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Migrant Toddler Smuggling Scheme Discovered in Texas Border City

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An investigation after the apprehension of two migrants who illegally entered the U.S. in El Paso, Texas, led to the discovery of the fraudulent smuggling of a one-year-old child. An alleged smuggler attempted to illegally cross the child using fraudulent documents two days earlier through the El Paso Port of Entry.


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Migrant Toddler Smuggling Scheme Discovered in Texas Border City

An investigation after the apprehension of two migrants who illegally entered the U.S. in El Paso, Texas, led to the discovery of the fraudulent smuggling of a one-year-old child. An alleged smuggler attempted to illegally cross the child using fraudulent documents two days earlier through the El Paso Port of Entry.

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Mexican President Tests Positive for COVID-19

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed he tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). He said he will take a step back from his usual duties. The announcement comes at a time when Mexico is undergoing an alarming spike in infections and fatalities.

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Texas Man Charged with Directing Others to ‘Assassinate AOC’

Federal prosecutors charged a Texas man with tweeting a call to assassinate U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the January 6 attack on the Capitol. The man allegedly tweeted multiple times from inside the Capitol including one where he wrote, “Assassinate AOC.”

The Department of Justice charged Garret Miller for allegedly threatening to assassinate Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: U.S. Capitol Security Video/Department of Justice)

EXCLUSIVE: Biden Made America Less Safe with Single Pen Stroke, Says Former CBP Head

Former U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said President Joe Biden made America less safe within hours of being sworn-in on January 20. He said the new president’s executive orders ending the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocol and stopping construction of border wall systems places Americans’ lives in danger.

Honduran migrants clash with Guatemalan soldiers in Vado Hondo, Guatemala, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Guatemalan authorities estimated that as many as 9,000 Honduran migrants crossed into Guatemala as part of an effort to form a new caravan to reach the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Sandra Sebastian)

CBP to Build New Migrant Entry Center in Advance of Biden Policies

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced the approval to build a new soft-sided processing center. The announcement comes as President Joe Biden announced the cancellation of Trump administration policies that are now expected to create a surge in illegal immigration.

This photo shows the intake area for migrants waiting to be processed at the new temporary holding facility opened by Customs and Border Protection in El Paso, Texas, on May 2, 2019. - The facility is meant to address the record number of families and children apprehended crossing the US-Mexico …

Mexico City Police Chief on Cartel Payroll, Leaked Documents Claim

Officials with Mexico’s Secretary of the Interior announced they will file a criminal complaint regarding leaked witness testimony from the mass murder of 43 education students from Ayotzinapa in 2014. The leaked documents claim that Mexico City’s current police chief and several military officials were on the payroll of Guerreros Unidos–the cartel blamed for the massacre. The records also state that military officials took part in the kidnappings.

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Migrant’s Body Found on Texas Ranch 90 Miles from Southern Border

A South Texas sheriff’s office deputy recovered the body of a recently deceased migrant on a ranch located about 90 miles from the U.S-Mexico border. The migrant appeared to die near the end of his attempt to march around the Falfurrias Border Patrol checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281.

A suspected undocumented migrant is found dead on a ranch in Brooks County, Texas. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office/Deputy Jose Lemus)

WATCH: Guatemalan Security Forces Push Migrant Caravan Back

Guatemalan security forces used tear gas and batons to push back a migrant caravan attempting to make its way to Mexico and on to the United States. The soldiers and law enforcement lined up three or four rows deep to create a blockade to the migrants’ progress.

Honduran migrants clash with Guatemalan soldiers in Vado Hondo, Guatemala, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Guatemalan authorities estimated that as many as 9,000 Honduran migrants crossed into Guatemala as part of an effort to form a new caravan to reach the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Sandra Sebastian)

Narco-Guerra en Guanajuato Mata a 120 en 12 Dias

El que en su momento fue un pacífico estado en el centro de México se ha convertido en la región más violenta del país con más de 120 asesinatos desde principios de 2021. La región está en disputa por dos organizaciones criminales conocidas por violencia extrema y el uso de explosivos.

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