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

 

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

 

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BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

 

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

 

PHOTOS: The Many Possible Shapes Of Trump's Border Wall

 

Photo Essays On the U.S.-Mexican Border

 

Here’s What the U.S.-Mexico Border Looks Like Before Trump’s Wall

Here’s what the Mexico border wall looks like now

The Great Wall of America

Here’s What the U.S.-Mexico Border Actually Looks Like

A Border Wall Already Exists In Some Places. We Visited It.

 

From simple fences to high-tech border walls, a look at the world's barriers

The truth about America's border with Mexico

Revealed! Liberals plot border wall violence

 

Homeland Security Chief: Border Wall Will Not Stretch 'From Sea To Shining Sea' [VIDEO]

 

Building The Wall: Senate Homeland Security Hearing (April 4, 2017)

Senators question Homeland Security Secretary about border wall plans | Cronkite News

John Kelly DHS Talks About Border Security Including "The Wall"

U.S. Homeland Security secretary has ‘elbow room’ on building border wall

In debate over how to protect Southwest border, no one size fits all solution

GOP Sen Johnson: Trump Border Wall a ‘Metaphor’ for Securing the Border

A first look at the bids to build Trump's border wall

Border wall 'critical' for reducing crime, former agents testify

Tim Steller: Senseless border fences stand in southwestern Arizona as US risks even bigger waste

 

New cargo inspection program cuts wait times at Arizona border ports

 

Immigration arrests at border plunge

March Border Apprehensions Hit 17-Year Low

Educating children in Guatemala before they decide to migrate to the U.S. border

As Enforcement Tightens, Hondurans Find Alternative Destinations

 

Budget Woes Keep Frontline Agents Without Training, Gear as BP Brass Enjoys Caribbean Powwow

Sharyl Attkisson: Can CBP Properly Vet 15K New Agents?

DHS S&T, CBP to Test New K9 Training Technology

 

New Trump border orders raise questions for Arizona sheriffs

CBP: Honduran tells agents he was shot in Mexico, dragged himself into US

Tucson border patrol agents seize over 1100 lbs. of marijuana

Border Wall Is A ‘Metaphor,’ According To GOP Senator

A border wall riddled with holes in logic

Feds, Wildlife Groups Use Bogus Endangered Species Science to Block Border Fence

 

Border fencing affecting local wildlife in Southern New Mexico

 

A border first: Smugglers buy U.S. land, build house to hide tunnel, feds say

 

Border Patrol Must Obtain Warrant Before Searching Americans’ Phones

 

Will Hiring 5,000 Border Agents Compromise Standards? (Part 1/2)
Will Hiring 5,000 Border Agents Compromise Standards? (Part 2/2)

 

House Homeland Security subcommittee examines effectiveness of border security task forces

 

Politicizing Use of the Word "Police" in the Cause of Open Borders

 

How safe is US Border; Real New Mexicans Speak Out

 

How Safe is our U.S. Border? Border Community Members Share Their Story

 

Crackdown: Sessions Vows 'New Era' at Southern Border...

 

Sessions Targets Mexican Cartel Activity on Border

 

Southwest Border Crossings Drop to Lowest Point in at Least 17 Years

 

Jeff Sessions Delivers Sweeping Reforms to Protect the Border and US Citizens

 

The Failure of Open Borders in Germany and Sweden - Chancellor Merkel finally admits the obvious connection between refugee flows and increased security concerns.

 

Sessions: The Border is Not Open, Do Not Come

 

Sessions Gets Serious About Border Enforcement - The Obama-era lawlessness, failure to enforce our immigration laws, is over.

