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"Sanctuary Cities" Debate Renews

Toddler recovered from human smuggling venture

More Document Fraud

Iran moving sleeper cells into America?

Illegal immigrants forced to smuggle marijuana

Mexican . . . pleads guilty in killing of BP agent

Border apprehen- sions up by 50%

Operation Drawbridge

Deadly Crossing

Crash kills 4, injures 7

Eight Injured in Brooks County

Border Patrol Agent Killed

The Front Line: Dr. Mike Vickers

Arpaio: ICE refuses to pick up illegal immigrants

ICE special agents free 82 hostages

Feds Won't Arrest All Illegal Aliens

Department of Agriculture . . . on immigration

2 bodies found near Falfurrias

Texas youth soccer coach arrested

More Immigrants Die in Brooks County

Shots fired at Border Patrol agents

ICE Agents Protest Disciplinary Action for Enforcing Laws

Fingerprint Records Reveal 825,000 Immigrants With Multiple Names, Inconsistent Birth Dates

Mosquitoes carrying Dengue Fever concern officials near TX border

Honduras man convicted of Travis County sexual assault

Mississippi Gov: No state aid for illegal immigrants

Immigration agents file suit against Napolitano

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Non-Citizen Voters - Diluting the Rights and Privileges of Citizenship

2012 - 2016 Border Patrol National Strategy  The Mission: Protect America

Unauthorized Immigrant Population: national and State Trends, 2010

Hezbollah, Radical but Rational

A Line in the Sand: Confronting the Threat at the Southwest Border

 Guide for the Mexican Migrant

English Translation of Guide for the Mexican Migrant 

Bear Stern's Report

Barbara Jordan's Speech

CRS Report for Congress  Mexico's Drug Cartels

Illegal Alien Fact Sheet

Illegal Alien Fact Sheet Annotated Version

TBV Standing Operating Procedures 


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Archived News Articles From August 2012 

Illegal Aliens a Drain on U.S. Taxpayers

County leader wants count of all undocumented immigrants in CMS

Edinburg motel used as stash house

States Plagued by Exotic Diseases

Homeland Security wants to extend NM border zone

Bomb Squad Detonates Grenade Found in Starr County

20 immigrants crammed into truck in Goliad County 

Sessions wants answers as ICE agents face suspension 

Archived News Articles From July 2012 

McAllen Police: Guns seized after trio try to run down officer

Mexican Remittances climb 6.2%

Top Administration Officials Describe Border Chaos Resulting From Admin's Amnesty Policy

Agents see rise in the number of illegal immigrants

14 killed in single truck crash in Texas

Napolitano Defends Deferred Action on Immigration Enforcement for Qualified Young Illegal Aliens

Lawmakers temporarily halt Border Patrol Closures

Three bodies found by Border Patrol agents in three days near Falfurrias

Closure of Border Patrol stations across four states triggers alarm

Agents find more than 80 immigrants in stash house

Increase in number of minors crossing border alone

Immigration Order Will Hurt Unemployed Americans

 Kids Cross Border Alone

ICE agent shot


Archived News Articles From June 2012 

4.6 Million Waiting for Green Cards are Displaced by Dreamers

Border Patrol union blasts Homeland Security instructions to 'run away' and 'hide' from gunmen

Sheriff Joe's Deputies Make Huge Meth Seizure

Federal agents, Arizona officials blast Homeland Security's "business-as-usual" approach in wake of Supreme Court ruling

Arizona ruling leaves door open for Texas proposal

Mexico marines detain suspected son of drug lord

U.S. English Chairman Commends House of Representatives on Passage of English Language Ammendment

Federal agents, and Arizona officials blast Homeland Security's 'business as usual' approach in wake of Supreme Court ruling

Arizona ruling leaves door open for Texas proposal

Mexico marines detain suspected son of drug lord

U.S. English Chairman Commends House of Representatives on Passage of English Language Amendment

