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Operation Fake Sweep

Video by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement

New road win for Border Patrol, airborne Soldiers

The first phase of a new road being constructed by 40 airborne engineers from Alaska will pave the way for quicker Border Patrol response times along the U.S. and Mexico border.

The Soldiers of 1st Platoon, 84th Engineer Support Company, 6th Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Airborne), 2nd Engineer Brigade, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Alaska, arrived at Fort Huachuca, Jan. 6, to execute a Joint Task Force North engineer mission in support of the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson Sector.

Aerial ISR Provides Mission Overwatch for Border Mission

Technology originally created for use in tracking improvised explosive devices (IEDs) networks in Afghanistan and Iraq is finding new purpose in supporting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) by providing mission overwatch during border patrol missions.

The hubris of David Aguilar knows no bounds

At a time of drastic budget cuts and curtailed enforcement by the Bureau he heads, David Aguilar sees fit to waste taxpayer dollars for his own change of command ceremony.

ONE MEXICAN STATE ON U.S. BORDER DEADLIER THAN AFGHANISTAN

From January through September 2011, 2,276 deaths were recorded in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, which borders Texas and New Mexico. A Nov. 2011 Congressional Research Service (CRS) report states that over nearly the same period – January through October 2011 – 2,177 civilians were killed in Afghanistan though it did not breakdown responsibility for those deaths between American troops and the Taliban. However, a 2010 report attributed 75 percent of civil deaths to the Taliban and other “anti-government elements.”

CBP Intellectual Property Rights footage

Video by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division

Babeu: DOJ Trying to Divert Attention

The Justice Department's actions against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are an effort to divert attention from the scandal surrounding Operation Fast & Furious, according to Pinal Country Sheriff Paul Babeu.

Sheriff Babeu, who has been vocal about the lack of security on the border, said, "I have little faith and trust in the U.S. Department of Justice after the actions, subsequent cover up and failure to accept responsibility regarding Operation Fast and Furious."

CBP Chicago Drug Paraphernalia Seizure

Video by Customs and Border Patrol

Otay Mesa Drug Tunnel

Video by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Major Drug Tunnel Discovered Under US-Mexico Border

U.S. authorities have uncovered a major drug smuggling tunnel under the border with Mexico and seized 14 tons of marijuana during searches related to an investigation.

Officials say the cross-border tunnel was about 400 meters long and connected warehouses in Tijuana, Mexico and in an industrial park in the San Diego, California area. The investigators also say the tunnel, which was discovered Tuesday, was equipped with structural supports, electricity and a ventilation system. The multi-agency San Diego Tunnel Task Force is conducting the investigation.

ICE seizes rare painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II

Video by Immigration and Customs Enforcement

CBP K-9 BRoll

Video by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division

Obama Administration Challenges South Carolina Immigration Law

The Obama administration has asked a court to block parts of South Carolina's new immigration law, saying those provisions are unconstitutional and interfere with federal immigration authority.

Operation Pipeline Express Drug Arrests

Video by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

US Weighs Fencing Parts of Shared Canadian Border

The United States and Canada share the longest unfortified border in the world. In the border town of Blaine, Washington, a shallow ditch and some warning signs are all that separate U.S. territory from Canada. But that could be about to change.