 

Sessions touts ‘Trump era’ enforcement policies in Nogales

 

Grijalva, wildlife group file lawsuit over Trump's proposed border wall

 

Prototype Border Walls Will Be Built Near San Diego

 

Suspected Killer of Border Agent Brian Terry Arrested

 

Suspect in death of Border Patrol agent in Arizona arrested

 

Sessions Gives Federal Prosecutors Marching Orders on Border Security

 

US Judges Removed From Mexico Border as Illegal Crossings Continue to Plummet

 

Park Service: Illegals destroying federal lands, unsafe for camping

 

Enviros File Lawsuit to Stop Border Wall

 

Wildlife Groups Want No Border Wall to Save Species That Doesn't Live in Southwest

 

How Congressman Raúl Grijalva Environmental Lawsuit Could Derail Trump’s Border Wall

 

New anti-border-wall pitch: Eco-catastrophe! - Big Media argue it's bad for armadillos, other living things

 

Former Border Chief: Arizona Wall Put A Dramatic Stop To Illegal Crossings

GOP Leaders Dropping Border Wall Funds, Says Report

Dems winning fight over wall

 

Bordering extinction: Can technology offer ecologically-sound alternatives to the proposed U.S.-Mexico wall?

Alabama company bids to build Trump's border wall with Mexico

CBP declares border surveillance milestone, seeks larger deployments

Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Up 143 Percent

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agents help rescue several people over the weekend

New radiation detection system begins operations at Port of Los Angeles

US judges withdrawn from Mexico border posts after sharp fall in immigration cases

Jeff Sessions Rips Bureaucrats Refusing to Back Trump Policies, Touts Border Security Success

Donald Trump changes yardstick in claim about southern border apprehensions

Drug Smugglers Have Already Beaten Trump's Wall

Fear of Trump Makes Migrants Disappear From Mexican Border - Their border-town shelter used to be full of migrants on their way to the United States. Now it stands nearly empty, thanks to America’s president.

 

MSNBC: Border Wall Even More Problematic Because Birds and Bats Might Not Be Able To Fly Over It

 

DHS' Kelly defends more ICE, border hires; says illegal immigrants must be 'dealt with'

 

Congress gives Kate’s Law another chance to crack down on deportees who return to U.S.

 

Arizona prosecutors work to comply with AG Sessions’ orders on border crimes

 

U.S. Officials Suspected of Working with Drug Smugglers, Says Border Patrol Council President

 

Officials Defy Trump’s Promises: 40 Miles of Border Ordered Unpatrolled

 

War Experience Provides America's Industry With the Skills To Build Trump’s Wall

Border wall plans spur effort to help Texas landowners with eminent domain

Homeland Security Committee Democrats release report on potential costs of proposed border wall with Mexico

 

9 Shocking Facts About Our Border with Mexico

 

Customs & Border Protection actively hiring former border patrol agents

31 Border Patrol Agents in Texas Recognized for Heroism

Border Patrol agents arrest two men convicted for sex crimes against children

DHS Chief: Obama Did ‘Nothing’ to ‘Truly’ Secure Border

US to prosecute parents who pay "coyotes" to ferry kids over border

A Trump Victory on the Border

 

Border Security Is National Security - Yet GOP leaders will still withhold the funds for a wall along the U.S./Mexican border.

 

Trump slams Congress, says "Build the wall... NOW!"

 

EDITORIAL: Know your land rights in case of border wall land takeover

 

Bulk Cash Pays for the Wall - Eighteen to 39 billion dollars is smuggled annually across our southern border in the form of bulk cash.  A relatively small increase in seizures could pay for the border wall.

 

Can a Border Wall Pay for Itself?

Ted Cruz has a Brilliant Way to Pay for Trump's Wall

 

Ted Cruz: Take El Chapo's $14 billion to pay for the wall

 

Sen. Cruz introduces EL CHAPO Act to use forfeited drug assets to pay for border security

Pelosi Receives Pushback After Calling Trump’s Border Wall ‘A Sign Of Weakness’

 

AZ Ranchers Fire Back After Pelosi Calls Border Wall 'Immoral' & 'Unwise'

 

Trump promised a border wall. Now these Texans worry the government will take their land

Will Private Property Rights Stop the Trump Wall?

 

Border Security Expo Pictures

 

Guns, Drones, and Night Vision: Where Trump’s Border Patrol Goes Shopping - Vendors were pitching everything from assault rifles to battery-operated drones at Border Security Expo in San Antonio.

