BORDER NEWS WATCH

 

 

News links for 2-25-2015 to 3-8-2015

 

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

                                                                                      

Also visit Since Last SELF-DEFENSE NEWS WATCH and Since_Last_ISLAMIC_STATE_NEWS_WATCH for related information.

 

See DrudgeReport and FoxNews for late-breaking news.

 

 

BORDER SECURITY EXPO - April 21, 22, 2015 , Phoenix, AZ Convention Center

 

“Countering Transnational Organized Crime: An Important Component of Counter-Terrorism Strategy”

 

CONFERENCE OUTLINE with Growing List of Speakers

 

 

 

BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

 

DHS Funding Battle Goes Down to the Wire

 

A Review of the Department of Homeland Security’s Policies and Procedures for the Apprehension, Detention, and Release of Non-Citizens Unlawfully Present in the United States

 

CRUZ: 'Take All 125K IRS Agents and Put 'Em on Our Southern Border'...

 

Obama threatens immigration and border agents who enforce the law

 

For Death by ISIS You Have to Go Out; Illegal Aliens Deliver!

 

Stop The Immigration Flood

 

Obama's Highhanded Immigration Hypocrisy

 

Rep. Mia Love: Government Has Made it Impossible for Legal Immigrants to Start Their Own Lives

 

Perry Shames Washington on Immigration: They Talk and People Die

 

Border Patrol pushing to hire more women

 

Gov’t Union: Obama’s Weak Immigration Policy Is Inviting An Attack Worse Than 9/11

 

Immigration union leader says terrorists are crossing U.S. borders – Oh yeah?  Well check out the thousands of Middle East refugees being relocated to the US every year.

 

Alien Smuggler Accused of Assaulting a Border Patrol Agent Claims He Was Deported 49 Times

 

Retienen 31 cubanos y cuatro ghaneses en Honduras - Article author: Digital Process
     Tegucigalpa - A group of agents of the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (DNIC), in conjunction with the National Directorate of Special Research Services (DNSEI) Thursday detained 31 people of Cuban nationality, in the field of Guayabal, Guasaule, border between Honduras and Nicaragua.
     Retention was performed by operating activities in the aforementioned sector and irregularly enter the country, it was reported.
     Among those arrested were 24 men and seven women, all adults, said the police source.
     Meanwhile at the office of Agua Caliente in a bus interurban transport were held four Ghanaians.
     They were then sent to the offices of the National Migration Institute to establish their immigration status in the country.
     African, Caribbean and South Americans cross the Honduran territory in their pursuit of so-called American dream. Most are required for a few hours and then check their immigration status are released.

 

 

 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND EXECUTIVE AMNESTY ATTEMPT MATTERS

 

False Notion: Conservatives Are Anti-Immigrant

 

Obama administration urged Border Patrol to slow deportation proceedings

 

McConnell Offers Standalone Bill Blocking Obama's Immigration Actions

 

McConnell calls Obama executive actions “immigration overreach” and proposes restrictive bill not tied to DHS funding

 

McConnell under the microscope

 

Joe Manchin: I’m voting with Senate Republicans to block Obama’s executive amnesty; Update: No deal without Boehner, says Reid

 

Obama defies judge, forges ahead with amnesty – Arrest that man for defying a federal court order.

 

D-DAY FOR DEAL? - House eyes stopgap as DHS fund deadline nears

 

VIDEO: Is President Obama playing politics with illegal immigration?

 

VIDEO: Could DHS spending battle backfire on Republicans?

 

Amnesty Recipients Could Receive $35k In Tax Benefits In Single Year...

