Rodney Scott, Border Patrol chief, leaving position

CALEXICO, Calif. — The chief of the Border Patrol said Wednesday he was leaving his job after less than two years in a position that lies in the crosshairs of polarizing political debate. Rodney Scott wrote to agents that he will be reassigned.  “I will continue working hard to support …

“Cackling Kamala” Pressured Into Border Visit, Trump Gloats

“Cackling Kamala” Pressured Into Border Visit, Trump Gloats President Trump took a victory lap on Wednesay, after a Politico report that Vice President Kamala Harris is finally heading to the US-Mexico border this week, after months of defensive snarking when asked about the issue. “After months of ignoring the crisis at the Southern Border, it… Continue reading “Cackling Kamala” Pressured Into Border Visit, Trump Gloats

3,390 Illegal Aliens Caught on Trains in Uvalde, Texas; Up From 372 Last Year

UVALDE, Texas—On a single eastbound train line stretching from border town Eagle Pass to San Antonio, Texas, Border Patrol agents are dealing with a 911 percent jump in illegal alien apprehensions, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). On that line, Border Patrol stops the train near Uvalde, Texas, about 60 miles from the U.S.–Mexico… Continue reading 3,390 Illegal Aliens Caught on Trains in Uvalde, Texas; Up From 372 Last Year

In Texas, Waves of Illegal Immigrants Pulled Off Trains

UVALDE, Texas—Empty grain hoppers seem to be the go-to concealment option for illegal alien stowaways on freight trains heading to large Texas cities from the U.S–Mexico border. A Border Patrol inspection area 60 miles from the border is so busy that agents are constantly running low on handcuffs and transport options. On June 21, Border… Continue reading In Texas, Waves of Illegal Immigrants Pulled Off Trains

In Texas, Illegal Immigrants Take Their Chances on Trains

UVALDE, Texas—Empty grain hoppers seem to be the go-to concealment option for illegal alien stowaways on freight trains heading to large Texas cities from the U.S–Mexico border. A Border Patrol inspection area 60 miles from the border is so busy that agents are constantly running low on handcuffs and transport options. On June 21, Border… Continue reading In Texas, Illegal Immigrants Take Their Chances on Trains