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Supreme Court to Tackle another Thorny Immigration Case

Hernandez v. Mesa is shaping up as landmark Supreme Court ruling.

Customs and Border Protection Agent Swaps Illegal Entry for Sex, Cash

On September 9, FBI agents arrested U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer Jose Luis Cota on suspicion of allowing aliens to cross into the U.S. through the San Ysidro Port of Entry in exchange for cash bribes and sex.

BP Offers Useful Advice to Border Crossers Who Want to Stay ‘in the Shadows’

When I read that the U.S. Border Patrol’s website offered advice to illegal immigrants about how they can most successfully enter and remain in the United States, I was sure I had seen something similar in the not-too distant past.

OTMs Swarm Border; Intentions Unknown

In border patrol agents’ parlance, illegal aliens entering from nations other than Mexico are simply referred to as OTMs or SIAs, special interest aliens. The most recent U.S. Border Patrol data showed that while more Mexicans are apprehended at the Southwest border than any other nationality – 49.6 percent of the 264,185 caught – OTMs are willing to travel much longer distances.

National Border Patrol Council: Obama’s ‘Era of No Consequences’ Puts America in Peril

At a June Federation for American Immigration Reform-sponsored event, I met with many law enforcement offices concerned with the Obama administration’s immigration law-gutting and the consequences that it’s wrought. Border patrol agents and sheriffs alike expressed their frustrations with their inability to do their jobs and to protect the American homeland.

Mexico’s Deputy Interior Minister Gets Opens Borders-Terrorism Link that Obama Administration Doesn’t

The long-ago predicted Central American alien border surge is here, and has put pressure not only on United States immigration officials, but also on Mexico. Despite having more limited financial wherewithal than the U.S., Mexico is doing its part – perhaps even more than the Obama administration – to stem the illegal immigrant tide.

Taxímetro, Por Favor

Central American aliens, confident that the toothless Department of Homeland Security will do nothing to stop their illegal entry, are using Uber to accelerate their journey. Why walk when being chauffeured is so much more comfortable? In June, Mexican immigration officials apprehended 34 Central Americans traveling in five separate Uber vehicles.

About Time! Legislation Introduced to Support Maligned Border Patrol Agents

A new bill has been introduced in the Senate that would help border patrol agents carry out their job responsibilities, namely enforcing immigration laws. The beleaguered agents not only have been ordered by their superiors to resume catch and release, but their big boss at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services publicly insulted them for wanting to carry out the duties they swore to perform.

The Story Repeats Itself: Feds to House Central American Aliens in Military Bases

Border Patrol: Central American alien crisis is “orchestrated.”

DHS to Border Patrol: Ignore Drunken Illegal Immigrants

Texas U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen’s ruling to delay implementation of President Obama’s executive action is the first step of what might be a long process. The case now moves to the Fifth Circuit Appeals court where weeks may pass before its opinion is issued.