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  • General Calls Border Crisis An Existential Threat

    07/09/2014 9:59:24 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 11 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | July 9, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Immigration: The general in charge of U.S. Southern Command says America's porous southern border poses as much a threat as any foreign power, with gangs and terrorist groups hiding among the tidal wave of illegals. If Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, commander of the U.S. Southern Command, keeps warning about the crisis at our southern border, he may soon join the long list of generals and admirals sacked by this administration as it decimates the military. "In comparison to other global threats, the near collapse of societies in the hemisphere with the associated drug and (undocumented immigrant) flow are frequently...
  • Obama opens America’s borders to Jihadists bearing drugs and bombs

    07/09/2014 9:00:20 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/9/14 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The risk of attacks by violent ISIS jihadists crossing our Southern border has taken on ominous proportions according to a former Defense Department analyst who believes this event could happen “sooner rather than later.” (1) “ISIS may be working to infiltrate the US with the aid of transnational drug cartels,” continued Michael Maloof. The violent MS-13 Mexican gang is known to have members in over 1,000 US cities and could provide conduits for jihadists, helping them transport weapons and supplies needed to set off terror bombs the magnitude of 9-11 or worse! Suitcase nukes, agents of bio-warfare and suicide bombers...
  • Obama's Incompetence Sinks In

    07/09/2014 6:44:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 9, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    MSNBC host Chuck Todd assembled a panel of liberal-media veterans on his morning show "The Daily Rundown" Monday and joked that the assembled heavyweights presented "a nightmare scenario for Brent Bozell." But what these journalists proceeded to issue was a devastating indictment of the Obama presidency and a real nightmare for this president. Carolyn Ryan, the Washington bureau chief of The New York Times, brought up "the national funk we're in, the sort of national malaise." The word "malaise" is never a good word to be around if you're the president. But for President Barack Obama, who is now...
  • The Murrieta Immigration Rebellion Rolls On

    07/08/2014 8:56:59 PM PDT · by Noremac · 13 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | July 8, 2014 | Richard Cameron
    Howdy folks, I attended / observed / participated in the protest in Murrieta near the Border Patrol station yesterday. Thought you might find a couple of observations about the nature of the resistance to detainee dumping of interest. One thing that floored me was the stark reality that the narrative the network media present, in which minorities - especially Hispanics, are all of the same mind concerning Open Borders, enforcement, amnesty, etc. - is so false that it is laughable. I suspected this all along, but it was still somewhat surprising the extent. A quick teaser. I detail how the...
  • Obama: Give $3.7B For Border I Said Was Secure In '12

    07/08/2014 4:10:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Investors.com ^ | July 8, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Immigration: During his re-election campaign, President Obama said emphatically that the southwestern border was secure. Now he wants billions to cope with the flood of illegals crossing that very border. According to various news accounts, the number of illegals coming across the border has surged to 35,000 month. In just the past few months, more than 50,000 unaccompanied children crossed over, creating a huge humanitarian crisis. How can this possibly be happening? After all, didn't Obama tell us when he ran for re-election that the border with Mexico was secure? As a matter of fact, he did. Many times. In...
  • Border Flood Due To Obama's Incompetence Or Intention

    07/08/2014 11:29:25 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 36 replies
    investor's Business Daily ^ | July 8, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Illegal Immigration: Texas Gov. Rick Perry states the obvious when he suggests that the flood of alien children coming to the U.S. from Latin America just might be a result of "ulterior motives" on the part of President Obama. Obama is like an arsonist who sets fires to help rescue people from burning buildings. He's asked Congress for $2 billion to deal with a child refugee crisis of his own making, money that could have gone to seal the border instead of having Border Patrol agents acting as glorified baby-sitters by cooking, cleaning and even doing laundry. A little-noted University...
  • Update from JimRob at Murrieta Border Patrol Station

