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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.

Mexican Nationals Used Dive Scooters To Illegally Enter U.S.

February 4, 2011
At about 8:45 p.m., the crew of an aircraft piloted by the Customs and Border Protection's Office of Air and Marine spotted two suspicious subjects in wetsuits who were carrying the self-propelled underwater devices. The males were walking north on the beach, south of Seacoast Drive.

Feds Ask for Next-Gen Border Surveillance Technology

February 3, 2011
The new border technology strategy is divided into three solution areas — agent-centric solutions, mobile-sensor solutions and fixed sensor solutions. These solutions should be able to determine if the moving object is a human, animal, vehicle or something else.

Napolitano Claims U.S.-Mexico Border Is Secure

February 3, 2011
While visiting El Paso, the homeland security secretary cited FBI statistics showing that violent crime rates in Southwest border counties are down 30% over the last two decades and are "among the lowest in the nation."

Mexican Teen Shot During Border Confrontation

January 6, 2011
The Sonora State Investigative Police told the news outlet that 17-year-old Ramses Barron Torres, who died shortly after 3 a.m. at a Nogales, Sonora, hospital, was shot in the back of the right arm, with the bullet continuing into his chest cavity, puncturing a lung, and lodging in the left side of his ribcage.

Former Texas Border Deputy Smuggled Guns to Cartel

December 20, 2010
Deputy Jesus Longoria was assigned to the Veterans International Bridge and Gateway International Bridge, where he tried to send 13 semiautomatic firearms into Mexico. In exchange for waving through a vehicle transporting the guns, he was paid $4,000.

Mexican Drone Crashes In El Paso Backyard

December 18, 2010
The crash in El Paso's Lower Valley neighborhood occurred shortly before 6:28 p.m. Tuesday, when the El Paso (Texas) Police Department was notified about it. "We were told it was not a police matter," Det. Mike Baranyay told the news outlet.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Killed in Southern Arizona

December 15, 2010
Agent Brian Terry, 40, was killed at about 11 p.m. near Peck Canyon, about 10 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border west of Rio Rico on the Interstate 19. Four suspects are in custody and one is being pursued, according to a press release from Customs and Border Protection.

2010 Juárez Officer Body Count Reaches 64

December 9, 2010
Three Juárez police officers were shot and killed in an ambush outside an elementary school Wednesday afternoon, and when other officers responded, they were fired on also.

Are Muslim Radicals Crossing Our Border?

November 30, 2010
The transnational gangs, drug trafficking organizations and Muslim terrorists have taken advantage of American apathy and the lack of will in Latin America. They have formed alliances and united against U.S. interests.

It's Time to Get Tough on Drugs, America

November 3, 2010

If we want to dry up the market, we have to make the penalties for drug possession more than a hand slap.

3 Off-Duty Mexican Cops Slain at Border Bridge

October 28, 2010
Mexican federal police officials confirmed Wednesday that the three men killed near the Bridge of the Americas were off-duty federal police. They were reportedly waiting for someone to arrive from El Paso.
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