Articles Tagged 'US-Mexico border'
Caravan forces short-term shutdown on U.S. border as DHS boosts security
Homeland Security rushed to barricade part of the country’s busiest land border crossing Monday after learning that some of the thousands of migrants massed on… READ MORE
The Wall Will Rise In 2 Years
US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said the US-Mexico border wall ordered by President Donald Trump would be built where needed first “then it… READ MORE
Donald Trump to sign executive order on border wall plans, tighter immigration enforcement
President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with plans for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and other… READ MORE
Great Walls of America Edition: Trump & Obama’s New Barricades
President-elect Donald Trump on Friday defended his plans to build and fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall, saying the “dishonest media” isn’t reporting that Mexico will… READ MORE
1,574 PER DAY: Border Officials Struggle Under Increasing Wave of Illegal Migration
About 1,574 – that’s how many illegal aliens were apprehended at the U.S. Mexico border per day during the month of November, marking the fifth… READ MORE
Key Mexican drug cartel suspect extradited to U.S.
By Jerry Seper-The Washington Times
A drug cartel responsible for killing thousands of people in Mexico‘s border cities has been dealt another law enforcement setback with the extradition of a key player to the United States on charges of smuggling heroin, cocaine and marijuana into west Texas for later shipment to other parts of the United States.
Felipe Dominguez-Vargas, a… READ MORE
Mexico’s drug war heats up near Arizona border
ALTAR, Mexico â€” Very few residents dare to drive on one of the roads out of this watering-hole for migrants, fearing they will be stopped at gunpoint. They worry they will be told to turn around after their gas tanks are drained or, worse, be kidnapped or killed.
A shootout that left 21 people dead and six wounded on the… READ MORE
Pirates threaten boats on US-Mexico border lake
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN
ZAPATA, Texas (AP) – The waters of Falcon Lake normally beckon boaters with waterskiing and world-record bass fishing. But this holiday weekend, fishermen on the waters that straddle the U.S.-Mexico border are on the lookout for something more sinister: pirates.
Twice in recent weeks, fishermen have been robbed at gunpoint by marauders that the local sheriff says… READ MORE