    07/07/2014 2:02:47 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 459 replies
    Free Republic | 07/06/2014 | Jim Robinson
    Just spoke with JimRob and Syncro. Jim asked me to post an update. He is unable to post right now. The Homeland Security buses transporting the illegal immigrants from the airport to the Murrieta Border Patrol Station did not show up. The protesters have been told that the buses are going to San Jacinto. Jim said the protesters are leaving. He, Syncro, and Chris are going to wait a while to make sure this isn't a diversion to disperse the protesters. He said the Fox News truck is there. That's all for now.
  • Obama Intentionally Exposing YOU to Deadly Diseases

    07/06/2014 8:42:54 PM PDT · by kingattax · 17 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | July 2, 2014 | Dave Jolly
    How would you like to have a job where you were shot at by drug traffickers on the ground and from aircraft and where you were exposed to serious diseases such as tuberculosis, swine flu (H1N1), Ebola, dengue fever and chicken pox? Then consider the fact that working at this job really didn’t make much of a difference because the president undermined most of what you were working for. Welcome to the US Border Patrol. Border Patrol agents have faced the possibility of being shot at for years, mostly by illegal drug traffickers. Ever since the Obama administration walked thousands...
  • U.S. Border Protection Head: Central American Immigrants Not Dangerous

    07/06/2014 10:57:24 AM PDT · by kristinn · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sunday, July 6, 2014 | Jim Avila, Benjamin Bell and Mary Alice Parks
    The migrants from Central Americasurging across the border are “family members” and do not present a danger to the U.S., Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said today. “These are family members, these are not gang members, these are not dangerous individuals,” Kerlikowske told ABC News’ Jim Avila in an exclusive interview, his first since the crisis began. “I think that we all need to work through this problem together as Americans.” When asked if he had enough agents, Kerlikowske said he did. “[Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson] has just deployed an additional 150 agents to the Rio Grande...
  • The Murrieta Rebellion

    07/06/2014 4:39:41 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 74 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 4 July 2014 | Editorial
    The Law: Residents of city proud to be called Reagan Country rose up last week to halt busloads of illegal immigrants being dumped into their neighorhoods, showing why they may have started a grassfire national movement. To get into the town hall meeting at California's Murietta Mesa High School, you had to work your way through 200 angry protesters. Many of them were in green and white Mexican soccer jerseys and bandanas and waved Mexican flags, at least one with "Viva Mexico" stamped on it. "Ci-ti-zen-ship! Ci-ti-zen-ship!" shouted one young woman, pumping her flag along as the crowd's rage sizzled....
  • Protesters gather at Murrieta to await buses of immigrants

    07/04/2014 11:45:06 PM PDT · by blueplum · 15 replies
    LA Times ^ | July 4, 2014 2:14pm | TONY PERRY, MATT HANSEN
    Protesters have gathered near the entrance to a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, Calif., on Friday to await buses of undocumented immigrants, but whether those buses will arrive is unknown. Unlike Tuesday when shouting, flag-waving protesters blocked three busloads of immigrants, Murrieta police Friday morning cleared the entry road. The estimated 100 demonstrators, including those favoring the immigrants, were being restricted to a "safety zone" away from the road. Many had remained all night at the site, vowing a repeat of Tuesday's blockade. Authorities kept the road to the processing center clear and the protesters in check, although scuffles did...
  • California citizen militia units joining forces with Texas units to defend the border

    07/04/2014 3:25:57 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 318 replies
    July 4, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Ok, this is just the germination of the plan. We have independent units from the Bolinas Border Patrol and the Central Valley Citizens militia joining forces with independent citizens militia units of Texas to defend our southern border in Texas, to protest Obama's lawless open borders policies and to rally support for Governor Perry to officially call out Guard units and Texas militia units at his disposal to defend the border!! Lawsuits will not cut it. The invasion is happening now. Action must be taken NOW!! FReepers, Patriots, Militia members: Prepare to answer the call!!
  • Obama Look-Alike Dies in US Border Patrol Commercial Aimed at Migrants

