• May 25, 2022

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Apprehensions at Texas-Mexico Border Spiked in May

The number of families caught entering the country illegally at the southwest border in May increased sixfold compared with the same month in 2017. But despite that increase, some of Texas’ historically busiest areas for illegal crossings have seen an overall decrease this fiscal year. The number of family units who were apprehended or turned themselves […]Read More

US Attorney General Sessions Visits Las Cruces, Talks Immigration, Border

LAS CRUCES – Providing 4,000 National Guardsman to assist, ending of “radical” catch and release practices, and reducing the backlog of immigration cases were the resounding messages that Attorney General Jeff Sessions left a group of about 150 county sheriff’s and border patrol agents during the Southwestern Border Sheriff’s Coalition spring conference. Just outside about […]Read More

El Paso Border Patrol Sector Kicks Off Construction of Trump’s

SANTA TERESA, N.M. — A groundbreaking Monday for a new border barrier in New Mexico signals the beginning of the fulfillment of President Donald Trump’s best-known campaign promise, federal officials said. “The president has started his project,” Agent Aaron A. Hull, chief of the U.S. Border Patrol’s El Paso sector, said as he stood a few feet from the existing fence that […]Read More

With Border Arrests Down, Some Question Trump Administration’s Push for

The Department of Homeland Security’s announcement this week that its border enforcement strategy had resulted in a sharp decline in illegal crossings has renewed questions as to why the Trump administration wants even more agents on the southwest border. U.S. Border Patrol agents made 310,531 apprehensions of people trying to cross into the country illegally between ports of entry during […]Read More

Federal Government Rolls Out Eight Border Wall Prototypes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday that it has completed a major step toward construction of the Trump administration’s planned wall on the southern border with Mexico. In a statement, the federal agency said that it has completed construction of eight wall prototypes, which will undergo a series of tests over the next 30 […]Read More

Texas Tribune Coverage: Houston’s Recovery

Texas Tribune: It’s been one week since Harvey hit Texas. Here’s what you need to know. It’s been one week since Hurricane Harvey — which was downgraded to a tropical depression on Wednesday — hit the Texas coast. While the rainfall may be in decline, the floodwaters are only beginning to recede, and it’ll be weeks, […]Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Hosting Hiring Seminar

SANTA TERESA, New Mexico — CBP Border Patrol will be part of a hiring event in Santa Teresa, New Mexico to attract members of the community interested in pursuing a career in border security. The event will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at University of Phoenix Santa Teresa Campus beginning at 1 P.M. Limited […]Read More