Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

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By SERGIO BUSTOS, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is outlining a six-point strategy to bolster security at the nation’s border and overhaul its immigration laws. The former Florida governor said Monday that finding a solution to the status of people in the country illegally “is a nonstarter if our borders […]

Bernie Sanders slams open border policy

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is confounding the Left by expressing an opinion that an open border immigration policy would “make everybody in America poorer”: “You’re doing away with the concept of a nation state,” Sanders said, “and I don’t think there’s any country in the world that believes in that.” […] On Thursday, Sanders […]

U.S. Customs agent charged with migrant smuggling

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El Paso, Texas, Jul 28 (EFE).- A veteran Customs and Border Protection supervisor in El Paso was arrested on charges of attempted alien smuggling, authorities reported Tuesday. Special agents with the Customs and Border Patrol from Las Cruces, New Mexico, arrested Lawrence Madrid, 53, at his home in El Paso last Friday, Leticia Zamarripa, the […]

Mexican model busted smuggling $134K worth of cocaine into U.S.

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Mexican model Anett Pikula was recently busted attempting to smuggle $134,000 worth of cocaine into the U.S., and Border Patrol agents say her excessive flirting is what tipped them off that something was up: Border agents found $134,000 worth of cocaine hidden inside 39-year-old Anett Pikula’s 2006 gold Mercedes Benz at a Lukeville, Arizona border […]

Border agents pull out of Trump events as he forges ahead with contentious visit

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Jill Colvin, The Associated Press LAREDO, Texas — A local border patrol union pulled out of events involving Donald Trump Thursday as the Republican presidential contender charged ahead with plans to visit the Mexican border to highlight his hardline stance on illegal immigration. Patrol agents had planned to accompany Trump to the border and hold […]

‘He’s not wanted': immigration activists to protest Donald Trump at border visit

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Donald Trump will be met by over a thousand protesters when he lands in Texas to visit the US-Mexico border on Thursday, according to the League of United Latin American Citizens (Lulac). The Republican presidential hopeful has been roundly criticised for a series of slurs on the Latino community and Mexico, and activists say he […]