    07/04/2014 10:30:21 AM PDT · by lilyramone · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 4, 2014 | Tony Lee
    An actor with a striking resemblance to President Barack Obama stars -- and dies -- in a new federal government commercial aimed at preventing and scaring Central American migrants from attempting to illegally enter the United States. The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) unveiled the commercial on Thursday on both sides of the border. According to ABC, the ads will be "dramatic, made in the telenovella fashion."
  • Border Patrol Agents Worry About Contagious Diseases

    07/04/2014 8:19:04 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 30 replies
    KRGV.com ^ | July 1, 2014
    VIDEO: WESLACO - The spread of scabies, chicken pox and other diseases within Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol facilities may be getting out of control, a leader with the agents' union said. National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 Vice President Christopher Cabrera said the federal government is not serious about solving the problem. Cabrera said agents have to deal with health issues affecting the immigrants. He said agents are encountering many sick immigrants, including women and children. Cabrera said the agents are beginning to contract some of those diseases. "I see it as a big mess. Unless we get serious...
  • Government Sources: Rise In Illegals From Countries With Ties To Terrorism

    07/03/2014 3:14:01 AM PDT · by blueplum · 14 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | June 30, 2014 | KERRY PICKET
    Government sources told Breitbart News there is a “great uptick” of Special Interest Aliens (SIA) crossing the border since the surge of illegal immigrants have been crossing the southern border. SIAs are individuals entering the United States from foreign countries with terrorist links. Although the problem of SIAs entering America is not new, Governor Rick Perry recently told Fox News: We have record high numbers of other than Mexicans being apprehended at the border. These are people that are coming from states like Syria that have substantial connections back to terrorist regimes and terrorist operations. So we're seeing record, historic...
  • Border Patrol Agents Report Increase in 'Fake Families'

    07/03/2014 2:52:48 AM PDT · by blueplum · 19 replies
    ABC/KRGV TV ^ | Jul 2, 2014 6:35 PM | Staff
    RIO GRANDE VALLEY - The threat of danger looms over thousands of undocumented immigrants who cross the border daily. The vice-president of the Border Patrol union in the Rio Grande Valley says agents are seeing more of what they call "pseudo families" or "fake families." Many undocumented immigrants are desperate to get to their final destination. They're pretending to be related to each other to improve their chances. The spokesperson for the local border patrol union says it's working. It's also dangerous. Border Patrol union representative, Chris Cabrera said, "It's frustrating to know that people are you know working the...
  • BORDER PATROL: Texas detainees arriving Tuesday at Murrieta station

    06/28/2014 4:35:59 PM PDT · by blueplum · 7 replies
    Press-Enterprise ^ | June 27, 2014 | Sarah Burge
    The first 140 immigrant detainees being transported to the Murrieta U.S. Border Patrol Station from Texas — part of an effort handle a crush of migrants in that state — are expected to arrive Tuesday and ultimately may be released at Inland bus stations, authorities said Friday. Groups of families with children are scheduled to arrive in Murrieta every 72 hours from south Texas, where a massive influx of Central Americans crossing the border has created what President Barack Obama has described as a “humanitarian crisis.” Many of the migrants are unaccompanied children. :snip: Border Patrol officials notified him that...
  • Congressman: Obama 'co-conspirator' in border torture

    06/27/2014 10:01:20 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    WND ^ | June 27, 2014 | Bob Unruh
    'Boys and girls forced to cut off the fingers or cut off the ears of other boys and girls' Only days after the stunning report from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, of threats and torture illegal alien children endure en route to the southern U.S. border, a member of Congress is charging that President Obama, through his statements and actions, is complicit. Cruz’s statement came in a news conference after he, Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, and others visited a dorm at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas that serves as a temporary home to some of the tens of thousands...
  • Border Patrol Agent: ‘If the Administration Says This Isn’t Amnesty, Don’t Believe Them’