 New Front Expected in Fight Over Arizona Law


 Increase Expeccted in Chinese Illigal Immigrants Crossing into GV


Archived News Articles From May 2012

6 sentenced for their roles in decade-long human smuggling operation

Alabama governor signs revisions targeting illegal immigrants

Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in San Antonio

Administration Moves Ahead on Three More Little Amnesties

BLM adds rangers in Arizona

ICE arrests 80 illegal immigrants

Illegal immigrant tied to massive Medicare fraud

Obama...Work Raid Policy Not Working

illegal immigration facts for Georgia

 Massive Tax Loophole for illegal immigrants


Smugglers Taking Toll in South Texas


Archived News Articles From April 2012 

illegal immigrants in subsidized housing

Child immigrant numbers soaring

Illegal aliens cost taxpayers money

National Guard withdrawing 900 troops from U.S.-Mexico border

Illegal Immigration Costs Ohio $878 Million a Year

Net illegal immigration from Mexico: zero    ?

Bill would give 'illegals' bigger break than middle-class taxpayers

9 suspected illegal immigrants die in Texas wreck

Homeland Security announces its latest alien forgive and forget program: Guzzardi

Author of Alabama immigration law offers revisions to sections put on hold by courts

Obama Admin. Quietly Passes New Immigration Rule

Larson wants Mexico to reimburse Texas ofr illegal immigrants

 Kyle police halt smuggling of dozen illegal immigrants

Archived News Articles From March 2012

Hezbollah Terrorists Working with Mexican Drug Cartels

Cleaning up the border

Starr County mayors upset over lack of funding

Visas for Sale

Rise In Local, Federal Perks For Illegal Immigrants

 Nation's Toughest Immigration Law Stays Put For Now

 31 charged as part of decade-long human smuggling organization


Archived News Articles From February 2012

Georgia, Alabama illegal immigration laws headed to appeals court Thursday


West Texas County Commissioner arrested on Drug, Money Laundering Charges


Border Spillover Violence is a National Reality


Packing Heat on the Border


Car Jack used to Breach Border Fence


One person killed in Thursday rollover after Border Patrol pursued vehicle


Attrition Through Enforcement


Hezbollah Eyeing Southern Border


Mexican Firefight Ends on US Side


Illegal Aliens are Leaving Arizona


San Diego Restaurant Owner Fined


Archived News Articles From January 2012

Car Jack used to Breach Border Fence

 Challenging US Census Policy of Counting Illegal Aliens When Apportioning Seats in Congress

Border Patrol to toughen policy

Laredo trial offers window into Zetas

Federal immigration chief: Cook County jail policy may be illegal

Drug cartel busted in Tyler

Can rank and file ICE officers save the counry from Obama's lawlessness?

 SAPD busts alleged human smuggling operation 

Illegal Immigrant Caught Collecting Unemployment In Connecticut

Archived News Articles From December 2011

Illegal Immigrant Slated for Deportation Went On To Kill


Businesses must check for illegal immigrants (S.C.)


Seven Texas Syndicate members denied bond


New Nexus Of Narcoterrorism Hezbollah And Venezuela


"Sanctuary City" status taken to new heights in Los Angeles


New Alabama Immigration Law Driving Down Unemployment?


Border Patrol agent fires round...


Obama-Holder crusade against Sheriff Joe intensifies


Illegal alien charged in middle school shooting


Occupy Immigration: OWS Rally Aims to Recruit Immigrants


US proposes unmanned border crossing with Mexico


Middle Eatern Terrorists Plan U.S. Attack From Mexico


Armored boats added to DPS arsenal 


Drug, Human Smuggling, Cartel Shootouts With Police Escalate In Rio Grande Valley 


Are Obama deportations truly aimed at 'criminals'? 


