‘Citizens are Under Siege’: Perry Sends National Guard to Border

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FOXNEWS — Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally. Perry, a vocal critic of the White House’s response to the […]

Cartels suspected as high-caliber gunfire sends Border Patrol scrambling on Rio Grande

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FOXNEWS — “We don’t have any armor that can stop a .50-caliber round, so our Border Patrol agents had to take cover when the rounds were richocheting around them,” said Gohmert, who has been in the area for the last week to get a first-hand look at the border situation. “When the shooting stopped, about […]

Former Border Patrol Deputy Chief: ‘All of the Good That Was Done after 9/11 Up to Now Has Been Reversed Singlehandedly’

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NATIONALREVIEW — Former national deputy chief of the U.S. Border Patrol Ronald Colburn tells National Review Online that the Obama administration has undone all of the progress made at America’s southern border since 9/11. “We’re back to a pre-9/11 situation basically, and this administration did that in the past five years,” he says. “All of […]

Minuteman Project ready to return to border amid wave of illegal immigration

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FOXNEWS — The Minuteman Project — the controversial civilian patrol that came to prominence a decade ago — is riding out of retirement in a bid to help tackle the illegal immigration crisis at the Mexico border. The group, which patrolled parts of the 2,000-mile border from 2005-2010, acting as unarmed and unsanctioned eyes and […]

Texas Rangers Dispatched to Secure Border Amid Stolen Mexican Nuke Threat

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INFOWARS — For the third time in less than a year Mexican officials report that security surrounding the storage and transportation of nuclear material in the troubled state has been compromised. According to civil defense officials a vehicle carrying a lethal dose of radioactive Iridium-192 was hijacked by unknown thieves. Last year a truck carrying […]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Releases Revised Use of Force Policies

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BREITBART — Facing pressure from immigrant advocates and seeking to fulfill a commitment to “transparency,” Customs and Border Protection Friday released a consultant review of its officers’ use of force and a revised Use of Force Policy handbook. “This release and, most importantly, the policy and training changes they represent are the beginning of a […]

DHS Stonewalls Congress on ‘Hands Off’ Permitting Those with Terror Ties into U.S.

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FREEBEACON — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is refusing to answer Congress’ questions about the existence of a secret terrorist “hands off” list that is said to have permitted individuals with terrorist ties easy entrance into the United States. The existence of the hands-off list was first publicized earlier this month by Sen. Chuck […]

Border Patrol Union Fires Back Against Open Border Advocates

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BREITBART — LUBBOCK, Texas—The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) fired back against the left-of-center American Immigration Council (AIC) over a report that largely used unsubstantiated claims and out of context numbers to attack the men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol agency. Breitbart Texas covered the AIC report previously, as well as other left-of-center […]