    06/27/2014 1:42:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    CNSNews ^ | June 27, 2014 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Albert Stratte, sergeant-at-arms of the National Border Patrol Council, Local 3307. (CNSNews.com) -- Albert Spratte, the sergeant-at-arms of the National Border Patrol Council, Local 3307 in the Rio Grande Valley, said the Obama administration is largely to blame for waves of illegal immigrants that have been flooding the Southwest U.S. border since February, saying the government opened the door for the crisis by making it “clear they’re not going to deport people.” Spratte, who was speaking with CNSNews.com as a representative of theunion, further said “we don’t have control of the border,” and if the Obama administration claims it...
  • Obama's end of the USA via fomenting foreign invasion

    06/27/2014 11:57:37 AM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    Renew America ^ | Sher Zieve
    It has been a few years since I've talked and, subsequently, interviewed former USBP Supervisor David J. Stoddard (Ret). In my opinion – and that of many others – there really is no better information source than Dave for what is currently transpiring at and on our Southern Border. David J. Stoddard BIO US Border Patrol Supervisor David J Stoddard (Ret) was with the US Border Patrol for 27 years. David served in Calexico, California, Vermont, Yuma, Tucson Sector Headquarters and Naco, Arizona and worked in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and other locations. Dave, also, provided testimony about immigration reform...
  • Meltdown: Border Patrol Agents Test Positive for Diseases Brought In by the Flood of Illegal Aliens

    06/27/2014 10:32:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 27, 2014 | Bryan Preston
    Let’s just tick through what’s going on on the border. Whether it’s accidental or by DACA design, the US-Mexico border is being overrun with illegal aliens from Central America. Mexico was once known for its tough handling of its southern border with Belize and Guatemala. Not anymore. At least 52,000 illegal aliens have managed to cross Mexico and reach the US border in the past few months. Many of them are kids. Some of them are hardcore criminals. With Hizballah known to be active in South America and Mexico, who knows who else may be using this moment to slip...
  • Report: Mexican Military Chopper Crosses Into US, Shoots At Border Agents

    06/27/2014 8:05:10 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 127 replies
    Border Patrol agents in Arizona were reportedly fired upon by a Mexican military helicopter that traveled across the border. KVOA-TV reports that Mexican authorities were conducting a drug interdiction operation when the incident happened early Thursday morning on the Tohono O’odham Indian Nation. The Mexican chopper fired at the agents and then flew back into Mexico.
  • Young immigrant diagnosed with H1N1 at Lackland Air Force Base

    06/25/2014 4:33:09 PM PDT · by blueplum · 45 replies
    WOAI TV ^ | June 25th, 2014 3:06pm PST | Action 4 News Staff
    Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio has been diagnosed with swine flu. The San Antonio Metro Health District confirmed the H1N1 virus case with WOAI-TV. Online media outlet The Blaze first reported the case of H1N1 at the base, quoting Rep. Louie Gohmert as saying the child was "feverish for several days." The Blaze reported that 2,000 swine flu vaccines are being sent to Lackland to treat anyone who may have been exposed to the child. A spokeswoman for San Antonio Metro Health told WOAI-TV that the military reported the case to the health agency.
  • 'Mixed message': Feds to house, feed illegal aliens in Border Patrol Academy

    06/25/2014 3:47:27 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 16 replies
    fox news ^ | 6/25/2014 | Joseph J. Kolb
    'Mixed message': Feds to house, feed illegal aliens in Border Patrol Academy The government plans to house illegal immigrants at the same facility where the men and women charged with keeping them out are trained. The federal government has found a place in New Mexico to help house the tide of humanity pouring in from Mexico: The Border Patrol Academy, the very facility where agents are supposed to be trained to keep illegal immigrants out of the U.S.
  • US Border Is So Secure That 378 TODDLERS Were Able to Cross Into the US This Year

