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Goldie and Javier Vega

2 Years Ago: Previously Deported Illegal Aliens Murder Border Patrol Agent

Officials of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) are marking the 2nd Anniversary of the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega, Jr. by pushing a petition to the White House. The petition asks that Vega’s death be classified as being in the line of duty. Vega was allegedly murdered by 2 previously deported illegal aliens who were attempting to rob him and his family who were fishing in the countryside.

CBP Line of Duty

Cornyn Joins Call for Line-of-Duty Death Designation for Slain Border Patrol Agent

Texas Senator John Cornyn took to the floor of the U.S. Senate last week to join in the call to have the murder of Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega classified as a line-of-duty death. The move, if approved, would bring additional benefits to the family left behind after this agent was gunned down during a robbery attempt.

Mexican Police Confiscate Drugs, Firearms, and Dead Bodies Near Texas Border

Mexican Police Confiscate Drugs, Firearms, and Dead Bodies Near Texas Border

A series of violent shootouts in Reynosa, Mexico near the Texas border have reportedly left at least 17 dead. The deaths were allegedly the result of infighting between Gulf Cartel members. Ildefonso Ortiz of the McAllen Monitor reported that numerous grenade launchers, armored vehicles, and