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If your crossing the U.S. – Canada border over Memorial Day, here’s what you need to know

Ambassador Bridge - Detroit Michigan

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations reminds travelers planning trips across the Detroit, Port Huron and Sault Ste. Marie border crossings to anticipate heavy traffic and to have their approved travel documents during the Memorial Day weekend. In compliance with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), all travelers, including U.S. and Canadian citizens, need to present an ...

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ICE, CBP seize nearly 79,000 counterfeit items in South Texas valued at $16 million

Counterfeit items seized by ICE and CBP

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Thursday seized nearly 79,000 counterfeit items that included apparel and consumer electronics from luxury and sporting trademark designers such as Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Adidas, Nike, Apple, Samsung and Sony. HSI estimates the value of the seized items at more than $16 million. This seizure represents HSI’s ...

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California [finally] deploys National Guard to border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday that members of the California National Guard had arrived along the U.S.-Mexico border to assist in border protection duties. “Today, as part of Operation Guardian Support, CBP officials at ports of entry along the California border with Mexico welcomed 24 California National Guard personnel,” CBP said in a statement. “Operation Guardian Support (OGS) ...

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This CBP Beagle Isn’t Your Typical Canine

CBP Canine handler and partner Frodo

Chicago, IL— Imagine being less than two feet tall and having to navigate the luggage carousel at one of the busiest airports in America. This could be a daunting and intimidating task, but every day one non-intimidating canine battles through the large crowds sniffing backpacks and luggage looking for food. Frodo, a Beagle, is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ...

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Border Patrol Agents Refuse To Turn Over Wanted Felons Because Of California’s Sanctuary Laws

  by Will Racke Border patrol agents are refusing to hand over illegal immigrants with felony warrants to police in California because they can’t be sure local authorities will return the criminal aliens to federal custody, according to a top border security official in San Diego. Rodney Scott, the chief patrol agent in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector, said ...

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Border Patrol Agent: Wall Makes It Easier For Us To Do Our Jobs

Border Patrol wall test

  by Nick Givas Border Patrol Agent Terence Shigg said Wednesday on “Fox & Friends” that building a wall on the southern border would help lower the crime rate and make the U.S. safer. Shigg said he would invite skeptics to see how the border wall would work and is necessary. “I would invite them to come down to San Diego because, first ...

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Pay As You Go Amnesty

The current controversy involving granting amnesty to approximately 800,000 Delayed Accountability for Contemptuous Aliens (DACA) is nowhere near the end of demands to appease mass lawbreakers. The people who naïvely think that after the DACA surge is legalized the country can get back to normal are the real dreamers. Unchaining those demonstrators from the furniture in Congressional offices and TV studios ...

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Border patrol catches sub filled with cocaine

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) crew, in coordination with interagency partners, pursued a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel engaged in cocaine smuggling. The AMO crew aboard a P-3 Long Range Tracker aircraft tracked the vessel, Nov. 12, during operations in international waters, and coordinated with Joint Interagency Task Force – South (JIATF South) to interdict. Self-propelled ...

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Border Patrol captures murderers, sexual predators, and gang member

ICE with illegals

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested several criminal aliens attempting to illegally enter the United States. On Friday, December 1, 2017, agents assigned to the McAllen Border Patrol Station encountered a Salvadoran national near McAllen, Texas. Record checks revealed that the individual had a previous conviction in the State of Texas for intoxication manslaughter and was ...

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White House: President “achieving real results on illegal immigration”

U.S. Mexico border barrier

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported Wednesday that they have seen a sharp decline in the number of individuals apprehended or deemed inadmissible along the U.S. southern border. “Today’s announcement of the dramatic drop in illegal southern border apprehensions demonstrates that the Presidents commitment to securing our border and supporting law enforcement is already showing results,” White House Press Secretary Sean ...

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No Longer the World’s Policeman, We’re Now the World’s Social Worker.

It’s 9AM late July and already the day is shot to hell. The temperature is over 80 and the humidity would wilt a Puritan’s collar. You’re supposed to be taking Migra, your Mexican Water Spaniel, on a 400–hundred-mile car trip. The dog’s 14–years–old if he’s a day, and who knows if he’ll live long enough to be reunited with the ...

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Eric Cantor Picked the Wrong Base

It’s no mystery why Eric Cantor lost his primary last Tuesday. He simply failed to turn out his new Hispanic base. And Cantor is not completely to blame for this failure, because events outside his control were also working against him. On the day of the vote many members of his new voting block, Futuro Ciudadnos for Cantor couldn’t votar ...

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What Washington doesn’t want people to think about on Immigration

While the debate rages in Washington about immigration, one thing that should be on the top of the list of considerations is being largely overlooked. In spite of the fact that the following report was aired on ABC, it’s unlikely that anyone is going to be hearing too many politicians grabbing the spotlight to talk about it. They will prefer ...

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Reps Chaffetz & Bentivolio Tour a Porous AZ Border

Following a recent visit to the Arizona border by senators, Congressmen Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Kerry Bentivolio, (R-MI) toured the Yuma Sector of the Arizona-Mexico border. The following is from Representative Chaffetz’  public Twitter account. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Most residents of the US have never seen the arid border that is constantly under discussion ...

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Crossing the AZ Border. . .Almost. . .

When you don’t have enough manpower to monitor the border strange things can happen. The men in this Jeep cleverly set up tracks on both sides of the fence from Mexico into Arizona. Unfortunately, they didn’t quite figure the angle of the track and the length of the Jeep. Oops. Those in the Jeep escaped back into Mexico where they ...

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