BORDER NEWS WATCH

 

 

News links for 3-31-2015 to 4-16-2015

 

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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

 

Exhibit at Border Security Expo - You Will Meet More Border Security Procurement Officers and Purchasing Decision Makers than Anywhere Else

 

 

 

BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

 

CBP Did Not Effectively Target, Examine Rail Shipments from Canada, Mexico, IG Says

 

Judicial Watch Sues DHS Office of Inspector General for Records Regarding Terrorist “Hands Off” List

 

Border Patrol: Unsuspecting truck drivers finding immigrants on board

 

Senate probes claims of workplace retaliation for Border Patrol agents not enforcing Obama orders

 

Border Patrol Agents Still Face Deadly Patrols

 

Activists Defying Border Patrol Agents at Southern State Checkpoints

 

Terry siblings tell Grassley and radio host of electronics and weapons seizures

 

Iraqi Caught Crossing US-Mexico Border was Military Trainer and Spoke Fluent Russian

 

Iraqi Caught Crossing US-Mexico Border was Military Trainer

 

Reflections on Mexico’s Southern Border

 

Border agents bracing for new immigrant surge

 

Fallece víctima de tuberculosis – Nogales - Several to about 50 cases of TB are said to be active along the AZ/Son border.

 

Evacuan el Hospital General – Nogales General Hospital evacuated.

 

Tamaulipas refuerza acciones contra el dengue – Reynosa - dengue and chikungunya.

 

Islamic State location less than 2 miles from border; ISIS exploits designated ‘wilderness’ areas (Video)

 

Niegan autoridades de EU y México la presencia de terroristas islámicos en la frontera

 

FBI Holds “Special” Meeting in Juárez to Address ISIS, DHS Not Invited

 

Texas DPS Says There’s No ‘Credible Information’ to Confirm Report on Islamic State ‘Camp’ in Mexico

 

Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry

 

 

 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND EXECUTIVE AMNESTY ATTEMPT MATTERS

 

Illegals are stealing better jobs away from American citizens than you think

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 3/30/15

 

Leftist Sharks Finally Circling Around Sheriff Arpaio

 

Immigration agency says original amnesty still approving Dreamers’ applications

 

U.S. Fights Penalty Threat in Obama Immigration-Policy Suit

 

Rep. Gutierrez’ Gov’t Website Offers ‘Do Not Deport Me’ Cards

 

A Country That Lives By Its Laws (Or Doesn’t)

 

US signed agreement with Mexico to teach immigrants to unionize

 

Illegal Immigrant with Drug-Resistant TB to Be Released into US

 

Drug-resistant diarrhea lands in U.S. Via Illegals

 

'Homeland' to 'Resettle' Central Americans in USA...  - 'Free' Transportation...

 

BROOKINGS: 'Diversity boom' will 'make USA very different country'...

'We're only just beginning to see start of it'...

 

Dairy farmers bemoan lack of illegal aliens

 

ICE Released More Than 30,000 Criminal Illegals Last Year

 

ICE Gang Arrests Fact Sheet

 

Illegal Influx of Central American Teens and Families Continues - Catch and release policies attract illegal aliens

 

Citizenship and Integration Grant Program

 

Gov’t program would fly in Central American children to join Deferred Illegal parents in US

 

DHS Launches Controversial Program: Refugee Status for Central American Minors

 

Undocumented immigrant with TB will not be released from Pinal County detention facility

 

MAYORS DE BLASIO AND GARCETTI ANNOUNCE EXPANDED COALITION TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION IN SUPPORT OF IMMIGRATION REFORMS

 

New poll on illegal aliens Obama doesn't want Americans to see

 

Previously Deported Illegal Immigrants Can Now Enter the U.S. on Taxpayers Dime

 

Demand for licenses by immigrants in country illegally outpaces expectations

 

Illegal immigrant children surge across border at highest rate since last summer’s peak

 

Obama deportation amnesty to remain halted; judge says lawyers lied to him

 

DHS Launches “Family Reunification,” Refugee Program for Central Americans

 

State Dept. program will fly in Central American immigrant children to US

 

Texas Federal Court Denies Obama Admin Request to Lift Stay on Executive Amnesty

 

Federal Judge Calls Out Justice Dept on Immigration Lies

 

Team Obama fires back at court’s accusation of lying misconduct; they messed with the wrong judge

 

Video: Judge denies WH request to lift hold on executive-amnesty program

 

The Green-Card Racket for Beltway Cronies

 

FBI Investigating Former White House Military Aide

 

