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Cartel Leader El Chapo Gets Life in Federal Prison

“Why did we go to trial?” Guzmán asked rhetorically. “Why didn’t you sentence me on day one?” Sentencing judge Brian Cogan provided the answer in handing down the maximum sentence, citing the “mountain” of evidence presented against Guzman.

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Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Meth Flown Into US on Ultralight Aircraft

Officers with the Tucson Sector of the United States Customs and Border Protection Agency were able to track the flight of an ultralight aircraft crossing the border into Arizona.

Florida Sheriff Dismayed About Drugs Smuggled Over Mexico Border

Polk County (FL) Sheriff Grady Judd appeared on Fox and Friends on Friday, decrying the illegal drug trafficking over the US-Mexico border, saying, "You want to just pull your eyeballs out."

Border Patrol Rescues Abandoned Migrant Toddler from TX Cornfield

The agents have taken the boy to a U.S. border station and are trying to find his parents using the number on his shoes, the officials said. So far, they have been unsuccessful.

Protesters "Occupy" Border Patrol Museum, Deface Fallen Officer Memorial

Dozens of demonstrators stormed into the National Border Patrol Museum outside of El Paso, Texas, reportedly defacing the memorial in that facility dedicated to fallen Border Patrol Officers.

President Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall

The president on Friday took executive action—declaring a national emergency—to spend $8 billion for the border wall he has promised since his campaign.

Texas State Officers Line the Border in Small Town to Stop Caravan of Immigrants

With the impending arrival of about 50 buses filled with immigrants form Central America, Texas Governor Greg Abbott reportedly sent about 500 Texas DPS officers to the small town of Eagle Pass, where the caravan was expected to cross the border.

Federal Agents at Mexico Border Make Largest Fentanyl Seizure Ever

Customs officers stationed at the commercial border crossing in Nogales made the largest fentanyl seizure ever recorded at any port of entry after a K-9 alerted others at the post that a haul of illegal narcotics was somewhere inside a vehicle at the checkpoint.

Trump Agrees to Temporarily Reopen Federal Government

The stop-gap agreement with congressional leaders will last three weeks, until Feb. 15, and would allow talks to continue over security on the southern border. The agreement announced by Trump includes no money for his border wall.

Agents Seize Nearly $7M in Illegal Drugs at US-Mexico Border

Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility reportedly seized nearly $7 million worth of illegal narcotics, including 320 pounds of methamphetamine and 40 pounds of cocaine.