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Note:  9/2019 - 2/2020 are being added to with historical data, while current data is added to this monthly collection.

 

 

CHINA TRAVEL ADVISORY

NETHERLANDS TRAVEL ADVISORY

SUMMARY OF TERRORISM THREATS TO THE U.S. HOMELAND - 5/9/2018

Playa del Carmen: Mexico Travel Alert Issued By U.S.
10 travel safety tips you can learn from the CIA

State Dept closes Mexican consulate, warns Americans in Yucatan area

Mexico: Where More Americans Are Murdered Than In All Other Foreign Countries Combined

Why the U.S. Considers Parts of Mexico as Dangerous as Syria, Somalia
Latin America Security Warnings for US Travelers Point to Flawed Policies
Full Detailed State Department Mexico Travel Advisory and travel tips

STATE DEPARTMENT WARNS AMERICANS OF HEIGHTENED TERROR THREAT IN EUROPE - 11/17/2017

Travel alert for Eurabia (but otherwise enjoy your trip)

HOLIDAY WARNING: ISIS training jihadis in Caribbean tourist hotspots to target Westerners - 10/25/2017

RUN HIDE TELL: STAY SAFE IN THE EVENT OF A TERRORIST ATTACK ABROAD - Counter Terrorism Police UK – 7/10/2017

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SOUNDS THE ALARM – 6/11/2017

NATIONAL TERRORISM ADVISORY SYSTEM BULLETIN – U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security – 5/15/2017

DHS chief: ‘You’d never leave the house’ if you knew what I know about terrorism

DHS chief says to expect ‘a lot more’ Manchester-style attacks

EUROPE TRAVEL ALERT – U.S. Dept. of State – 5/1/2017

Mexico Travel Warning– U.S. Dept. of State – 8/22/2017

Worldwide Caution– U.S. Dept. of State – 3/6/2017

World’s Most Dangerous Places to Avoid

New guide helps travelers protect their digital information at the border

Death by Fentanyl

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

“NO-GO Zones” update - 6/1/2019

 

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UNITED STATES ILLEGAL ALIEN CRIME REPORT

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OTHER NEWS ITEMS ARE LISTED BELOW.

 

 

 

BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

     See BORDER WALL IMAGE LINKS at the bottom of this News Watch

     Includes government shutdown, startup matters    

     Also see Since Last Self-Defense News Watch - Illegal Drug and Related Matters

 

Border Patrol Discovers 21 Illegal Aliens Locked Inside a Tractor-Trailer

 

April Border Patrol Apprehensions Drop 84% from Last Year

 

Mexico's president calls for investigation into Obama-era Fast and Furious Operation

 

Obama's Bloodiest Scandal Reemerges as Mexico Demands an Apology for Operation Fast and Furious

 

Mexico's Foreign Minister Calls Out Holder Over Operation Fast And Furious

 

Guns-to-Mexico Hit Piece Picks Up Where Pre-Fast and Furious Lies Left Off

 

Lopez-Obrador just gave Trump a big issue to run on - President Trump has a great opportunity to cooperate with Mexico and call on former VP Biden to explain what "Fast and Furious" was all about. 

 

SAF Leader Says Mexico Deserves Answers About Operation Fast and Furious


Mexico’s President Says There’s Still Time for U.S. to Apologize for ‘Fast and Furious’

 

RGV Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Three Sex Offenders

 

Yuma Sector Apprehends Five Illegal Aliens from Bangladesh

 

Yuma Sector Agents Apprehend Three Illegal Aliens from Yemen

 

Border Patrol Agents Arrest 7 in Failed Human Smuggling Attempt

 

COVID-19 Spread Doesn’t Slow Down Human Smugglers

 

In the Midst of COVID, Trump Admin Has Incredible News About Border Wall

 

Maritime Human Smuggling Attempt Results in 15 Arrests for USBP

 

WATCH: Two Men Cross Border into Arizona, Start Fires, Return to Mexico

 

The Facts on the Crisis at our Border, and How to Fix It

 

CBP Field Operations Seizes Over $300K in Undeclared Currency at Brownsville Port of Entry

 

 

 

ILLEGAL AND LEGAL IMMIGRATION, VISA AND AMNESTY MATTERS (z1)

     DACA news links are in special DACA MATTERS category below

 

Judicial Watch sues to stop cash-handout to illegals

 