    06/22/2014 4:04:30 AM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/21/2014 | Jim Hoft
    Let’s face it. There is no security at the border. Migration of the Innocents: A Central American toddler migrant being lifted onto the Mexican train known as “The Beast.” (WLRN)The US Border is so secure that 378 unaccompanied toddlers were able to cross into the United States in the last year. What a disgrace.Breitbart reported: From October 1, 2013 to June 11, 2014, 378 unaccompanied children ages two-years old and younger have reportedly been detained by US Border patrol Agents for crossing the southern border illegally.According to Fusion, they obtained their information from the office of a high-ranking Democratic senator....
  • Close To 300 Women, Children Caught Along Texas-Mexico Border

    06/19/2014 10:45:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    KTXA-TV ^ | June 19, 2014 | Joe Gomez
    MISSION, TEXAS (KRLD) – A day after Texas state leaders approved a border security surge, news comes out of Mission, Texas that close to 300 women and children have been caught trying to cross illegally into the U.S. “I talked to a Border Patrol agent yesterday and he told me that in one group — not several groups — but in one group, 280 mothers and children were caught; they turned themselves in,” says Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo). “That shows you the magnitude of what’s happening down there.” He says the word is out that sanctuary can be found in...
  • Crisis Leaves Border Patrol Agents Spending Personal Money on Diapers for Kids

    06/19/2014 10:05:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Breitbart's Texas ^ | June 19, 2014 | Brandon Darby
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)U.S. Border Patrol agents have been spending their own money on diapers, toys, clothes, and treats for the thousands of children and other minors who have illegally crossed into the U.S. in hopes of staying in the country, according to the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC). Shawn Moran, Vice President of the NBPC, spoke with Breitbart Texas and said, “FEMA is finally coming on line and conditions are getting better for many locations, but there are still many stations that are overwhelmed with processing duties and without the resources needed for these kids.” Many Border Patrol agents, frustrated with the...
  • 'Wave of humanity': Border Patrol overwhelmed by flow of illegal immigrants

    06/16/2014 11:32:35 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 16, 2014 | John Roberts
    MISSION, Texas – At daybreak in this border town, two women from Guatemala – one with a small child strapped to her back – wait patiently on the levee overlooking the Rio Grande. They have been instructed by the "coyote" who ferried them across the river for an exorbitant fee – as much as $1,000 – to simply wait for the Border Patrol to pick them up. After processing, they will likely be given a notice to appear before an immigration judge and a bus ticket to wherever in America they may have friends or relatives. That’s the way it...
  • Border Patrol union under fire for 'racist' tweet listing 'burrito wrapping'

    06/15/2014 6:39:01 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 15 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 15 June 2014 | DAILY MAIL REPORTERS
    Headline The National BBorder Patrol union under fire for 'racist' tweet listing 'burrito wrapping' as part of new job description after photos revealed sub-human conditions in which immigrant children are kept The National Border Patrol Council - the union that represents the U.S.' Border Patrol agents - is under fire after posting some controversial messages on Twitter on Saturday that critics say mocked the more than 50,000 immigrant children who have been caught crossing the border without parents since early October. The sub-human conditions in which many of these children have been kept while in Border Patrol custody was revealed...
  • Border Patrol Agents Threatened with Criminal Charges for Speaking to Reporters

    06/13/2014 4:40:36 PM PDT · by Resettozero · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Jun 2014, 1:59 PM PDT | by KRISTIN TATE
    HOUSTON, Texas—A surge of thousands of illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has left federal resources and facilities overwhelmed. Most of the new migrants are children from Central America. In the aftermath of Breitbart Texas releasing photos showing minors warehoused in crowded U.S. cells, Border Patrol agents in Texas have been instructed not to speak to media outlets. The Associated Press (AP) obtained an email from Eligio "Lee" Pena, an assistant patrol agent, that ordered more than 3,000 agents to not speak to reporters about the "humanitarian crisis." The email allegedly said that reporters are likely to press for details...
  • Border Patrol changing diapers, heating baby formula for surge of children

