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Illegal Immigrant MS-13 Member Faces Deportation

An illegal immigrant MS-13 member with a previous felony conviction in the U.S. was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and is expected to be deported.

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7 Lideres Mexicanos con Nexos a Carteles de la Droga

Muchos de los principales líderes de México están vinculados a los violentos cárteles de la droga que invaden su país. A medida que México se desliza cada vez más hacia un fallido narco-estado, los vínculos de los altos políticos con los cárteles de la droga posiblemente ayudan a explicar el por qué.

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Nine Illegal Aliens Arrested in Drug Bust

Federal authorities dismantled a large drug trafficking organization alleged of importing narcotics from Mexico through the southern border.

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Feds Warn of Cartel Money Laundering Scheme in South Texas

HARLINGEN, Texas — Mexican drug cartels have been buying and selling counterfeit goods at flea markets and small stores as a way to launder their drug proceeds, federal agents said. As Halloween celebrations approach, authorities are warning about certain counterfeit goods that could pose a health risk to unsuspecting customers.

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Spanish Language Facebook Page Alerts Illegal Aliens to Police Checkpoints

A Spanish-speaking Facebook group is being used to alert 29,753 members of law enforcement checkpoints. Posts on the page claims it is alerting those “who don’t have a driver license and [to] report accidents” but it could also be used to avoid law enforcement for any criminal activity, including human, drug, and sex trafficking.

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Mexican Troops, Border Residents Support Heavy-Handed Tactics Against Drug Cartels

As the number of complaints of torture by Mexican authorities continue to increase and various human rights groups along with journalists continue to criticize that country’s governments over the methods used by authorities to get information out of cartel members, former soldiers and residents along the border appear to be in agreement with the tactics calling them a sort of retribution on their part.

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Activist Executed in Mexico After Leading Push to Find 43 Missing Students

A activist executed in Mexico led the search for ten months for the 43 missing students in Mexico. Their disappearance and presumed murder has been linked to drug gangs and corrupt government officials. Hundreds, if not thousands, of people have dedicated themselves to finding evidence of what happened to these students.

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Mexican Cartels Launder $10 Billion into US per Year, Says Financial Times

Over $10 Billion in illicit funds are laundered into the U.S. per year, according to a report in the Financial Times. As Breitbart Texas previously reported, the U.S. government recently enacted tough controls on banking institutions in an effort to stem the flow of Mexican cartels’ narco-profits through U.S. banks. Several large U.S.-based banking institutions recently began closing down branches near the U.S.-Mexico border in efforts to comply with the restrictions.

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Armored Blackhawks Arrive at Texas Border

Armored Blackhawk helicopters have arrived at the Texas border with Mexico in response to the recent attack on a U.S. helicopter from Mexican soil. As Breitbart Texas first reported, a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) helicopter was participating in stopping a well-organized drug trafficking effort that involved individuals on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Shots were fired from the Mexican side on the CBP helicopter and it was forced down after sustaining damage.