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  • Former Border Patrol Officers Know Best On Immigration, Not Senate

    05/31/2013 2:52:05 PM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 4 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | May 31, 2013 | Evalyn Bennett
    Besides the recommendations in the NAFBPO report Congress should implement the following provisions to address the impacts of guest worker programs to unemployed Americans and “level the playing field” between American workers and foreigners: Require an employer to demonstrate there is no qualified American citizen for a job before recruiting for or hiring a foreign worker. Require all employers to use E-verify to document legal employment status (work visa, permanent resident status, citizenship). Require the employer to pay state minimum wage and implement a means for verifying that this wage is being paid. Require the employer to write a letter...
  • Retired Border Patrol reject amnesty proposals from both Pres. Obama and Senate Gang of Eight

    02/14/2013 11:32:26 AM PST · by AuntB · 4 replies
    Numbers USA/NAFBPO ^ | Feb. 4, 2013 | NAFBPO Press Release
    NAFBPO rejects the President's proposal out of hand. It is unacceptable in that it contains not so much as a nod to immigration enforcement or a secure border. It is predicated upon administration claims that the border is secure now, or at least, secure enough. That claim is at best wishful thinking but is more likely willful misdirection of the public's opinion of the situation. A study of Border Patrol operations by the Government Accountability Office indicates that the Border Patrol is about 60% effective, a deplorable figure even if accurate. NAFBPO members maintain contacts with many field officers and...
  • Just Another day down Mexico way....

    09/23/2012 12:32:12 PM PDT · by AuntB · 5 replies
    NAFBPO - M3Foreign News report ^ | Sept. 20, 2012 | NAFBPO
    Highlights of the latest news... MEXICO A video posted by MundoNarco gives figures of 90,000 people dead and 300,000 missing. Note it is in Spanish. (Editor comment: These figures are based on a known count, but likely omits those where an entire family disappears and is killed, and there is no one to report it. Or when survivors choose not to report it out of fear.) http://youtu.be/ilJKJ6EA0_c SALTILLO, COAHUILA* The Deputy Chief of the Municipal police was assassinated at about 8:30 pm on his way home from work Tuesday night. This now makes three officers killed in recent weeks, with...
  • Border Patrol agents attacked

    02/21/2011 9:44:18 AM PST · by AuntB · 3 replies · 1+ views
    KSWT ^ | Feb. 18, 2011 | KSWT
    Calexico, California -- Border Patrol agents are attacked while trying to make an arrest near the Calexico Station. According to the Border Patrol, 2 agents were in the process of arresting 3 suspected illegals near the border fence. During the arrests, 2 other men standing on top of the fence on the Mexican side started throwing large rocks at the agents. A third agent was able to maneuver his vehicle to provide some cover, but the men continued to throw rocks, seriously damaging the vehicle. None of the agents were hurt, but the rock throwers escaped back into Mexico.
  • Majority in U.S. and EU see Immigrants as a Problem

    02/05/2011 8:39:53 AM PST · by AuntB · 24 replies · 1+ views
    National Assn. of former Border Patrol Agents ^ | Feb. 4, 2011 | Nafbpo - M3 Foreign News report
    Department 15, La Prensa Grafica (El Salvador) 2/3/2011 Majority in U.S. and EU see immigrants as a problem The Transatlantic Trends survey is sponsored by several institutions in the United States and Europe. Most Europeans and Americans believe that immigration is a problem rather than an advantage for their respective countries, according to a survey published Thursday by a group of foundations. The survey shows that citizens whose personal situation worsened due to the economic crisis in the past two years believe that immigrants are to blame for it. 65% of Britons believe that immigrants are a problem, followed by...
  • Ariz. ranchers asking for more border security

    01/28/2011 8:23:44 AM PST · by AuntB · 7 replies
    NECN/ap ^ | Jan. 28, 2011 | NECN/ap
    <p>PHOENIX (AP) — Rancher Dan Bell has come face to face with drug smugglers on his southeastern Arizona cattle ranch, he has found the bodies of illegal immigrants who died of exposure on his property, and a Border Patrol agent was killed in December about 5 miles from his home.</p>
  • Over the Weekend: Increased Violence Leaves More Police Dead or Kidnapped