    06/13/2014 8:56:46 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 13, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    Gil Kerlikowske, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said Friday that many of the illegal immigrant children his agents are encountering trying to slip across the U.S.-Mexico border have never even seen a doctor before. He described scenes of Border Patrol agents changing diapers and heating baby formula in order to care for some of the youngest children, and said agents are being asked to do things way beyond their skill set — particularly for so many of the agents who are young, single men. “I’ve been down there, a lot, and spent a lot of time and I’ve...
  • Internal Memo Reveals High-Level Dissent on Border Surge Policies

    06/10/2014 10:51:38 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 6 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | June 10 2014 | Jessica Vaughan,
    A draft memo from a top Border Patrol official expresses alarm that the administration's handling of the border surge in south Texas is inviting more illegal crossings and overwhelming the DHS agencies. The memo calls for the administration to stop releasing illegal crossers into the United States and instead impose harsher "consequences" on illegal crossers. [DHS Logo] The document, attributed to Ronald D. Vitiello, deputy chief of the Border Patrol, includes revised estimates from the DHS statistics office on the size of the surge of unaccompanied minors. At the end of May, DHS projected that in FY 2014, the Border...
  • After Leaked Photos Expose Unaccompanied Child Crisis, Border Patrol Agents Threatened With Firings

    06/09/2014 10:01:44 AM PDT · by don-o · 53 replies
    Townhall ^ | June 9, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Last week, photos surfaced from Texas and Arizona showing Border Patrol processing centers overwhelmed as thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America continue to need shelter and resources. The photos show hundreds of children sleeping in crowded, chain linked cages. Agents have described the situation as a humanitarian crisis. In response to the leaked images out of Arizona, Patrol Agent in Charge Leslie Lawson is cracking down on the use of personal technology by agents in the Nogales Border Patrol processing center. "Due to the recent unauthorized use of a personally owned electronic device in the Nogales Processing Center, the...
  • Surge in kids illegally crossing into U.S. alone strains Border Patrol

    06/06/2014 1:07:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    The flood of young children pouring across the southwestern border is worse than the administration has previously acknowledged, and efforts to deal with unaccompanied minors are overwhelming the Border Patrol, distracting it from going after smugglers and other illegal immigrants, according to an internal draft memo from the agency. The four-page memo, authored by Deputy Border Patrol Chief Ronald D. Vitiello and dated May 30, contradicts the administration’s argument that the border is secure enough to begin legalizing current illegal aliens already in the U.S. Instead, Chief Vitiello paints a picture of a government struggling to cope, leaving the children...
  • Drug Smugglers Pretend To Be Federal Government Agency (US Fish & Wildlife Service)

    06/04/2014 7:28:15 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 5 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | June 4, 2014 | Yahoo! News
    Drug smugglers pretend to be federal agency TUCSON, Ariz. — It looked like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service truck. But the U.S. Border Patrol says it was actually the latest in a long line of creative attempts by smugglers to get illegal drugs from Mexico into the U.S. Agents spotted the white truck with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decals along a boundary fence in Douglas, Arizona, on Monday, while responding to reports of possible drug smuggling. When agents tried to contact those inside, the vehicle suddenly stopped and two people fled into Mexico. Agents say they found 3,200...
  • New Obama Border Policy: Seek Cover & Move Back

    06/01/2014 7:59:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 1, 2014 | Kevin McCullough
    There it was in the Saturday edition of the USA Today in black and white text on my screen: "When possible, agents are to seek cover or move back out of the immediate area of danger." It was one of the new policies and tighter restrictions our Homeland Security Department is putting on our southern border. "When possible, agents are to seek cover or move back out of the immediate area of danger." Shockingly (or not) the administration is bringing its policy from that successful night on the town in Benghazi to our own borders. You like smaller numbers of...
  • Only Cartels Benefit from Obama's Border 'Monument,' says Former Border Patrol Association

    05/21/2014 7:41:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 May 2014 | Kristin Tate
    Obama Administration is set to unilaterally designate a 600,000 acre national monument in New Mexico near the U.S.-Mexican border. The sanctuary, which will be called the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, has drawn sharp criticism from law enforcement who say it will impede border security. "By creating this monument, President Obama is ensuring a pathway to get drugs into the country" Zack Taylor, Chairman of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, told Breitbart Texas. The Obama Administration will ultimately control how much access Border Patrol agents will have to the land, including whether or not they will be...
  • Mexico is Forming its Own Border Patrol

