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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Eight Miles of New Border Wall Construction Underway in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the construction start of eight miles of a new border wall barrier system in the nation’s busiest sector. The construction project covers eight miles of the Rio Grande border where no barrier currently exists. CBP officials partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began the…

4900 Migrants Rescued by CBP, Border Patrol in 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Border Patrol agents teamed up to rescue nearly 5,000 migrants during Fiscal Year 2019. These rescues saved the lives of thousands who were abused at the hands of cartel-connected human smugglers. During Fiscal Year 2019, which ended on September 30, CBP officers and Border Patrol agents combined…

55 Pounds of Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Seized in Failed Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Laredo Sector apprehended 55 pounds of methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine in two separate smuggling events. Office of Field Operations officers working the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge October 16 and 17 interdicted two drug smuggling attempts leading to the seizure of 55 pounds of illicit drugs and two…

REPORT: Migrant Apprehensions at Border in 2019 Hit 12-Year High

The apprehension of migrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry hit a 12-year high during Fiscal Year 2019, a report published over the weekend reveals. Unofficial numbers show the apprehension of more than 850,000 migrants during the just-ended fiscal year. Border Patrol agents apprehended a total of slightly more than 851,000 migrants…

Evening Update: Biden’s Bizarre Advertising Decision, Trump’s Escalating Feud With Schiff, Immigration Speed Bumps

We’re starting the week off right. Video columnist Maranda Finney stopped by the Daily Caller News Foundation to get an update on the speed bumps facing President Trump’s immigration agenda from immigration reporter Jason Hopkins and hear about Joe Biden’s surprise decision to stop running digital campaign ads from tech reporter Chris White. Finney also…

Hudson: Media and Democrats Compare U.S. Border Patrol Agents to Nazis, but Most Are...

As I detail in my new book 50 Things They Don’t Want You to Know, Hispanics make up more than 50 percent of the U.S. Border Patrol agents, according to 2017 data. If you only read establishment media outlets, consumed progressive cable and network news, or trusted only Democratic and left-wing politicians, you’d probably believe that…

Migrant Apprehensions at Border Drop 30 Percent in August — Still Up 35 Percent...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced that the apprehension of migrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry fell in August by 30 percent. This number is down by 62 percent from the May peak of 132,870, but up by 35 percent over August 2018’s 37,524. U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended…

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