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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrest Bangladeshi nationals after they illegally crossed border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Six Bangladeshis Apprehended in 12 Hours at Texas Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to find illegal immigrants from Bangladesh who cross the border from Mexico. During a 12-hour period beginning on Saturday evening, six Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended in two separate incidents.

ICE Workplace Enforcement Action Lands Child Rapist in Jail

Feds Seek Prison Time for Previously Deported Child Rapist

Federal prosecutors seek prison time for an Ecuadorian man who immigration officers previously deported following a child sexual assault conviction. The man received a conviction from a Chicago court in 2002 for assaulting a 14-year-old girl. Immigration officers deported him to Ecuador in 2004.

El Mora Arrest

Juez Mexicano en Monterrey Le Niega Libertad a Capo Buscado en Texas

Un juez federal mexicano dictaminó a favor de darle prison preventiva a un jefe del crimen organizado recientemente capturado en esta ciudad, quien es buscado por las autoridades de los Estados Unidos en relación con una narco- ejecución cerca de Dallas.

Drugs found in Houston Townhouse Fire -- Photo: Harris County Sheriff's Office

Texas Firefighters Find $3M in Heroin, Possible Fentanyl in Blaze

HOUSTON, Texas — Firefighters on the northeast side of Harris County discovered what appears to be a drug lab and distribution warehouse while responding to a townhouse “blaze.” Investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office report they seized nearly $3 million in heroin, methamphetamine, and what they believe to be fentanyl.

US marines place barbed wire atop fencing along the United States-Mexico border in San Ysidro, California, on November 9, 2018. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker / AFP) (Photo credit should read SANDY HUFFAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Military, DHS Conduct Training Exercises Ahead of Caravan Migrants

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the Tucson Sector teamed up with Department of Defense (DOD) personnel to conduct training exercises and harden ports of entry in advance of the anticipated arrival of Central American caravan migrants. Officials estimate the region could become saturated with thousands seeking asylum or crossing the border illegally.


Texas Woman On Life Support After Cheap Nose Job in Mexico

A Texas woman went to Mexico for a cheap nose job but instead, wound up in a coma and on life support. Now, her family faces the tragic reality that she may have paid the ultimate price for the procedure, according to a variety of sources.

Se Busca List

Detienen A Capo Fugitivo al Salir de un Bar en Nuevo Leon

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – Autoridades mexicanas arrestaron a uno de los principales mandos del crimen organizado quien esta vinculado a la escalada de violencia en la parte norte de Nuevo León. Si bien el jefe del cártel está actualmente tras las rejas, existe una alta probabilidad de que un juez federal pueda ordenar su liberación … otra vez.


WATCH: Mexican Protesters Tell Caravan Migrants to Go Home

Mexican citizens began protesting the migrant caravan arriving in Tijuana as they attempt to claim asylum in California. The protests turned violent–leading law enforcement to separate the migrants from the demonstrators.

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22 Buses with 900 Caravan Migrants Nears U.S. Border

Portions of the migrant caravan consisting of nearly 900 Central Americans in 22 buses arrived in the northern border state of Sonora, escorted by state and federal police on Wednesday.

Border Patrol agents arrest suspected illegal immigrants in Rio Grande Valley Sector. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Sex Offenders, Gang Members Apprehended near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents stopped migrants with histories of violence, gang membership, and sex offenses from successfully making their way into the U.S. interior. The arrests occurred in multiple incidents over the Veteran’s Day holiday weekend.

Existing border barriers in Rio Grande Valley Sector to be replaced with concrete levee wall and 18-foot bollard wall. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Border/Cartel Chronicles)

Feds Ink Second Contract for Border Walls in South Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced the awarding of a second contract to begin construction of new border walls in the Rio Grande Valley Sector. The contract calls for the building of approximately eight miles of new or replacement border barriers beginning in February 2019.

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WATCH: Mexican Businessman Describes Being Kidnapped by Cops

MORELIA, Michoacán – A businessman claims state cops tried to kill him when he attempted to speak out against corrupt law enforcement. He is demanding the Michoacán government investigate the matter and stop protecting dirty lawmen.

Nuevo Leon Shooting

VIDEO: Sicarios Hieren a 3 Policías y 2 Víctimas Inocentes Cerca de la Frontera con Texas

MONTERREY, Nuevo León — Un grupo de sicarios con vestimenta táctica atacó a un escuadrón de oficiales de la policía local en la ciudad norteña de Anáhuac, desatando un feroz enfrentamiento armado antes de darse a la fuga. El ataque dejo a tres oficiales heridos y también fueron heridas dos personas inocentes que fueron identificadas como residentes locales.

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Amenaza de Bomba Cierra Temporalmente Puente Internacional en Texas

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Una llamada sobre una bomba en un puente internacional provocó temporalmente la evacuación de dicho puerto de entrada durante más de una hora mientras las autoridades trabajaban para localizar el dispositivo. Después de una búsqueda en el área, las autoridades no encontraron ningún explosivo y se reanudó el tráfico.

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Bomb Scare Briefly Closes International Bridge to Texas

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas – A call about a bomb at an international bridge connecting Mexico to South Texas temporarily caused an evacuation as authorities worked to locate the device. Law enforcement did not find any explosives.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto seduced voters six years ago with his movie-star looks and promises of sweeping reform, but leaves office as the most unpopular president in Mexican history, according to some polls

Mexican Presidents Deny They Took Bribes from El Chapo

Two former Mexican presidents publicly denied taking bribes from the Sinaloa Cartel. The statements came after the legal defense for Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera made contrary claims this week.

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Could DOD’s Active Denial System Stop Caravan Migrants 700 Yards from Border?

Could a non-lethal defensive system developed by the Department of Defense nearly ten years ago play a role in deterring large groups of migrants from storming across the U.S. border? The system, referred to as a Solid State Active Denial System (SSADS), creates an intolerable pain response without causing any injury or long-term effects and forces the target to flee from the area.