 

At Border Security Expo, Officials Dismiss Trump’s Wall: “I’ve Got 200-Foot Bluffs on My Border”

 

Coulter: Not Building the Wall IS a Government Shutdown

 

Trump wants a border wall, but few in Congress want to pay for it

 

Mulvaney: Trump Would Sign a Spending Bill Without Funding For Border Wall

Trump’s Border Wall ‘Catastrophic’ for Environment, Endangered Species

Trump Says Mexico Will Eventually Pay For The Border Wall

Sessions boasts border wall could drive illegal border-crossings down to 'zero' as Trump calls it 'important tool' for stopping the drug trade

FBI Raids Texas Offices of Company Involved in Border Wall Construction

 

Stretches of Border See ‘Hours to Days’ Response Time from Agents, Says Hurd

5 Border Horrors Establishment Media Mostly Ignore

 

Wake up, cross the border, go to school: For some Mexican students, it's a daily routine

 

Border Patrol names Carla Provost acting chief; first woman to lead agency

Rush to hire Border Patrol agents raises concerns about unqualified officers

Ahead of summer heat, BP warns of desert dangers

Border Patrol Holds Annual Border Safety Initiative (Learn More, Video)

 

Extreme Vetting Needed For Border Patrol Agents

US-Mexico illegal border crossings hit 17-year low

As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world’s barriers

 

Mexico Floats Retaliatory Strike Against Border Wall: An Entry Fee for Vacationing Americans

Conway: Building Border Wall Remains a ‘Very Important Priority’ for Trump

Camo, AK47's and Ranches Overrun: Why a Barbed Wire Fence Isn't Cutting It

 

Mexico’s Government Warns U.S.A. to Not Build Border Walls

 

Feds Bust Previously Deported Alleged Child Rapist Fleeing to Mexico

Two tunnels discovered by Border Patrol

 

Like an invisibility cloak, Latina Muslims find the hijab hides their ethnicity — from Latinos

 

 

 

FAST AND FURIOUS MATTERS


Fast and Furious: Arrest in death of border agent

Suspected shooter of border agent Brian Terry arrested in Mexico

‘Fast and Furious’ Suspected Gunman Arrested in Mexico: Fox News

Triggerman in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s Death Finally Arrested

Fast and Furious scandal: Suspected triggerman in border agent's murder arrested

Trump Does in 3 Mos. for Brian Terry’s Family What Obama Didn’t for 6 Years

 

Trump brings justice for Brian Terry. Will he go after Eric Holder next?

 

Smuggler Got Muslims into US Through Our Southern Border

 

Extradition underway for suspect in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's killing

Saving face in the Mexican wall standoff

 

Arizona sheriff: US-Mexico border wall ‘a medieval solution to a modern problem’

 

Mexico Considering Charging Entry Fee to Americans

 

 

 

ILLEGAL AND LEGAL IMMIGRATION, VISA AND AMNESTY MATTERS

 

U.S. Marshals arrest 148 fugitives across Valley as part of "Operation Justice"

 

Trump Immigration Enforcement Spurs Gang Tattoo Removal Boom

 

Lefties Furious Over ICE Arrest of Illegal Alien Pedophile and Subway Molester

 

Trump: Hire Americans... or else

 

USCIS Announces Crack Down on H-1B Visa Fraud, Abuse

 

Trump Administration Has a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants: Serve in the US Military

 

Safe again! Illegal immigration hits RECORD LOW under Trump

 

Follow the Votes

 

The Case Against Immigration - Why the United States Should Look Out for Itself

 

Illegal immigration: A global problem

 

Crimes by illegal aliens, not legal immigrants, are the real problem

Even Before the Wall, Migrants Find the U.S. Forbidding

ICE Agents Go From Friend to Foe

DHS: Immigration agents can make courthouse arrests

Judicial Watch Obtains Copies of 204 ICE Illegal Alien ‘Detainer Requests’ Denied by Travis County, Texas Sheriff

Illegal man from pro-Trump household deported to Mexico despite pleas

How Illegal Immigrant Suspects in Rockville High Rape Case Were Able to Settle in America

 

3 Waste Management Supervisors Convicted of Hiring Illegal Workers

 

More than 150 Illegal Immigrants Arrested In South Texas

Arrests of illegal criminals jumps 250% in one week

 

State Department tightens visa screening

 

Obama gave these legal immigrants permission to work. Trump may take it away.

