• Border Patrol Agents Arrest 18th Street Gang Member

    U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an “18th Street” gang member near Calexico Saturday morning. At approximately 9:01 p.m., Border Patrol agents encountered a man that they suspected had entered the United States illegally approximately one-half-miles east of the Calexico West Port of Entry. Agents arrested the man and transported him to […]

  • Second judge calls census citizenship question illegal, says it threatens democracy

    The Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census “threatens the very foundation of our democratic system,” a federal judge said Wednesday. Judge Richard Seeborg said the commerce secretary’s decision to add the question was arbitrary and capricious and would violate a constitutional requirement that the census count everyone in […]

  • Woman accused of assaulting man in MAGA hat faces deportation proceeding

    A woman accused of assaulting a man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat in a Cape Cod restaurant now faces possible deportation after being detained by federal agents. Rosiane Santos faces charges including assault after the confrontation in the Mexican restaurant. Video from the event was posted to Facebook on Feb. 15 by Bryton […]

  • Convicted Rapist Captured by Border Patrol

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender this past Saturday morning. At around 11:35 a.m., agents assigned to the El Centro Station, arrested a man suspected of illegally entering the U.S. approximately 17 miles west of the Calexico Port of Entry.  The man was arrested and transported to the El Centro […]

  • Pentagon to deploy additional 3,750 U.S. forces to U.S.-Mexico border

    The Pentagon will deploy about 3,750 additional U.S. forces to the U.S.-Mexico border for 90 days, the Department of Defense said in statement Sunday. Those forces will provide support to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the southwest border, according to the statement, and raise the total of active duty forces supporting CBP there to […]

  • DHS plans to begin turning asylum-seekers back to Mexico to await court dates

    The Trump administration plans to begin turning asylum-seekers back across the southern border on Friday to wait in Mexico under a new policy designed to crack down on immigration by Central American families, according to three Department of Homeland Security officials familiar with the matter. Customs and Border Protection officers will begin returning asylum-seekers trying to enter […]

  • Thousands more migrant kids separated from parents under Trump than previously reported

    Thousands more immigrant children were separated from their parents under the Trump administration than previously reported and whether they have been reunified is unknown, according to a report released Thursday by the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services. The report found a spike in immigrant family separations beginning in the summer of 2017, […]

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