Archive for the 'Border crossing' Category

Men Told To Shoot Border Agents

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

Washington Times
A man suspected of alien smuggling on the Texas-Mexico border has ordered his men to shoot at U.S. Border Patrol agents who attempt to apprehend smugglers who are escorting illegal aliens into the United States, according to an FBI bulletin.
Issued Feb. 28 by the FBI’s San Antonio field office, the unclassified law-enforcement bulletin said […]

Border Violence At Record High

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

Washington Times
Violence on the U.S.-Mexico border is at an all-time high because illegal aliens are more willing to attack U.S. authorities, and an increasing number also are convicted criminals, border sheriffs said yesterday.
Whereas 10 years ago they would flee back to Mexico if anyone challenged them, now aliens make it clear they will fight, the […]

Add Your Own Caption

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Canadian Smugglers

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Washington Post
U.S. authorities said they intercepted 74 illegal immigrants mostly from Asian and Eastern European countries who were being smuggled into the United States from Canada.

AZ Lawmakers Vote To Fund Troops On Border

Monday, February 13th, 2006

Tucson Citizen
The Arizona House voted Monday to require Gov. Janet Napolitano to follow through on her proposal to increase the number of National Guard troops who are helping crack down on illegal immigration at the state’s border with Mexico.
The lawmakers also agreed to provide $5 million in state money for the plan by the governor, […]

San Diego: Crashes Involving Human Smugglers

Monday, February 13th, 2006

Union Tribune
Feb. 10, 2005: Vehicle carrying 28 tried to elude Border Patrol. Twenty-one illegal immigrants were injured when one of three vans being chased by the U.S. Border Patrol overturned on state Route 905, plummeting down a 30-foot embankment and scattering passengers over a wide area.
Aug. 15, 2005: A large sedan carrying 15 illegal […]

Arizona Won’t Wait For Washington

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Washington Post
Arizona has long been one of the busiest gateways for immigrants trying to sneak into the country, and some lawmakers believe it’s time to dispatch state police squads to catch illegals who slip past border agents.
The notion is gaining political traction as the public’s frustration about the state’s porous border with Mexico grows. Over […]

Jury Convicts Smuggler Of Immigrant Deaths

Thursday, February 9th, 2006

NY Times
Houston — Overcoming an initial deadlock, a federal jury here on Wednesday convicted three South Texans in a botched human-trafficking scheme that killed 19 illegal immigrants sealed in a trailer bound north from the Mexican border in 2003.
Eleven people have now been convicted in the case, the nation’s deadliest human-smuggling disaster. Fourteen were charged […]

Bienvenidos!

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

I believe the artist of this is D.T. Devareaux.
More cartoons here.

Activists Give Migrants Maps

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

AZ Central
Mexico City — Mexico’s human rights agency says it will give out detailed maps of the Arizona desert, including rescue beacons and water stations, to guide migrants safely through the most popular and deadliest corridor into the United States.
The maps were designed by a Tucson-based group, Humane Borders, which plans to hold a joint […]

Catch And Release Continues

Friday, January 20th, 2006

NY Times
McAllen, TX — In September, domestic security officials promised to tighten control of the border with Mexico by swiftly deporting all illegal immigrants seized there, ending the practice of releasing thousands of illegal immigrants to the streets each year because of shortages of beds in detention centers.
The move was hailed by President Bush and […]

Bush Wants To Open The Border’s With ‘Paperless” Visa’s!

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

George Bush continues to think up new ways to destroy America. This one is just unbelievable. Five years after 9/11 and we still have thousands upon thousands of foreigners who overstay their visa’s and Bush’s response is to weaken the system even further.
Washington Times
The Bush administration announced plans yesterday for a […]

Those Damn Canadians

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

Detroit Free Press
Border agents arrested a Canadian truck driver Monday after finding nine illegal immigrants from China hiding in the back of his tractor-trailer.
‘It was another one of those cases where the officer got suspicious while asking the driver routine questions,’ Ronald Smith, spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said Monday. ‘Agents became suspicious […]

Border Patrol Nabs 2 Pakistani’s At California Border

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

California Border Watch
(CBW) volunteers today observed & reported a vehicle which appeared from nowhere and was moving at high speed down the border fence road in Campo, CA. The Border Patrol intercepted the vehicle and found 2 illegal aliens from Pakistan inside. A camera with photos of the border […]

Iranian Illegal Enters Through Mexico

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Deming Headlight
Ahmadi carried many aliases, according to Columbus Police Chief Clare May, and was held Tuesday in El Paso after a three-year trek from Iran to the United States.
“I believe what (the illegal alien) uttered was he was looking for a refugee camp or asylum. He had a heavy accent.”