Saturday, December 14, 2019

MixedTimes - Bob Price

Migrant Family Apprehensions at Border Fall 90 Percent in Six Months

Migrant Family Apprehensions at Border Fall 90 Percent in Six Months

The apprehension of migrant families illegally crossing the border from Mexico in November fell by nearly 90 percent from the peak in May. Border Patrol officials cited closed loopholes in immigration and asylum laws as having a direct impact on the reduction of illegal border crossings by migrant families.

Air and Marine Operations Interdicts $81.5 Million in Cocaine

Air and Marine Operations Interdicts $81.5 Million in Cocaine

An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew intercepted two drug-smuggling boats resulting in the seizure of nearly $82 million in cocaine. One incident happened in the eastern Pacific Ocean while the second took place in the westernCaribbean Sea.

22 Migrants Rescued in California Wilderness near Border

22 Migrants Rescued in California Wilderness near Border

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 22 migrants from California wilderness areas during a 24-hour period ending on Friday. The rescues followed the onset of bad weather in the area.

43 Migrants Rescued from Texas Border Stash House

43 Migrants Rescued from Texas Border Stash House

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with ICE Homeland Security Investigations agents and local law enforcement to rescue a large group of migrants from a stash house near the Texas border with Mexico.

Sanctuary California Gives Mexican Gang Member to ICE for Deportation

Sanctuary California Gives Mexican Gang Member to ICE for Deportation

The State of California honored an immigration detainer placed on a previously deported violent Mexican national. The criminal alien returned to the U.S. after being deported in 1999 and received a conviction for voluntary manslaughter in 2003.

Agents Rescue Migrant from Drowning in Texas Border River

Agents Rescue Migrant from Drowning in Texas Border River

Laredo Sector Border Patrol riverine agents rescued a migrant from possibly drowning in a creek near the Rio Grande. The migrant struggled to stay afloat after illegally entering the river to cross into the U.S.

Eight Human Smugglers Arrested near Texas Border

Eight Human Smugglers Arrested near Texas Border

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested eight human smugglers as they disrupted three attempts near the Texas border with Mexico. The busts led to the apprehension of nine migrants.

200 Migrants Apprehended After Crossing Arizona Border

200 Migrants Apprehended After Crossing Arizona Border

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 200 migrants who crossed the border illegally from Mexico during a five-hour period Saturday night. The apprehensions come as cartel-connected human smugglers continue to utilize the tactic of crossing large groups to tie-up Border Patrol agents in the area.

Mexican Migrant Found Dead on Texas Ranch 80 Miles from Border

Mexican Migrant Found Dead on Texas Ranch 80 Miles from Border

A Texas sheriff's office deputy recovered the body of a deceased migrant on a ranch located about 80 miles north of the Mexican border. This is the forty-third body or set of skeletal remains belonging to a deceased migrant in this single Texas county this year.

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese Migrants Apprehended, Smuggler Arrested at Texas Border

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese Migrants Apprehended, Smuggler Arrested at Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended three Chinese migrants and arrested an alleged human smuggler immediately after the migrants crossed the border from Mexico. The incident occurred as Breitbart Texas joined McAllen Station riverine agents on a patrol of the Rio Grande.

Border Apprehensions Drop 73 Percent in Five Months

Border Apprehensions Drop 73 Percent in Five Months

The apprehension of migrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry by Border Patrol agents dropped by 73 percent during the past five months. The numbers fell by nearly 100,000 from the peak in May where nearly 133,000 to just over 35,000 in October.

Rep. Chip Roy: Designate Certain Mexican Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations

Rep. Chip Roy: Designate Certain Mexican Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations

U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) renewed his call for the Department of State to designate certain Mexican cartel factions as Foreign Terrorist Organizations. The designation would bring additional law enforcement tools into play for officials attempting to combat the impact of these cartels on the U.S.

Six Chinese Migrants Caught Sneaking Through Border Crossing

Six Chinese Migrants Caught Sneaking Through Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested six Chinese migrants attempting to sneak through a border crossing in California. Smugglers hid the Chinese migrants behind a false wall in a moving truck.

11 Human Smugglers, 27 Migrants Arrested near Texas Border

11 Human Smugglers, 27 Migrants Arrested near Texas Border

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted seven human smuggling attempts, leading to the arrest of 11 smugglers and 27 migrants over the past weekend. The foreign nationals came from the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.

