Iowa Democrat Abby Finkenauer Calls for Secure Borders; Voted to Defund Border Wall

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. 

India Claims to Have Stopped Hundreds of Chinese Troops from Conquering Border Peak

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.

Border Patrol Agent in Arizona Faces Drug Trafficking Charges

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.

Stash House Search Finds 51 Migrants in Texas near Border

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.

Border Patrol Chief: Agents in Portland Faced 'Direct and Immediate Threat of Being Burnt Alive' for Two Months

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

Three Criminal Aliens Arrested in Texas After Crossing Border

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.

22 Migrants Held by Armed Human Smugglers Rescued in Texas near Border

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.

Congress Questions DHS on COVID-19 Spike in Border States

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.

China Objects to Bhutan Wildlife Refuge, Launching Another Border Dispute with India

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.