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31 Border Patrol Agents in Texas Recognized for Heroism

Officials honored 31 U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector during a ceremony held Tuesday night in south Texas. The ceremony recognized acts of bravery and life-saving efforts of the agents in eight separate incidents.

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Texas Rep. Calls Out Trump Wall While Los Zetas Cartel Operates in His District

LAREDO, Texas — A congressman from this border city has expressed his disappointment at the executive orders signed by President Donald J. Trump, calling for more border security and a wall. The comments come at the same time the Los Zetas cartel has laid claim to a local park in his district.

A Border Patrol agent points out an area of possible illegal activity to a National Guard aviator along the Texas-Mexico border July 17, 2013. National Guardsmen from across the country assist Customs and Border Protection in disrupting transnational criminal organizations and drug trafficking organizations by conducting aerial detection and monitoring …

Texas Leaders Call on Feds to Stop Border Security Cuts

Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott and Democrat U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar joined forces in a bi-partisan effort to stop President Obama’s administration from cutting border security resources along the U.S./Mexico border.

Dem Rep: Obama ‘Sure Has Changed His Mind’ on Exec Amnesty

Dem Rep: Obama ‘Sure Has Changed His Mind’ on Exec Amnesty

Representative Henry Cuellar (D-TX) said that President Obama “sure has changed his mind” on whether he can implement his planned executive amnesty on Tuesday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. “The president sure has changed his mind about what he

Cornyn Teams Up With Dem Obama Critic On Border Bill

Cornyn Teams Up With Dem Obama Critic On Border Bill

Legislation set to be introduced Tuesday aims to deal with the surge of illegal immigration at the southern border by expediting the processing of unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors from Central America.  Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn and Texas Democratic Rep.

Luis Gutierrez to Obama: Go to Border, 'Own' Immigration Issue

Luis Gutierrez to Obama: Go to Border, 'Own' Immigration Issue

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said President Barack Obama should go to the U.S.-Mexico border and “own” the immigration issue. On this weekend’s Political Capital with Al Hunt on Bloomberg TV, Gutierrez said the “world is looking” at Obama, and he “should go to

Rep. Gutierrez: Don't Make It Easier To Send Illegals Back

Rep. Gutierrez: Don't Make It Easier To Send Illegals Back

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) believes illegal immigrant children from Central America should be treated differently from those from Mexico. While illegal immigrant children from Mexico can be immediately deported, those from countries “other than Mexico” cannot under current law. When asked

Dem Rep: 'Bizarre' Obama Has Time to Drink Beer, Play Pool But Not Visit Border

Dem Rep: 'Bizarre' Obama Has Time to Drink Beer, Play Pool But Not Visit Border

Wednesday on “Andrea Mitchell Reports,”  Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) who has been very critical of President Barack Obama’s handling of the humanitarian crisis of thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding the U.S.-Mexico  border, continued his criticisms calling the president “bizarre” for

Dem Rep to Obama: Make Time After Fundraiser to Visit the Border

Tuesday on CNN’s “The Lead” with host Jake Tapper Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) who said Sunday the Obama administration is “one step behind’ on the border crisis today slammed the president by urging him to maker the time after his

Dem Rep: Obama Administration 'One Step Behind' on Border Crisis

Dem Rep: Obama Administration 'One Step Behind' on Border Crisis

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) said the Obama administration’s handling of the humanitarian crisis of thousands of undocumented minors illegally flooding across the U.S.-Mexican border was “one step behind.” “With all due respect to

Dem Congressman: We Must Detain and Immediately Deport Them

Dem Congressman: We Must Detain and Immediately Deport Them

HOUSTON, Texas–As illegal immigrants continue to pour across the border, word is spreading in Central America that migrants with children (“family units”) will get to stay in the U.S. Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo, TX) told Breitbart Texas that most Mexican migrants who cross the

Dem Rep: Illegals Not Showing Up at Hearings as Rumors Spread of 'Permisos'

Dem Rep: Illegals Not Showing Up at Hearings as Rumors Spread of 'Permisos'

Illegal immigrants from Central America who are flooding across the border are given documents instructing them to appear before local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents or immigration judges, usually within fifteen days. A Texas Democrat says illegal immigrants are

Nervous Dems Want Party to Embrace Balanced Budget Amendment

From The Hill: Democrats in Congress are urging their party leaders to get behind a balanced-budget amendment (BBA), fearing that Republicans will use the issue as a political weapon in 2012. President Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress have spoken

Confronting Los Zetas

“What is seen just across the border from us… is what people have sometimes described as being worse than what is happening in Iraq.” -Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez Today on Secure Freedom Radio: Sigifredo Gonzalez, sheriff of Zapata county in Texas,