Ildefonso Ortiz

Ildefonso Ortiz

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Democrat SOTU Spanish Response: Border Emergency Declaration Illegal

California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra called “immoral” and “illegal” a possible emergency declaration for the southern border adding that he would be ready to fight it in court “the moment it touches the ground.” The statement was made during the Democrat response in Spanish to the State of the Union Address.

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29 Facts About the Border and Mexican Cartels You Need to Know

As the debate about the construction of a wall and other border security issues, here are 29 facts that you need to know. The topics came up during the most recent episode of “Coffee with Scott Adams.” Brandon Darby, the Managing Editor for Breitbart’s Border and Cartel Chronicles, sat down with the famed creator of the Dilbert comics to discuss the intricacies of border security.

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Some Caravan Migrants Return Home Fearing Violent Clashes at U.S. Border

A collection of Central American caravan migrants in Tijuana and some still camped in Mexico City decided to return home–citing fear of violent clashes with authorities. Several claim they were promised an easy journey with minimal resistance from U.S. officials.

Screen capture of a paramilitary group which vowed to "eliminate" the Zetas, reputedly Mexico's most violent drug gang, in a video posted on the Internet on July 27, 2011 several days after 49 bodies were found on the streets of Veracruz. The video, according to its creators, shows a group …

DEA: Mexican Cartels Remain Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to U.S.

Mexican drug cartels continue to be the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S., federal authorities stated in one of their latest reports. Federal agencies reported that drug cartels in Mexico continue to be the wholesale sources of drugs for street gangs that in turn push narcotics at the local level.

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Watch: Another Migrant Caravan Rushes Mexico-Guatemala Border

Hundreds of Central American migrants rushed through the border gate between Guatemala and Mexico as another large-scale caravan begins its march to the U.S. border. At this point, Mexican authorities appear to be holding the new caravan back.

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Shooting Scare in Failed Robbery at Texas Border City Mall

Local authorities responded to reports of a shooting inside the Simon Mall in this border city on Saturday afternoon. Police later said no shots had been fired and the scare came from the sound of breaking jewelry cases during a failed robbery attempt.

Former FBI director James Comey laughs while answering questions during an interview forum at the Washington Post May 8, 2018 in Washington, DC. Comey discussed his stormy tenure as head of the FBI, his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, his tense relationship with President Trump and his controversial …

Report: James Comey Ignored Possible Murders by Mexican Cartel Informant

A high-ranking operator was able to continue climbing the ladder of the Juarez Cartel and supposedly ran a human slaughterhouse while being a U.S. informant. The actions of the former Mexican cop turned U.S. asset in the early 2000s could have been stopped by then-Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey who, along with other high ranking officials at the time, did nothing in response. After his time as an informant was done, the man received asylum and moved to New York where he allegedly terrorized and kidnapped a local woman.

Javier Vega

Border Patrol Agent’s Killer Sentenced to Death in South Texas

Six days after convicting one of two men responsible for murdering a U.S. Border Patrol agent who was fishing with his family in 2014, a jury found that the man should die by lethal injection. The other defendant is still awaiting trial.

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Jury Convicts Border Patrol Agent’s Killer in South Texas

McALLEN, Texas — After a short deliberation, jurors convicted one of the men who shot and killed U.S. Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega during a family fishing trip in 2014. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

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Ex-Priest to Spend Life in Prison for Murder of Border City Teacher

A South Texas jury sentenced a former Catholic priest to life in prison for the murder of a local school teacher and former beauty queen in 1960 when he was assigned to a local church. For more than 55 years, the priest managed to avoid facing any consequences in connection with the murder.

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Missing Texas Teen Found Safe in Mexico, Say Authorities

A 13-year-old girl who went missing and managed to make her way to the Texas border and eventually into Mexico has been found safe, authorities reported. The girl is believed to have been traveling to meet a man who relatives was trying for months to lure her.

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FBI Busca Adolescente Tejana Engañada Para Cruzar a Mexico

Autoridades en ambos lados de la frontera están tratando de encontrar a una jovencita que se cree escapo de su casa para llegar a la frontera y eventualmente cruzar a Mexico. Los padres de la joven creen que ella fue engañada por un depredador para conocerla.

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Feds Find Texas Teen Girl Lured to Mexico

Authorities on both sides of the border are working to find a missing 13-year-old girl who is believed to have run away and made her way to the Texas border and eventually into Mexico. Relatives believe the girl was lured by an older man and was trying to meet him.

Reynosa Crime Scene

Violencia en Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana llega a 60 Muertos en Noviembre

La aguda violencia del cártel en esta ciudad fronteriza ha dejado 60 asesinatos en noviembre mientras facciones rivales del Cártel del Golfo continúan luchando por el control de los territorios de tráfico de drogas y acceso a Texas. Las 60 víctimas incluyen militares y policías muertos en tiroteos, así como civiles inocentes muertos en fuego cruzado.

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VIDEO: Convoy de Sicarios del Cártel Del Golfo Invaden Ciudad Fronteriza

RIO BRAVO, Tamaulipas – Decenas de camionetas todoterreno llenas de hombres armados del Cártel del Golfo entraron en la ciudad fronteriza de Río Bravo, blandiendo sus rifles mientras se preparaban para cazar a sus rivales en lo que se convirtió en un día de feroces enfrentamientos armados.

Reynosa Robbery

Tres Sicarios Muertos Tras Fuerte Balacera en Ciudad Fronteriza

Tres sicarios pertenecientes al Cartel Del Golfo perdieron la vida tras atacar a un convoy de autoridades que patrullaban esta ciudad fronteriza. El enfrentamiento desato una fuerte balacera de la cual varios sicarios a bordo de varios vehículos lograron escapar.

Handcuffs secure the back door of a US Customs and Border Protection border patrol vehicle loaded with suspected illegal immigrants near Yuma, Arizona. File

Border Patrol Agent Sent to Prison for Helping Steal Cocaine

A federal judge sentenced a U.S. Border Patrol for his part in a ruse to steal drugs. The former long-serving agent pleaded guilty after he helped carry out a fake drug seizure in order to hide the theft of 66 kilograms of cocaine.

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Texas DOT: Stay Off the Roads

As Texas deals with rising waters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, state officials are warning those in Houston to stay off the roads unless necessary. Several parts of the city are underwater and dangers continue to grow.

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Violencia Repunta en Capital de Estado Fronterizo Por Narco-Guerra

La capital de este estado fronterizo tuvo un reciente repunte en la violencia por parte del crimen organizado, pues miembros del Cartel Del Noreste, han atacado un restaurante cuando se encontraba en horario de servicio, ejecutando a su dueño e hiriendo a dos empleados.