Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) told Iowa’s Times-Republican on Saturday that she wants to have secure borders; however, she voted twice to defund President Donald Trump’s construction of the United States’ southern border wall.
An 18-wheeler driver disrupted a human smuggling attempt after he noticed the seal on his trailer was broken. The discovery led to the apprehension of 10 migrants.
Indian military sources revealed to national news outlets there on Tuesday that its troops had prevented the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) from illegally occupying an Indian mountain peak near the two countries’ border.
Federal authorities in Arizona arrested a U.S. Border Patrol agent in connection with an alleged drug smuggling attempt involving more than 350,000 fentanyl pills, cocaine, and heroin. Prosecutors charged the agent with multiple counts of possession and one count of drug conspiracy.
San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly $1 million in U.S. currency during a traffic stop on Interstate 15. The seizure followed an alert from a K-9 to an odor coming from the gas tank.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a Salvadoran migrant who is wanted on a homicide charge in Virginia. The agents found the man hiding in the bathroom of a passenger bus at an interior immigration checkpoint.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with state and local law enforcement to shut down a human smuggling stash house near the Texas border with Mexico. The raid on the house located about five blocks from the Rio Grande River led to the apprehension of 51 migrants.
During an interview aired on Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “WSJ at Large,” Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott stated that thanks to a partnership between state and federal authorities in Portland, Thursday night was the first time “in
President Donald Trump has sent tactical border officers to Seattle on Thursday as his administration expands its efforts in cracking down on surging crime in Democrat-controlled cities.
Border Patrol agents working opposite ends of the Texas border arrested three previously deported criminal aliens after they illegally crossed into Texas. Agents identified one of the illegal aliens as a four-time deported Mexican national convicted of voluntary manslaughter, the second as a sex offender, and the third as a MS-13 gang member with a criminal history.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents carried out five separate rescues of migrants in distress in desert and wilderness areas near the Mexican border. The rescues led to the saving of two small children and 15 adults.
U.S. Border Patrol officials in the Rio Grande Valley Sector received information regarding a group of migrants being held against their will by armed human smugglers. The smugglers held the migrants in a stash house located in Rio Grande City, Texas. Agents notified the Starr County Sheriff’s Office and CBP Air and Marine Operations and requested assistance.
Two police officers died after a local man shot them several times as they responded to a domestic disturbance call. The gunman caught the officers by surprise and then turned the gun on himself as other officers responded to the shooting.
Members of Congress sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf regarding the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in states along the U.S. southern border. The congressional delegation seeks to discover the impact of legal and illegal border crossings on the number of cases and hospitalizations in counties located along the Mexico-U.S. border.
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP), already embroiled in a bloody border dispute with India in the Himalayas, is also clashing with India’s ally Bhutan over a wildlife sanctuary located in what China describes as disputed territory along the India-China border.