    01/31/2011 10:25:26 AM PST · by AuntB · 4 replies
    NAFBPO M3 Foreign News report ^ | Jan. 31, 2011 | National Assn. of former Border Patrol Agents
    Cuarto-Poder (Mexico) 1/30/2011 Cops Go to War Without a Gun (Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas) “They send us to war without guns,” said a police officer while nostalgically looking at new, unused patrol vehicles. Nearby, six vehicles have been scrapped, while others are being repaired. From December through January 15, there were only 5 patrols circulating with the remainder in repair. This officer is patrolling on foot, while nearby are 14 new units and 15 motorcycles, all ready for use. They either lack the plates or fuel. http://tinyurl.com/49s2c2n ______________________ El Universal (Mexico) 1/29/2011 Mexico grows despite violence: Calderón (Davos, Switzerland) President Felipe...
  • Clinton: Mexico must continue the fight against crime: Pledges Another $500 million

    01/26/2011 8:17:38 AM PST · by AuntB · 22 replies
    National Assn. of former Border Patrol Agents ^ | Jan. 25, 2011 | M3 foreign News Report - NAFBPO
    Correo-Guanajuato (Mexico) 1/24/2011 Clinton: Mexico must continue the fight against crime: Pledges Another$500 Million U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, meeting in Mexico with her counterpart, today said that Mexico has no choice but to continue the fight against drug trafficking and the cartels. She reiterated the commitment of the U.S. to work with Mexico, and pledged another $500 million for the Mérida Initiative. Of that amount, $60 million is for non-intrusive equipment to detect weapons and illegal money. El Universal (Mexico) 1/24/2011 Political Party leader Assassinated (Chilpancingo, Guerrero) PRI says a state leader for the party , Efren Leyva,...
  • Over the weekend: Multiple executions in Mexico

    12/06/2010 8:54:14 AM PST · by AuntB · 6 replies
    M3Foreign News report ^ | Dec. 5, 2010 | Nafbpo
    El Imparcial (Mexico) 12/5/2010 Seven Reported Executed in Guerrero (Acapulco) Within 24 hours, seven people were executed in Acapulco, Coyuca de Benitez and Cocula. It began with 3 executed on an Acapulco street corner. At dawn, the body of a 28 yr old man was found, with his hands tied behind his back with duct tape and rope. Then at 7:10am, two more bodies were found with multiple gunshot wounds. In the north of the state, the body of a 46 year old man was found shot in the temple. His companion was taken to a hospital for a bullet...
  • Dozens of Americans being murdered in Mexico - WHAT WILL IT TAKE??

    10/13/2010 12:38:45 PM PDT · by AuntB · 54 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | Oct. 13, 2010 | Thetowncrier
    We can only estimate the thousands of deaths of US citizens by illegal aliens on our own soil. The media fails to report them, the government ignores them. The murder of David Hartley, on Falcon Lake in Texas and the subsequent beheading by those same cartels of the lead investigator in retaliation have thrown some attention on the threat to us all by the failed state of Mexico. The Arizona Daily Star gives us some facts. Forty-eight Americans were murdered in Mexico during the first six months of 2010 The tally doesn't include two Texans reported killed Sept. 30 in...
  • Border Patrol Agents’ Unions Issue Resolutions Declaring No Confidence In Obama, ICE

    10/10/2010 10:33:57 AM PDT · by AuntB · 17 replies
    US Border Patrol ^ | Oct. 9, 2010 | US Border Patrol
    In recent months, labor organizations representing federal immigration agents have been among the most outspoken challengers of Obama’s enforcement campaign. In June, the American Federation of Government Employees’ National Council 118, which represents Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, issued a no-confidence vote for ICE Director John Morton, claiming he is promoting amnesty instead of enforcement because most ICE officers are unable to make immigration-related arrests on the streets, leading to “amnesty by policy.” The National Border Patrol Council adopted a similar no-confidence resolution targeting Border Patrol Chief David Aguilar. Brandon Judd, union vice president and president of Local 2544 in...
  • Border Patrol veterans speak out

    10/04/2010 9:17:04 AM PDT · by AuntB · 13 replies
    WND ^ | Oct. 2, 2010 | Tom Tancredo
    The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, or NAFBPO, has issued a proposal for "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement and Reform." Unlike the speeches by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, these proposals have some relation to reality. Who are the members of NAFBPO? Some are retired and former high-ranking Border Patrol managers, individuals who managed the agency's training academy, supervised hundreds of agents in field operations or held senior positions at headquarters. Cumulatively, they have several hundred years of professional experience guarding our borders. The picture they paint of what needs to be done is based on that experience, not political...
  • Over 200,000 People Leave Mexican Border City Due to Violence