 

Illegal immigrant, 36, 'lured his 15-year-old stepdaughter's mom away from her home then shot the girl...

 

The Very Real Differences Between Legal and Illegal Immigration

 

Explaining local detention center's role in ICE deportations

 

The Case Against Legalizing Unknown Millions of Illegal Aliens - A supposed “solution” that would be catastrophic for America.

 

Supreme Nonsense on ICE - How California’s Republican Chief Justice inspired the Democrats’ pro-illegal surge.

 

We are deporting Somalis—4,000 are in the pipeline

 

Donald Trump’s Pick For Top Economic Adviser Is Pro-Immigration, Pro-Outsourcing

 

ICE's Top 5 for the week of April 7

 

California Father Pushing Ballot Initiative To Ban Illegal Aliens From Public Schools

 

Finally: Justice in Twin Falls refugee assault of five-year-old girl

 

U.S. city's jaw-dropping response to Muslim sex attack on girl, 5 - Government makes startling, unanimous decision

 

Daycare Horror: Previously Deported Illegal Alien Charged With Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting 12-Year-Old Girl

 

Judge Jeanine talks immigration enforcement, United blunder

 

Report: Trump Deporting 4K Somali Migrants

 

Trump’s Justice Department to end ‘catch and release’ immigration policy

 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Vows to Crack Down on Illegal Alien Identity Theft

 

Sessions: Illegals Who Illegally Re-Enter US Will Be Charged With Felony

 

Border plan overlooks driver of illegal immigration: visas

 

Twice-deported illegal arrested again... for MOLESTING young girl

 

Illegal Immigration Down by Two-Thirds, Thanks to Tough Talk, Action

 

Sessions Outlines Tough New Immigration Enforcement Policies

 

Catholic Bishop: Churches Should Not Hide Illegal Immigrants

 

US immigration crackdown heats up for border crossers and tech workers

Pres. Trump's New Economic Advisor Supports More Foreign Workers

 

Trump Effect: Illegal Mexican Immigrants Leaving Voluntarily on the Rise 

US Expected to Return 4,000 Somali Migrants to Their Homeland

 

Sessions: 'Catch and Release' Immigration Policy is Over

Column: U.S.-Mexico border sees fewer arrests, despite President Trump taking no action

Who needs the wall?! Rio Grande border crossings plummet as Mexican migrants are spooked by Trump's immigration crackdown

Donald Trump changes yardstick in claim about southern border apprehensions

US judges withdrawn from Mexico border posts after sharp fall in immigration cases

U.S. judges pulled from Mexico border as crossings by women, children fall

 

Trump likely to eye treaties, E-Verify as part of immigration strategy

During border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan

President: Illegal Immigration Decline ‘Strictly’ Due to Trump

 

Some Mexicans want to make a deal to get US to keep illegals; wait until you hear what they are offering!

 

Democratic senators urge Homeland Security secretary to reconsider proposed cuts to security programs

Texas AG Leads 15-State Coalition to Support Pres. Trump's Revised Immigration Order

Tillerson Didn’t Mention The Biggest Issue During Talks With Mexico

Flight delay thwarts illegal alien trying to escape child rape charges

 

Student volunteers visit ICE detainees at Eloy facility

 

Gov. Cuomo Announces NY Will Provide Legal Defense for Undocumented Immigrants

 

ICE Yields Results: Immigration Arrests Reach Record High

 

California Sanctuary Surge - Governor Jerry Brown pardons criminal deportees.

 

Does mass immigration drive up home prices: One study says 'absolutely'

 

California: How a sanctuary D.A. pleaded down a wife-beater to spare him deportation

 

Inside MS-13

 

7 Things the Trump Administration Gets Wrong about MS13

 

Report: MS-13 terrorizing NY families into taking illegal minors

 

D.C. Area ICE Roundup Nets 82, Including MS-13 Members

 

Sessions: 'If we stay at it, we can devastate' MS-13 gang

Trump to overhaul visa program for high-skilled workers

 

Trump Gets Populist in Wisconsin: 'America First,' H1B Reform, NAFTA Tough Talk

 

Trump on Gangs: ‘They Are Getting the Hell out or They Are Going to Prison’

 

Trump admin to Congress: SHUT UP!

