BORDER NEWS WATCH

 

 

News links for 4-17-2015 to 5-4-2015

 

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BORDER SECURITY 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

 

Shocking Images Released by Authorities in Texas Show Individuals Cross Border With Drugs, Guns

 

Judicial Watch Exposes ISIS Threat on Border

 

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

 

State Dept Denies Report Of ISIS Camp On TX Border, FBI Being Used To Figure Out Who’s Leaking To Judicial Watch

 

Feds plotting to shut down ISIS warning

 

Residents of U.S.-Mexico border town say no signs of ISIS

 

ISIS In Mexico Rumor Started By Conservative Blog, Debunked By U.S. Officials

 

US State Dept calls report on ISIS training camps in Mexico 'unfounded'

 

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

 

FBI, Mexican Authorities To Discredit Report Of ISIS Training Camps In Mexico, Says Judicial Watch

 

Inside the ISIS-U.S. border scare

 

Illegal Immigrant Busted By Border Patrol Agents Using Stolen BORDER PATROL AGENT’S Identity

 

Obama demands 'welcoming' for illegals

 

DHS Lauds "Aggressive Enforcement" of Pirated Goods as Illegal Aliens, Drugs Slip into U.S.

 

How cracking down on human smuggling helps criminals make millions of dollars a year

 

Nuclear terrorism: Drug cartels, terrorists may cooperate in smuggling materials for a nuclear device into U.S.

 

Autoridades migratorias detienen a 22 somalíes en Ocotepeque - 22 Somalis were detained by Honduran immigration officials near the border with Guatemala. All claimed to have lost their passport and that they were attempting to reach the United States.  The group's photo and the names given by each of the Somalis is included with the article.

 

el 44% de hondureños deportados y desplazados por violencia volverían a emprender ruta migratoria - 44% of Hondurans displaced by violence and/or  lack of employment opportunities have definite plans to emigrate despite the difficult experience of undocumented migratory and of deportation.

 

Son rescatados 139 migrantes en desierto de Sonora-Arizona - In the past six months the US Border Patrol in the Tucson Sector has rescued 139 migrants injured or stranded while attempting to cross the desert from Mexico.  After the victims have recovered, they are processed for illegal entry.  The article does point out that rescues take priority over routine patrol duties.

 

CBP Border Report, Week Ending April 25, 2015

 

Illegal Immigration: U.S. Customs And Border Patrol Want $134.5M For 'Future Influx' Of Illegal Immigrant Children

 

Mexico Attacks US Border Patrol Over Boat Wreck, Agents Fight Back

 

United Nations Register of Conventional Arms

 

National Sheriffs' group hears concerns of local ranchers

 

Mexico Attacks US Border Patrol Over Boat Wreck, Agents Fight Back

 

Border Patrol uncovers sophisticated drug tunnel on U.S.-Mexico border

 

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson: Do not Have Situational Awareness at Border

 

Group's Video Pushes Congress to #AdmitTheTruth About the Southern Border

 

ROUNDTABLE - Securing the Border: Biometric Entry and Exit at our Ports of Entry

 

Texas border constable: Illegal influx on upswing again; most ‘other than Mexican’

 

 

 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND EXECUTIVE AMNESTY ATTEMPT MATTERS

 

ICE Air Transportation of Detainees Could Be More Effective OIG 15-57

 

Texas Federal Judge Accuses DOJ and DHS of Deceiving Court: Orders Full Disclosure of Documents

 

DOJ wants Obama immigration actions to proceed while case is appealed

 

U.S. lawmakers coach illegal aliens on how to beat the system

 

Act Of Love: Jeb Bush Pushes Republicans To Accept Obama Executive Amnesty

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 4/17/15

 

ICE Director to Congress: We Follow Obama’s Policies, Not Law

 

ICE Chief Revealed ‘Brutally Honest’ Belief Policies Trump Laws, Rep. Says - Focusing on individual ICE officials and Border Patrol agents who Young said “have been directed to follow the president’s new directives on immigration, the president has made it clear that if these officials do not respect the policy, there are going to be consequences.”