    09/26/2010 10:15:14 AM PDT · by AuntB · 56 replies · 1+ views
    Latin American Herald Tribune ^ | Sept. 26, 2010 | Latin American Herald Tribune
    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico – Some 230,000 people have left Ciudad Juarez, a border city that has become Mexico’s murder capital, in the past three years as the death toll from a gang war topped 7,000, a non-governmental organization said in a new report. About 124,000 people, or 53.9 percent of the total, have sought safe haven in El Paso, Texas, which is just across the border, the Ciudad Juarez Citizens Security and Coexistence Observatory said. The rest have returned to their hometowns, mainly in Durango, Coahuila and Veracruz states, to get away from the drug-related violence. “Action should be taken...
  • “NARCOS” DONNING PRIESTLY GARB

    09/08/2010 9:06:15 AM PDT · by AuntB · 3 replies
    Nafbpo M3 Foreign News report ^ | Sept. 7, 2010 | NAFBPO/various news reports
    El Imparcial (Hermosillo, Sonora) 9-6-10 Cloning priests! Monterrey, N.L. – Members of criminal organizations not only wear military type garments to disguise their activities but also dress as religious figures, the Cardinal of Monterrey, Francisco Robles Ortega, revealed yesterday. Over the two days that the Army has operated a checkpoint on the Reynosa Highway, numbers of people dressed as priests have been detained. The hierarchy of the Catholic Church has assured that the presumed priests are imposters. In an interview after a mass, the Cardinal said, “People dressed as priests have been detained at checkpoints. They say, ‘See how I...
  • Eight arrested with suspected links to Selma marijuana grows

    09/02/2010 12:28:36 PM PDT · by AuntB · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Medford Mail Tribune ^ | Sept. 1, 2010 | Anita Burke
    A multi-day eradication effort by the Southern Oregon Multi-Agency Marijuana Eradication Team.... removed more than 40,000 pot plants estimated to be worth as much as $120 million. ....on Aug. 23, Josephine County sheriff's detectives stopped a vehicle with five Hispanic men in it on Forest Road 4105, which wends into the hills above the Sixmile recreation site toward the roughly 5-acre marijuana garden. Four of the men inside the vehicle wore camouflage clothing... The driver, David Barragan-Salazar,told investigators that he was paid $500 to take men to the growing operation in the forest. All are suspected of being in the...
  • Attack on bar in Cancun leaves 8 dead

    08/31/2010 4:38:44 PM PDT · by AuntB · 52 replies
    MSNBC ^ | Aug. 31, 2010 | NBC News and msnbc.com
    <p>Eight people were killed when a gang burned down a bar in the resort city of Cancun early on Tuesday.</p> <p>At least 10 armed men attacked the Castillo del Mar, a nightclub outside the city's main tourist area, threatening patrons and then lighting the building on fire...</p>
  • Tension over Obama policies within Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Uphold the law!)

    08/27/2010 3:50:00 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 11 replies
    washington post ^ | 8/26/2010 | Andrew Becker
    As it poises for further immigration initiatives, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is struggling with festering internal divisions between political appointees and career officials over how to enforce laws and handle detainees facing deportation. Under the Obama administration, the Department of Homeland Security has shifted its focus away from the worksite raids and sweeps employed during George W. Bush's presidency to deporting more criminals and creating less prisonlike detention settings. But ICE, a branch of DHS, is facing intensified resistance from agency middle managers and attorneys, and the union that represents immigration officers. The internal conflict has grown increasingly public...
  • THE AMERICAN DREAM IS A MEXICAN NIGHTMARE (Mexico propaganda)

    08/19/2010 11:17:10 AM PDT · by AuntB · 37 replies
    Nafbpo M3 Foreign News report ^ | Aug. 18, 2010 | NAFBPO/various news reports
    Correo (Leon, Guanajuato) 8-16-10 The American Dream is a Mexican nightmare Mexico, D. F. In addressing the nightmare that confronts Mexican immigrants in pursuing the American dream that the undocumented are having going to the United States, the Mexican Human Rights Commission (CODHEM) has launched a program in cooperation with the organization “Apoyo al Migrante” (Help the Migrant), which is a campaign to prevent migration to the United States. The program named “Sueno Americano, Pesadilla Mexicana,” (American Dream, Mexican Nightmare) will take place in public areas of Tejupilco, Luvianos, Amatepec, Tlatlaya, Sultepec, Zacualpan, Texcalititlan, Valle de Bravo, Otzoloapan, Zacazonapan, Ixtapan...
  • US extends TPS for Salvadorans & Increases medical benefits for aliens