Obama: 'Consequences' for ICE Officials Who Don't Follow Executive Amnesty

 

Obama warns ICE officials will pay price for disobeying amnesty order: ‘There will be consequences’

 

AZ Sheriff: Obama Telling Us to Sit on Our Hands

 

HHS Confirms Unaccompanied Illegal Alien Children in U.S. Will Have Access to Abortion

 

Boehner: 'I'm Waiting for the Senate to Act'

 

Does Obama Have Authority to Unilaterally Give Illegals Social Security Numbers? Sen. Heller: ‘I Don’t Have An Answer’

 

Does Obama Have Authority to Unilaterally Give Illegals Social Security Numbers? Sen. McCaskill: ‘I Am Not Going to Comment’

 

Democrats: We’ll Block DHS Funds Until Boehner Surrenders

 

Undeterred: DHS Plans to Issue Work Permits to Spouses of H1-B Visa Holders in May

 

McConnell Caves, But Reid Wants Full Surrender From Boehner As Well

 

Congress OK's 1-week stopgap DHS funding bill despite immigration fight

 

VIDEO: Congress approves one-week Homeland Security funding

 

VIDEO: Krauthammer — 'The Democrats have already won'

 

Thousands of Mexicans getting second chance to stay in US

 

Rubio Assures CPAC: ‘I’ve Learned’ Since Immigration Debate

 

Obama Judge Invites Repatriated Illegals To Return, Seek Jobs in USA...

 

Is the government violating a court order to stop working on Obama’s immigration plans? Ted Cruz demands answers.

 

Watch Trey Gowdy’s Warning to Dems on Immigration: ‘Be Careful What You Do…’

 

Gowdy: 'If You Weaken (the Law) Today, You Weaken It Forever'

 

Another Federal Judge Strikes Down An Obama Executive Action On Immigration

 

For Death by ISIS You Have to Go Out; Illegal Aliens Deliver!

 

Illiberal Approach to Immigration Only Invites More Acrimony

 

Stop The Immigration Flood

 

Obama Tells Prosecutors They Have No Discretion On Immigration

 

Obama stuns America with his brazen statement on illegals: ‘We’re a nation of laws BUT . . .’

 

Obama Administration Declares ‘Immigrants’ and ‘Aliens’ Will Now Be Called Something Else Entirely - ‘Americans-In-Waiting.’

 

House conservatives: Boehner’s Speakership is in danger if he caves on DHS/amnesty like McConnell did

 

Amnesty Beneficiaries Could Claim More Than $35K In Tax Benefits In First Year

 

Hoyer: During DHS 'Shut Down,' 200,000 of 230,000 DHS Workers Would Still Work

 

FUNDED FOR A WEEK...

Dems: Boehner promised 'clean' bill...

Speaker coup brewing?

 

Reports of possible deal on DHS funding reignites chatter about Boehner ouster

 

College aid for illegal immigrants stirs debate

 

Father Of Child Murdered By DREAMer Gives Stunning Testimony

 

Congress no closer to funding DHS as another shutdown deadline looms

 

Colleges using coffers for financial aid to illegal immigrants stirs debate on immigration reform

 

California imports foreign guest workers to process unemployment claims...

 

Obama’s Plot to Use Amnesty to Create a “Country Within a Country” - Obama's Plot to Transform America by Driving Citizens Into the Shadows

 

Obama Task Force on New Americans: Changing America by ‘seeding’ migrants in towns everywhere

 

 

DHS Secretary Fails to Cite Any Law Authorizing Obama to Give Social Security Numbers to Illegal Aliens

 

IRS defends paying refunds to illegals who never filed taxes

 

Trey Gowdy Blasts Democrats on Breaking Immigration Laws!

 

Dad Whose Son Killed By Illegal Immigrant Uses ‘Black Lives Matter’ Phrase Like We’re Not Used to Hearing

 

Boehner’s new plan to resolve the DHS/amnesty standoff: Making kissy noises at reporters

 

John Boehner’s exit strategy

 

Sheriff Joe warns amnesty judge on 'defiant' Obama

 

The State Department’s Refugee Program Shouldn’t be a Terrorist-Funding Welfare Scam

 

CNN: Boehner expected to call up Homeland bill that funds exec amnesty for rest of year...

 

Secret arrangement with Pelosi?

 

SCHLAFLY: Audacious scheme to win elections with illegals...

