Border Crisis

Bill de Blasio Tornillo (Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty)

Report: Democrats Have Been Protesting ‘Wrong’ Border Shelter

A tent city in Tornillo, Texas, that Democrats have been using as a site for protests against President Donald Trump’s border policies turns out not to be housing children separated from their parents after all, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

Fake News Child Crying (Leroy Pena via Jose Antonio Vargas / Twitter)

Blue State Blues: It’s Wall or Nothing, Now

We cannot enforce our laws at the border, because a child might cry somewhere in America and people will be upset. We have to reduce the human element in law enforcement. It’s wall, or nothing.

ICE American Gestapo (Jeff Chiu / Associated Press)

San Francisco Protest: ‘ICE = American Gestapo’

Protesters in San Francisco and other cities descended on the offices of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to demand an end to the “zero tolerance” policy on the border, comparing the agency to the Nazi Gestapo.

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Democrats: $130 Million for Health Care for Illegal Alien Kids

One year ago, thousands of illegal alien children flooded the southern border, creating an acute political crisis for President Barack Obama, and a humanitarian crisis for border states. Now, Democrats in California have struck a new budget deal that will cover the health care of hundreds of thousands of illegal alien children in California, costing $130 million per year.

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Over 2,000 Criminal Illegal Aliens Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the arrest of 2,059 convicted criminals, all criminal aliens, during a nationwide operation. “Operation Cross Check” was led by the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) group. 1,000 of the captured criminal aliens were targeted because they had felony convictions. Those range from voluntary manslaughter, child pornography, robbery, kidnapping and rape. Fifty-eight of those captured were known gang members, while eighty-nine were convicted sex offenders.

Mexican Police Arrest Zetas Leader - Jorge Lopez - Reuters

Mexico Captures Los Zetas Top Boss

Mexican officials announced the arrest of one of Mexico’s top cartel bosses. Omar “Z-42” Treviño Morales is the head of the Los Zetas drug cartel. The officials told Breitbart Texas that Los Zetas leader, Omar “Z-42” Treviño Morales was captured

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Double Amputee Left to Die on Texas Border Fence

The U.S. Border Patrol was called to the border fence near the Progresso Port of Entry to rescue a double amputee illegal immigrant who had been left to die by his human smugglers. The weather on Monday night fell to the low 40s.

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Mexico to Allow Some Foreign Agents to Carry Firearms

The President of Mexico has announced a plan to allow some foreign customs and immigration agents to carry firearms inside Mexico. This comes as a dramatic change to Mexico’s current policy of prohibiting any foreign nationals from possessing a firearm inside

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Report: Border Surge a Success; Permanent Troopers Now Needed

A leaked report from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) states that border surge was largely a success. The report cites numbers indicating a reduction in illegal immigrant border crossings and cartel activity. The report lays the foundation for Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s plan to increase the number of permanent DPS troopers along the Texas-Mexico border.

Cocain Cartel Members Captured - Matamoros Police Photo

High Ranking Gulf Cartel Member Caught Near Texas Border

MCALLEN, Texas – The Gulf Cartel’s top cocaine distributor in Matamoros remains behind bars following his recent arrest in that Mexican border city . The arrest took place following an anonymous tip and a follow-up investigation that led authorities to

Unaccompanied Minors in DHS Holding Facilities, June, 2014

Did Border Crisis Trigger Measles Outbreak?

The sudden outbreak of measles across the United States raises questions about how the disease arrived in the country after it was eradicated here in 2000. A quick review of the U.S. State Department visa requirements for immigrant visas reveals that applicants must be vaccinated for measles prior to their approval. Measles vaccination is not required for tourist visas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nor are they required for any other disease.

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Most Illegal Immigrants Caught at Border Non-Mexican and Adult

In 2014, for the first time ever, U.S. Border Patrol records show that more non-Mexicans than Mexicans were apprehended at the border. Additional noteworthy information in the Border Patrol reports from this past year includes how, despite the fact that the news about unaccompanied children dominated the summer news cycle, adults were actually the vast majority of the illegal immigration problem.

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Border Crisis Flaring Up Again in Texas

The flow of families and unaccompanied alien children (UACs) illegally crossing the border into Texas appears to be increasing again.