    07/12/2010 10:29:12 AM PDT · by AuntB · 15 replies · 1+ views
    NAFBPO - M3 Foreign news report ^ | July 11, 2010 | NAFBPO
    Saturday 7/10/10 El Financiero (Mexico City) 7/9/10 US extends TPS for Salvadorans The US extended Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for 217,000 citizens of El Salvador, permitting them to legally work in the country until March 2012. The announcement, published Friday in the Federal Register permits the beneficiaries to reapply for the extension within the following 60 days by paying a fee of $450. The extension does not apply to Salvadorans who entered the US after 13 February 2001. TPS was extended to thousands of Salvadorans for the first time in 2001 after the disastrous earthquakes that occurred in their country...
  • Mexico leads the world in armed robberies - Mexico applauds lawsuit against Arizona

    07/09/2010 1:46:41 PM PDT · by AuntB · 12 replies
    The News (Mexico City) 7/7/10 Mexico applauds lawsuit against Arizona [snip]MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s government on Tuesday said it approved of the Obama administration’s decision to file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of an Arizona law cracking down on illegal immigration. U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision complements the on-going actions against the SB 1070 law, the Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretariat (SRE) said in a press release Tuesday. A group of civil organizations appealed the Arizona law on June 22, an initiative backed by the Mexican government as Amicus Curiae. The SRE acknowledged the sovereign right of all countries to adopt...
  • Ecuador and illegal immigration - More beheadings in Mexico

    07/05/2010 11:50:32 AM PDT · by AuntB · 17 replies
    Nafbpo M3 Foreign News report ^ | July 2, 2010 | NAFBPO/various news reports
    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FORMER BORDER PATROL OFFICERS Visit our website: http://www.nafbpo.org Foreign News Report Friday, 7/2/10 La Hora (Quito, Ecuador) 7/1/10\ “Arizonas” – op/col by Simon Espinosa Jalil, titled as shown Ecuador, in keeping with its new arrogant and sovereign attitude, has been one of the most fervent critics of the anti-immigration policies of the rich countries, starting from the restrictions in Spain all the way to the criminalization in Arizona. Not only that, but the government, in an attitude matching its official posture, decided to open the borders to all visitors who might want to come to our beautiful...
  • Exclusive: Terrorists Join the Traffic Across the Mexican Border

    06/23/2010 8:39:23 AM PDT · by AuntB · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | June 22, 2010 | Chet Nagle
    The debate about how to make our porous southern border safe and how to deal with millions of illegal aliens in our midst has been dragged into the sunlight by Arizona’s new laws. The vast majority of Arizona voters applauds those laws, yet the Obama administration ignores them as well as the rising tide of American public opinion. Why is that? Could it be the politicians who now rule us need millions of new Democrat voters? No wonder Secretary of State Hillary Clinton threatens to sue Arizona. No wonder Attorney General Eric Holder says not “if” but “when.” Democrat officials...
  • ARIZONA LAW DESTROYS THE IMAGE OF THE UNITED STATES IN MEXICO (Pew survey)

    06/18/2010 9:11:10 AM PDT · by AuntB · 87 replies · 1,121+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | June 17, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    El Debate (Culiacan, Sinaloa) 6-17-10 The approval of the migratory law in Arizona substantially lowers the opinion that Mexicans have of the United States, its people and its president according to a poll taken on Thursday. Of the 22 nations surveyed in the poll, public opinion of the United States declined only in Mexico according to the Pew Poll of Global Attitudes. Only 49% of Mexicans expressed a positive view of our neighbor to the North, compared to 57% last year. The major decline in the general opinion of the United States in Mexico was due, in part, to the...
  • Mexican senator calls for death penalty for B P Agent-JUAREZ GRAFFITI THREATENS BORDER PATROL

    06/16/2010 9:50:37 AM PDT · by AuntB · 35 replies · 734+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | June 15, 2010 | NAFBPO- M3 Foreign News Report
    Tuesday, 6/15/10 El Sol de Mexico (Mexico City) 6/14/10 Juarez graffiti threatens Border Patrol “Your death will be avenged” “Your death will be avenged by the organized and mad people” “F—ing Border Patrol in the gun sights.” These are some of the graffiti messages on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande levee area where the shooting of a youth took place some days ago. (The photo below accompanied the article. The caption reads: “Demonstrators with rocks in hand shouted their repudiation at the agents.”) - – - Ranking Mexican senator calls for death penalty for Border Patrol Agent Luis...
  • OLD GLORY BURNED BY ECUADORAN CROWD DURING CLINTON VISIT