 

Starnes: Why John Boehner needs to go

 

Countering Executive Amnesty - A Four-Part Series Responding to President Obama’s Actions

 

Congress Squeezes through a DHS Funding Bill...Without Halting the President's Immigration Orders

 

House Judiciary Committee Passes Immigration Enforcement Bill

 

Gov’t Union: Obama’s Weak Immigration Policy Is Inviting An Attack Worse Than 9/11

 

DHS approved 100,000 expanded amnesty applications before judge halted program

 

House passes clean DHS funding bill — with more than two-thirds of Republicans voting no

 

Gutierrez: In Chicago, We No Longer Cooperate With Immigration Authorities

 

Poll: Majority Of Americans Oppose Obama's Executive Amnesty

 

GAO: Chance Of "Path To Citizenship" Was A "Primary Cause" Of 2014 Migration Surge

 

Federal agents raid 20 suspected ‘maternity hotels’ in California

 

Obama signs Homeland Security funding bill into law

VIDEO: What's behind DHS showdown

 

USCIS Officials Reveal Feds Processed 7 Million Immigration-Related Applications in One Year

 

Obama signs full-year DHS funding bill after House relents on rolling back immigration actions – 12 million+ new Democrats ASAP?

 

Rep. Gutierrez Proud Chicago Doesn’t Cooperate With Immigration Authorities


Whistleblower Reveals How Obama Plans To Transform America Through Immigration (Audio)

 

WH Plans to Develop a “Country Within a Country” of 15 Million “New Americans”

 

Shock Report: White House Immigration Details Leaked: Obama Policies Will Create A “Country Within A Country”

 

Likely 2016 GOP hopefuls recast immigration views  

 

CIS - Immigration Reading, 3/5/15

 

DOJ Claims TX Ruling Against Amnesty Only Matters in One District

 

Obama Hid 100,000 Amnesty Approvals From Texas Judge

 

The Obama Admin Just Got Busted Again, But This Time The Judge Won’t Stand For It

 

Obama lawyers misled federal judge in amnesty case

 

Boehner did it

 

110,000 Illegal Immigrants Get California Driver’s Licenses In 7 Weeks

 

Cruz Highlights Unfairness of Obama’s Amnesty Towards Legal Immigrants

 

Special School For Immigrants in Maryland to Learn English Faces Opposition from NAACP

 

Wait Till You See The Staggering Amount In Tax ‘Refunds’ Obama’s Amnestied Illegals Could Get

 

Bills to Strengthen Enforcement, Integrity of Immigration Laws Introduced in House

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 3/8/15

 

Judge delays ruling on unblocking Obama immigration action...

USA top destination for migrants...

Illinois Republicans call for amnesty, foreign worker expansion...

Indiana's Latino population to double...

 

 

 

ILLEGAL DRUG 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

 

$3 million marijuana bust leads to discovery of sophisticated smuggling tunnel

 

Marijuana Is About to Be Legal — and Virtually Unregulated — in Washington, DC

 

DC legalizes pot in capital, despite threats from Congress...

 

Undercover Video Shows Medical Marijuana Being Sold To Children Near Schools...

 

15 Tons Of Marijuana Seized At California Border – in one truck!

 

Vacation pot-smokers should beware back home

 

Aided by 85-year-old widow, pot fight heats up in Texas

 

Knights Templar cartel leader 'La Tuta' captured in Mexico

 

Marijuana Laws: Going Up in Smoke?

 

Showdown Over Weed: Congress Warns DC Mayor That Legalizing Pot is Illegal

 

Epilepsy Foundation Head Urges Nationwide Medical Marijuana Availability

 

Colorado Residents Get A "Marijuana Tax" Refund

 

Reputed boss of Zetas drug cartel captured in Mexico

 

Marijuana quality testing going mainstream

 

NYPD Comm. Bratton Blames NY Homicide Increases on Pot

 

Colorado sheriffs trying to overturn pot legalization

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS TRANS-BORDER DEFENSE MATTERS

 

The #EndSlaveryAct Deserves Our Support

 

Statue honoring murdered Border Patrol agent Brian Terry unveiled

FLASHBACK: Guns linked to 'Fast and Furious' identified at border agent's murder scene

FLASHBACK: House holds Holder in contempt over 'Fast and Furious'

 

DHS Law Enforcement Officers Or Presidential Edict Enforcement Officers?

 

Five members of Columbus-based organized crime ring arrested

 

14 Mexican Federales Arrested for Running Kidnapping Crew Near Texas Border

 

 

 

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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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