BORDER NEWS WATCH

 

News links for 9-29-2014 to 10-5-2014

 

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

 

Also visit Since_Last_SECOND_AMENDMENT_NEWS and Since_Last_ISLAMIC_STATE_NEWS_WATCH for related information.

 

See DrudgeReport and FoxNews for late-breaking news.

 

 

 

Border Security Matters

 

Surprise: After Illegal Immigration Wave, Tuberculosis Plagues El Paso Hospital

 

Mass Migration Contingency Plans Weren’t Activated

 

The Leaky Sieve - Why the Rio Grande Valley is flooded with migrants

           

Mosquito Virus Spreads in USA...


Local Law Enforcement Prepare as Extra Border Agents Depart...

 

WHITE HOUSE: 'Screening Procedures In Place At Our Border'...

 

DHS Visa Security Program Lacks Measures to Determine Effectiveness


Report: Border Patrol Agent Says Classified Intel Proves Terrorists Infiltrate U.S.

 

Bulletin: ISIS Eyes Southern Border

 

Michael Savage blames 'President Obola' for virus in U.S.

 

WH Brushes Off Plight of U.S. Marine Jailed in Mexico

 

DEA Administrator Statement on Capture of Hector Beltran-Leyva

 

9,862 Aliens From Terror-Linked States Apprehended in FY13

 

Obama Admin Refusing to Tell Congress Where Illegal Children Went

 

Poll: Latinos Support Strong Border Security

 

Mexican town where missing Texas girl was found reportedly a hotbed for human trafficking activity

 

Immigration Expert: Obama Admin Responsible for Letting Ebola Patient into U.S.

 

Dallas Ebola Patient Was Another Visa Mistake

 

10/3/2014 InSight Crime – Organized Crime in the Americas

 

Can We End the Crazy Diversity Visa Lottery Yet?

 

CDC Chief: ‘Even If We Tried to Close the Border, It Wouldn’t Work’

 

CBP Completes Upgrade of Aerostat Surveillance System

 

CBP Officers at Brownsville Port of Entry Arrest Man Wanted on Charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault and Indecency with a Child

 

Lack of Border Security Increases Threat to Public Health

 

Smugglers concerned with airborne counter-scout operation

 

I-19 Checkpoint study highlights faults, drives toward improvements

 

AK-47 among weapons BP seizes from smugglers

 

4 Possible Terrorists May Have Tried to Enter US Through Texas-Mexico Border, Says House National Security Subcommittee Chairman


Texas Congressman Creates Caucus to Toughen Border Security

 

Short Story: Refusal To Secure Our Borders Invites Ebola . . . And Worse

 

 

 

Immigration Matters

 

Illegals blow off immigration hearings, govt. conceals it


Iowa Senate clash over immigration, amnesty in first debate...

 

Teens who crossed US-Mexico border entering schools

 

Schools scramble to help teens who crossed border

 

Americans forced out of US military; illegal aliens allowed to enlist

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 9/29/14

 

Gallup Poll: President Obama’s Support Among Hispanics Is Eroding

 

The Number of American Adults Struggling with English is Skyrocketing and That’s Not Good News

 

Feds Could Stop 50,000 Deportations a Year by Carving Out Traffic Offenses

 

Executive Amnesty for Traffic Offenders? - Thousands of drunk drivers would be shielded from deportation

 

School Districts Create Separate ‘Newcomers Programs’ For Immigrants

 

DOJ to ban religious, racial profiling in national security probes

 

FEDS PLACE ILLEGALS IN EVERY STATE...

Mexican Consulate issues ID cards to Nationals living in Wisconsin...

WH: Obama will 'make good' on exec amnesty pledge...

Obama Silent on Amnesty in Address to Congressional Black Caucus Dinner

 

One-fifth of U.S. workers were laid off in past five years, study says

 

DHS Changed Regulation That May Have Stopped Machete Murder

 

REFUGEE STATUS GIVEN TO CENTRAL AMERICAN MINORS...


Hispanics promised Obama will act on immigration by year’s end

 

Illegal Aliens Sue U.S. for Returning Child to Guatemala

 

Center for Immigration Studies Immigration Events, 9/30/14

 

Obama Regime Spends $4 Million On Lawyers For Illegal Immigrant Minors…

 

Feds to spend $9 million defending illegal aliens in immigration court

 

17 Year Old Illegal Alien Accused of Killing 5 Year Old Cousin and Leaving Her Hanging in a Closet Admits He Raped Her First

 

Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2013

 

Judicial Watch Sues DHS For Information Surrounding Release of 36,000 Criminal Aliens

 

If Obama Acts Alone on Immigration, House Judiciary Chairman Vows Court Challenge

 

Obama to Take Unilateral Action on Immigration One Week After Midterm Elections?

 

Fired Up Obama to Immigration Activists: 'No Force On Earth Can Stop Us'

 

Obama Tells Hispanic Caucus He 'Rode Over' From WH With 2 Illegal Aliens

Obama Fails to Arrest Criminals Riding with Him

 

Obama tells frustrated Latinos: ‘I’m going to need you to have my back

 

Hoyer on Surge of Central Americans into US: ‘Not a Border Security Issue’

 

Dem: Surge in Central Americans Crossing Border ‘Similar’ to European Immigrants

 

By the Numbers: Surging Immigrant Population Sets Record - As a share of the U.S. population, immigrants now account for the highest percentage in 93 years.


Illegals Getting Free Legal Service Paid for by You and Me

 

Has Obama Enforced Immigration Laws?