 

DHS Kelly Slams Obama’s Policies, Proclaims ‘Sacred Duty’ To Protect America

 

Number of immigrant arrests in Phoenix area on the rise in 2017

 

Fraud in the "Credible Fear" Process - Threats to the Integrity of the Asylum System

 

Trump’s Arrest Record So Far: 21,000 Illegals

 

Drop in Visa Applications for Foreign Workers a Direct Result of Trump Presidency

 

Trump Effect: More Central American migrants want asylum in Mexico, not moving on to US

 

Asylum Applications in Mexico Skyrocket After Trump Win

 

Asylum seekers crossing into Canada increase with warmer weather

 

ICE removes more than 5,000 immigrants from Arizona in first three months of 2017 - Of the 5,283 immigrants, 3,074 had been convicted of a crime.

 

Almost 5,000 Somalis to Be Deported

 

Report: ICE isn't deporting enough illegal immigrants

 

Phoenix police to not take part in federal immigration deportations

 

DACA Doesn’t Confer “Protection”

 

Trump tells Dreamers to 'Rest Easy' - President Trump has told Dreamers to 'rest easy' he wasn't going to deport them. He's no different from Jeb Bush, who was rejected by the voters

 

Illegal Alien Charged in Chicago Rape/Murder Case — Caught in Florida

 

Sharp increase in number of non-criminal undocumented immigrants arrested by ICE

 

DHS IG Report: Overloaded Deportation Officers Missing Opportunities

 

Trump wants to ramp up deportations, but ICE probably won’t be able to keep up

Torn apart: the American families hit by Trump's immigration crackdown

Trump: Illegal immigrant criminals are 'getting the hell out'

 

Is It Time for Magistrate Immigration Judges?

 

SCOTUS Leaves in Place Lower Court Ruling Limiting Rights of Illegal Entrants

 

Ninth Circuit Significantly Extends TPS Eligibility for Adjustment of Status 

Good, Bad, and Emotional Arguments about Immigration

The face of Latin American migration is rapidly changing. U.S. policy isn’t keeping up

2011: Environmental Impact of U.S. Immigration Policies

Environmental Impact: Articles

 

Pres. Trump Signs Executive Order to Review H-1B Visa Program

 

Trump’s Executive Action to Reform H-1B Visa Program; EB-5 Program Tackled On Hill

 

Department of Agriculture Hires Immigration Expert from the Farm Bureau

Big Finance Firms Pony Up in Vt. EB-5 Case — Nothing Similar in S.D..

 

Trump: Illegal immigrant criminals are 'getting the hell out'

Trump tells DREAMers to 'rest easy' — but one in Mexico can't

Díaz: Twitter war hasn't hurt Mexico's work with states

California CBP officers arrest 28 fugitives over seven-day period

3 Mexican nationals charged with human smuggling after Splendora raid

Illegal Alien Charged for Alleged Rape, Murder of Sanctuary County Woman

 

Haitian ‘temporary’ refugees to test Trump’s resolve on immigration

 

Obama-linked group launches ads targeting Republicans on immigration

 

Trumpies trap California politicians on immigration

 

DHS to open office for victims of crimes by illegal immigrants

 

Deported Criminal Alien Sneaks Back Into US, Rapes 9-Year-Old Girl

 

U.S. public schools educating Mexicans living in Mexico

 

Mexicans No Longer Make Up Majority Of Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

 

Illegal Immigrant Driver Intentionally Killed Bicyclist, Police Say

 

Trump opening office for victims of illegal immigration crime

 

Defiant Illegal Aliens Shielded from Deportation by Lawyers, Judges

 

Illegal immigrants in U.S., particularly Mexicans, down since 2009

Illegal Immigration Dips To Pre-Obama Levels

Is illegal immigration the lowest in 17 years, as Trump said?

