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Feb 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Three years after the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry -- a tragedy which exposed and ultimately ended Operation Fast and Furious -- the public is finally getting a glimpse into Terry's final moments. Federal court records released Tuesday provide the first official account of the firefight along the Arizona-Mexico ...

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Feb 4, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

AP - A 19-year-old Oregon woman who drove an SUV into a leaf pile, accidentally killing two young girls playing in it, has been taken into federal custody and may face deportation. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said on Monday that Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros is being placed in removal proceedings and will be held at a detention ...

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Jan 25, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Big Government: More immigrants facing deportation in immigration courts across the nation are having their court cases closed because of Obama’s prosecutorial discretion policy, researchers at Syracuse University found. Meanwhile, the number of removal proceedings initiated in immigration courts by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has dropped since the new ...

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Jan 24, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the United States Conference of Mayors on Friday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the approximately 11 million people who are in the country illegally have “earned the right to be citizens.” “An earned path to citizenship for those currently present in this country is a matter of, in my view, homeland ...

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Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Related: Kerry Trying To Halt Execution Of Mexican Invader Who Shot Texas Cop 3 Times In Back Of Head HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected appeals for Mexican national Edgar Tamayo, clearing the way for the Texas death row inmate's execution for the slaying of a Houston police officer 20 years ...

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Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

HOUSTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and a former Texas governor are part of an international coalition trying to halt Texas' execution of a Mexican citizen this week. Edgar Tamayo Arias, 46, is to be put to death Wednesday for fatally shooting Houston Police Officer Guy Gaddis in 1994. Gaddis, 24, had been flagged down ...

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Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: The new secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, went to Texas yesterday to check out the U.S. border with Mexico and to push immigration reform. "Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today traveled to McAllen, Texas to tour border operations, receive briefings on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ...

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Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY DAILY NEWS: It was the most awful confession Father Ernesto Caro ever heard in 22 long years of serving the church. The sinner was a killer for the Los Zetas cartel, Mexico's most heinous crime syndicate. His specialty was chopping people into pieces, while they were still alive. "He said he smiled while ...

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Jan 17, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

Self-defense groups head to the village of Nueva Italia in Michoacan state on Tuesday, January 14, to face the Knights Templar cartel. Armed members of a citizens' group stand guard in Paracuaro in Michoacan state on January 14. Mexican authorities say they have gained control of 20 municipalities in the region so far. Men from a self-defense ...

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from Fox News: The Obama administration’s alleged practice of transporting smuggled children to their illegal immigrant parents in the U.S. has caught the attention of Congress, with a Republican senator likening the practice to the “disastrous” Operation Fast and Furious. In a letter obtained by FoxNews.com, Sen. David Vitter, R-La., asked newly confirmed Homeland Security ...

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Jan 1, 2014 Comments Off Darby Crash

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) -- Mexican license plates are common in parking lots of shopping malls in U.S. border cities. They will be even more familiar after Mexico raises its federal sales tax in border regions to match the rest of the country, say merchants and shoppers. The increase to 16 percent from 11 percent, ...

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Dec 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Washington (CNN) -- A dramatic shootout between authorities and suspected cartel gunmen at a Mexican seaside resort this month has ties to a botched U.S. gun operation. A U.S. official said Tuesday that investigators have traced at least one firearm recovered at a December 18 gunfight in Puerto Peñasco, across from the Arizona border, to Operation ...

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Dec 21, 2013 Comments Off spratico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two government helicopter gunships opened fire on 10 vehicles fleeing a luxury beach condo complex during this week's gun battle at the Gulf of California resort of Puerto Penasco, Mexican authorities said. New details emerged about the raging gun battle that ensued after federal forces tried to capture a reputed top lieutenant ...

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Dec 15, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Breitbart: The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security reported that tunnels along the southwest border are a growing and significant threat to security. According to a report by the DHS OIG released December 11, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, charged with protecting the U.S. borders, ...

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Dec 11, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: Obama will extend his mini-amnesty for young illegals, said Cecilia Muñoz, White House director of domestic policy. “As long as this president” is in power, “you will be able to renew your deferred action,” Muñoz told one questioner during an online question-and-answer session conducted via Skype. So far, Obama’s deputies have granted ...

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Dec 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

VERACRUZ, Mexico – A stolen container of highly radioactive material has been found empty, Mexico's nuclear safety director said Wednesday. Juan Eibenschutz says radioactivity has been detected about a half mile from where the stolen truck and empty container were found in the state of Mexico. He says authorities have cordoned off the area. The truck was ...

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Nov 22, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SAN DIEGO — The son of one of the world’s most-wanted drug lords was arrested at an Arizona border crossing to face drug-trafficking charges in the United States, authorities said Friday. Serafin Zambada, 23, was arrested Wednesday afternoon while crossing the border from Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., accompanied by his wife in a pedestrian lane, said ...

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Nov 22, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Uhhh...okay. Morelia (Mexico) (AFP) - Mexican authorities warned Thursday that they would not allow vigilante "self-defense" groups to take over more towns in a western state where civilians are arming themselves to combat drug gangs. Vigilantes are now providing security in six Michoacan state towns after self-defense forces seized the municipality of Tancitaro last weekend following clashes ...

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Brandon Darby: A Mexican national who entered the U.S. illegally to kill a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been given a hefty sentence after prosecution by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Marcos Rodriguez-Perez was previously given "supervised release" by U.S. authorities for illegally smuggling human beings into the US. While on supervised release, the ...

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Nov 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CBS News: Vigilantes belonging to a "self-defense" movement took over another town in the Mexican state of Michoacan Saturday amid confrontations that left two people dead and three wounded. State prosecutor's spokeswoman Magdalena Guzman said the clash took place in a hamlet near the town of Tancitaro, where "self-defense" patrol members occupied the town ...

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Nov 11, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Monterrey, Mexico - Authorities have detained a former US soldier accused of leading a gang of kidnappers in northern Mexico, officials said Monday. The 32-year-old suspect spearheaded a band of 16 people who operated in the states of Nuevo Leon, Coahuila and Tamaulipas in the past four years, said Nuevo Leon security spokesman Jorge Domene. He carried ...

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Nov 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

In this Nov. 5 photo, armed men from to a self-defense group create a checkpoint in the town of Las Colonias, Mexico. Several communities have created their own self-defense groups after a pseudo-religious cartel, known as the "Knights Templar," has for years demanded protection payments from cattlemen, lime growers and other businesses. The groups say ...

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Nov 1, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from the BBC: A drug-smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity, ventilation and a rail system has been found connecting San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Mexico. Authorities seized more than eight tons of marijuana and 325lb (147kg) of cocaine in the discovery. Officials have not revealed the exact length or location of the recently finished tunnel, but Mexican ...

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Oct 29, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Fox News Latino: The easing by the Cuban government of restrictions on traveling abroad has led to a rise in the number of Cubans who try to enter the United States through the Mexican border, the Miami Herald reports. Undocumented Cubans stopped at the U.S.-Mexican border totaled 2,300 from January through August, more than ...

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