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.
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In two separate incidents, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station apprehended a registered sex offender, and a Mara Salvatrucha 13 gang member.
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As the nation transitions away from its post-9/11 fears and wars, US border strategy needs to be overhauled and updated. A new strategy for border control should be closely linked ... 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 ... More than 60 Arrested in Alice Anti-Gang Operation
ALICE - The Alice Police Department worked with multiple local and federal law enforcement agencies in a pre-Christmas day anti-gang/anti-narcotics initiative that resulted in dozens of arrests. Officials say more than ... Report says More Illegal Immigrants are Dying
McALLEN - A recently released report on deaths and saves of illegal immigrants has sparked an ask for action from the Guatemalan consulate in McAllen. "Authorities, the community and the coyotes ... 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 ... Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers
Zapata Border Patrol Agents Halt Human Smuggling Attempt On Dec. 18, U. S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station rescued 10 undocumented immigrants in a human smuggling attempt. Agents ... Fast & Furious: The gift that keeps on giving
More than two years after the murder of a Border Patrol agent cracked the lid on a gun trafficking scandal that would bring down careers, hound the attorney general and ...
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