinter in 2017

 

Mexico Increasing Use of Electronic Surveillance in Fight against Crime

Leader of the Cartel del Golfo to be extradited to the USA

 

Texas agriculture experts: Mexico may retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs

 

Is a big NAFTA debate really coming?

 

Clandestino: Sinaloa Cartel Documentary by David Beriain

BREAKING NEWS: Mexican Marines shot and killed "El H2" a Nayarit Plaza leader of the Beltran Leyva Organization

 

Mexican leftist politician plans to interfere in American politics

 

Killings in Mexico climbed to new highs in 2016, and the violent rhythm may only intensify

 

Good luck making America safe again without the Mexican military, experts say

Officials say migrant deaths decreasing in Santa Cruz County

Report Finds Major Flaws in Proposals to Further Militarize Mexico's Drug War

Death of BLO Leader Illustrates Marines’ Decisive Role in Underworld Fight

Cracks Appear in Sinaloa Cartel Leadership After El Chapo's Extradition

Mexican Cartel Punishes Thieves with Highway Hanging

GRAPHIC: Cartel Incinerates Rivals in Mexican Border State

 

Losing Remittances Is Real Source of Mexico's Angst with Trump's Immigration Policy

VIDEO: Mexican Marines Use Minigun on Cartel near Texas Border

Mexican Cops Arrest Gunman Tied to Beer Delivery Murders

 

Report: 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons wounded in cartel attack

Report: Photos appear to show cartel members readying for war in post-'El Chapo' power struggle

Blog del Narco: (Spanish) Fotos de la gente de 'El Guano' y Los 'Chapitos' y La 'guerra', desatada por ellos...

 

Why is Mexico the Arbiter of the Second Amendment?

 

Supreme Court to decide if Mexicans can sue agent for cross-border shooting

GRAPHIC: Cartel Kingpin Manhunt Triggers Infighting

 

 


WEBSITES OF INTEREST

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SOUTHERN ARIZONA CATTLEMEN'S WEEKLY

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NEWS AND DISCUSSION OF U.S./MEXICO BORDER ISSUES:
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SELECTED BORDER NEWS & FAST AND FURIOUS POSTINGS ON SACPA WEBSITE

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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

 

Opiate Heroin Awareness Toolkit

 

 

Defense is everyone’s business. 

 

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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