 

John Rutherford Calls on Feds to 'Stem the Tide of Illegal Immigration'

How Trump Is Upending the Conventional Wisdom on Illegal Immigration

NYT: Immigration Hard-Liners Rising in Trump Administration

Why facts still matter in immigration debate

 

ICE Makes Arrests of 76 More Criminal Aliens in Florida, Puerto Rico

 

Four-day ICE operation in southeast Texas results in 95 arrests of previously-convicted undocumented migrants

 

What a Difference 100 Days Makes - Assessing the Trump Administration's Immigration Track Record

 

Baltimore warns prosecutors to “think twice” before charging illegal immigrants

 

(Only) 237 Somalis have been removed from US since last October; not thousands!

 

VOICE Hotline News: People Are Calling In to a New 'Criminal Alien' Hotline With Reports of Extraterrestrials

 

Prison Time for Mexican Cartel Operatives Involved in North Texas Police Shootout

 

Immigration Hawk: First 100 Days Are ‘Positive Start’ to Reform

Trump: ‘Illegal Immigration Down by Unprecedented 73%’

Trump Ends Obama’s African Ebola Amnesty

 

Another nail in the coffin for the 'Jobs Americans Won't Do' myth

 

The Consequences of Ignorance: Clueless Long Islanders Protest AG Sessions

 

 

 

SANCTUARY CITY MATTERS

 

ICE report utterly destroys a favorite defense of sanctuary cities

 

Rahm Emanuel Invents New ID to Ensure Illegals Get Their Welfare

 

Sanctuary cities free 253 illegal-alien criminals in 2 weeks - Outlaws becoming 'main beneficiaries' of non-cooperation policies

 

Arrests in California Are Way Down and Residents Want to Know Why

 

Significant drops in arrests across California, Fueling Alarm

 

WH: Crime-Ridden Sanctuary City of Chicago Can’t Have It Both Ways: No Federal Funds for Situation They Created

 

'Unapologetic' Trump zeroes in on 1 'explosive' issue - Sheriff Clarke: 'This is nothing more than aiding and abetting criminal activity'

 

Princeton and Other Schools Challenge Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

 

Fed up! NYPD turns against liberal mayor

 

Texas Gov. Lays Down The Law Against Sanctuary City Sheriffs - The guardians of sanctuary cities may soon be facing jail-time in the Lone Star State.

 

Stop Calling Them Sanctuary Cities- Aiding and Abetting Criminals is NOT Holy!

 

California To Officially Become A "Sanctuary State"

 

The anti-sanctuary city: Arizona county bucks national trend

 

Sanctuary Cities Release 65 Criminal Aliens Wanted by ICE

 

News on Sanctuaries and Remittances

 

Seattle Files Suit Against Trump Admin. to Preserve Sanctuary City Status

 

Sanctuary Cities and States Have Seceded from the Union

 

Data in! Sanctuary cities have higher crime rates - Actual statistics show disparities with other municipalities grow over time

 

DHS suspends sanctuary city list after just three weeks

 

Victims of “Sanctuary City Policies” Could Soon Be Able to Sue Politicians Who Create Them

 

Michigan's capital reverses "sanctuary city" status

 

‘Epic’: Tucker Carlson debates Lansing, Mich., mayor over illegal immigration

 

Michael Cutler Moment: Lethal Sanctuary Cities

 

Why Sanctuary Cities Encourage Illegal Immigration

Sanctuaries and the "Minor" Crime of Domestic Violence

DHS Freezes Weekly Report on Sanctuary Cities

Pro-Illegal Alien Measures Fail in Maryland, Tennessee Legislatures

Jeff Sessions’s New Immigration Order Creates Panic Among Complacent DOJ Attorneys

 

Trump Justice Dept. Threatens to Cut Federal Funding for 9 Major ‘Sanctuary’ Jurisdictions

 

Reining in Sanctuary Cities

New York Towns, Cities Follow AG’s Order to Adopt Illegal Alien Sanctuary Laws

Justice Dept. Warns Nine Sanctuary Jurisdictions

 

AG Sessions & Sec. of Homeland Security Kelly visit San Diego

 

U.S. judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for 'sanctuary cities'

 

Federal judge issues ruling against Trump executive order on sanctuary cities

 

Just In: Fed Judge's Past Comes Out After Blocking Trump on Sanctuary Cities

 

Right After Blocking Trump, 1 Shock Detail From Judge's Past Exposed... This Is Stunning

 

Ouch! Trump SLAMS Obama pal's ruling

 

