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Trump Taps Retired Marine General to Run DHS

December 7, 2016
His blunt manner led to conflicts within the Obama administration, where he served more than three years as Southern Command chief — overseeing military operations across Central and South America — and as senior military adviser to defense secretaries Robert M. Gates and Leon E. Panetta. More Here.

Video: Trump Taps Retired Marine General to Run DHS

December 7, 2016
His blunt manner led to conflicts within the Obama administration, where he served more than three years as Southern Command chief — overseeing military operations across Central and South America — and as senior military adviser to defense secretaries Robert M. Gates and Leon E. Panetta.

DHS Secretary Releases Statement on Southwest Border Security

November 10, 2016
Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, released the following statement regarding southwest border security.

Major Drug Tunnel Found on US-Mexico Border in California

October 22, 2015
Mexican authorities said Thursday they seized about 10 tons of marijuana in an elaborate tunnel with a rail car system that extended well into San Diego and was designed to smuggle drugs into the U.S. from Tijuana.

Cross-border Tunnels: What Lies Beneath

October 8, 2015

The Nogales Tunnel Task Force, headed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, was established in 2011 and is made up of personnel from CBP, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and state and local agencies.

The Guardians of the Border

September 30, 2015

United States Border Patrol agents regularly deal with conflicting or nonsensical information regarding policies and procedures, but they soldier on because they believe in the mission.

Border Patrol Agent Indicted in Fatal Shooting of Mexican Teen

September 25, 2015
A Border Patrol agent has for the first time been indicted on a murder charge after shooting and killing a Mexican national through the border fence.

Border Patrol: Family, Kid Arrests at Border Soar 52 Percent

September 22, 2015
The U.S. Border Patrol arrested nearly 10,000 unaccompanied immigrant children and families caught illegally crossing the border with Mexico in August, a 52% jump from August 2014, according to statistics published by the agency Monday afternoon.

Border Patrol Revamps Practices to Settle Lawsuit

August 28, 2014
U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a lawsuit settlement made public Wednesday.

Texas Bolsters Border Patrol With Own Officers, Equipment

August 7, 2014
Along the Rio Grande, Texas game wardens and Texas Rangers patrol the border in their state with help from cameras and aircraft -- all of the manpower and equipment are provided by the state, not the federal government.

Border Sheriffs Say National Guard Troops Not the Answer

July 22, 2014
Border sheriffs said spending money to hire more deputies and police makes more sense. Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio said deputies, police, and the U.S. Border Patrol work well together and that they have been able to handle the small uptick in crime along the border.

Border Patrol Agents Take Heavy Caliber Fire from Mexico

July 22, 2014
Sources said they believe the gunfire came from members of Mexican drug cartels, which include former military members trained in shooting that type of weaponry.

Mexican Police Chopper Fires on Border Patrol Agents

June 27, 2014
A helicopter controlled by Mexican officials traveled across the border Thursday and fired on U.S. Border Patrol agents, a U.S. official said. Mexico apologized and no one was hurt in the incident, which is under investigation.

Mexican Troops Cross Border, Face Off with U.S. Agents

April 3, 2014
Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff.

Border Patrol Agent Hurt, 2 Suspects Shot in Ariz.

April 1, 2014
A U.S. Border Patrol agent working on the Tohono O'odham Indian Nation in Arizona opened fire Sunday after a U.S. citizen tried to ram him with a truck, officials said, Monday.

DHS Secretary: Border Patrol Force Policy Needs Reform

March 3, 2014
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson stressed the need to reform the Border Patrol's use-of-force policies during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing Feb. 26.

How Mexican Police Captured Cartel Kingpin

February 24, 2014
The search for Guzmán was marked by rumors and close calls, but in recent months, the police narrowed down the search for the suspected drug trafficker through a range of five wiretaps, raids on his close associates and a network of informants. Read Full Story Here.

Sheriff: Mexican Shot by US Agent Threw Big Rocks

February 20, 2014
A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a man who officials said assaulted him with a barrage of rocks in rugged terrain near the Otay Mesa border crossing Tuesday morning, reigniting a debate over whether agents should use lethal force against rock throwers.

Video: Man Gets 30 Years for Killing Border Agent Terry

February 10, 2014
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, the only man taken into U.S. custody in connection with the 2010 slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, was sentenced today to 30 years in federal prison.

Man Gets 30 Years for Killing Border Agent Terry

February 10, 2014
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, the only man taken into U.S. custody in connection with the 2010 slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, was sentenced today to 30 years in federal prison. Read Full Story Here.
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