 

Obama Administration Puts Public at Risk - Releases 36,000 Criminal Aliens

 

Immigrants, Kicked Off Obamacare For Not Proving Legal Status, Are Now Suing

 

Proposed Bill In NYC To Not Turn Over Violent Criminal Illegal Aliens To Feds

 

Iowa schools see growth in Arabic-speaking students

 

Center for Immigration Studies Immigration Events, 10/5/2014

 

Department of Homeland Security official took bribes in cash and egg rolls

 

More jails refuse to hold inmates for federal immigration authorities

 

Record 61.8 million U.S. Residents Speak Foreign Language at Home - Spanish, Chinese & Arabic speakers grew most since 2010

 

 

 

Illegal Drug Matters

 

'Meth' candy leaves sour taste on New Mexico school playground

 

Democrats Think Medical Marijuana Will Get "Liberal Thinking Voters" To the Polls

 

ONE IN 12 AMERICANS USE ILLEGAL DRUGS..

 

STUDY: Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture...

 

10 Percent of Americans Have Come to Work High on Marijuana

 

Chinese restaurant owner admits serving opium-laced noodles in effort to hook customers

 

Libertarian and Medical Marijuana Could Decide Hot Florida Governor's Race

 

CBP Seize Nearly $600K in Hard Drugs

 

Marijuana Smoke Gets in Your Rights

 

Driver Caught at Border With $1.67M Worth of Pot

 

Mexico says alleged drug cartel capo caught in raid

Reputed cartel member to change plea in US court

 

CBP Arrests Heroin Smuggler at Port

 

Are Stoners the Next Hot Voting Bloc? Jimmy Kimmel Investigates

 

Laredo CBP Officers Seize More than $330,000 in Heroin at Gateway to the Americas Bridge

 

Border Patrol Agents Confiscate Liquid Meth and Heroin

 

Border Patrol Tracking Skills Lead To Drug Smugglers In New Mexico

 

Laredo CBP Officers Seize More than $330,000 in Heroin at Gateway to the Americas Bridge

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Matters

 

CBP Seizes $500K in Fake Goods

 

Gone 42 years, a 1954 Harley-Davidson Finally Goes Home

 

Mexican Army Captures Head of BLO Cartel Near Popular Tourist Town

 

Three countries or one continent?

 

ICE cracks down on massive money laundering scheme connecting cartels to LA fashion district

 

Mexico announces homicide charges in army killings

 

Border Patrol Agent Indicted

 

 

 

SITREPS

 

10/1/2014: 1. Last week:  Nogales Municipal Policia seized 10,560 lbs. of marijuana, scales and weapons in a stash house in Nogales, Sonora, Mex.

 

2.  Three gunmen arrested by Nogales Policias, in Nogales, Son., Mex.; all three were identified as Mexican nationals who reside in the USA:

--Aurelio Estrada (29), Nogales, AZ

--Julio Gonzalez-Vasques (34), Nogales, AZ

--Amador Bosco-Carpio (22), Phoenix, AZ

 

3.  Forty (40) Sonora Judicial Policias have been deployed to Altar, Son., Mexico, in anticipation of the upswing in marijuana trafficking, and cartel activity as the harvest season begins (MJ & poppies) and cooler temps encourage illegal crossers.  They are reported to be SpecOps trained (SWAT). 

 

4.  Vicam, Son.-- Body of Francisco A. Delgado-Romo (32) found in shallow grave; hands bound / signs of torture.

 

OTHER NEWS / MEXICO:

 

5.  Mexico, DF -- Mex. Military line up 22 people and gun them down.  Claim it was a firefight, but photo evidence indicates that they were detained for some time, before being lined up against a warehouse and shot by uniformed SEDENA military personnel.  It is under investigation.

 

6.  Tamaulipas - Theft of PEMEX products by the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas exceeds $1 billion dollars.  They directly tap the pipelines and fill up stolen gas tankers, later selling the product on the black market. 

 

7.  Also in Tamps.-- 2 Montessori schools (preschool age children) close down, due to extortion and threats of violence.  School owners fled to the USA. 

 

 

10/1/2014 23:44 CST - 24 hr. update / SitRep:  Since yesterday, the following is reported (besides the 3,300 lbs MJ at the NOG POE):

 

1.  Cd. Obregon - Saul Fidel Villegas-Rodriguez (age 26) gunned down inside his residence.  Narco-cartel related.

 

2.  396 lbs. of marijuana located abandoned along the Caborca- Punto Penasco Hwy.

 

3.  Tucson - 18 lbs. of heroin seized from a vehicle, by local authorities; suspect vehicle driven my Mexican national / courier, Victor A. Esparza-Arvayo (24). 

 

 

10/4/2014 15:05 CST - SitRep (past 24-48 hrs):

 

1.  The body of an adult male was found in a brushy area, on the outskirts of Nogales, Son.,Mex.; hands/feet bound, evidence of torture.

 

2.  A second body found in Col. Alamos, Nogales, Son.; hands/feet bound; face skinned/peeled off.

 

3.  Approx. 430 lbs. of marijuana found in abandoned vehicle, Nogales, Son., Mex.

 

4.  Two seizures totaling 54 lbs. of heroin at the NOG POE.

 

5.  Also, 5 lbs. Meth., and 5 lbs. cocaine app'd at the NOG POE.

 

6.  San Luis -- 30 lbs cocaine app'd at POE.

Note:  All four couriers in 4,5,6 above were adult Mexican males.

 

 

OTHER NEWS:

 

7. Tijuana - 6 tons (12,000 lbs) of Marijuana discovered in a stash house located in an upscale gated community.  Guards out front.

 

8.  East Los Angeles, CA - 2,600 lbs. of marijuana discovered in a stash house.  Eight individuals arrested at the stash house.

 

 

 

SELECTED WEBSITES OF INTEREST

 

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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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

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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 Safer Longmire 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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