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EXCLUSIVA: Policías Estatales Arrestan a Mando Criminal Que Planeaba Ola de Narco-Terror en Tamaulipas

Un narco-líder del estado fronterizo de Chihuahua fue arrestado como el autor intelectual de la quema de varios camiones repartidores como parte de un plan de extorsión en el estado fronterizo de Tamaulipas. El mando criminal se estaba preparando para llevar a cabo una serie de asesinatos de gente inocente en un intento de ejercer su poder mientras buscaba establecer el dominio contra otras organizaciones criminales en la región.

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Congress Questions DHS on COVID-19 Spike in Border States

Members of Congress sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf regarding the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in states along the U.S. southern border. The congressional delegation seeks to discover the impact of legal and illegal border crossings on the number of cases and hospitalizations in counties located along the Mexico-U.S. border.

Brown Field Station Border Patrol agents work with staff during medical screening and processing of illegal aliens crossing the Mexican border into Texas. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Mani Albrecht)

Five Migrants Rescued from Dehydration Along Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in South Texas carried out multiple rescues of migrants as summertime temperatures approached the century mark. Agents rescued at least four who became distressed or dehydrated after illegally crossing the border from Mexico and one who suffered a snake bite while attempting to sneak around an interior immigration checkpoint.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents save life of migrant who was lost without food or water in summer heat. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Feds Shoot Human Smuggler’s Boat Engine off California Coast

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) interceptor boat crew shot out the engine of a human smuggler’s boat off the coast of California on Friday. A second smuggler’s boat managed to make it to shore and off-loaded its passengers. Border Patrol agents apprehended the migrants from the beached craft.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents seize a 35-foot panga off the coast of California with 18 Mexican illegal aliens onboard. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Air and Marine Operations)

Multi-Deported Sex Offender Caught Crossing Border into Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents busted a multi-time deported criminal alien sex offender after he illegally re-entered the United States near Laredo, Texas. The Mexican national has a criminal history that includes a felony conviction for sexual abuse and multiple deportations.

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants caught near a section of privately-built border wall under construction on December 11, 2019 near Mission, Texas. The hardline immigration group We Build The Wall is funding construction of the wall on private land along the Rio Grande, which forms the border with …

Texas Governor Contradicts Everything He Ever Said About Mandating Masks

Texas Governor Greg Abbott faces a backlash of fury after issuing an order requiring the wearing of masks in most of the state’s 254 counties. The order issued on the day before the Independence Day weekend begins, requires the wearing of masks in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott puts on a mask after a news conference following a meeting between Vice President Mike Pence, Abbott and members of his healthcare team regarding COVID-19 at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center West Campus in Dallas, Sunday, June 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Maritime Human Smuggling Bust near California Yields 15 Arrests

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a maritime human smuggling event over the past weekend leading to the arrest of 15 people. An extensive investigation led to the arrest of the migrants and their smugglers who initially managed to avoid apprehension after beaching a boat on the coast north of San Diego, California.

An exhaustive search and investigation led to the arrest of 15 people after this boat beached near San Diego. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/San Diego Sector)