Otay Mesa

Border prototype protest (Backbone Campaign / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

California Braces for First Trump Visit as President

President Donald Trump will make his first visit Tuesday to the State of California since taking office last year — and the state is bracing for his arrival, hot on the heels of the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against “sanctuary state” laws last week.

San Ysidro X-Ray (U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

LAPD Officer Caught Allegedly Smuggling Illegal Alien in Trunk

Ten-year Los Angeles Police Department veteran Carlos Quezada, Jr. allegedly drove an SUV with a female passenger riding shotgun as they attempted to pass through the Otay Mesa, California U.S.-Mexico border crossing Saturday night with a Mexican citizen in the trunk. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers used an x-ray like device to further inspect the vehicle, leading to their discovery of the Mexican citizen who had no legal right to enter the country.