IG Investigation of Employee Complaints Regarding Management of USCIS’ EB-5 Program

 

Texas Attorney General: ‘If the Law Matters,’ Courts Will Side With States in Fight Over Obama Immigration Policy

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 4/11/15

 

New California Bills For Illegal Immigrants: More Healthcare, Limiting Residency Checks

 

Unions fight to preserve Obama’s immigration actions, their members

 

California Sheriff Defies Obama & Governor on Immigration Policies

 

Amnesty Confusion in the Courts

 

How The Left Wants to Turn America Into a Third World Hell Hole

 

‘Obscure’ Visa Program Makes Certain Foreign Workers Less Expensive Than American Workers

 

 Rubio 2013: I can’t imagine a Republican president undoing an Obama executive order on amnesty

 

AZ Sheriff: Feds Wouldn’t Give Me Names Of 500 Criminal Illegal Aliens “Worst Of Worst” Released Into My County

 

College students willing to give up U.S. citizenship, become illegals for in-state tuition

 

ICE Director Struggles To Explain Release Of Thousands Of Criminal Immigrants

 

House Judiciary Committee Releases Details About Criminal Aliens Released by Obama Administration

 

Senators Ask Gov’t How Many Illegals Got Social Security — The Number Is Almost Unbelievable

 

ICE Director’s Brazen Answer on Whether Agents Should Follow the Law, or Obama’s Immigration Directives - The director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday that she has no problem telling her agents to follow President Barack Obama’s orders when it comes to immigration, even when those orders violate the law as passed by Congress.

 

CIS Immigration Reading, 4/16/15

 

 

 

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

 

Communities have little say about the amount of refugees they receive

 

Minnesota employers receive 'introduction to Islam' at jobs fair for Somalis...

Dearborn Michigan deemed 'Arab Capitol' of N America...

DHS Launches Controversial Program: Refugee Status for Central American Minors

 

U.S. cities 'secretly selected' for importing Muslims – 100,000 per year – And, the granddaddy of all questions: Can the communities be assured that foreign nationals with ties to ISIS, al-Shabab and other Islamic terrorist groups won’t slip through the government’s porous screening process posing as “refugees”?

 

Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Office of Admissions - Refugee Processing Center Affiliate Directory – FOLLOW THE MONEY TO THE “CHARITABLE” ORGANIZATIONS

 

Why Resettle Any Syrian Refugees at All? – ‘‘The FBI admitted at a congressional hearing in February that it lacked the capacity to do meaningful background checks on such refugees. That’s why we have headlines like “US May Have Let ‘Dozens’ of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees.”’

 

First of thousands of Syrians Resettled in ….. North Texas - The FBI admits that they cannot properly screen the Syrians, while the US State Department is telling the media that 10,000 Syrians will be here soon. Syria, home of the Islamic State. - And while the genocide of Christians is ongoing in Syria, over 90% of the Syrians who are being brought to America are Muslims. It’s a catastrophe. The top five states targeted for Syrian Muslim resettlement are California, Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas.

 

 

 

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

 

Obama Commutes Drug Dealers Sentences, Urges Them To “Turn Their Life Around”

 

Obama May Keep Pardoning Drug Offenders for the Rest of His Term

 

DEA Wonders if We Should Grow More Pot?

 

Bipartisan Vote of No Confidence: The Head of DEA is Totally Incompetent Over This Colombian Hooker Stuff

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS TRANS-BORDER DEFENSE MATTERS

 

Foreign Corporation and its Managers Plead Guilty to Export Violations

 

Homeland Security Failures Keep U.S. at Risk

 

Cartel Chronicles: Reynosa, Another Day Another Shootout

 

Project Wildfire 2015 - Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a six-week operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The operation targeted transnational criminal gangs and others associated with transnational criminal activity.

 

Assailants block Mexican police convoy, kill 15 officers in ambush

 

Nearly 5,000 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested by ICE over Past 5 Years

 

Authorities Acknowledge US Street Gangs are Foot Soldiers for Transnational Criminal Groups

 

Federal Judge Refuses US Attorney’s Attempt to go Soft on Gulf Cartel Commander

 

Human Smuggler Deported 20 Times Leads Police on High-Speed Chase in AZ

 

El Salvadorian Gang Member to be Deported Without Prosecution

 

Dems dig in against anti-trafficking bill

 

MUST SEE VIDEO: Planned Parenthood caught ON CAMERA helping sex traffickers get abortions for child sex slaves

 

 

 

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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

 

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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