WATCH: Drug Cartel Smugglers from Mexico EASILY Scale Border Fence with USA

Climbing over fence

I’ve been to the Border with Jim Gilchrist and I know this section. It’s touted as one of the more “fortified” segments of the fence. Most of the the border is unfenced, as you know. The sections of fence that do exist vary from the type shown above in the video to the upturned Vietnam-era jungle […]

EDITORIAL: Immigration peace relies on secure neighbors


amNewYork, New York Aug. 23–There has been a massive decline in the number of unaccompanied minors crossing our Southern border illegally in the past nine months, and that’s good news. That number, 17,439 kids from Oct. 1 through the end of July, is still very high by historical standards, but represents a manageable problem rather […]

At busy border, pedestrians need passports to enter Mexico


By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Walking into Mexico at the nation’s busiest border crossing with the United States is no longer an uninterrupted stroll for foreigners. Pedestrians going to Tijuana from San Diego at the San Ysidro crossing must choose between a line for Mexicans who get walk through unchecked, and […]

Ben Carson lunches in Tucson, pushes drone strikes to secure border

Carson speaks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland

By Joe Ferguson, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 19–Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson slipped into Tucson this afternoon to have lunch with more than a dozen supporters. The former neurosurgeon ate at the Silver Saddle Steakhouse on the south side’s East Benson Highway, a day after speaking to thousands of people at thePhoenix Convention […]

Perry questions border wall plans, stresses better security


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that simply building a wall is not the best way to secure the U.S. border and halt illegal immigration. Speaking at the Iowa State Fair, the Republican presidential hopeful said he would secure the border through more guards, fencing and air patrols. His […]

Mexican government dismisses Trump border, migration plan


MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government criticized Donald Trump’s policy proposals on immigration, border security and U.S.- Mexico relations Wednesday, saying they were tainted by bigotry. The Foreign Relations Department said in emailed comments that the GOP candidate’s stances “reflect prejudice, racism or plain ignorance.” Trump this week outlined proposals to deny citizenship to […]

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