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‘Catch-and-Release is Done,’ Says CBP Acting Commissioner

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told reporters Monday that “Catch-and-Release is done.” He explained that temporary policies to close loopholes in U.S. immigration and asylum laws led to a 70 percent decrease from the peak levels experienced earlier this year.

MCALLEN, TX - JULY 25: Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. Federal agencies have been overwhelmed by tens of thousands of immigrant families and unaccompanied minors from Central …

1,000 Pounds of Meth Seized by Mexican Authorities

Elements of the Mexican Federal Police, Mexican Army, and Mexican Navy seized more than 1045 pounds of methamphetamine and 3.5 tons (7054.7 pounds) of marijuana. The seizures took place in three separate operations during the last week in the northern Mexican border states of Baja California and Sonora.

Mexican police seize 160 kilos of methamphetamine in a Tijuana drug lab raid. (Photo: Elementos de la Policía Estatal Preventiva)

REPORT: Bodies Found in Texas Pit Were Shot in Head

Texas authorities have confirmed that two bodies recently found in a pit in Midland Texas had been shot. The two bodies are believed to be connected to the disappearance of two teens in 2015. The confirmation that the victims had been shot and then left in the pit raises a series of new questions.

Midland Bodies in Pit - MCSO

EXCLUSIVA: Ted Cruz Sugiere Respuesta Militar de Estados Unidos a Carteles Mexicanos

LUBBOCK, Texas – El senador estadounidense Ted Cruz sugirió que los militares de Estados Unidos deberían ser utilizados contra los grupos criminales transnacionales (cárteles) mexicanos. Las declaraciones fueron hechas durante una entrevista en exclusiva con el senador a finales de mayo en el Museo de Agricultura Bayer, en Lubbock, Texas. El senador dejó claro que no estaba sugiriendo una acción militar unilateral de Estados Unidos en México, sino más bien un esfuerzo cooperativo, como se vio en Colombia.

Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion

We Need More Money to Fight Cartels, DHS Officials Tell Congress

U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials told Congress they need more equipment, cutter fleets, and manpower to fight transnational drug cartels from Mexico, Central and South America, and Europe. Cartels have almost unlimited funds to traffic drugs into the country, they say.

Coast Guard crew members from the cutter Bernard C. Webber stand guard next to bales of cocaine, Friday, April 26, 2013 at the U.S. Coast Guard base in Miami Beach, Fla. The 2,200 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $27 million, was seized after stopping a fishing boat in the …

DEA: 224 Mexican Cartel Border Tunnels Found Since 1990

U.S. authorities have uncovered and destroyed 224 tunnels used to smuggle bulk quantities of illicit drugs along the U.S.-Mexico border since 1990–including 22 discovered in the last two years alone–reports the DEA in its latest National Drug Threat Assessment.

Border Tunnel