Archived News Articles From November 2011

Deportation Claims Questioned

Dr. Mike Vickers on NBC Nightly News

Patrolling 'smugglers' alley' by air along the Rio Grande

Along Mexican border, US ranchers say they live in fear

Civil rights commission to review Ga. immigration law

Armed illegals stalked Border Patrol

Zetas blamed for shootout in Houston

Eagle Pass Becoming Amunition Hotspot

Los Zetas Cell taken down in Chicago

Battle for the Border: Drug Cartels Operating out of Dallas

Battle for the Border: A Look Inside a Federal Vault

Undocumented students grateful to Perry for defending in=state tuition law

Deportations Under New U.S. Policy Are Inconsistent

Texas Border Volunteers: The new breed of "Minute Men"

Border Battle: Drugs and bodies piling up on ranch

Obama rolls back immigration enforcement, again

Rape suspect flagged as illegal immigrant was released weeks before Dallas Murder

Mexican gunmen flee into Starr County

SWAT teams dispatched as gun battle unfolds near Escobares

 Napolitano subpoenaed for illegals data 

Attorney General Abbott Calls for President Obama to Take Action Following Mexican Drug Cartel Violence inTexas


Archived News Articles From October 2011

Sheriff Says Shooting of Deputy an Example of Spillover Violence


Smugglers Using 'Cloned' Vehicles To Move Drugs


Border Patrol Agent gets two years in prison for handcuffing drug smuggler


Mexican president says criminal alien deportations fuels violence


Out of Control (Brooks County)  


Narco-Terrorism's Threat to the Southern U.S. Border


Cartel connection reveals why La Familia targeted Austin


First Illegal Alien Arrested Under Alabama Immigration Law is From YEMEN


Archived News Articles From September 2011

Governor reappoints Falfurrias Veterinarian to state animal health commission


Mexican Army in armed standoff IN AMERICA!


Obama administration appeals Alabama immigration law


ICE sweep nets 2,900 illegals


Public Safety Commission discusses Border Security report


U.S. Generals Release Border Security Report


Who Benefited from Job Growth In Texas?


Agents Seize More than Two Tons of Marijuana and Arrest Violent Felon


Suspect links meth found in falfurrias to Gulf Cartel's No. 2 leader


Border Patrol finds rocket launcher, grenade launcher, explosives near Rio Grande


Border Group: Obama Amnesty "Contempt for Law" 


Illegal immigrant sues Nebraska to get Medicaid for her unborn baby


Illegal Immigrants Fight To Keep Driver's License


Immigration Offenses Make Latinos New Majority in Federal Prisons


Mexican military flies over South Texas


Border Incursions: Possible Security Threat To The Nation 


Undocumented workers got billions from IRS in tax credits 


Labor Dept Promises Fair Wages to Illegal Aliens


Archived News Articles From August 2011

Texas DPS targets drug traffickers on the border

CBP U.S. Border Patrol Agents Seize More than 6 Tons of Marijuana

 Alabama awaits ruling on immigration law

Finding the Lost


Obama to deport illegals by 'priority'


Several arrested in immigration protests


Immigrants Plead For End To Fingerprint Sharing


Controversial Developments in Murder of Border Agent


Arizona appeals immigration law case to Supreme Court


Illegal immigration debate continues to heat up in Springfield 


Obama and illegal aliens: DHS sued for status reports on arrests


Falfurrias Woman is Killed After Car Crashes Through Bedroom 


Archived News Articles From July 2011

'Spillover' Violence From Mexico


Honduran Gangs Receive U.S. Weapons 


Arizona Law denies recognition to Mexican counselar ID cards


Sheriff Dept Makes a Large Wepons Seizure


Sheriff Arpaio arrests dozens


Shots fired from Mexico


Archived News Articles from June 2011

Battle in Brooks County


...Mexican Cartel operations in Harris Co. 


Judge blocks key parts of Georgia immigration law


Hispanics flee from new Alabama immigration law


Virginia Official Prepares to Sue Feds Over Illegal Immigrant Files


2 More Illegal Immigrants Found Dead in Brooks County


"A couple of hundred American cities are infested by members of the Mexican cartels." 