DOJ Fires Back at California Judge’s Decision on Sanctuary City Funding

 

DOJ: Court Decision Does Not Stop Effort To Cut Funds From Sanctuary Cities

 

Obama Bundler Judge Wrong on Sanctuary City Funding

 

Trump: I may break up the 9th circuit court

 

Judge Partially Blocks President's Sanctuary City Order

Sanctuary cities fight: Judge who blocked Trump order a Democrat activist

This California sheriff bucks trend, calls for 'anti-sanctuary' policies on immigration

Former NYC Mayor Criticizes Sanctuary Cities

 

Sessions Says DOJ Will Appeal Judge's Ruling Blocking "Sanctuary Cities" Executive Order

 

It's about the rule of law, not immigration

 

CNN Estimated Sanctuary Cities have Billions to Lose due to Trump’s Immigration Policies

 

Texas House Passes Bill to Jail ‘Sanctuary’ Sheriffs, Police Chiefs

 

West Coast Sheriff Is Fed up... Takes Massive Stand Against Sanctuary Cities

 

CA Sheriff Hits Back at "Sanctuary State" Rhetoric by Showing Just Who Would be Protected

 

 

 

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT MATTERS

 

2,070 Refugees Arrived in U.S. in March; 54% Drop From February

 

Feds and UN Dumping “Unvetted, Diseased Refugee Men” on Taxpayer - A Missouri woman who has attended official meetings on resettling migrants is blowing the whistle on United Nations and federal schemes that she says are quietly flying in huge numbers of unvetted, diseased “refugees” from across Africa and the Middle East — many of whom do not even have a known name — and immediately handing them passports, Social Security numbers, and a vast array of tax-funded benefits.

 

Town where Muslims assaulted 5-year-old wants more refugees - WND, Breitbart vindicated in case that brought accusations of fake news

 

Why are US bishops so concerned about Trump’s refugee orders? Follow the money trail

 

Trump crosses 40,000 refugees mark! Over 900 in past week! Syrians lead the pack in last 4 weeks

 

Reader: Why isn’t Trump sending them all to Hawaii?

 

Trump bringing in Syrian refugees at more than twice the rate Obama did

 

‘Welcoming America’ to host German officials to show them how great our refugee integration is!

 

Islam's 'manufactured refugee crisis' revealed - 'It's different from what the mainstream media will tell you'

 

Measles outbreak in Minnesota Somali community; Muslim parents refuse to vaccinate children - not mentioned is the Islamic prohibition on the use of vaccines.

 

Trump Admin comes in at just short of 900 refugees in past week; Syrian numbers way down

 

Pence in Australia: Sure! We will be taking over 1,000 illegal aliens now held in Australian detention

 

US to honour 'dumb' refugee exchange deal with Australia - Vice-president Mike Pence says the White House's decision to honour a deal made by Barack Obama "doesn't mean we admire it".

 

Promises, promises: As we approach 100 days, Trump has dropped ball on refugee program reform

 

Somali refugees resettled in Arizona headed to Minnesota in large numbers

 

Trump has admitted 12,218 refugees since Inauguration Day: 1,472 Syrians, 1,359 Somalis

 

 

 

VETTING/SCREENING OF IMMIGRANTS AND RESETTLED REFUGEES

 

Trump considering screening visitors by their Facebook pages, phone records - Terrorists will have no problem getting around this weird form of "extreme vetting."

 

Another Attempt at "Extreme Vetting"

 

Feds and UN Dumping “Unvetted, Diseased Refugee Men” on Taxpayer

 

Australia: New “values test” for citizenship

 

 

 

ILLEGAL DRUG, HUMAN TRAFFICKING 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

 

America Declares a New Drug War

 

U.S. Appetite for Mexico’s Drugs Fuels Illegal Immigration

 

Pepe Aguilar Breaks Silence After Son's Arrest For Smuggling People Across Mexico-U.S. Border [VIDEO]

 

Top Mexican Official Said to Tip Drug Cartel About Probe

 

Corruption Case Dampens Diplomatic Victory of Mexico Kingpin's Sentencing in US

 

Costly crossing fees turn illegal immigrants into marijuana smugglers

 

Mexican Police Commander Aided, Leaked Information to Drug Cartels

 

Shocking! U.N. caught in child sex ring (thousands of victims!)

