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Search Result: U.S.-Mexico Border

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Arizona Lawmakers Seek Funds for Private Border Fence

November 28, 2011
Arizona lawmakers are passing the collection plate to citizens to raise funds to construct a private border fence along the Mexico border to halt drug-cartel activity, smuggling, and illegal immigration.

Actor Steven Seagal Sworn as Texas Border Deputy

October 14, 2011
Action-movie actor Steven Seagal has been sworn as a deputy with the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Department, and will begin working along the Mexican border.

Police Investigate Possible Gulf Cartel Hit In Texas

September 30, 2011
Jorge Zavala, 32, was fatally shot at about 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Expressway 83. Zavala was believed to have ties with Gulf Cartel members in Reynosa and Matamoros, three sources familiar with the situation said.

Whistleblowing Officers Allege Corruption, Cartel Ties in Border Agencies

September 19, 2011
Two former law enforcement officers allege that they cannot get anyone to investigate allegations that the Mexican drug cartels have corrupted U.S. law officers and politicians in the El Paso border region.

Arizona DPS Officers Ambushed by Smugglers, No Casualties

September 16, 2011
Shots were fired at DPS officers as they were working with the U.S. Border Patrol on a human- and drug-smuggling operation in Vekol Valley early Friday morning.

Iraqis, Grenades, and Mexican Cartels

September 1, 2011
In a federal indictment charging the suspects, it was alleged that the center of their criminal operation was an Iraqi social club in El Cajon, and authorities say the suspects distributed drugs supplied by Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel to the Detroit area.

Guns That ATF Let Walk Into Mexico Linked to Phoenix Crimes

July 1, 2011
Weapons linked to a questionable government strategy are turning up in crimes in Phoenix-area neighborhoods, according to a report by local TV news channel ABC15.

Mexico Condemns Border Patrol Shooting

June 23, 2011
Mexico's president apparently questioned Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the shooting of an illegal attempting to sneak across the border.

Public Corruption at the U.S.-Mexico Border

June 20, 2011
The greatest cost and symptom of our demise as a nation is the lasting affect these criminal gangs have on our system of law and justice. The corruption these gangs bring to our public institutions is the greatest threat to America.

Feds Exchange Fire with Drug Runners Across Rio Grande

June 9, 2011
Few details about the early morning shootout in Hidalgo County, Texas, were immediately available. The shootout began after U.S. agents patrolling in boats tried to seize a drug load on the Rio Grande, Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange said.

Texas Border Chief Found Shot to Death

May 13, 2011
Chief Jose Del Angel, 44, was a 17-year veteran of the department that provides police services to the town located on the U.S.-Mexico border west of McAllen and southeast of Falcon Lake.

Feds Create Border Security Index

May 5, 2011
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said her department is developing a comprehensive index to measure Southwest border security in a new way that looks deeper into the quality of life of Americans who live near Mexico.

Mexico Arrests Suspect In Border Agent's Slaying

April 12, 2011
Marcos Manuel Rodriguez Perez, a 26-year-old nicknamed "El Virus," was picked up in the eastern section of Tijuana. Two other suspects were involved in the attempt to steal night vision gear from the agent.

Dear Mr. President

April 11, 2011

Whether they carry the title of agent, officer, or marshal, your federal officers are being sent into the teeth of a war without weapons and with rules of engagement written by fools. Worse, one of your agencies tasked with the job of keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals has actually been supplying those criminals with weapons.

Napolitano Unaware of ICE Agent's Link to Letting Guns 'Walk'

March 10, 2011
Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano told U.S. senators conducting Judiciary Committee hearings that she was not aware of her agency's controversial involvement in an ATF operation that let guns reach Mexican drug cartels.

Federal Officers Slam Obama for Statements on Mexico Dangers

March 7, 2011
After his meeting with Mexico President Calderon on Thursday, President Obama stated, "There are laws in place in Mexico that say our agents should not be armed," and "We do not carry out law enforcement activities inside of Mexico." President Obama also stated that the role of ICE Agents was an "advisory" one.

678 Arrested In ICE-Led Gang Sweep

March 2, 2011
Of the arrested 678 gang members or associates, 133 were from different gangs; 447 were charged with criminal offenses; 231 were administrative arrests; 322 had violent criminal histories; and 421 were foreign nationals.

Texas Congressman Calls Attack on ICE Agents a 'Game Changer'

February 18, 2011
McCaul went on to say, "The United States will not tolerate acts of violence against its citizens or law enforcement, and I believe we must respond forcefully. This should be a long overdue wake-up call for the Obama administration that there is a war on our nation's doorstep."

Report: Federal Investment In Border Technology Falls Short

February 17, 2011
The ASU study stresses that to halt illegal crossings and contraband while expediting commerce through ports of entry, border field agents require immediate access to time-sensitive information and intelligence captured by license plate readers, unattended ground sensors and biometric identification kits.

Arizona Countersues Feds Over Border 'Invasion'

February 10, 2011
Arizona's lawsuit claims the federal government has failed to gain "operational control of the border," enforce multiple federal immigration laws, and protect Arizona from the impact of illegal immigration.
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