    06/11/2010 1:42:45 PM PDT · by AuntB · 22 replies · 448+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | June 11, 2010 | NAFBPO- M3 Foreign News Report
    Friday, 6/11/10 NOTE: The recent deaths of two Mexican citizens, one at the San Ysidro, CA, Port of Entry, the other between El Paso, TX, and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, have resulted in ongoing investigations and ample coverage by the media on both sides of the border. The M3 Report will not repeat the fast moving and abundant claims and counter claims, and obviously biased and critical articles and opinion columns. A Mexican congressman, Ricardo Lopez Pescador, is now demanding that the “homicidal agents of the Border Patrol” must be extradited to Mexico and put in the hands of Mexican judges....
  • More Stuff On Illegal Immigration (ZO! GREAT video!)

    05/30/2010 11:00:36 AM PDT · by AuntB · 21 replies · 902+ views
    MACHOSAUCEPRODUCTIONS ^ | May 30, 2010 | ZO
    MUST SEE THIS!!! The best explained reason to support Arizona and say NO to amnesty! By ZO, who is hip, and brilliant! "PC stands for Political Crap!" Zo On Illegal Immigration machosauceproduction http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s98DX_1JPYI
  • Widespread ignorance and misconception about Arizona’s law

    05/28/2010 9:21:43 AM PDT · by AuntB · 12 replies · 325+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | May 27, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    Wednesday, 5/26/10 La Cronica de Hoy (Mexico City) 5/25/10 The U.S. National Guard on the border: Mexico’s view “This Tuesday, Mexico expressed confidence that the military reinforcement of the common border by the United States will only be to combat organized crime and not to detain or pursue immigrants.” [Reflecting the widespread ignorance and misconceptions about Arizona’s Law SB1070, the article then continues.] “The migratory issue between Mexico and the United States was exacerbated due to the approval of a law by the state of Arizona, which entitles police agents to detain any person simply because of suspicion that he...
  • Over weekend: Calderón’s visit to the US noted; Mexico continues to bristle over Arizona law

    05/25/2010 9:23:44 AM PDT · by AuntB · 23 replies · 492+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | May 25, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FORMER BORDER PATROL OFFICERS Visit our website: http://www.nafbpo.org Foreign News Report Saturday 5/22/10 El Universal (Mexico City) 5/21/10 Convincing the convinced (El Universal editorial:) President Felipe Calderón yesterday gave a speech filled with high patriotic content. With language that recalled that of Belisario Dominguez (a Mexican patriot), he firmly berated the errors committed daily in the United States on two issues: the intolerance of Mexican migration and the arms traffic into our country. On 27 occasions, he received applause from the neighboring legislators and also from some Mexican parliamentarians who came with him on the official visit...
  • Mexican senator calls for US to vote Democratic

    05/21/2010 12:36:47 PM PDT · by AuntB · 72 replies · 1,737+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | May 21, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    Mexican senator calls for US to vote Democratic El Universal (Mexico City) 5/20/10 Speaking from the US while part of President Calderon’s entourage, the president of the Mexican senate, Carlos Navarrete Ruiz, called on the Hispanic community to deliver a triumphant victory to the Democratic party in order to assist the White House in negotiating an immigration reform. The senator of the left-leaning PRD party said, “I have no problem expressing that, as I see the circumstances in the US Congress, it would be useful and would serve Mexico if the migrants give a victory to the Democrats to increase...
  • A BUCKET OF BIAS! (Arizona, Mexico, amnesty)

    05/13/2010 9:01:31 AM PDT · by AuntB · 22 replies · 594+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | May 13, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    Wednesday, 5/12/10 La Hora (Quito, Ecuador) 5/11/10 A bucket of bias: op/col by Rodrigo Santillan Peralbo, titled: “Criminals” The ideologues of the empire dreamed that the Anglo Saxons who colonized North America were the “superior race,” to whom God had bestowed the “manifest destiny” so they would govern the “inferior races.” They killed the Indians in a cruel genocide, took away half of Mexico’s territory by force, Arizona included, which just now has passed a criminal law that criminalizes (sic) undocumented migrants. The empire intervened militarily in all the countries south of the Rio Bravo (read: Rio Grande River.] They...
  • Specter of immigration enforcement continues to haunt Mexico; Arizona law scolded

