The Criminal Minds of Border Patrol Agents

On May 4, 2021, John Daly III was arrested on charges of being the East Valley Rapist. According to Mesa police, Daly has been tied to “eight cases” of sexual assault between July 1999 and October 2001. Three of the eight cases were linked together by DNA evidence, according to the court records. Daly had… Read More The Criminal Minds of Border Patrol Agents

Border Patrol Criminals

A Border Patrol agent, Rhonda L. Walker, stationed in Laredo, Texas was arrested by federal officials on February 12. According to the probable cause document, “Walker used her official position to assist a foreign national into the country.” Walker was paying the women to be her housekeeper and nanny, according to the criminal charges. An… Read More Border Patrol Criminals

Border Patrol Agent Arrests Show Troubling Pattern

This year, several Border Patrol agents have been arrested for crimes ranging from QAnon conspiracies, to deprivation of civil rights, drug running and the sexual assault of minors. Their arrests show a pattern of a deteriorating federal agency manned by individuals with questionable characters. QAnon Deranged Border Patrol Agent Threatens to Kill His Supervisor This… Read More Border Patrol Agent Arrests Show Troubling Pattern

The Culture of Racism At El Paso Based Border Patrol & BORTAC

There are growing protests across America demanding that police departments be defunded. Other protestors are demanding that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) be abolished. Protestors in Portland protested outside the ICE building recently. ICE has drawn attention in recent years as the Trump Administration has intensified efforts to close the borders to immigrants. U.S.… Read More The Culture of Racism At El Paso Based Border Patrol & BORTAC

Trump Deploys Border Patrol Against Citizens

There is rising controversy in Portland, Oregon where U.S. citizens are being detained by law enforcement in unmarked vehicles and little to no insignia on their uniforms. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has admitted to being one of the agencies involved in arresting protesters in Oregon. According to CBP’s website, its function is to… Read More Trump Deploys Border Patrol Against Citizens

US Border Patrol and Customs Hotbed Of Corruption

It is generally understood that the US-Mexico border is the source of the drugs entering the country. It is the reason that many demand a wall along the southern border. According to a 2018 DEA Drug Assessment Report, the southern border remains the principal entry point for drugs, especially cocaine, heroin and fentanyl. The important… Read More US Border Patrol and Customs Hotbed Of Corruption

Border Patrol Has Evolved Into Trump’s Shock Troops

When I first created the poster, Donald Trump’s Deportation Force in 2015 many individuals criticized it as an exaggeration. Although some saw Trump’s hatred of immigrants worrisome they nonetheless felt that America would push back. To equate the Border Patrol as a Deportation Force they argued was too much. Fast forward to today and the… Read More Border Patrol Has Evolved Into Trump’s Shock Troops

An Undocumented Chinese Immigrant Serving on Border While Hiding from the Border Patrol

Want to understand how broken the immigration system is? Take a look at the story of this undocumented Chinese immigrant hiding from the Border Patrol while serving at the border guarding against the migrants in an American military unit deployed by the Trump Administration. Let that sink in and let it percolate a little bit… Read More An Undocumented Chinese Immigrant Serving on Border While Hiding from the Border Patrol

Border Patrol Agent’s Death Proves Reason for The Wall

The Donald Trump Wall has always been the symbol of intolerance and of the need, by some voters, to keep the “white” supremacy of the country. Trump, and his ilk, fear that the demographics of the country is shifting away from “white” towards darker skinned Americans. Many of The Wall supporters will deny this, because,… Read More Border Patrol Agent’s Death Proves Reason for The Wall

The Trouble for Donald Trump and his Support by the Border Patrol Union

Donald Trump happily tweeted the endorsement he received by the National Border Patrol Council on Memorial Day 2016. Never mind that the endorsement was extremely controversial from within the rank-and-file of the agents that makeup the membership of the union. Many of the agents have expressed their displeasure at their leadership for making the endorsement.… Read More The Trouble for Donald Trump and his Support by the Border Patrol Union

Border Patrol Agent Arraigned on Murder Charges for Rock Throwing Death

Last Friday, October 9, 2015, for the first time a Border Patrol Agent was arraigned on murder charges for a cross-border rock-throwing incident. Lonnie Ray Swartz was indicted by a grand jury on September 23, 2015 on second-degree murder charges. The indictment read “Lonnie Ray Swartz, did with malice aforethought, and while armed with a… Read More Border Patrol Agent Arraigned on Murder Charges for Rock Throwing Death

Immigration Reform – The Choice of Words To Create Fear: What the Numbers Say About The So-Called Border Surge

Words are chosen to frame an argument. It is a mistake to assume that it is the Republicans or the Trump supporters that are the only ones against immigration reform. In immigration there are many competing forces working against reform. Some oppose parts of it while others oppose immigration in general. The reasons vary from… Read More Immigration Reform – The Choice of Words To Create Fear: What the Numbers Say About The So-Called Border Surge

