BORDER NEWS WATCH

 

 

News links for 2-6-2015 to 2-24-2015

 

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

 

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BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

 

The Who's Who of Border Enforcement Speak at Border Security Expo

 

Police Chief Warns Citizens Of Rise In This 1 Specific Crime Among Illegals

 

Colorado Sheriff: Executive Amnesty Is ‘Slow Way of Erasing the Border’

 

Sheriff Armed With Cold Hard Facts SCORCHES Obama For Creating War-Zone On American Soil

 

The Pope Calls On Us To Open Our Doors To Illegal Aliens

 

Obama Expands Immigration Via Border Security Plan

 

Federal cooperation a problem in investigating corrupt agents

 

Is there a link between the measles outbreak and illegal immigration?

 

Officials warn against crossing into Mexico after recent border violence


Congress Inhabits Border Security Fantasy Land

 

Arizona Sheriff Calls Out Obama, Insists Our Borders Are Not “More Secure Than Ever”

 

Say What? Bill Clinton Apologizes To Mexico On Behalf Of The U.S. For Escalating Violence

 

Border Patrol Ordered to Release Drunk Drivers, “Allow Them to Go On Their Way”

 

 

DHS Special Agents Reveal the Secret Codes Mexican Cartels Use to Communicate

 

Judge Nominated By Obama States That Illegal Immigrants Must Be Released

The Border Patrol Continues to Act as if a Federal Judge Hadn’t Just Blocked Obama’s Amnesty

 

Obama Judicial Appointee Blocks Border Detainment of Central Americans

 

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Shares His Solution For Illegal Immigration Problem In Texas - Says more than 20,000 have been apprehended at the border since January 1st.

 

Texas governor plans to double state's spending on border security

 

Leaked Email: Border Patrol Told to Curtail Deportation Orders...

Jeh Johnson’s Amnesty Lies - The war from within against our national security safeguards.

 

Senate Homeland Security Chairman: "Obama, Democrats are holding our Homeland Security hostage"

 

Reality Check: No, Homeland Security Isn't Shutting Down

 

US Border Patrol Agents Testing Body-Worn Cameras

 

 

 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND EXECUTIVE AMNESTY ATTEMPT MATTERS

 

Homeland Security sets up Obama amnesty complaint hotlines for illegals

 

David Frum: Let’s face it, Jeb Bush thinks immigrants are more enterprising than Americans

 

Jeb Bush on Illegal Immigration - 'Let 'em All In!'

 

GOP Judiciary Chair Won’t Answer Questions on GOP Plan to Ensure Illegals Aren't Deported

 

IRS offers extra tax refunds to illegal immigrants granted amnesty by Obama

 

‘Amnesty Bonuses’ in Tax Code: Illegal Immigrants to Receive Earned Income Tax Credit

 

Sheriffs rip Obama's 'strong-armed tactics' on amnesty

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 2/6/15

 

Jeff Flake Aides Democrat Efforts To Rubber Stamp Obama's Amnesty

 

House Judiciary Committee Examines Deliberate Dismantling of U.S. Immigration Enforcement

 

IRS Offers Specialized Extra Benefits to some DACA and DAPA Grantees

 

Immigration Reform: Expanded Central American Refugee Program Could Allow Spouses, Grandchildren To Legally Enter US

 

Could Obama Increase Immigration By Not Counting Family Against Visa Caps?

 

Naturalization Hall of Shame Keeps Growing

 

Video: Immigration Briefing for the 114th Congress

 

U.S. Immigrant Population Record 41.3 Million in 2013

 

Darrell Issa: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ So. Cal. Edison Abusing H-1B Visas to Replace Americans with Guest Workers

 

Immigration Activists Just Predicted The Outcome Of The Texas Lawsuit Against Obama’s Amnesty

 

Babeu tells House panel there’s ‘no law’ on immigration under Obama

 

 Cepeda: Jeb's mixed messages on immigration

 

Congressional Oversight on Immigration Is Actually Congressional Overlook

 

USCIS Announces In-Country Refugee/Parole Processing for Minors in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala (Central American Minors – CAM)

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 2/9/15

 

CIS Immigration Events, 2/9/15

 

Obama Hints To Lib Rag Vox That Immigration Will Drown Conservatism…

 

DHS whistleblowers: For $500,000 fraudsters, criminals and spies can get US green cards

 

GOP Offers Little Resistance to Democrat Push on Illegal Amnesty

 

'Loophole' in Obama amnesty opens path to voting for some illegal aliens

 

Mark the date: Speaker Boehner gets it right on DHS funding

 

Rep. Gallego on Republicans: ‘They Want to Separate Families’

 

Federal judge temporarily blocks Obama's immigration executive action

 

VIDEO: Will fight over immigration hurt the GOP?

 

DHS may be shut down over immigration impasse, Boehner warns

 

VIDEO: Boehner on impasse over Homeland Security funding

 

Sen. Sessions Releases Lengthy Timeline Of  Obama Administration’s Dismantling Of Immigration Law

 

Federal judge halts Obama's amnesty orders

 

Huge win! Federal judge blocks Obama’s executive action amnesty

 

Judge Andrew Hanen Temporary Injunction against DHS

 

5 Key Findings From The Injunction Blocking Obama's Amnesty

 

What You Need To Know About The Injunction Stopping Obama's Amnesty

 

Immigration Q&A: What happens now in the legal fight over Obama's plans?

 

Cruz: Injunction Against Obama's Executive Amnesty a "Major Victory" For The Rule of Law


'Homeland' suspends preparations...

White House to appeal...

Gutierrez: 'We Will Not Be Deterred'...

