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Border Agents Freed Up for Patrol as Asylum Changes Take Effect

Border Agents Freed Up for Patrol as Asylum Changes Take Effect

BY CHARLOTTE CUTHBERTSON   YUMA, Ariz.—Border agents in Yuma are back on patrol after months of being inundated with floods of illegal immigrants that peaked in May. The illegal traffic in the Yuma sector almost tripled in fiscal 2019 with more than 68,000 aliens apprehended. Agents arrested some 450 people per day in May. The sector’s […]

Illegal Immigration Continues To Decline At Southern Border

Illegal Immigration Continues To Decline At Southern Border

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, spoke at the White House on Thursday to discuss the latest month’s border apprehension numbers.  October saw roughly 42,000 apprehensions, a drop from the previous month and the lowest number in the calendar year, demonstrating that the immigration crisis […]

Border Patrol Finds Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden In A Shipment Of Jalapenos

Border Patrol Finds Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden In A Shipment Of Jalapenos

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   Border Patrol agents in California reportedly seized four tons of marijuana hidden in a shipment of jalapeno peppers Thursday. A 37-year-old male Mexican national driving a tractor-trailer reportedly drove through the port of entry at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California with a shipment of jalapeno peppers, according to U.S. Customs […]

Trump Praises Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Who Engaged Synagogue Shooter

Trump Praises Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Who Engaged Synagogue Shooter

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    President Donald Trump praised an off-duty Border Patrol agent for acting quickly and engaging the shooter Saturday as he fled the scene after opening fire on congregants at Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego “Sincerest THANK YOU to our great Border Patrol Agent who stopped the shooter at the […]

Trump Introduces Border Patrol Agents with One Message: ‘We Need the Wall’

Trump Introduces Border Patrol Agents with One Message: ‘We Need the Wall’

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent President Donald Trump entered the White House briefing room Thursday to introduce U.S. Border Patrol agents who emphasized the necessity of a wall along the U.S. southern border. Trump introduced the agents, including National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd and two of his vice presidents. Each border patrol […]

Parents of 8-Year-Old Migrant Who Died Brought Boy for Easier US Entry

Parents of 8-Year-Old Migrant Who Died Brought Boy for Easier US Entry

Amber Athey, Media and Breaking News Editor   The mother of an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody has revealed her family’s reasons for bringing the boy on the dangerous trek to the U.S. border. In an interview with Reuters, Catarina Alonzo said that her husband took her son with him to the border in […]

Father of Migrant Girl Who Died in Border Control Custody Says She Wasn’t Starving — But There’s More

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    The father of a 7-year-old migrant girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody has refuted claims that she hadn’t had food or water in the days prior to being taken into custody — but he also said that he has no complaints with the way both he and his daughter […]

Washington Post, Time Headlines Imply Border Patrol Caused Death of 7-Year-Old Migrant Girl

Washington Post, Time Headlines Imply Border Patrol Caused Death of 7-Year-Old Migrant Girl

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    A seven-year-old migrant girl died just hours after being taken into the custody of U.S. Border Patrol, suffering from dehydration and exhaustion as a result of the strenuous journey — but a Washington Post headline made it appear as though Border Patrol bore responsibility for her death. 7-year-old migrant girl […]

Eyewitness Report | Latest from the San Diego/Tijuana border

Eyewitness Report | Latest from the San Diego/Tijuana border

By Jeff Schwilk  Thousands of illegal alien Hondurans, including violent criminals, started to arrive and the local residents are livid about it.  They are ready to take matters into their own hands (see Facebook group below). CBP (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) closed three lanes at the San Ysirdro border and one lane at Otay Mesa […]

Border Patrol Agent Saved Drowning Woman Who Jumped Off Cliff to Swim Back to Mexico

Border Patrol Agent Saved Drowning Woman Who Jumped Off Cliff to Swim Back to Mexico

Neetu Chandak | Contributor An agent associated with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saved a drowning woman who jumped off a 15-foot cliff when attempting to swim back to Mexico on Tuesday. Officials from CBP’s Air and Marine Operations (AMO) saw a group of illegal aliens on the U.S. side of the Rio Grande […]

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