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The Latest News about Illegal immigration

All the latest news, updates and statements from officials on illegal immigration in the United States. As ICE surges into sanctuary cities, counties and states, CDN reports.

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted in Eagle Pass

EAGLE PASS, Texas – An agent from the Eagle Pass Station was assaulted during an encounter along the Rio Grande River. The assailant, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, illegally entered the United States. “This incident is an example of the threats and risks faced by U.S. Border Patrol agents as they work to secure the border,” said Del Rio Sector ...

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Triple Play: CBP Officers Intercept $4 Million in Methamphetamine in Three Seizures at Laredo Port of Entry

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers executed a triple play this weekend, seizing a total of $4 million in methamphetamine in three separate enforcement actions. “Our CBP officers capped off a strong week of enforcement activity with a perfect triple play; $4 million in methamphetamine intercepted in three separate seizures this ...

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Border Patrol Detects Second Ultralight Aircraft in as Many Days

CALIPATRIA, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents tracked an ultralight aircraft that made a cross-border incursion from Mexico and landed in the United States on Tuesday morning.   At approximately 1:54 a.m., Border Patrol agents on the ground were informed by CBP components of an ultralight aircraft detected flying over the international border from Mexico into U.S. airspace.  ...

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ICE removes 36 Cambodian nationals

On Monday, December 17th, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) ICE Air Operations (IAO) flight departed El Paso, Texas carrying 36 Cambodian nationals, of whom 34 are criminals, to their home country of Cambodia in accordance with their final orders of removal. Criminal convictions included two counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder, ...

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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $180K in Drugs

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested three people in separate failed attempts to smuggle cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine into the United States over the weekend. CBP officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 28-year-old legal, permanent U.S. resident from Mexico for further inspection of his Chrysler sedan last Friday afternoon. A ...

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Illegal alien from China who threatened to kill school children pleads guilty in Houston to gun charges, identity theft

HOUSTON — An illegal alien from China pleaded guilty Friday to possessing a firearm as an illegal alien and to aggravated identity theft. This investigation was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Houston; and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Xiangyu Zhang, 22, a resident of La Marque, Texas, illegally remained ...

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Members of international movie piracy ring indicted in scheme to steal and sell pre-release Hollywood films and TV shows

LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted five men in four countries on federal charges alleging they distributed or offered for sale stolen digital versions of hundreds of motion pictures and television shows – including “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “The Expendables 3” and “The Walking Dead” – prior to their official release. Members of the hacking conspiracy broke ...

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ICE Corpus Christi-led investigation results in conviction of 16 gang members, associates

HOUSTON – An investigation spearheaded by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Corpus Christi that began back in November 2016 has now led to the conviction of 16 gang members and associates for various crimes including RICO conspiracy, federal drug conspiracy and federal weapons violations. On Dec. 11, James Randall Lee Ross, aka “Silver”, 45, became the latest defendant to be sentenced ...

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Did Trump Sign An Executive Order To Prevent Illegal Immigrants From Getting Welfare?

A meme shared on the right-wing Facebook page “Rowdy Republican” claimed that President Donald Trump signed an executive order that bars illegal immigrants from collecting welfare benefits. “Donald Trump Signed An Executive Order To Prevent Illegals From Receiving Welfare,” the Dec. 8 meme said. Verdict: False Trump did not sign an executive order that prevents illegal immigrants from receiving welfare. ...

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Rio Grande Valley Stash House take down leads to Sex Offender Arrest

SAN JUAN, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents along with the Hidalgo County Constables Office disrupt active stash house operation and discover sex offender among those arrested. Thursday, agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Special Operations Detachment, along with the Hidalgo County Constables Office Precinct 4, identified a stash house operating out of a residence in San Juan, Texas. ...

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Laredo Port of Entry CBP Officers Intercept Another Significant Load of Narcotics; Latest Find Worth Over $1.3 Million

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted a significant amount of hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $1.3 million in one enforcement action at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge. “Our frontline CBP continue to maintain their vigilance and utilize their inspections skills and experience as pre-Christmas traffic starts ...

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Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Father Of Seven To Death Had Been Deported Six Times

It’s been discovered that a man who is currently sitting in a U.S. jail cell for a grisly murder had already been deported back to his home country of Mexico a total of six times. Local law enforcement in Pasco, Washington announced back in February that detectives, with the help of the FBI, were able to extradite Mexican national Adan Virgen-Ponce ...

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Trump’s Border Policy Is Meant To ‘Traumatize’ Children, Says Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon said the Trump administration’s border policy is designed to “traumatize” children on CNN’s “New Day” Friday. Merkley said the government should be using a family management program to analyze each migrant on a case-by-case basis, instead of sending them to prison. “The other option is a family case management program. It’s a program that ...

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Watch: President Trump’s Message on Border Security

On Thursday evening, the White House released President Donald Trump’s message on border security. “The Democrats are absolute hypocrites,” Trump said. “All along, they’ve been supporting walls and supporting fences.” “They only don’t wanna’ do it because of me,” he added. Watch:

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Former Judges Demand ICE No Longer Make Immigration Arrests In Courthouses

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A group of former judges is asking U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to limit the scope of where they can arrest suspected illegal aliens, requesting they add courthouses to their list of “sensitive locations.” “We know firsthand that for courts to effectively do justice, ensure public safety, and serve their communities, the public must be able to access courthouses safely and ...

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