Border Issues

Texas’ border mission grows, but crossings still high

10 Views  Â AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The deadliest smuggling attempt in U.S. history underscores the limitations of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s massive border security operation. Texas is spending $3 billion on a mission that includes National Guard members, jail for suspects arrested on trespassing charges and buses to shuttle migrants

New Mexico governor concerned with potential migrant influx

57 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Democratic governor wants the Biden administration to delay planned or expanded efforts to transport migrants to her state if pandemic-related restrictions on asylum seekers are lifted. The federal government has predicted a threefold increase in border crossings if that happens.

New Mexico governor requests delay of DHS plan to send more migrants to Albuquerque

53 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Sec. Alejando Mayorkas Tuesday, requesting the federal government delay planned or expanded efforts to transport migrants to New Mexico. She said the plan would dramatically affect the state’s capacity to provide ongoing

Report: New plan to send more migrants to Albuquerque

85 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As a record number of migrants are arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, new reporting shows a plan to move many of them to Albuquerque. NBC News reports it has obtained documents that show the Department of Homeland Security plans to transport migrants awaiting immigration proceedings to various U.S.

Jury says it’s deadlocked in ‘We Build The Wall’ fraud trial

92 Views  Â NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven jurors accused one juror of political bias before saying they were deadlocked in deliberating the fate of a Colorado businessman accused of defrauding investors in a wall along the U.S. southern border. Federal Judge Analisa Torres read jurors a so-called Allen charge late

Cross-Border Tunnel Found Linking Tijuana, San Diego

113 Views  Â SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities have announced the discovery of an underground smuggling tunnel on Mexico’s border, running the length of a football field on U.S. soil to a warehouse in an industrial area. The cross-border tunnel from Tijuana to the San Diego area was built in one of the most

Texas Governor Abbott – Busing and Blocking

99 Views  Â The governor vows to continue added “safety” inspections and bus migrants to the nation’s capitol and there’s already been another revaluation for El Paso property owners.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott responds to the end of Title 42

61 Views  Â Governor Greg Abbott says he’ll send migrants on buses to Washington, D.C., schools hope to continue free meal programs after federal funding dries up, and speaking of drying up, drought conditions are expected to worsen over the next few months affecting borderland farmers and residents.