Not a word of criticism during 8 years of the Obama Regime, George W. Bush’s advocacy group blasts Trump’s America-first immigration policy, demanding MORE migrants

 

California Court Green-Lights Newsom’s Illegal Alien Giveaway Program

 

Chinese Espionage Made Possible By Immigration Failures

 

GOP Lawmakers Call for Suspension of All New Guest Worker Visas as Unemployment Hits 33 Million

 

Encouraging illegals to remain in U.S. is crime, Supreme Court rules

 

SUPREME COURT, including uber-leftist Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, rules that encouraging illegal aliens to remain in the US is a crime

 

With Americans Out of Work, Dem House Bill Protects Illegal Aliens From Deportation

 

$3 trillion Dem bill would grant amnesty to illegal aliens!

 

10 alleged MS-13 members and associates charged with murder, attempted murder, murder conspiracy and firearms offenses

 

Two Illegal Aliens Accused of Abusing 6-Year-Old Boy, Locking Him in Shed

 

Despite 36 Million Unemployed Citizens, Dems' New 'HEROES Act' Protects Illegals' Jobs

 

Pelosi’s HEROES Act Forces Unemployed Americans to Compete With Illegal Aliens

 

Calif Gov. Newsom will FIRE COPS, FIREMAN, Healthcare workers while giving 125 MILLION to Illegal Aliens

 

Illegal Aliens Jam Phone Lines as California Offers $500 Each in Coronavirus Relief

 

CDC Indefinitely Extends Public Health Order to Expel Illegal Aliens

 

Broke California still robbing schools to pay illegal alien legal fees

 

Nancy Pelosi's coronavirus aid bill pushes illegal immigration agenda

 

California Tried to Bail Out Illegal Aliens - and It’s a Disaster

 

New York City Outlaws Use of 'Alien,' 'Illegal Immigrant'in Text of Legislation

 

Report: US To Revoke Visas for Thousands on Chinese Students with Military School Ties

 

 

 

DACA - DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVAL MATTERS (z2)

 

 

 

ICE - IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT MATTERS

     Also see Sanctuary City / State Matters

 

ICE's #FridayFive 5/1/2020

 

Rebellion: ICE detainees refuse coronavirus tests, violently pounce on officers, trash facility

 

Trump’s Win With Appeals Court Prevents Release Of 250 ICE Detainees

 

Illegal alien convicted of child rape released back into U.S. 6 times

 

ICE removes MS-13 gang member wanted in El Salvador

 

ICE's #FridayFive 5/15/2020

 

California Illegal Alien Giveaway Helpline Gets 1.1 M Calls in 1 Day

 

ICE's #FridayFive | COVID-19 fraud, high profile removals, and more - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sent this bulletin at 05/22/2020 01:27 PM EDT

 

 

 

SANCTUARY CITY / STATE MATTERS

     Also see ICE - Immigration Customs Enforcement Matters

 

Sanctuary California: Illegal Alien Child Rapist Freed Six Times into U.S.

 

CBP Officers Seize 1,000 Counterfeit COVID-19 Test Kits And Other Non-compliant Items

 

Nearly $400,000 in Counterfeit Goods Seized

 

CBP intercepts 33 Korean Nationals with fraudulent employment letters

 

 

 

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT MATTERS

     ALSO SEE ILLEGAL AND LEGAL IMMIGRATION, VISA AND AMNESTY MATTERS

 

 

 

VETTING/SCREENING OF IMMIGRANTS AND RESETTLED REFUGEES

 

Never Let a Good H-1B Visa Go to Waste!

 

 

 

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

     SEE INSIGHT CRIME NEWS FOR LOTS MORE

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS TRANS-BORDER DEFENSE MATTERS (z3)

     SEE INSIGHT CRIME NEWS FOR LOTS MORE

 

 

     MEXICO MATTERS

 

Mexico: Number of Daily C-Virus Deaths Still Growing

 

Mexican Criminals, Not American Guns, Fuels Cartel Violence

 

Mexico’s Leader Has Answer for All His Needs: The Army

 

 

     VENEZUELA MATTERS (z4)

 

Coronavirus: The Mullahs Strengthen Ties with Venezuela

 

Iran sends petrol tankers to gas-starved ally Venezuela, Iran’s president threatens U.S. if it interferes

 

U.S. Considering Its Options as Venezuelan Naval Vessels Escort Iranian Tankers

 

Adel El Zabayar, Venezuela President Maduro Moros and Govt officials conspired with Hezbollah, Hamas to attack the U.S.