    05/11/2010 8:40:23 AM PDT · by AuntB · 39 replies · 838+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | May 10, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    El Sol de Mexico (Mexico City) 5/7/10 Mexican Congress at work Mexico City – Mexican Senators and Deputies [Representatives] of all parties placed pins on their lapels with the message “NO SB 1070; in protest to the enactment of the “anti-immigrant” law in Arizona. They wore the lapel buttons during a session of congress to demonstrate their solidarity against the Arizona law. One of the legislators made it clear that it wasn’t because the state of Arizona passed the law, which he said was certainly their right to do, but because of the evident violation of human rights of the...
  • Focus on the immigration issue continues south of the border (Arizona)

    05/07/2010 3:09:28 PM PDT · by AuntB · 26 replies · 411+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | May 5, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    Wednesday, 5/5/10 El Sol de Mexico (Mexico City) 5/4/10 Central American legislators take hands-on action re U.S. immigration The “Presidents” of the Congresses of seven Central American countries plan to meet in Guatemala on May 13 & 14 to elaborate a proposal to be presented to the U.S. Senate. That document would seek to halt Arizona’s law against immigrants. Roberto Alejos, President of Guatemala’s Congress, added that “At the same time, we will set out (to the senators) the importance of approving an integral migratory reform.” The presidents of the congress of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua...
  • Federales in Training (US & Mexico join forces)

    04/24/2010 10:13:44 AM PDT · by AuntB · 15 replies · 620+ views
    Liveshots/foxnews ^ | Apr. 22, 2010 | Liveshots
    Within a mile of the U.S./Mexico border, agents from both countries are in the midst of a politically sensitive operation that for the first time has Federales training with American officers. For my eight years covering this story here in southern Arizona this has been a question asked more than a few times, why isn't there more cooperation and training together? Well, now there is an answer and we found that answer in Nogales, on the U.S. side. Three Mexican police officers dressed in blue, lined shoulder to shoulder, sweep their rifles 180 degrees from left to right, following english...
  • Families of murder victims upset by plea

    04/04/2010 10:10:55 AM PDT · by AuntB · 17 replies · 924+ views
    Hannibal Courier Post ^ | April 3, 2010 | BRENT ENGEL
    Hannibal, MO — The families of two murder victims are angered by a purported deal in which alleged killer Manuel G. Cazares would accept a sentence of 30 years behind bars in exchange for pleading guilty. They plan to urge a judge Tuesday to set aside the plea and proceed with the trial that had been scheduled to start April 13. If a jury convicts Cazares, he could get as many as 90 years in prison. The 33-year-old illegal immigrant is charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of armed criminal action in the Feb. 28, 2009,...
  • Juarez more dangerous than Iraq

    03/26/2010 7:59:21 AM PDT · by AuntB · 8 replies · 443+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | Mar. 26, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    Juarez more dangerous than Iraq Correo (Guanajuato) 3-23-10 Mexico, D.F. - General Barry McCaffrey, former drug czar of the USA, said, “The drug war in Juarez is immensely more dangerous than the war in Iraq or in Kabul.” ———————— Cambio de Michoacan (Morelia, Michoacan ) 3-23-10 There will be no foreign military or police in Mexico Mexican Senator Carlos Navarrete, at a press conference in Morelia, said “There will be no foreign military or police in any part of Mexico. What we need to talk about is cooperation and a bi-national plan and funds to confront social problems in Mexico”,...
  • Women constitute forty-five percent of the Mexican “migrants” in the United States

    03/13/2010 8:24:34 AM PST · by AuntB · 19 replies · 463+ views
    NAFBPO ^ | Mar. 13, 2010 | Nafbpo M3 Foreign news report
    El Sol de Mexico (Ciudad de México) 3-8-10 Fortyfive percent of the Mexicans in the United States are women who live in very poor conditions, according to a Federal Government official. Nearly 5.3 million Mexican women live in the United States without papers. California and Texas are the preferred states for establishing residence with Illinois, Georgia, New York, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Washington. Of the Mexicans more than 24 years old, 60% do not have upper level education (above 6th grade) while 13% of migrants from other regions of the world and 10% of U.S. citizens have the same level...
  • Building in Bensonhurst arson that killed 5 people was illegally divided deathtrap

