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University of Arizona Students Charged with Misdemeanor After Heckling Border Patrol Agents

Two students at the University of Arizona have been charged with misdemeanors after harassing Border Patrol agents at a career fair last month. The students took videos of themselves heckling the agents by calling them “KKK” and chanting “murder patrol” while they followed them to their vehicles. The Border Patrol agents were on campus speak to criminal justice majors at a career fair.

Border Patrol agents search the Rio Grande River for illegal immigrants crossing the border from Mexico into the United States on Monday, March 26, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. An estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States, many of them Mexicans or from other Latin American countries. / …

University of Arizona Students Harass Border Patrol Agents, Call Them ‘KKK,’ ‘Murder Patrol’

Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were harassed by leftist students at a career fair at the University of Arizona last week, who took videos of the agents while one student taunted the two men, calling them “an extension of the KKK.” Students then proceeded to follow the two agents through school hallways and outside to their vehicles, while repeatedly chanting “murder patrol” at them.

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Acting Pentagon Chief Pat Shanahan Authorizes $1B for Border Wall

The Pentagon announced Monday evening that Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan authorized $1 billion for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) for building the border wall pursuant to the president’s emergency declaration last month.

Stewart Williams works with a crew removing border to be replaced with new border wall Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. U,S. President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted— as efforts to end the 19-day partial …

University of Illinois Grad Students Demand Removal of ICE and Border Patrol Job Listings

Graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are demanding that the school hinder students’ opportunities to seek employment with ICE and the U.S. Border Patrol by removing their job listings from the school’s career services platform, claiming that “thousands” of people have suffered and died at the hands of the United States’ “racist immigration policies.”

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$2.2M in Meth Seized at Texas Border Port of Entry, Say Feds

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers intercepted more than $2.2 million in methamphetamine at the Laredo Colombia-Solidarity International Bridge over the weekend. Officials said they seized the illegal substance described as a “significant amount of hard narcotics” while conducting enforcement operations.

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President Donald Trump: I Will Never Abolish ICE

President Donald Trump bashed the “radical left” for calls to abolish ICE at Monday night’s MAGA rally in El Paso, Texas, promising, “I will never abolish…ICE.”

n this Feb. 7, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington. Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled …

Border Patrol Finds Smuggling Tunnel near Rio Grande

Border patrol agents discovered a 60-foot tunnel leading from Mexico into the United States at the Texas border in the city of Hidalgo. It is located at the bottom of a 30-foot embankment on the Rio Grande River, near a border wall built a decade ago, say officials.

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