Tuesday, November 12, 2019

MixedTimes - Bob Price

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.

Deported Sex Offender Busted After Illegal Re-Entry

Deported Sex Offender Busted After Illegal Re-Entry

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child sex offender after he illegally re-entered the U.S. in far West Texas. The man now faces 48 years in prison for an early release violation and federal prosecution for illegal re-entry after removal as a sex offender.

Migrant Charged for Alleged Sex with Cow Arrested Again in Texas

Migrant Charged for Alleged Sex with Cow Arrested Again in Texas

A Mexican migrant arrested earlier this year after Border Patrol agents saw him allegedly having sex with a cow was arrested again in South Texas. Police in the Rio Grande Valley arrested the man on allegations of intoxicated driving.

39 'Human Rights Abusers' Arrested in National ICE Roundup

39 'Human Rights Abusers' Arrested in National ICE Roundup

Immigration officers rounded up at least 39 foreign nationals suspected of human rights violations in their home countries. Offenses include forced abortions, kidnapping, murder, civilian torture, massacres, mutilations, recruitment of child soldiers, and more.

600 Border Patrol Agents Assaulted in 2019, Says CBP

600 Border Patrol Agents Assaulted in 2019, Says CBP

More than 600 Border Patrol agents were assaulted in the line of duty so far this fiscal year. They remain among the most assaulted of all federal law enforcement officers.

Enough Fentanyl to Kill 14 Million Seized in Mulit-State Investigation

Enough Fentanyl to Kill 14 Million Seized in Mulit-State Investigation

Federal authorities seized enough fentanyl to kill more than 14 million people following an investigation that covered Texas, North Carolina, and Virginia. The busts resulted in the arrests of 35 people and the seizure of distribution quantities of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and cocaine base.

52K Chinese Gun Parts Seized at California Seaport

52K Chinese Gun Parts Seized at California Seaport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the San Diego Sector seized more than 53,000 gun parts being smuggled from China. The incident occurred at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport.

Three Large Migrant Groups Apprehended Crossing Arizona Border

Three Large Migrant Groups Apprehended Crossing Arizona Border

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended three large groups of migrants after they illegally crossed the border near Sasabe, Arizona. Officials report human smugglers use the large groups of mostly Central American migrants to tie up Border Patrol agents while they smuggle drugs elsewhere along the border region.

Firearms, 10K Rounds of Ammo Seized at Texas Border Crossing to Mexico

Firearms, 10K Rounds of Ammo Seized at Texas Border Crossing to Mexico

Laredo Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized a load of firearms and ammunition allegedly being smuggled into Mexico through a port of entry. The officers seized a total of seven firearms, eight magazines, and more than 10,000 rounds of ammunition.

Bangladeshi Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Countrymen into U.S.

Bangladeshi Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Countrymen into U.S.

A Bangladeshi national pleaded guilty in a Texas federal court Tuesday to smuggling numerous fellow countrymen into the United States. The smuggling network moved the Bangladeshi nationals, mostly men between the ages of 18-35, to South America where they made their way through Central America and Mexico.

African Migrants Protest Denial of Passage Through Mexico to U.S.

African Migrants Protest Denial of Passage Through Mexico to U.S.

Hundreds of African migrants are finding themselves trapped in Mexico's southern border region after new immigration rules no longer allow them safe passage to the U.S. The rule changes now say they must naturalize in Mexico or exit through its southern border.

Smugglers Charge Migrants up to $9K Each, Says El Paso Border Patrol

Smugglers Charge Migrants up to $9K Each, Says El Paso Border Patrol

Human smugglers in Mexico are now charging Central American migrants up to $9,000 each as increased border security makes crossing more difficult. Some of the fee is paid to Mexican cartels while other parts are paid to local smugglers near

GRAPHIC: Remains of Two Dead Migrants Found on Texas Ranches near Border

GRAPHIC: Remains of Two Dead Migrants Found on Texas Ranches near Border

Brooks County Sheriff's Office deputies recovered the remains of two dead migrants on South Texas ranches located about 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border. The summer heat is taking its toll on migrants attempting to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint with six deaths in August alone.

WATCH: Migrants Fail to Scale New Border Wall Section

WATCH: Migrants Fail to Scale New Border Wall Section

Border Patrol security video captures a failed attempt by a pair of migrants to cross a new border wall section near San Diego, California. The migrants attempted to scale the new bollard wall section but could not reach the top.

200 Migrants Apprehended After Crossing New Mexico Border

200 Migrants Apprehended After Crossing New Mexico Border

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 200 mostly Central American migrants in a remote area of the New Mexico desert. They crossed illegally near the Antelope Wells Port of Entry.

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