Human Smuggling Attempt Busted near Texas Border -- Six Arrested

Human Smuggling Attempt Busted near Texas Border -- Six Arrested

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a complex human smuggling incident involving multiple vehicles. The interdiction of the vehicles led to the arrests of six suspected human smugglers and 14 Mexican migrants, according to a Friday announcement.

Eight Miles of New Border Wall Construction Underway in Texas

Eight Miles of New Border Wall Construction Underway in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the construction start of eight miles of a new border wall barrier system in the nation's busiest sector. The construction project covers eight miles of the Rio Grande border where no barrier currently exists.

Armed Human Smuggler Arrested near Texas Border

Armed Human Smuggler Arrested near Texas Border

A Kinney County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested an armed human smuggler as he attempted to sneak four illegal aliens into the U.S. interior. Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents also found another handgun near the scene of a second foiled human smuggling attempt.

74 Miles of Border Wall Completed, 158 More Under Construction

74 Miles of Border Wall Completed, 158 More Under Construction

Border Patrol officials say communities along the border are safer following the completion of 74 miles of improved border wall systems. Those systems include 30-foot bollard walls, new border access roads, lighting, and electronic surveillance.

Cartel Clash Leaves Nine Dead in Southwest Mexico

Cartel Clash Leaves Nine Dead in Southwest Mexico

A clash between rival criminal gangs in southwest Mexico resulted in the deaths of nine cartel operatives on Wednesday night. Police made the grisly discovery after responding to reports of numerous dead males observed on a roadway in the pacific coast state of Guerrero.

Migrant Group Assaults Border Patrol Agent, Shots Fired

Migrant Group Assaults Border Patrol Agent, Shots Fired

A Border Patrol agent working near the Texas Border fired multiple shots at a group of migrants who attacked during a traffic stop. Two gunshots fired by the agent struck one of the attacking migrants.

5-Time Deportee Gets 10 Years for Illegal Re-Entry

5-Time Deportee Gets 10 Years for Illegal Re-Entry

A Dallas federal court sentenced a five-time deported criminal alien to a 10-year prison term for illegally re-entering the United States after removal. The sentence is the maximum allowed under the federal sentencing guidelines.

Nine Migrants Rescued from Texas Border River

Nine Migrants Rescued from Texas Border River

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Texas-Mexico border region rescued nine migrant family members in two incidents from possibly drowning while illegally crossing the border from Mexico.

Feds Bust 'Largest Dark Web Child Porn Marketplace'

Feds Bust 'Largest Dark Web Child Porn Marketplace'

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia announced charges against the operator of the world's "largest child sexual exploitation market" and hundreds of others in the U.S.

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted near Texas Border

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted near Texas Border

A previously deported Honduran migrant assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent at an immigration checkpoint near the Texas border. The agents sustained minor injuries as the driver of the vehicle attempted to drive off during an apprehension attempt.

Video: Border Wall Crews Migrate Protected Cacti

Video: Border Wall Crews Migrate Protected Cacti

Border wall construction crews in Arizona are seen migrating Organ Pipe and other protected cacti in a video released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A 30-foot bollard wall is replacing a five-mile segment of the border that is now separated only by a vehicle barrier.

61 Retired Judges Back Peer Who Allegedly Helped Criminal Alien Avoid ICE

61 Retired Judges Back Peer Who Allegedly Helped Criminal Alien Avoid ICE

A group of 61 retired Massachusetts judges filed an amicus brief in support of a peer charged with obstruction of justice and perjury. The charges against the judge stem from an incident where she allegedly allowed a criminal alien to avoid arrest while in court.

Deported Guatemalan Man Who Killed NFL Player Faces 20 Years in Prison

Deported Guatemalan Man Who Killed NFL Player Faces 20 Years in Prison

A federal court in Indianapolis sentenced the twice-deported Guatemalan man who killed NFL linebacker Edwin Jackson to 42-months in prison for illegal re-entry after removal. The Guatemalan also received 16 years in state prison for his conviction related to the fatal drunk driving crash.

Deported Sex Offender Apprehended Crossing California Border

Deported Sex Offender Apprehended Crossing California Border

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents continue to arrest previously deported sex offenders trying to make their way into the sanctuary state of California. So far this year, agents in the sector arrested and removed 21 illegal immigrants who were either convicted or wanted for sexual assault charges after they re-entered the U.S.

Border Patrol Disrupts Human Smuggling Efforts near Texas Border

Border Patrol Disrupts Human Smuggling Efforts near Texas Border

Rio Grande Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted multiple human smuggling incidents--including the rescue of 26 migrants from stash houses. They are frequently raped, beaten, and further extorted by groups often connected to Mexican cartels.