Fugitive Wanted in Sweden Captured in Phoenix


Immigration bill to track education spending


Roadway firefight kills 1 east of Edinburg; gunmen sought


Agents arrest man who claims ties to Gulf Cartel, La Familia since he was 15


Border issues not confined to border


Border Patrol agent dragged in Brownsville smuggling incident 


The Harmful Effect of Unskilled Immigrants on American Workers 


Archived News Articles from May 2011

Border Pictures Worth 1,000 Words

Greta Up Close at the Border

Illegal Immigrant Arrested in Death of Texas Police Officer

Arizona Man Looks to Law in Bid to Retrieve Ranch

You pay nearly $1B a year to house illegal immigrant prisoners

Mexican authorities find 513 illegal immigrants in 2 tractor-trailers

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 12 Illegal Aliens from Extreme Conditions

Border Patrol agents involved in a shootout near Mission

Terrorist Group Setting Up Operations Near Border

Feds Allow Illegal Aliens to Cross Border 14 Times before Charging Them With Felony, Sheriff Tells Congress

Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer Signs Law Authorizing Security Fence

 Four illegal aliens arrested after allegedly robbing, killing man in Texas

Archived News Articles from April 2011

Ariz. amendment clears ranchers from illegal immigrant suit

Brutal Mexican drug gang crosses into U.S.

Border Patrol: 28 illegal immigrants rescued since Thursday

Castro Helps Obama Fashion New Immigration Amnesty Proposal

Appeals Court Rules Against Arizona Law

'Cloned' Border Patrol Pickup

Mexican cartels corrupting more US border officials?

DPS choppers help put the dog in the fight against smugglers

Alabama House passes Arizona-style immigration law

CIS report: Welfare Use by Immigrant Households

Federal Judge rules against ACLU, denies illegal aliens bail...press ignores

Cartels threaten to kill Texas Rangers, ICE agents


Federal Agents Told to Reduce Border Arrests


Negative effects of government funding of illegal immigrants


Archived News Articles from March 2011

Napolitano: Security Along U.S.-Mexico Border 'Better Now Than It Has Ever Been'


DOJ Memo Confirms Terrorists Have Crossed the Border


Illegal immigrants in Marine Uniforms arrested


New Mexico Passes . . . Bill To Ban Driver's Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants 


Utah Passes Arizona-Style Immigration Law


Firm's owner gets 10 months for hiring illegal immigrants


Sanctuary city bill clears committee


TBV Member Jim Gibson on Pay Attention Radio


Archived News Articles from February 2011

 Illegal document mill busted in Va

You Have the Right

Case details South Texas smuggling network, possible Zeta plot to attack deputies


Bill would force hospitals to report illegal immigrants to feds


Oklahoma Senate Panel Pushes Forward Bill Eliminating 'Birthright Citizenship'


Arizona Senate Panel Passes Sweeping Bills Targeting Illegals, Birthright Citizenship


'Project Gunwalker'


