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Border Patrol’s Fentanyl Seizures Increase By 4,000% Amid Crisis, Officials Say

Border Patrol’s Fentanyl Seizures Increase By 4,000% Amid Crisis, Officials Say

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Border officials seized 4,000% more fentanyl in 2021 than in 2018 as the border crisis continues, NBC News reported Tuesday. Cartels have taken advantage of increased federal resources allocated for migrant encounters to smuggle fentanyl into the U.S. between ports of entry, according to NBC News. Border officials have found 41 pounds of fentanyl […]

Border Patrol Chief To Step Down

Border Patrol Chief To Step Down

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott will step down after more than 29 years with Customs and Border Protection, he announced Wednesday. Scott will remain in his position for around 60 days as the agency transitions, he said in a private Facebook post. A spokesperson for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shared a […]

‘Most Incompetent Approach Yet’: DC Police Union Head Criticizes Biden’s Attempt To Curb Gun Violence

‘Most Incompetent Approach Yet’: DC Police Union Head Criticizes Biden’s Attempt To Curb Gun Violence

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter The Biden administration’s plans to crack down on violent crime “might be the most incompetent approach yet,” the D.C. Police Union chairman told the Daily Caller News Foundation Wednesday. Instances of homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault have increased in 63 major cities where the city councils have voted for budget cuts and enforced […]

Texas Will Build Its Own Border Wall In Response To Migrant Crisis, Governor Announces

Texas Will Build Its Own Border Wall In Response To Migrant Crisis, Governor Announces

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Texas will build its own border wall as migrants continue illegally entering the state, Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Abbott hosted a border security meeting with Texas law enforcement officials to discuss how they can combat illegal entry at the border, according to Abbott. Abbott criticized the Biden administration’s […]

Kamala Harris Hands Out Cookies Of Herself On D-Day, Then Gets Heckled By Local Guatemalans

Kamala Harris Hands Out Cookies Of Herself On D-Day, Then Gets Heckled By Local Guatemalans

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Vice President Kamala Harris reportedly gave out cookies resembling herself to people aboard Air Force Two on D-Day before arriving in Guatemala where she was heckled by protestors. Harris reportedly handed out cookies depicting her official White House portrait and Air Force Two to members of the press before protesters with various signs telling […]

Border Patrol Chief To Step Down

Border Patrol Chief To Step Down

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott will step down after more than 29 years with Customs and Border Protection, he announced Wednesday. Scott will remain in his position for around 60 days as the agency transitions, he said in a private Facebook post. A spokesperson for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shared a […]

Arizona AG Urges Hotel Owners Not To Let ICE Convert The Property To House 1,200 Migrants

Arizona AG Urges Hotel Owners Not To Let ICE Convert The Property To House 1,200 Migrants

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich urged property owners not to contract with immigration officials to detain around 1,200 migrants at a hotel property in Scottsdale, Arizona, in a letter sent Wednesday. Brnovich criticized the Biden administration for its handling of increasing migration to the southern border and said Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shouldn’t […]

Texas Will Build Its Own Border Wall In Response To Migrant Crisis, Governor Announces

Texas Will Build Its Own Border Wall In Response To Migrant Crisis, Governor Announces

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Texas will build its own border wall as migrants continue illegally entering the state, Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Abbott hosted a border security meeting with Texas law enforcement officials to discuss how they can combat illegal entry at the border, according to Abbott. Abbott criticized the Biden administration’s […]

Senators Propose $1 Billion To Aid DHS In Addressing Future Migrant Surges

Senators Propose $1 Billion To Aid DHS In Addressing Future Migrant Surges

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Senators introduced legislation that would require federal agencies tasked with managing migration at the border to make strategic plans and allow access to $1 billion in contingency funding, lawmakers announced Friday. Republican Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and Democratic Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly introduced the Border Response Resilience Act that would establish a […]

DHS Secretary Defends Handling Of Border Crisis Even Though Migrants Are Flooding Into US

DHS Secretary Defends Handling Of Border Crisis Even Though Migrants Are Flooding Into US

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas defended the Biden administration’s handling of the increased number of encounters and apprehensions at the southern border and reduced interior enforcement in a congressional hearing Wednesday. Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee criticized the Biden administration for releasing illegal migrants into the U.S. and cutting […]