 

Joseph M. Humire on Iran's Involvement in Venezuela

 

 

     CUBA MATTERS (z5)

 

 

 

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

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IMMIGRATION DATA PORTAL

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JIHAD INTEL

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BORDER SECURITY EXPO

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BORDER TECHNOLOGY, INC.

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CRISIS NOW - James Simpson articles

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CENTER FOR SECURITY POLICY

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BORDER WARS

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MEXIDATA

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SECURE BORDER INTELLIGENCE
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THE REMEMBERANCE PROJECT

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SOUTHERN ARIZONA NEWS-EXAMINER

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WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of FORMER BORDER PATROL OFFICERS
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SOUTHERN ARIZONA CATTLEMEN'S WEEKLY

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SELECTED BORDER NEWS & FAST AND FURIOUS POSTINGS ON SACPA WEBSITE

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AZ BORDER DEFENDERS

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DESERT TACTICAL SOLUTIONS

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AMERICAN BORDER PATROL

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HUMAN AND DRUG TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT MATTERS

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OFFICE OF REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

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REFUGEE PROCESSING CENTER

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REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT WATCH

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BREITBART TEXAS

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FOX NEWS IMMIGRATION

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THE BORDER STATES OF AMERICA WITH NICK SEARCY

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DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES

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DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION MUSEUM EDUCATION RESOURCES

 

CBP Live

 

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NEED2NO

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SPLC Refs in Need2No Publications

 

 

 

SUGGESTED READING / VIEWING

 

THE RED-GREEN AXIS - Refugees, Immigration and the Agenda to Erase America

 

Refugee Resettlement and the Hijra to America

 

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  -  Free copy download

See Pages 9-13 Re Reforming the Freedom of Information Act

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

 

     RESETTLING REFUGEES:

RESETTLING REFUGEES - AN INTERNATIONAL AGENDA

RESETTLING REFUGEES - WHO’S COMING TO AMERICA?

RESETTLING REFUGEES - SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC COSTS

 

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

Katie Pavlich
Katie Pavlich Biography

 

Sun City Cell

 

The BORDER STATES of AMERICA with Nick Searcy

 

Snitch

 

American Made

 

Barry Seal: The real-life story behind Tom Cruise's character in American Made

 

 

 

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

 

Riding for the Lone Star: Frontier Cavalry and the Texas Way of War, 1822-1865, by Nathan Jennings

 

Articles & Blog Posts by Leo W. Banks

 

Eight Miles from the Line by Leo W. Banks

 

I Was a Border Patrol Agent — Until the Horror Made Me Quit

Double Wide by Leo W. Banks

 

Opiate Heroin Awareness Toolkit

 

 

 

BORDER WALL IMAGE LINKS

 

The Current State of the Border Fence

 

Photo Essays On the U.S.-Mexican Border

 

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

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

Images for Border wall

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

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

The truth about America's border with Mexico

Border wall images

 

 

 

LIVE FROM COCHISE CO., AZ AND THE SOUTHERN BORDER

 

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | A wrap-up conversation Friday, February 23

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | Conservationist Diana Hadley Friday, February 23

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | Rancher Ed Ashurst Friday, February 23

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | New Mexico Rancher Erica Valdez Friday, February 23

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | Rancher Kelly Glenn-Kimbro Friday, February 23

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | Rancher John Ladd Friday, February 23

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels Friday, February 23

LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | Veterinarian Gary Thrasher
LIVE from Cochise County, AZ, and the southern border | Ranchers Fred & Peggy Davis 

 

 

 

BORDER TOUR VIDEOS: DISCUSSION OF BORDER SECURITY FROM SOUTH TEXAS

 

2014: History of Mexico: 1
2014: History of Mexico: 2
2014: History of Mexico: 3
2014: History of Mexico: 4

 

 

 

MEXICAN CARTEL GROUPS (EXCERPTED FROM INSIGHT CRIME)

 

Sinaloa Cartel
Knights Templar
Juarez Cartel
Tijuana Cartel
Gulf Cartel
Familia Michoacana
Jalisco Cartel – New Generation (CJNG)
Guerreros Unidos

 

 

 

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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