    02/13/2010 10:04:52 AM PST · by AuntB · 11 replies · 589+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | Feb. 12, 2010 | Jonathan Lemire
    It was a deathtrap. The Brooklyn building where five people died in an arson was illegally divided - and the partitions made it impossible for several victims to escape, officials said Friday. The Buildings Department issued three violations against the Bensonhurst building's landlord, who could also soon become the target of a criminal probe, according to law enforcement sources. Three illegal walls were installed on the 86th St. building's overcrowded third floor, where up to 15 people lived, officials said. Those walls created only one way out for many of those residents - the stairwell that was filled from smoke...
  • Mexico’s Drug War

    02/01/2010 2:29:22 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 13 replies · 679+ views
    The media is barely covering the bloody situation in Mexico, but the war against the drug lords there should be of the utmost concern to Americans. As high levels of violence and corruption continue to plague Mexican society, the U.S. needs to brace for a flood of narcotics, arms, and people seeking refuge crossing the border. The drug war has resulted in about 17,000 deaths over the past three years, and Mexico has claimed the title of the country in the hemisphere with the highest number of journalists killed on its soil. To put that in perspective, about 1000 American...
  • Feds and MPD arrest 21 gang members in national gang initiative

    01/30/2010 10:06:44 AM PST · by AuntB · 22 replies · 616+ views
    U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security/ U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ^ | Jan. 29, 2010 | Homeland security/BayviewCompas
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday the arrests of 476 gang members, associates and other criminals nationwide. Agents seized 47 firearms as part of Project Big Freeze, an intensive ICE-led law enforcement operation executed in 83 cities across the country focusing on gangs with ties to drug trafficking organizations. In the Milwaukee metropolitan area, 21 individuals were arrested Jan. 19 – 21 as part of this nationwide gang initiative. Of those, 14 are in ICE custody and are pending removal proceedings. The remaining seven were arrested by the Milwaukee Police Department on outstanding warrants and state drug charges....
  • [South Texas:]Couple Says They Were Robbed in Mexico

    01/26/2010 9:16:02 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 35 replies · 1,561+ views
    KRGV ^ | 01/26/2010 | Lisa Cortez
    MERCEDES - One Valley family says they were robbed while visiting Reynosa. They tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS they went to Mexico to buy a pair of boots. They say when they were about to pay for them, a man snatched the money from their hand. "He took $200 from his wallet. This man just came and just grabbed the $200. And he didn't even run away or anything he just stood there," says the woman. She tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS when her husband tried to get the money back, they were surrounded and threatened. She says when they tried to...
  • South Texan may be the next drug king

    01/25/2010 6:54:34 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 12 replies · 1,264+ views
    Express-News ^ | 01/24/2010 | Jason Buch
    <p>LAREDO — In Mexico, they call him “El Tigrillo,” a kind of wildcat, and sing his praises, ranking him among those of the country's top drug lords.</p> <p>In Texas, he played high school football, and a coach nicknamed him “Barbie” because of his light hair and eyes.</p>
  • Police: Illegal immigrant raped 76-year-old

    01/19/2010 9:05:03 AM PST · by AuntB · 9 replies · 924+ views
    Daily Commercial ^ | Jan. 18, 2010 | MILLARD K. IVES
    UMATILLA - A 76-year-old grandmother is in stable condition after she was allegedly raped by a man that had been tasked with her supervision. A Marion County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said the woman is in the hospital awaiting surgery. Juan Cahuich-Santiago, 29, was charged Tuesday with sexual battery on a special condition victim. The illegal immigrant was being held at the Marion County Jail on Wednesday on no bail. The alleged attack occurred Saturday, late afternoon or early evening, in a Umatilla area home in east Marion County where Cahuich-Santiago lived with the victim and her family. The victim is...
  • Branding Americans “racists” to further their agenda

    01/24/2010 11:14:53 AM PST · by AuntB · 36 replies · 1,055+ views
    Examiner ^ | Jan. 24 2010 | Dave Gibson
    In 2007, former Bush nominee and columnist Linda Chavez published an article in which she accused Americans who stood in opposition to the Bush/McCain/Kennedy Amnesty Bill as racists. Alleging racism is the favorite tactic of the open borders crowd, as it is often used by those who find themselves on the wrong side of the argument. Let us refresh our memory...In 2001, Linda Chavez was nominated by President Bush for the Secretary of Labor position. Her nomination fell apart when it was discovered that she had long employed an illegal alien as a housekeeper. In her ensuing unofficial role, she...
  • Eight of the world’s ten deadliest cities are in Latin America

