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Fast and Furious scandal: Suspected triggerman in border agent’s murder arrested

William Lajeunesse, Laura Prabucki,  The cartel member suspected of shooting and killing Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in 2010 with a gun supplied by the U.S. government was arrested in Mexico Wednesday, senior law enforcement, Border Patrol, and congressional sources told Fox News.  The suspect, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, was apprehended by a joint U.S.-Mexico law enforcement task

Illegal Immigration Fell 67 Percent So Far Under Trump #BuildTheWall

Logan Churchwell, During Congressional testimony Tuesday, a former federal border commissioner claimed that illegal immigration across the Mexican border is progressively dropping each month since the inauguration of Donald Trump. David V. Aguilar, former U.S. Border Patrol and acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner, told the Senate Homeland Security Committee that March 2017 figures he

Illegal border crossings decrease by 40 percent in Trump’s first month

The number of people illegally crossing the U.S. southern border has dropped 40 percent in President Trump’s first full month in office, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Wednesday. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol reported that the number of illegal border crossings dropped from 31,578 to 18,762 persons. Kelly said border agents usually see a

Trump’s bold border plan will save lives, money #MAGA

Sean Hannity, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is not messing around. The retired four-star U.S. Marine Corps general  announced new guidelines to implement President Trump’s agenda on immigration. They include prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens who have been convicted, charged or even suspected of committing crimes. He is calling for an additional

Supreme Court appears divided on cross-border shooting by US agent

The Supreme Court expressed sympathy Tuesday for the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot from across the U.S.-Mexico line by a Border Patrol agent, but struggled to reach consensus on whether foreign nationals – like the teen’s relatives – can sue in American courts. The divisions were on display during oral arguments for what

Few Rogue Border Agents Resist Trump Policies

Brendan Kirby, Union leader says some stations continue to follow Obama ‘catch and release’ directives.  Some border patrol stations have been slow to carry out President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement executive order  and instead have continued former President Barack Obama’s “catch-and-release” policies , according to a union official. Brandon Judd, president of the National Border

At Border Patrol, Trump lifts morale that was at an all-time low

Joseph J. Kolb, A thick fog recently blanketed the U.S.-Mexico border along Imperial Beach, Calif., a prime opportunity for border crossers to probe vulnerabilities in both the fence and the beleaguered agency patrolling it. In SUVs or ATVs, Border Patrol agents with video surveillance equipment and binoculars spent hours, as they do every day, scanning

DHS secretary: Border wall should be finished in two years

Catherine Herridge, Matthew Dean, In his first television interview as Homeland Security secretary, retired four-star Marine Gen. John F. Kelly told Fox News he wants the U.S.-Mexico border wall finished in two years – setting an ambitious schedule for the project ordered last week by President Trump.  “The wall will be built where it’s needed