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Border Fence in Arizona

Major Cross-Border Operation Nets 24 Sinaloa Cartel Arrests

U.S. and Mexican authorities participated in a major cross-border operation that netted 24 arrests near the Arizona-Mexico border. Social media activity peaked on Friday, January 31, mentioning helicopters seen flying back and forth across the border in the Tucson Sector.

Surenos Gang Members

Previously Deported Central American Gang Member Caught After Crossing Border

A previously deported gang member from El Salvador was caught by U.S. Border Patrol agents after the man illegally re-entered the U.S. in California. According to federal authorities, the man belongs to the violent transnational Sureño criminal gang. According to the FBI and their 2013 National Gang Report, the Sureños are a U.S.-based gang that deals directly with Mexican cartels and has somehow managed to operate across the spectrum with transnational criminal groups in Mexico regardless of the warring occurring between those groups.

NBPC Podcast

National Border Patrol Council Slams Sean Penn’s Publicity Stunt with El Chapo

Actor Sean Penn’s apparent effort to secure a multi-million dollar role in any future movie about Mexican cartel drug lord and mass murderer Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera has led to the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) denouncing the publicity stunt as the actor celebrating, capitalizing on, and putting border law enforcement in further danger.


Sean Penn Under Investigation in Mexico Over Mass Murderer ‘El Chapo’ Stunt

Actor Sean Penn is under investigation by Mexican authorities after secretly meeting with mass murderer and Sinaloa Federation head Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera. The Mexican Attorney General announced that figures associated with making an “El Chapo” movie were under investigation on the night his arrest arrest was announced, however, the identity of those figures was unknown to the public until Rolling Stone published an article by Penn acknowledging that he had secretly met with the fugitive. ABC then claimed a source in the Mexican government confirmed to them that Penn and Kate Del Castillos were under the investigation.

Malheur Federal Reserve Armed Standoff

Life Inside the Armed Oregon Standoff HQ: Guns, Food and a Baby

MALHEUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE— The armed protesters who took over the administrative buildings of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge allowed this reporter a glimpse inside their headquarters—a bunk house for federal workers. With meals being prepared and various individuals going about the business of preparing for a long-term armed occupation of the facilities, Breitbart News was granted access to see what life was like inside their occupation. Tw0 of the occupiers are a mother and a baby.

Brandon Darby on Border at Night

Mexican Cartel-Connected Group Attempts Ambush of Breitbart Border Reporters in Texas

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — An apparent smuggling group controlling a border neighborhood in Texas attempted to ambush a team of Breitbart reporters who were investigating security conditions on the Texas border with Mexico. The Galaxia “colonia” or neighborhood of western Brownsville, Texas, is in a region controlled by factions of the Mexican Gulf cartel. The neighborhood is notorious for drug and human smuggling and spillover violence. This reporter was there with Ildefonso Ortiz on assignment for Breitbart Texas and we were joined by a local reporter for a Spanish-language news outlet when frightening events began to occur. The local reporter asked not to be identified by name due to safety concerns for his family.

Dunce Cap

Houston Chronicle Writer: ‘Dozens’ of Syrians Able to Reach Texas Border ‘Isn’t Much of News’

An email interview conducted by Houston Chronicle staff writer Dylan Baddour went south for him when he attempted to interview me for a PolitiFact Texas article. The interview quickly turned into a reverse interview and his answers revealed just how much the writer does not know about the Texas border with Mexico. It also revealed a very concerning attitude and lack of maturity in the perspective of someone working at the Houston Chronicle and covering border safety for the people of Houston.

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Scooped Journalists Moan and Groan After Breitbart Accurately Reports 8 Syrians Caught at Border

Eight Syrians showed up at a port of entry on the border in Laredo, Texas, and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other federal agencies did not inform the public. Breitbart Texas brought the issue to the attention of the public. The issue would have remained unknown otherwise. Mainstream media outlets decided that our reporting that two sources “claimed the Syrians were caught at a port of entry” should have been stated as “Syrians turned themselves in at a port of entry” or were “taken into custody at a port of entry.”

Gulf Cartel Boss 'Comandante Toro'

MONSTRUO: Jefe del Cártel del Golfo “Comandante Toro” tiene sangre de un bebé en sus manos

El líder del Cártel del Golfo en la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa, México, ha sido señalado como el responsable de la muerte de un bebé de cuatro meses de edad, que se produjo inmediatamente al otro lado de la frontera con McAllen, Texas. El infante inocente y otras tres personas murieron atropellados después de que sicarios del cártel atacaron un vehículo militar en una calle llena de personas. La camioneta se estrelló contra un puesto de comida y aplastó a la gente. En lugar de asumir la responsabilidad por la muerte del bebé, Julián “Comandante Toro” Loisa Salinas, del Cártel del Golfo, colocó lonas impresas culpando al gobierno por el accidente. Toro también es conocido con el nombre de “Juan Manuel Loisa Salinas”.

Border Patrol Agent with Alien

3 Previously Deported Sexual Predators Cross Texas Border, Feds Call Them ‘Undocumented Immigrants’

Three previously deported sexual predators, including two pedophiles, were caught illegally crossing into Texas from Mexico and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) downplayed the Mexican nationals’ crimes with a press release headlined, “Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Three Male Subjects with Criminal Records.” The agency then avoided the legal term “illegal alien” or “criminal alien” and identified the previously convicted and deported sexual predators as “undocumented immigrants.”