 

ICE Director Struggles To Explain Release Of Thousands Of Criminal Immigrants

 

Narco-terrorist group urged to stop recruiting child 'soldiers'

 

BP arrests 10 suspects with criminal histories including rape, gang association and sexual abuse

 

Judge clears 12 defendants of most charges in protest case

 

Tensions high in Southern Arizona over immigration

 

Waiting list for LEGAL immigrants surges to 4.4 million...

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 4/20/15

 

Senator to DHS: Suspend The Visa Broker Facing FBI Probe

 

Illegals’ crimes expose broken immigration system as next border surge looms

 

Deportations of illegal immigrants plummet on Obama’s watch

 

CIS Immigration Events, 4/20/14

 

Obama Sneaking in ‘Unrestricted Immigration’ in TPA Trade Deal

 

Memo to Congress: Don't Give Obama Fast Track Authority for Pacific Trade Pact

 

Great news: ICE wastes millions flying illegal detainees around on nearly-empty planes

 

Illegal Alien Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Girl Three Separate Times

 

Rep. King: Obama is ‘Importing Millions… of Undocumented Democrats’

 

Congress: Middle class incomes drop as immigration surges

 

Sen. Jeff Sessions: Obama Program ‘Establishes A New System Of Immigration’

 

Obama ‘DREAMER’ accused of murdering 4 Americans after being granted AMNESTY

Obama Admin Admits It Granted Amnesty To Gang Member Accused Of Murder

 

Criminal alien murderer of former 'Top Model' contestant protected by Obama

 

Census: Record 51 million immigrants in 8 years, will account for 82% of U.S. growth

 

Immigrant Population to Hit Highest Percentage Ever in 8 Years - U.S. Census Bureau: 1 in 7 U.S. residents will be foreign-born

 

White House-Soros push to naturalize before 2016...

 

What is the 'Task Force on New Americans'?

 

Rep. King: Obama is ‘Importing Millions… of Undocumented Democrats’

 

Obama demands 'welcoming' for illegals

 

Why Scott Walker Is Right on Immigration

 

Congress: Middle class incomes drop as immigration surges

 

Organización de Estados Unidos busca a migrantes mexicanos deportados a la fuerza - the ACLU will arrive in that state on the Mexican southern border in search of Mexican migrants who might have been made to sign orders of deportation and forcibly deported from the US.  "This association will advise who can be candidates to receive benefits for having been expelled improperly or forced from the United States, primarily those who resided in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas."

 

Waiting List for Legal Immigrant Visas Keeps Growing

 

Displaced Southern California Edison Workers Sue Obama Admin. Over Unilateral Visa Rule

 

American Workers Sue Homeland Security after Influx of Cheap Foreign Labor

 

Huge Kansas Driver’s License Employee Bribery Case Involving Illegal Immigrants Risks Aiding Terrorists

 

America 'may be at a breaking point already’

 

The Free Market is Not a Suicide Pact

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 4/27/15

 

There Are Possibly 36,000 Birth Tourists Annually 

 

Congress Examines Birthright Citizenship

 

1 in 10 children in USA born to illegal immigrant

 

EXPERT: 1 in 10 children in USA born to illegal immigrant...

 

81 languages spoken in Kansas school district...

 

Deportations Lowest in Decade...

 

DISNEY Flies In Foreign Workers To Replace Americans...

 

More Americans than Not think the Next President Should Eliminate Obama’s Executive Amnesty

 

Obama rejects request to investigate guest-worker program abuse

 

CIS Immigration Reading, 4/30/15

 

Umm, 1 in 4 residents of drought-stricken California was born outside the U.S.

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 5/1/15

 

Obama Task Force to Strengthen Immigrant “Integration Infrastructure”

 

GOP Leadership Wants Driver's Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

 

Hispanic evangelicals argue biblical case for amnesty

 

Anti-Obama amnesty case: U.S. Appeals Court to hear arguments Monday

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 5/4/15

 

Sessions: Trade Deal Opens Immigration Floodgates

 

CIS Immigration Events, 5/4/15

 

 

 

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

 

An Invasion of Refugees

 

Trey Gowdy Puts a Halt to Obama State Dept. Settling Syrian War Refugees in His District

 

Gowdy Demands a Stop to Influx of Thousands of Muslim Refugees

 

Feds admit jihad ‘terror-recruiting problem’ among refugees

 

353,000 Refugees On Food Stamps...