    01/14/2010 8:02:41 AM PST · by AuntB · 21 replies · 1,313+ views
    M3 Report Wednesday, 1/13/10 La Razon (La Paz, Bolivia) 1/12/10 Phony document time Cloned passports and U.S. visas are being sold for between 7 and 10 thousand dollars in the Bolivian cities of Santa Cruz and Cochabamba. Some deals also include counterfeit departure stamps from the U.S. The Bolivian Consul in Miami, Milton Paniagua, revealed that some 140 Bolivians with this type of phony documentation have been detected and detained since the month of November. ———————————– El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) 1/12/10 Eight of the ten deadliest cities of the world are in Latin America A Mexican organization called the “Consejo...
  • “El Salvador applauds Migratory Reform proposal in USA”

    12/19/2009 8:42:56 AM PST · by AuntB · 8 replies · 844+ views
    La Prensa Grafica (San Salvador, El Salvador) 12/17/09 “El Salvador applauds Migratory Reform proposal in USA” - full transl. - Subheading: The Salvadoran Chancery has estimated that the initiative that senator (sic) Gutierrez supports is an integral migratory reform, more humane, compassionate and comprehensive. The Ministry of Foreign Relations of El Salvador has applauded the introduction of a law proposal for an Integral Migratory Reform in the United States. The initiative is promoted by the United States congressman for Illinois, Luis Gutierrez. The document was presented yesterday in the Chamber of Representatives of the Congress of the United States of...
  • Chinese caught en route to the U.S.

    12/17/2009 10:01:45 AM PST · by AuntB · 29 replies · 1,790+ views
    Wednesday, 12/16/09 Diario de Yucatan (Merida, Yucatan) & Excelsior (Mexico City) 12/15/09 Chinese caught en route to the U.S. Odd noises from inside a truck stopped at a highway checkpoint led to the discovery of ten Chinese being smuggled en route to the U.S.; the truck was on a highway between Cosoleacaque, Veracruz, and Nuevo Teapan, Tabasco [an area on the north end of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, near the port city of Coatzocoalcos.] The seven males and three females, all illegally in Mexico, told federal officials that they had traveled from China to Nepal to India and then to...
  • Migratory wave harms US but benefits Mexico, according to expert

    12/15/2009 8:36:26 AM PST · by AuntB · 19 replies · 1,134+ views
    Migratory wave harms US but benefits Mexico, according to expert The mass immigration of workers from Latin America to the US (disregarding legal status) in the past 40 years harmed the US economy while benefitting Mexico and other Latin American countries, according to Philip Cafaro, a professor at the state university of Colorado. He maintains that due to “uncontrolled immigration” the US has been “inundated” with workers who have little preparation and as a consequence, since 1980 until now, there has been a 45% drop in salaries in occupations with a high percentage of foreigners, as in construction or meat...
  • Mexico Security Memo: Dec. 7, 2009 (Narco State)

    12/09/2009 9:19:29 AM PST · by AuntB · 6 replies · 836+ views
    Stratfor Global security ^ | Dec. 8, 2009 | Stratfor
    Presumed members of Los Zetas staged a brazen prison raid Dec. 4 in Escobedo, Nuevo Leon state, killing two state police officers guarding the prison and freeing 23 inmates. At the same time in nearby Juarez, Zetas engaged a Mexican military unit in a firefight in an apparent attempt to distract the superior security force away from the prison. While details are still coming in, the incident highlights the uphill battle the Mexican government is fighting as it tries to professionalize its law enforcement ranks. Los Zetas have shown before that they will go to great lengths to protect and...
  • Guatemala’s immigration reform plan is expected to be considered in the U.S. (AMNESTY!)

    11/28/2009 8:56:16 AM PST · by AuntB · 4 replies · 799+ views
    Guatemala City, Guatemala) 11/26/09 Guatemala’s immigration reform plan is expected to be considered in the U.S. [Sub-headline]: The National Council for Guatemalan Migrant Affairs (CONAMIGUA) produced a migratory reform proposal which could be strengthened by the inclusion of other Central American countries; the proposal has great possibilities of being taken into account regarding the highly desired reform which is being lobbied in the United States. Erick Maldonado, executive secretary of CONAMIGUA, stated that they are approaching leaders of Guatemalan migrants in the United States and Congressmen of that country [the U.S.] to be able to influence the approval of the...
  • CNN Video: AMNESTY "THE AL QAEDA DREAM BILL" IS ON THE WAY says Border Patrol!

    11/28/2009 6:45:43 AM PST · by iloveamerica1980 · 14 replies · 1,451+ views
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 11-28-09 | James
    Qoute: "Complete betrayal of the nation!" From CNN no less!