    05/07/2014 9:23:13 AM PDT · by mgist · 31 replies
    WOAI ^ | 5/7/14 | NA
    Mexico is Forming its Own Border Patrol Posted Wednesday, May 7th 2014 @ 11am Mexico, which more and more finds itself being victimized by illegal immigrations, is in the process of setting up its own Border Patrol, 1200 WOAI news reports. U.S. Rep Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo), who is working with the Mexican government in the effort, tells 1200 WOAI news that it is a sign of the reality now facing Mexico. For years, Mexico relied on emigration to deal with a demographic imbalance caused by the Mexican Baby Boom of the sixties and seventies. But now that Mexico's birth rate...
  • Border Patrol to roll out rescue beacons for illegal immigrants

    04/30/2014 11:01:00 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 44 replies
    PoliceOne ^ | Apr 30, 2014
    U.S. Border Patrol officials plan to show off the agency's latest technology in rescue towers that are placed in remote desert regions across the Southwest. If immigrants find themselves in a dangerous predicament, they can press a button on the tower that alerts authorities of their location
  • WATCH THIS: Secret video footage proves cop lied about horrific accident

    04/14/2014 10:10:47 AM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 89 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4-14-14 | Robby Soave
    A border patrol officer who crashed his van into a civilian car blamed the accident on the other driver — but little did he know, the civilian had a secret camera installed in his vehicle.
  • MILLIONAIRES NEED YOUR HELP!... Ann Coulter

    04/03/2014 12:01:16 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 34 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 2 Apr 2014 | Ann Coulter
    Last Sunday, The New York Times published a front-page article about the heartfelt need of California farmers for more illegal aliens. The first tip-off that heinous public policy ideas were coming was that the Times introduced farmer Chuck Herrin, owner of a farm-labor contracting company, as a "lifelong Republican." That's Times-speak for "liberal." Herrin admitted that he employs a lot of illegal aliens and bitterly complained that they lived in fear of "Border Patrol and deportations." (But, apparently, he doesn't live in fear of admitting he's violating our immigration laws.) Sorry that running a country inconveniences you, Chuck. He said...
  • Graphic Images Justify Border Patrol's Use of Deadly Force Against Rock Attacks

    04/02/2014 8:15:48 AM PDT · by 12th_Monkey · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Apr 2014 | Brandon Darby
    Breitbart Texas has reported extensively on the left-of-center campaign to restrict the ability of Border Patrol agents to defend themselves and on the false narratives such open-borders advocates use in their political and media attacks against the men and women of the Border Patrol. The reality being far from the false narrative of "kids throwing pebbles," the life-threatening rock attacks against Border Patrol agents often occur in remote areas when a solitary Border Patrol agent may be up to a 90-minute drive from their nearest backup. The solitary Border Patrol agent's radio often does not work due to insufficient communications...
  • Border Patrol Limits Use of Force

    03/10/2014 10:21:44 AM PDT · by don-o · 10 replies
    officer.com ^ | Brian Bennett
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Border Patrol has restricted border agents’ authority to shoot at moving vehicles or at people throwing rocks, changing a controversial policy that has contributed to at least 19 deaths since 2010. In a memo released Friday, Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher directed border agents not to step in front of moving vehicles, nor to use their bodies to block them, in order to open fire at drivers. He also barred shooting at vehicles whose occupants are fleeing from agents. A deadly threat, which would justify use of force, does not “include a moving vehicle merely...
  • Border Agent Kills Man Who Threw Rock at Him

