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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.

ATF Source: FBI Operation Led to Border Agent Terry's Murder

December 26, 2013
A federal agent who exposed the Justice Department’s flawed gun-trafficking investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious says the FBI played a key role in events leading to the 2010 murder near Nogales, Ariz., of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

TV Review: Mixed View of FX's 'The Bridge'

August 26, 2013
As the show progresses, we see the challenges that El Paso Detective Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger) and Juárez Detective Marco Ruiz (Demian Bichir) face in working together across cultural divides as well as in an environment of extensive police and government corruption.

Police: Teen Stole Jeep, Killed Family In Pursuit Crash

August 16, 2013
A teenager accused of killing six members of a Hidalgo County family Monday while fleeing from a state trooper in a stolen truck was out on bail for a separate crime at the time of the fatal wreck,.

Former Customs Agent Gets 9 Years for Bribery, Smuggling

July 18, 2013
A federal judge sentenced former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, his girlfriend, his nephew, and two of their associates Thursday for a bribery and illegal alien smuggling scheme spanning two years, the FBI announced.

Immigration Bill Would Add 20,000 Border Patrol Agents

June 24, 2013
The U.S. Senate voted 67-27 Monday to add a security provision to bipartisan immigration legislation that would add 20,000 Border Patrol agents and provide funding for additional fencing and surveillance technology.

A Path to Citizenship for Gangs and Terrorists

June 24, 2013
In April, I joined many other local, state, and federal law enforcement experts in Washington D.C. to voice opposition to the flawed amnesty bill misnamed as "The Border Security, Economic, Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act."

'Major' Cartel Drug Transporter Sentenced

May 13, 2013
A high-ranking member of Mexico's Gulf Cartel received a 35-year prison sentence for his role as a "major transporter" of cocaine and marijuana into the United States, the DEA announced.

A Gang Prevention Documentary Worth Watching

May 7, 2013
"Operation Detour 2" tells the story about how easily young people, even good kids, can get seduced into the drug-trafficking world. How doing or receiving a favor from someone can hook you into the game. How drug use can subtly ensnare you and ruin your life.
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