It's insane along the Rio Grande.
Our border is in crisis.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said at today’s House Committee on Homeland Security hearing that Border Patrol is encountering roughly 350 people crossing into the U.S. per day—an unprecedented influx patrol stations cannot handle and a problem that shows no signs of abating.
"Texas can't wait for Washington."
I promise this is not an article from <i>The Onion.</i>
Rule of law.
Rule of law.
"This is a humanitarian crisis."
Welcome to America.
Is Obama listening yet?
Just two short months ago President Obama announced from the White House, "I've got a pen and a phone and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward."
Late last week, new guidelines and policies about when Border Patrol Agents can use lethal force were released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington D.C. In a directive issued by U.S. Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher, with the subject line "use of safe tactics and techniques," agents have been ordered not to shoot at fleeing vehicles and have been urged not to put themselves in situations that require deadly force to survive.
There was a fatal shootout early Tuesday morning along the U.S.-Mexico Border near San Diego involving U.S. Border Patrol Agents.
An illegal immigrant from Honduras, 39-year-old Hernan Ramirez-Ortega, has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for sexually abusing an 11-year-old Tohono O'odham girl.