• October 21, 2020

Tags : border patrol

CBP announces launch of border wall system webpage

WASHINGTON – U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Wednesday announced the public launch of a border wall system webpage that features construction video and an interactive map.  The border wall system webpage will give the American people a first-hand look at its construction and the border wall system’s impact on our national security. “President […]Read More

Mexican citizen had court papers allowing him to be in

Luis Orozco Morales had made the trip many times between his home in Hobbs N.M. and El Paso. But this time, when he tried to pass through a remote Border Patrol checkpoint, he was arrested and detained by the Border Patrol, despite having paperwork that showed he was allowed to remain in the United States. […]Read More

Border Patrol closes West Texas checkpoints as influx of migrants

It’s unclear when the highway checkpoints in the El Paso sector of the U.S. Border Patrol will reopen after the agency closed them over the weekend and reassigned agents to help deal with an influx of undocumented immigrants. The closure was first reported by Texas Monthly over the weekend. An agency spokesperson said Monday that the move is temporary. […]Read More

1,600+ Migrants Released in El Paso Since Sunday, More Expected

The Christmas week surge of migrants released by ICE into El Paso was somewhat to be expected. However, to understand what happened this week, you have to understand the process. For the last three months, Annunciation House, the non-profit organization that houses migrants after their release from ICE custody as they work their way to […]Read More

8-year-old Guatemalan Boy who Died in U.S. Custody Spent Two

An 8-year-old Guatemalan child detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection died at a hospital in New Mexico, the agency reported Tuesday, the second migrant child to die in government custody this month. CBP initially said the child died shortly after midnight on Christmas Day. But early Wednesday, it issued a lengthy, revised version of […]Read More

DEVELOPING: CBP Reschedules ‘Crowd Control’ Exercise for Friday; Press, Public

Only a few days removed from the original scheduled date, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officials announced Thursday evening their ‘crowd control exercise’ would go on Friday morning in Chihuahuita, without press or the public present. According to the email, officials said Friday’s exercise would again include Border Patrol ‘assets and participants,’ however the main […]Read More

Video+Story: Construction of $22 Million Border Wall Set to Begin

The construction of a $22 million Border Wall in Downtown El Paso will begin on Saturday, according to Border Patrol officials. “This new wall will be far more durable and far more effective in deterring would-be illegal entrants,” El Paso Border Patrol Sector Chief Aaron Hull said. Funding for the project was earmarked in the […]Read More