Border Security

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In the investigation of the Los Zetas alleged Laredo ranch takeover, one issue became very clear. Our border with Mexico is a VERY dangerous place. Yet some democrat congressional representatives, including Pete Stark (D-CA...
Reports suggesting the Los Zetas Cartel took over a couple of ranches in South Texas do not appear to be true. Bob Price with US Border Watch looked into it and talked with me on the show last night. Listen here and feel...
The story about the Laredo ranches being taken over by Los Zetas continues to be an interesting developing story. US Border Watch will continue to research this developing story with the goal of finding the truth.
The Texas Border Volunteers assist law enforcement officials with securing the border, upholding the rule of law, and educating the general public with regard to immigration issues. The Texas Border Volunteers regularly...
Today, I commented on the AWOL Afghan soldiers, visa overstays and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s recent speech trumpeting the Administration’s record on border security on the Senate floor...
State Rep. Dan Branch (HD-108), Chairman of the Higher Education Committee, explains that the Texas House passed emerging tier one university reform and top 10% college admissions reform, along with adding additional...
First off, I never expected the reactions I would receive concerning my article on SB 1070. I want to thank everyone that commented on the article whether their comments were positive or not.
Today, I went to the Senate floor to discuss my amendment to the supplemental appropriations bill, which would provide resources desperately needed to secure the border, without adding to the deficit, because the costs are...
Today, I issued the following statement after Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress:President Calderon said a few things Congress and the American people needed to hear. Mexico has gone...
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Friday gave approval to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to begin the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) along the southwest Texas border beginning June 1, 2010. Last month...
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When this story broke in late July, it spread across the internet like a sagebrush fire on the Idaho plains. How could this be? Zeta's invading ranches near Laredo? No news coverage? Is this war? Is our border...
The US Border Watch investigation continues into the story, or non-story about the alleged takeover of two Laredo area ranches. To this point, all direct confirmations indicate the story did not happen.
This weekend a story about two ranches near Laredo, Texas being overrun by the infamous Los Zetas drug cartel spread through the internet like a California grass fire. The story went so far as to call the intrusion "an act...
Senator John Kyl (R-AZ) met recently with President Barrack Obama about border security and immigration reform.
Most Americans agree the borders and ports of entry into the United States of America must be secured. "Secure the Borders" has become the rally cry at Republican, Tea Party and other Conservative gatherings.With this must...
The following video clip and quote was sent in from Shirley Spellerberg, who worked hard as a member of the platform committee during the Republican Party of Texas 2010 Convention last week."Now we cannot even use a portion...
The following update was sent in from the Republican Party of Texas:Convention is Two Weeks Away! The 2010 Republican Party of Texas is just two weeks away! And this promises to be the best...
Today, I spoke on the Senate floor and filed an amendment to the supplemental appropriations bill, which will help the President maintain his commitment to strengthening border security and provide resources desperately...
I issued the following statement regarding Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s visit to Washington, D.C. today:While we in Texas know firsthand the real security threats that exist, President Calderon’s visit is an important...
During a recent visit to El Paso I joined officials from the DoD, U.S. Attorney’s office, FBI, DEA, ICE, CIA, and Customs and Border Protection for classified briefings on the drug war in Mexico and implications for Texas’...

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