Border agents find unusually large group of illegal immigrants


Hezbollah Working with Cartels


Virginia County Sues DHS for Illegal Immigrant Records


Archived News Articles from January 2011


Immigrant database failed to detect suspect before rape of young girl


Controversial Muslim cleric caught being smuggled into U.S. over Mexico border


Border Patrol finds weapons cache near Rio Grande 


Mexican gunman fires across border


Archived News Articles from December 2010

Ranching No Man's Land 

 Texas family forced to leave ranch 


Stricter rules for entry are ignored at border 


4 in custody in shooting death of Border Patrol agent 


DHS confirms cheaper to deport 


Border Patrol resumes release . . . at Texas-Mexico border


 Archived News Articles from November 2010

An educated guess on Texas students in the U.S. illegally


America's Third War: Uncovering Border Tunnels


Narco-War on the Southern Border


Obama pressed to send Guard to border


ICE agents bust armed 'drug convoy' in San Benito


'Arizona-style' bill, other anti-illegal immigrant measures filed in Texas


Mexican violence threatens Texas's Rio Grande Valley


America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back


Border Patrol confiscates more than 11 tons of pot 


DPS targets cartel-enlisted U.S. gangs


 Archived News Articles from October 2010

Arizona cops bust illegal immigrant smuggling ring

Immigration cases being tossed by the hundreds

 USCIS official's transfer probed 


 Archived News Articles from September 2010 

Sanders only U.S. mayor at border conference


Body found in river near Rio Grande City with no head or hands


85 Inmates Escape Mexican Prison Near Texas


Sheriff: Mexican Cartels Control Parts of Arizona


 Archived News Articles from August 2010

Judicial Watch Client Asks Appellate Court to Reverse SB 1070 Injunction

 ICE's Mission Melt: Agents Vote 'No Confidence' in Leadership

  Border Patrol Asked To Stop 'Terrorizing' Colonia Residents


 Archived News Articles from July 2010

U.S. cousulate in Ciudad Juarez to close

Obama administration considers bypassing Congress on immigration reform

Hemorrhagic variant of dengue fever rising in Mexico, moving closer to US border after floods

The Unarmed National Guard Will Guard Computers

Police: Illegal Immigrants Raped 14-Year-Old Texas Girl at July 4th Party

Terrorists: The 'Other' Illegal Immigrants 

Reduced overtime stymies Border Patrol


Illegal Immigration a $113 Bllion a Year Drain on U.S. Taxpayers 


 Archived News Articles from June 2010

 El Paso City Hall Struck By Bullets

MORON: Obama's Immigration Chief Orders Release of ALL Violent Criminal Illegal Aliens


Massive bust nets suspects, drugs in 18 states


 Archived News Articles from May 2010

Waiting Their Turn

Feds Issue Terror Watch for the Texas/Mexico Border

Mayor Defends Immigration Procedure For Arrests

Investigators: Edmonds rape suspect deported nine times

Archived News Articles from April 2010

Channel 2 Investigates U.S. Border Security Part 1

Foreign 'terrorists' breach U.S. border

Drug war violence appears in Mexico's northeast, near Texas Border

Sheriff To Texas Border Town: 'Arm Yourselves'

As agents clear out Mexican gangs, more brutal ones move in

REGION: Congress steps into border-crossing cell phone debate

Somalis with terrorist links feared headed to U.S. border

Mexicans Facing Drug War Violence Could Seek Political Asylum in U.S.

Border violence threatens Americans

Archived News Articles from March 2010

Borders Breached: Mexican helicopters fly over Texas


Texas Town on High Alert as Mexican Town Across Border Braces for Cartel Gun Battle


Eritrean man pleads guilty to alien smuggling


Arizona Rancher's Killing Sparks Calls to Beef UP Border Security


Perry implements 'Phase One' of border violence plan


...cartel shooting at McAllen Walmart


U.S. downplays Mexican chopper incursion


CBP: Mexican cartels corrupting US border agents


ID Card for Workers Is at Center of Immigration Plan


3 Mexican nationals charged with running a counterfeit document mill


Accused murderer of 17-year-old boy deported to Mexico


Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform


Coke dealing gets woman 10 years


Twenty-Six MS-13 Gang Members Indicted...


Trafficking probe nets 10 Mexican migration agents


 U.S. 'surge' targets immigrants who have criminal records


Archived News Articles from February 2010

284 arrested in ICE operation...

 More than 20 immigrants held in NW Harris County

 Va. man accused of helping smuggle Somalis into U.S.


'Significant' Mexican drug lord in U.S. court


Border-area home invasion


ICE arrests 104 people during operation targeting illicit transportation businesses


Agent's suspected killer had escaped Border Patrol


Archived News Articles from January 2010

 Haitians in country illegally can stay

Once-Deported Illegal Alien Kills Female Deputy

AZ border agent kills suspected illegal immigrant

Three held in Palmview home invasion


South Texan may be the next drug king


Archived News Articles from December 2009


ICE issues new procedures for asylum seekers as part of ongoing detention reform initiatives

Lawsuit challenges in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

Archived News Articles from November 2009

Pickups stolen here used for immigrant smuggling, authorities say

Getting back to U.S. tougher for deportees

Mexico's Zetas gang buys businesses along border in move to increase legitimacy

Texas Border Volunteers - Standing Watch

Teen pleads guilty in killing of agent

Maine Town is Riven by Housing Dispute

Hundreds in Dallas County deported before their trials

Perry: Obama punishes Texas with border program

Secure Communities Initiative identified more than 111,000 aliens charged with or convited of crimes in its first year

