Texas law enforcement officers faced off with men dressed as Mexican Army soldiers and apparent drug suspects near the US-Mexican border, after 3 SUVs attempted to flee state authorities across the banks of the Rio Grande
(SCOTTSDALE, AZ) January 20, 2006 – The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps (“MCDC”) announced the release today of video footage of an incursion by a unit of the Mexican army across the U.S. border in Arizona.
While the Mexican government has vigorously denied that its military is crossing into the US, Rep. Rick Renzi said that during a tour of the Arizona border showed him military-style humvees lining up at dusk just south of the border to move drugs int
Federal officials will begin installing steel pole barriers this month to stop drug and migrant smugglers from driving through what have been high-traffic corridors along sections of the Mexican border in Arizona and New Mexico.
Two years after the United States began a program to photograph and fingerprint visitors from most foreign countries, officials said on Thursday that so far no terrorist suspects had been found at the border.
U.S. Border Patrol agents have come under fire twice along the Rio Grande in Texas in recent days amid rising tension on the frontier with Mexico, although no one was reported wounded, U.S. authorities said on Thursday.
Some conservatives in Congress, as well as advocacy groups seeking to crack down on illegal immigration, say the 14th Amendment has been misapplied over the years, that it was never intended to grant citizenship automatically to babies of illegal imm
Federal appeals court judges around the nation have repeatedly excoriated immigration judges this year for what they call a pattern of biased and incoherent decisions in asylum cases.
Mexico is trying to form a united front in Latin American against a US plan to build a fence along hundreds of miles of its southern border.
Canadian Ambassador Frank McKenna demanded an apology and retraction from Sen. Conrad Burns (R-MT) who claimed that the terrorists who struck on 9/11, entered the US from Canada, and the Canadian border is a prime route for drug runners and criminals
The Minuteman Project was launched earlier this year amid fears that racist crackpots would rough up illegal immigrants trying to slip into this country. Since then, the Minuteman movement has taken hold, with one of the movement's co-founders ma
Angered by a bill in the US Congress aimed at cracking down on undocumented workers, Mexican President Vicente Fox urged Americans not to forget that many of their ancestors emigrated to the US.
Canada has no interest in a new US initiative to study building a security wall along the border, officials said. And a cross-border business group said it makes no sense when what's urgently required are measures to speed the flow of trade.
The House acted Friday to stem the tide of illegal immigration by taking steps to tighten border controls and stop unlawful immigrants from getting jobs. But lawmakers left for next year the tougher issue of what to do with the 11 million undocumente
House Republicans tried to close ranks Thursday on an immigration bill that some complained was not tough enough and others said was inadequate because it failed to include a guest worker program.
Mexican President Vicente Fox denounced as "disgraceful and shameful" a proposal to build a high-tech wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to stop illegal immigrants.
A group that is trying to tighten the standards for obtaining driver's licenses has come under fire for plans to post a billboard with a picture of an Arab clutching a grenade and a North Carolina license.
The Republican-controlled House of Representative turns to one of the nation's most volatile issues this week with an immigration bill that would toughen federal controls on employers and immigrants.
8 million new immigrants entered the United States since 2000 -- some 3.7 million of them illegal aliens. That's two and a half times the 13.5 million during the peak of the last great immigration wave in 1910.
Vastly expand an employer verification system, increase civil and criminal penalties for knowingly hiring or employing an illegal worker, declare street gang members from foreign countries inadmissible and subject to deportation. Authorize the attor
President Bush tried to balance differences in his own Republican Party over illegal immigration by rejecting amnesty and calling for a hardened Mexico border but also vowing the United States would remain "a welcoming society."
Under long-standing procedure along the U.S. border with Mexico, illegal crossers of nationalities other than Mexican have been entitled to a hearing before an immigration judge before they could be deported.
House Republicans tackling illegal immigration were reported looking closely at ending birthright citizenship. They also were discussing building a barrier along the entire U.S.-Mexican border. Those two ideas have floated to the top of the list of p
Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill to build a 3,200 kilometer (2,000 mile) wall along the US border with Mexico to keep illegal immigrants out.
The Department of Homeland Security announced a new plan to secure the nation's borders with Mexico and Canada, hinging its latest effort on a temporary worker program, more agents and more resources on the border. Yawn. Heard it all before.
President Bush said that his proposed guest worker program was an essential component of a plan to stem the flow of illegal immigration into the United States.
Military units are now allowed to do more along the U.S.-Mexico border, which includes helping to spot illegal immigrants. Earlier this year, a Stryker unit provided ground surveillance and reconnaissance of illegal immigrants and drug smugglers.
Members of the Stryker Brigade needed training in a desert setting. Border Patrol agents along the U.S.-Mexican border needed help stopping the flow of illegal drugs and immigrants. When the two sides joined forces earlier this winter....
"It would be fine if we could park [the Stryker] on a highway and have our enemies come to us to fight," says Lonnie Shoultz, a former member of the Army's elite 101st Airborne Division.
What is interesting is how it is only government programs that cause us all to suffer from “more customers.” In a free market the more customers there are the better. Both social and economic engineering has sapped the life force from the most produc