 

CIS Immigration Events, 2/17/15

 

Fighting the War on Terror with Immigration Sanity

 

The Costly Asylum Racket

 

U.S. Expects to Quadruple the Number of Syrian Refugees Brought Here

 

NYC collects, sets 2016 expiration date for illegal aliens' personal info 'in case a Tea Party Republican comes into office'

 

Sessions: Obama Dismantling the Immigration System

 

Indiscretion: Obama Admits Personally Changing the Immigration Law

 

Luis Gutierrez: There will be unprecedented “militancy” among immigrants now that Obama’s amnesty has been blocked

 

Obama Promises To Break Judge’s Amnesty Injunction


FEDS 'LOSING TRACK' OF ILLEGALS...

COULTER: GOP DOUBLE-CROSSING TRAITORS...

CRUZ: WH 'Counterfeiting Immigration Documents'...

Gutierrez Predicts Unprecedented 'Militancy'...

Obama Struggles After Judge's Rebuke; May be hard to challenge...

RAMOS: 'Will Remember'...

Rubio Folds: Fund 'Homeland Security'...

 

GOP Double-Crossing Traitors

 

White House facing rocky legal road on immigration


CIS Immigration Reading, 2/19/15

 

Not a Single Illegal Immigrant in 7 Months... In Australia --  Good article – Be sure to read.

 

Obama’s immigration orders are a nightmare for everyone

 

Report: Obama hustling 'full-throttle' to set up amnesty contracts

 

NY Investigation Determines Schools Can’t Ask for Students’ Immigration Status

 

DHS still preparing for executive amnesty

 

This Big New Obama Admin Announcement Has Some Calling Barack ‘A Dictator’

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 2/21/15

 

Here’s The Judge Who Just Said ‘No’ To Obama’s Amnesty, ‘Yes’ To The Constitution

 

8th Grade Social Studies Teacher Gives Assignment Where ‘Right Answer’ Is Republicans Are ‘Destroying Path To Citizenship’

 

Update: New Details on Shadow Work-Permit System  
Regular renewals create "permanent" work permits for illegal aliens 

 

Bill Whittle: Brass Tacks on Immigration

 

The GOP and Immigration: Part of a Much Bigger Problem

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies 2/23/15

 

White House Claims Amnesty Injunction Will Do "Irreparable Harm" To National Security

 

Sheriff Joe now fighting Obama plea for amnesty - A legal brief filed in a federal court in Texas warns that if the judge decides to reverse himself and allow President Obama’s amnesty program to move forward right away, it could cost U.S. taxpayers $144 billion.

Congress faces five-day deadline for funding Homeland Security

 

Supreme Court justices wary of expanded rights for new immigrants

 

HHS Will Require Caretakers To Provide Unaccompanied Children With Abortion-Inducing Drugs…

 

CIS Immigration Events, 2/23/15

 

Obama Administration Has Already Handed Out Millions of Illegal Work Permits

 

DEM: Amnesty Will Decide Who Controls Country for Next 30 Years...

 

Sen. Lindsey Graham Is The White House's Favorite Republican For Funding Amnesty

 

Dangerous game of chicken: Senate Dems obstruct DHS funding to save Obama’s amnesty

 

McConnell redefines victory on DHS funding fight: Catch Democrats being ‘hypocrites’

 

McConnell Plans to End DHS Funding Impasse by Splitting Bill

 

McConnell's Gambit Solves Nothing

 

Senate GOP ready to split DHS funding and blocking Obama’s amnesty into separate bills?

 

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

 

Rep. Pete Sessions Walks Back Promise Not to Deport Illegal Aliens

 

Sen. Reid: 'The President Has the Right to Determine Who is to be Deported'

 

Judge Nap on Amnesty Battle: 'Gov't Making a Weird, Bizarre Case'

 

SENATE REPUBLICANS WAVE WHITE FLAG ON AMNESTY...

Clash in closed-door meeting...

Jeb: Immigrant workers would 'lift our spirits dramatically'...

Families of Americans murdered by released illegals to testify before House...

 

Expert: Gov’t Data Reveal Guest-Worker Firms ‘Abusing’ System to Displace U.S Workers

 

Twice-Deported Illegal Alien With Terror Ties, DUI Convictions Gets Sweetheart Plea Deal

 

Nearly 5,000 Illegal Immigrants Absconded or Committed Crimes under ICE’s Supervision

 

 

 

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

 

Mexican opium farmers expand plots to supply US heroin boom

 

Mexico Releases Notorious Female Drug Trafficker Nicknamed 'Queen of the Pacific'

 

It’s Time for Mandatory Drug Testing in Washington DC

 

STRONG POT CAUSES ONE IN FOUR CASES OF PSYCHOSIS...

 

DPS Officers and Detectives Seize Methamphetamine Valued at $440K Within Broccoli Load

 

Teen Sex Conference Teaches Kids To Do Meth

 

FDA Approves Drug With 'High Potential for Abuse' for People Who Abuse Food

 

Life after El Chapo: a year on from drug kingpin’s capture, business is blooming

 

Alaska legalizes marijuana; Wasilla bans pot brownies

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS DEFENSE MATTERS

 

6 Feb 2015 InSight Crime

 

Commander In Mexican Cartel War Is Previously Deported Alien

 

CBP rescues migrant in Huachuca Mountains

 

Juárez had most homicides of U.S. citizens in 2010-2014, U.S. statistics show

 

Claim of Improper Relationships Between ICE Detention Officers, Female Detainees Invalid, DHS IG Finds

 

Trucker Catches a Girl’s Face Peeking Out of RV Window. What He Saves Her from is Beyond Horrific.

 

Mexican drug cartels recruit thousands of students in Texas to traffic drugs and arms

 

Florida Man Sentenced to 110 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Murder a Foreign National; Sale and Smuggling of Deadly Toxins

 

 

 

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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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