 Houston sheriffs round up thousands of illegals


East African, Asian immigrants caught near Brownsville


Archived News Articles from October 2009

 Zetas terrorizing Mexican border cities


HDP won't screen for immigration


91 from Dallas-Fort Worth area arrested in ICE crackdown on gangs


Texas man accused of leaving 2 children in field


Border Patrol agents arrest 19-year-old wanted for murder


Archived News Articles from September 2009

Perry's latest border security plan draws local criticism 

3 men indicted for harboring and holding aliens hostage

Archived News Articles from August 2009 

New York City murder suspect caught near Falfurrias checkpoint


Valley called 'front line' against human trafficking


Showdown in Zapata County


Archived News Articles from July 2009

Man possibly linked in border agent's killing had been deported

 Mexican brothels coming to a neighborhood near you

3 plead guilty to alien smuggling


 New Curbs Set on Arrests of Illegal Immigrants


Archived News Articles from June 2009

Lou Dobbs: Amnesty Bill Provisions   

Job Program Sparks Controversy

146 arrested in gang sweep

San Francisco D.A.'s program trained illegal immigrants for jobs they couldn't legally hold

Welasco man kidnapped from front yard 

Highlighting Recent FBI Gang Investigations 


Abuse of Trust: The Case of the Crooked Border Official 



Archived News Articles from May 2009

10 mayors, other Mexico officials detained

EXCLUSIVE: Cartels use kids to breach U.S. border 

Man dies from heat, four rescued by Border Patrol in past week



Archived News Articles from April 2009

 Exclusive: Legal Aliens with Swine Flu May Not Enter U.S. - But What About Illegal Aliens? 

Swine flu, Mexico Lung Illness Heighten  Pandemic Risk (Update2)


Three arrested in connection with kidnapping, sexual assault of STC student


Illegal immigrant gets 15 years for molesting 13-year-old


Austin-based U.S. attorney resigns


Archived News Articles from March 2009

Obama to boost U.S.-Mexico border security, but won't send troops yet

Arizona Court Upholds Right of Border Area Citizens to Protect Themselves

Archived News Articles from February 2009

Fox News: Texas Went on the Alert for the First Time...

16 illegals sue rancher who catches them on his land

Archived News Articles from January 2009 

Another immigrant chase ends in Palmview

Bush cuts sentences of Ramos, Compean

DPS sued over tighter rule for immigrant drivers

'Attempted hit' put on Ramos family

Sri Lankan nationals detained at McAllen airport

Brownsville woman faces fifth charge for transporting undocumented immigrants

Mukasey: Aliens Have No Right toEffective Assistance of Counsel

Kidnappings in Mexico Send Shivers Across Border

Mexico's drug violence expected to intensify in '09

Archived News Articles from December 2008

Investigation: Freedom Toll

Exclusive: Five-Year Terror Report Exposes Holes in Border Security

Smuggling of Chinese into Texas is on the rise

Jefferson Transit mulls policy in case Border Patrol boards its busses

In Mexico, Assassins of Increasing Skill

Mexico to return man sought in killing

Texas' new guidelines for immigrant licenses under fire

Cops: Suspected Illegals Plotted Kidnap of Texas Corn Dog Scion

Archived News Articles from November 2008


Archived News Articles from October 2008


Archived News Articles from September 2008


 Archived News Articles from July 2008 


Archived News Articles from June 2008

Mexico's legislators: fortify Mexican Identity in the U.S.

"Operation Streamline" to jail illegal immigrants

U.S., Mexico launch unprecedented effort to disrupt cross-border weapons smuggling

Several human remains of illegal immigrants found in Brooks County


Archived News Articles from May 2008

A New Argument About Immigration


Archived News Articles from April 2008


 S.F. topped border counties for crime grant  

Archived News Articles from February 2008

 Victory in Valley Park

 Archived News Articles from November 2006

Citizenship Agency Lost 111,000 Files

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