EL PASO, Texas – Persistence paid off for U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Paso Sector when agents working the southwest quadrant of New Mexico and west Texas uncovered marijuana valued at $566,736 on Dec. 30, 2012 and Jan. 1, 2013.
Under policies announced by Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s new president, the focus will be on street gangs and criminals employed by cartels rather than eliminating drug trafficking bosses.
EDINBURG - A teenager linked to deadly human smuggling case will remain in custody even when prosecutors have not presented any charges against him. A judge decided to keep him in ... Mexico finds smuggling tunnel near US border
PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. officials say Mexican authorities have found a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona. Santa Cruz ... Border Patrol Nabs 2 for Illegal Re-Entry: MS-13 Gang Member, Sex Offender
[caption id="attachment_69211" align="alignright" width="300"] Border Patrol Nabs 2 for Illegal Re-Entry: MS-13 Gang Member, Sex Offender[/caption] In two separate incidents, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station ... Cocaine Found in Gift Bag at Checkpoint
SARITA - A Mexican national is facing federal drug charges, after Border Patrol agents allegedly caught her transporting cocaine. The woman was traveling on a bus and spotted during an inspection ... ICE Exercises Prosecutorial Discretion for ID Fraud
It's a good thing North Carolina (and Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia) saw fit to enact stronger E-Verify laws that go into effect in 2013, because the Obama administration is ... Mexico’s Knights Templar Seeking Less Violence, Offer to Lay Down Arms
A drug-trafficking organization active in the western state of Michoacan offered to lay down its guns if Mexico’s new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, takes effective action to curb violent crime ... Officials: More illegal immigrants from Central America
HOUSTON-- The Border Patrol states non-Mexican illegal immigrants are accounting for a slender majority of the firm's worries in South Texas.From October 2011 to July 31, agents apprehended even more ... Blog del Narco: Cartels Forcing Migrants to Smuggle Drugs After Families Threatened
Defenders of immigrant rights are concerned about the increasing number of cases in which people are forced to smuggle drugs into the United States from Mexico by drug traffickers threatening ...
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