Immigration Rally Celebrating Obama

Previously Deported Honduran Kidnapped and Raped Missouri Woman, Says FBI

A previously deported illegal alien from Honduras re-entered the U.S. and then kidnapped and raped a Missouri woman at knife-point in the presence of her 2-year-old infant, according to the federal authorities. The Honduran was illegally in the U.S. until he was deported for domestic violence. He then re-entered the U.S. illegally again, was caught, then deported once again. He then re-entered for a third time and made his way to Missouri where he allegedly kidnapped and raped the woman repeatedly over at least 24 hours.

Border Patrol Agents in Laredo Sector

Women and Children Are Turning Themselves In at the Border in Laredo

Groups of women and children are showing up at the border in Laredo, Texas, and seeking out Border Patrol agents to turn themselves in. U.S. authorities are releasing them into Texas. The numbers and methods of the illegal entries are reminiscent of the beginnings of the 2014 border crisis, according to Border Patrol agent Hector Garza. He spoke to Breitbart Texas in his role as National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) Local 2455 President.

Mexican victims of the Knights Templar cartel.

Vast Mexican Cartel Meth Operation in U.S. Spanned Oregon, California and Texas

A massive Mexican cartel methamphetamine (meth) ring has been busted by U.S. authorities in the state of Oregon that spanned from the Mexican state of Michoacán through Texas, California, and Oregon. Court documents obtained by Breitbart Texas reveal that 24 defendants have been charged and many of them are illegal aliens. The case involves hundreds of pounds of meth and shows collaboration between several Mexican cartels and U.S. gangs. The case also highlights that Mexican cartels are manufacturing meth on U.S. soil–not just importing the substance any longer.

Afrodita Mondragon, Julio Cesar Mondragon

Mexican Nationals Enslaved Young Girls for Sex Trafficking in Texas

Seven Mexican nationals were convicted in Texas of forcing illegal immigrant females, both adults and minors, to engage in prostitution in Houston-area bars. The Mexican nationals admitted to enticing young girls and women from Mexico to be smuggled into Texas illegally across the porous border and then using physical threats and force to make the females sell their bodies to Houston-area men.

Wendy Davis

The Life of Wendy Davis Inspires NBC ‘Dramedy’

Former Texas State Senator and failed gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will be the subject of a new NBC series. The show is set to be a dramedy–defined as a comedy with dramatic moments. It is unclear if the show will touch on the utter humiliation Davis faced when her entire life story was exposed as a series of fabrications or the near constant humor that was her failed campaign.

Border Patrol Funeral

Sen. McCain Vows to Challenge DHS on Border Patrol Agent’s Murder by Illegal Aliens

Border Patrol agents in the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) have been relentless in their efforts to honor and help the family of slain Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega, Jr. Agent Vega was murdered by two illegal immigrants while defending his family on a fishing trip. Senator John McCain joined the NBPC’s Green Line podcast and declared his support for the agents’ fight against Customs and Border Protection (CBP) refusing to declare Agent Vega’s death a line of duty death and thereby honor the slain agent and help his widow and children to have more financially secure futures.

Uber (Reuters)

My Uber Driver Touched Me, Says Texas Woman

An 18-year-old Texas woman told authorities that her Uber driver took her to his apartment against her will and touched her inappropriately. The Uber driver has been arrested. The driver, 55-year-old Michael Olu-Wehuje was picked up by Travis County deputies and the alleged victim is speaking out to local media.

Cannabis Supporters Hope For Legalization

Help! I’m Too High on Marijuana, Says 911 Caller

An Ohio man could be hot water after calling 911 due to the perception that his marijuana was too good. The man called authorities and said he was “too high.” Police reportedly found the man lying in the fetal position surrounded by bags of Doritos, Goldfish crackers, and Chips Ahoy cookies.

Rainbow in the Desert

Obama Paints Border Patrol with Rainbow Colors

Border Patrol agents and others operating under the umbrella of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) must now consider not only the sex of the criminal they are detaining, but the “gender identity” of the individual and how they feel and identify. The terms “illegal alien” or even “illegal immigrant” do not appear at all in a new 31-page instruction document.

AP Photo

CNN’s Jake Tapper Joins the Witch Hunt: Attacks Oregon Sheriff

Left-of-center media outlets began attacking the local sheriff from the Oregon county where the recent mass shooting occurred almost immediately after the tragedy. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence jumped in, and now the full weight of CNN has joined the dog-pile attack. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin was first attacked for his pro-Second Amendment views, then the Brady campaign and CNN began attacking him for a Facebook post he allegedly made nearly three years ago. Yes, that means they targeted the sheriff and did opposition research on a leader currently handling a mass shooting in his county.

Ian Mercer

Oregon Shooter’s Father Absolves Son: Guns, Not His Parenting to Blame

The father of the Oregon shooter who ruthlessly murdered 9 people at a community college in Umpqua, Oregon, insists that his son isn’t to blame for shooting innocent victims, but rather, ‘guns’ are to blame. The man absolving his son of responsibility is Ian Mercer and he made the statements during a CNN interview. A report in the Daily Beast claims that Mr. Mercer abandoned his son at birth–a factor that the father did not mention during his anti-gun rant on television.