    02/19/2014 11:11:48 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 46 replies
    Newser ^ | 2/18/14 | Kate Seamons
    Agent was patrolling known smuggling trail near San Diego A US Border Patrol agent who claims he feared for his life after a rock hit his head reacted by shooting and killing the man who hurled the stone. It marks the ninth fatal shooting involving rock throwing since 2010. The unnamed agent was patrolling a smuggling trail east of San Diego early Tuesday when he came upon men suspected of crossing the border illegally; rocks were thrown at him, with one hitting his head. The San Diego Union-Tribune describes one of them as being as large as a basketball, and...
  • Illegal Aliens Apprehended by Border Patrol Up 15% in FY 2013

    01/23/2014 8:49:51 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 23, 2014 - 6:00 AM | Susan Jones
    U.S. Border Patrol apprehensions—a key indicator of illegal immigration—increased for the second year in a row in fiscal 2013, the agency reported in a recent summary of border activity. Apprehensions—the number of people caught trying to enter the country illegally—totaled 420,789 in Fiscal Year 2013 (Oct. 1, 2012-Sept. 30 2013). That’s 15.35 percent above the 364,768 apprehensions in FY 2012; and 23.67 percent above the 340,252 apprehensions in FY 2011. The Border Patrol says a greater number of apprehensions indicates a higher number of attempted illegal border crossings. While apprehensions of Mexicans in FY 2013 remained largely unchanged from FY...
  • (MUST SEE) Vintage 1939 PHOTO: US Lawmen Dragging Fugitve Across US-Mexico Border; El Paso, Texas

    12/14/2013 12:10:34 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    Retronaut ^ | 1939 | Luis Marden / National Geographic
    circa 1939: Dragging a fugitive across the border, near El Paso, Texas, USA Picture by Luis Marden / National Geographic.
  • Department of Homeland Security Stacked With Pro-Amnesty Attorneys

    12/06/2013 12:51:04 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    As Congress gets ready to battle on immigration reform next year, it's important to take a look at who will help enforce and shape any kind of immigration overhaul. Former Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General and radical open borders attorney Tom Perez was safely put into the position of Labor Secretary by President Obama and the Senate earlier this year, knowing the Department of Justice is safely locked down as pro-amnesty. Perez has a long history of advocating not for American workers, but for illegal alien workers and made sure the Department of Justice was stacked with pro-amnesty...
  • "Unruly" Crowd Attacks Border Patrol Agents

    11/26/2013 9:16:50 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 28 replies
    nbcsandiego.com ^ | Nov 26, 2013 | Christina London
    A crowd of more than 100 people pelted Border Patrol agents with rocks and bottles as they tried to cross into the U.S. illegally, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The incident happened Sunday in the Tijuana River channel, near the San Ysidro Port of Entry. According to CBP, a Border Patrol agent ordered the Mexican nationals to stop, but they continued walking into the U.S. Officials said the agent fired a PepperBall Launcher, but it did not deter the crowd. “They had their phones out so this group was out to spark an incident. That's what they wanted...
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit by family of slain border agent

    11/18/2013 7:12:32 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | 7:02 p.m. CST, November 18, 2013 | Tim Gaynor
    A wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry has been dismissed by a federal judge on the grounds that a court settlement would interfere with the powers of the U.S. government, which has a compensation scheme of its own. Terry died in a shoot-out with Mexican drug cartel gunmen in southern Arizona in December 2010 in a case tied to a flawed bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, or ATF, gun-running operation that embarrassed the Obama administration and strained relations with Mexico. Last year Terry's parents, Kent and Josephine Terry, filed a...
  • Border Patrol Beefs Up Surveillance Through Tethered Spy Blimps In South Texas

    11/07/2013 2:44:42 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 26 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | November 07, 2013
    The nation's federal border protection agency announced this week it will begin using more military-owned equipment for surveillance along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. The new equipment, set up at three locations, will include large balloon-like devices called “aerostats” that contain sensor equipment for viewing activity along the border. The sensor equipment is similar to what the Border Patrol already uses but will give the agency a greater viewing area so they can track drug traffickers and undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.’s southern border. The announcement of the border balloons comes on top of recent announcements by...