 

17 Alleged Mexican Cartel Operatives Charged in Colorado

 

US to Fund Mexico Opium Eradication to Hit Heroin Crisis at Home: Report

 

Top drug cartel leaders killed in Mexico near US border

GRAPHIC: Leaked Images Show Dead Gulf Cartel Boss ‘Comandante Toro’

Mexican Border Mayoral Candidate is Brother of Los Zetas Cartel Boss

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS TRANS-BORDER DEFENSE MATTERS

 

Journalists Murdered by Cartels in Mexico Forcing Newspaper to Close Shop

 

Monthly Media Roundup: Violent Crime And NAFTA Are Biggest Concerns For Mexico

Mexico to grant residency to 588 stranded Cubans

 

Mexican marines open fire on US couple in border town

Arranca PF operativo Semana Santa 2017

 

Sinaloa: Two bodies thrown from plane in El Dorado

What Is Behind Spiking Violence in Tijuana, Mexico?

 

Mexico's Recent Rise in Violence at Center of New Report

 

7 Mexican Leaders with Ties to Drug Cartels

Corruption at a Level of Audacity ‘Never Seen in Mexico’

Report Analyzes Advances of Criminal Justice Reforms in Mexico

Mexico To US: Deporting Illegal Immigrants Is A ‘Violation’ Of Rules

Mexican Cartel Triggers Riot in Border State Prison

Mexico Cracks Down on Cartel Highway Robberies near Border

 

Fifth Communicator Assassinated in Mexico in Less Than Two Months

 

Mexico sees 2,020 killings in March, worst month since 2011

 

By comparison: Chicago homicides      

 

Truck carrying radioactive material stolen in Mexico, 9 Mexican states on high alert

 

Southern Border Plan: Mexico's own fight against illegal immigration

 

Open Border with Mexico is Fueling Sex Trafficking Epidemic in the Country

 

Mexico’s Military Is a Lethal Killing Force – Should It Really Be Deployed as Police?

 

 

VENEZUELA MATTERS

 

Repelen agresión armada en Puerto Peñasco; no hay lesionados – Check out the windshield

 

Dark Times in Venezuela Signal Bright Future for Organized Crime

 

Coup? Venezuelan Supreme Court Strips Power From The Legislature

 

Venezuela: Dictator to hand out 400,000 rifles to ‘loyalists’

 

Venezuela Dictatorship to Arm Brownshirts

 

The Irony and Evil of Venezuela’s ‘Guns to Loyalists’ plan

 

Allen West: The Ugly Face of Socialism - Former Congressman Allen B. West talks about the ugly face of socialism in the nation of Venezuela.

 

Rachel Maddow Blames TRUMP For Violent Riots In Socialist Venezuela

 

Hold the celebrity enablers of Venezuela's hellhole accountable

 

Eyewitness in Caracas, from Venezuela's Mother of all Marches  - Be sure to click on the links within this article and read and view further.

 

Venezuela illegally issued 10,000 passports to Syrians, Iranians, report says

 

The End for Venezuela Marxist Dictator Nicolas Maduro?

 

US Government, Media, and Public Opinion Can No Longer Be Indifferent To The Situation In Venezuela

 

Venezuela Threatens Withdrawal from OAS in Response to International Pressure

 

Venezuela National Assembly Targets Pro-GovtColectivos

 

 

 

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WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

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THE BORDER STATES OF AMERICA WITH NICK SEARCY

 

 

 

SUGGESTED READING

 

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

 

The Unarmed Truth: My Fight to Blow the Whistle and Expose Fast and Furious

 

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.

 

Clean House: Exposing Our Government's Secrets and Lies

See Pages 93-116 Re Fast and Furious

See pages 181-206 Re Immigration and Border Enforcement

See pages 222-226 Re Opening the Border to Terrorists

 

Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-Up

Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and the Shameless Cover-Up

Katie Pavlich
Katie Pavlich Biography

 

 

 

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

 

Articles & Blog Posts by Leo W. Banks

 

Eight Miles from the Line by Leo W. Banks

 

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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