U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Trade And Why AMLO Hesitates On Biden

As some readers may have noted, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrado (AMLO) has refused to recognize Joe Biden until the court challenges are completed. Some believe that AMLO’s slight of Biden will become an issue for the rest of AMLO’s presidency. AMLO’s term ends in late 2024. The economy and Covid-19 will preoccupy both… Read More U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Trade And Why AMLO Hesitates On Biden

U.S. Diplomat Describes What I Felt Crossing The U.S.-Mexico Border In El Paso For Years

It showed up on my Apple news feed innocently enough and I almost skipped the article. I almost skipped it because it was from The Kansas City Star, a newspaper I wasn’t familiar with and I was afraid it was just clickbait. But the headline, As a Black US diplomat in Mexico, I was constantly… Read More U.S. Diplomat Describes What I Felt Crossing The U.S.-Mexico Border In El Paso For Years

Border Mic – Episode 8 – I Am a Legal Immigrant and I Fear ICE

I am a legal immigrant and I fear ICE. In today’s episode I discuss why abolishing ICE is the wrong debate. Instead, America should return to the three agencies it had before 9/11 – Immigration and Naturalization, Customs and Border Patrol. This would eliminate the call to abolish ICE and focus the debate on the… Read More Border Mic – Episode 8 – I Am a Legal Immigrant and I Fear ICE

U.S. Border Military Deployments

Shortly before the Midterms, Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military to the border in response to the “invaders” heading to America. Many, including some Republicans, have called the military deployment a “stunt”. The so-called “invaders” – migrants in a caravan trekking through México – didn’t make it to the border until after the Midterms. Even… Read More U.S. Border Military Deployments

Is ICE Expediting Deportations to Stymie Biden?

Recent events suggest that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is attempting to stymie the Biden administration’s attempt to make changes to America’s immigration policies. As the Biden administration was preparing to take office, the Trump administration was signing last minute agreements with some cities and states that forces the Biden administration to consult with the… Read More Is ICE Expediting Deportations to Stymie Biden?

Last Minute Trump Immigration Agreements Spell Out Ani-Immigration Mindset

The Sanctuary for Americans First Enacted (SAFE) Agreements were signed with Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana, Texas and the sheriff’s department in Rockingham County in North Carolina in the late January before the Biden administration took control of the government. In total, nine agreements were signed by DHS. [1] The agreements includes Homeland Security, the Border Patrol,… Read More Last Minute Trump Immigration Agreements Spell Out Ani-Immigration Mindset

Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 – The Highlights

Joe Biden has proposed an ambitious immigration reform package to overhaul America’s antiquated immigration laws. According to the fact sheet released by the Biden administration on January 20, 2021, Biden proposes to streamline the path to citizenship for “hardworking people who enrich” America. The proposed legislation proposed to address “the root causes of migration from… Read More Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 – The Highlights

Biden Administration Must Overhaul Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

The Joe Biden administration has signaled that it is offering an ambitious immigration reform package to Congress. Although the package is yet to be fully released, it has been reported that among the proposed reforms includes legalization for about 11 million undocumented immigrants and the Dreamers. The Biden proposal is ambitious. However, it is facing… Read More Biden Administration Must Overhaul Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

El Paso Was Pilot Program For Child Separations

El Paso Politics recently reported, that El Paso immigration judges are among the worst in the nation for asylum seekers. Various news outlets are reporting that justice department officials drove the immigration policy of separating children from their parents as part of the Trump Administration surge to control the border. The New York Times states… Read More El Paso Was Pilot Program For Child Separations

First Amendment Lawsuit Shows Coordination Between US-Mexico on Asylum Seekers

Buried behind the impeachment news is a lawsuit that was filed by journalists against the Trump administration. Likely, “fake news” is on the minds of some readers, but this is also about something else – the First Amendment, and U.S.-México intelligence coordination. For most of us, the First Amendment protects everyone but most especially, journalists.… Read More First Amendment Lawsuit Shows Coordination Between US-Mexico on Asylum Seekers

Poignant Example That Doing It The Right Way Is Not As Easy As It Sounds

Raul Rodriguez wakes up each morning wondering if today is the day that the Border Patrol descends on him and deports him back to México. Rodriguez, like many other immigrants, lives in fear. Fear, that he poignantly imparted on others as a former Border Patrol Agent. Yes, Rodriguez used to deport immigrants for a living… Read More Poignant Example That Doing It The Right Way Is Not As Easy As It Sounds

Mexico Has Been Deporting Central Americans Since 2014

Donald Trump threatened to close the U.S.-México border this week unless México started to intercede Central American immigrants intent on reaching the United States. Yesterday, Donald Trump said that México “deported 1,000” immigrants in one day, insinuating that he had strong-armed México into doing America’s immigration work. But like everything else about immigration, all is… Read More Mexico Has Been Deporting Central Americans Since 2014