 

Senate Judiciary Committee Examines Refugee/Parole Program Designed by Executive

 

Admin: Hispanic females in Central America deserve asylum...

How to know if your town has been selected for refugee resettlement...

 

UN plan to settle 1M refugees an invitation to terror, critics warn

 

Idaho to receive infusion of Syrian refugees...

 

Hundreds of Muslim refugees headed to Idaho

 

 

 

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

 

Medical Marijuana Comes to Georgia

 

Recreational and Medical Marijuana Bill introduced in WI

 

3 Ex-Cops Smoke Pot on Camera and Then Try to Give Each Other Sobriety Tests. Here are the Results…

 

Obama: “I think carefully prescribed medical use of marijuana may in fact be appropriate”

 

Marijuana users may have ‘false memories’: Brain scans reveal how cannabis smokers can live in their own reality

 

Supreme Court: Cops can’t hold suspects to wait for drug-sniffing dog

 

Bill for approved Use of Recreational Marijuana in Wisconsin - LRB−0188/2

 

First-Ever Marijuana Investor Summit Held In Denver

 

Flakka and The Rise of Dangerous Synthetic Drugs

 

EXPERTS: Flakka craze just beginning...

 

Thirteen current and former law enforcement officers and two others indicted for their alleged participation in a drug trafficking conspiracy

 

Shifting national attitudes about illicit drugs may pose challenge for UN discussion in 2016

 

DEA: Prescription drug abuse a growing challenge for law enforcement

 

 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary - 2014

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS TRANS-BORDER DEFENSE MATTERS

 

The strange trend of Mexican thieves stealing radioactive material by accident

 

Mexican Robbers Might Have No Idea What They're Taking in Radioactive Material Thefts

 

Feds say national guardsmen tried to sell guns, ammo to cartels

 

Narco-terrorist group urged to stop recruiting child 'soldiers'

 

ICE arrests 976 gang members and associates during ‘Project Wildfire’ surge

 

Mexico officials report capture of alleged cartel leader

 

Apocalypse Now: The al-Baghdadi Cartel

 

'It Was the Feds': How Mexico's Federal Police Slaughtered At Least 16 Civilians in Michoacan

 

Drug cartel violence flares again in Northern Mexico state

 

ICE Agents Protest Alleged Racism, Sexual Abuse by Admin.

 

Traveler's Advisory - Sonora, Mexico narco-violence activity:-Caborca, Son., Mex - Five drug cartel members killed in a shootout with police authorities in Caborca.  They reputedly worked for "El Trini"

(Sinaloa Cartel; aka: Pacific Cartel). Police also seized over 500 lbs.

of marijuana; a handgrenade; several weapons and ammunition in connection with this incident.

 

 

 

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

 

BORDER SECURITY EXPO

 

CROSSING THE LINE

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BORDERLAND BEAT

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VIDEOS: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BORDER WARS

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MEXIDATA

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IN SIGHTCRIME ORGANIZED CRIME IN THE AMERICAS

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SECURE BORDER INTELLIGENCE
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US CBP TUCSON SECTOR

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US CBP SECTOR MAP

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US CBP TUCSON SECTOR STATIONS

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CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES

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NUMBERS USA

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FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM

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THE REMEMBERANCE PROJECT

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SOUTHERN ARIZONA NEWS-EXAMINER

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BORDER ISSUES: MEXICO

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WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

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MICHAEL CUTLER
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M3 REPORT

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of FORMER BORDER PATROL OFFICERS
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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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HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

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DEFENSE VIDEO & IMAGERY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

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AZ BORDER DEFENDERS

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HUMAN AND DRUG TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT MATTERS

 

 

 

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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