Border Security

Border Patrol with Detainees
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) recently released a report, "Transnational Organized Crime in Central America and the Caribbean," that identifies both Mexican cartels and street gangs as conduits for...
The Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (H.R. 2278), also known as the SAFE Act passed the House Judiciary Committee this week. The SAFE Act aims to strengthen and expand interior immigration enforcement. It mandates that...
As left-of-center voices call for even less border security, a chilling report from U.S. law enforcement reveals an alleged Mexican cartel member claims he killed 30 individuals on U.S. soil.The confessed killer, Jose Manuel...
Mexican troops have rescued 165 people who were purchased and kept as slaves by a Mexican drug cartel. The adults, children, and pregnant women had been kept in Mexico less than one mile from the U.S. border.The 165 people...
Today I unveiled the Requiring Enforcement, Security and safety while Upgrading Lawful Trade and travel Simultaneously (RESULTS) Amendment to the immigration bill, and authored an Op-Ed on the amendment in the Dallas...
VOCES Action and King Street Live teamed up last night to introduce a panel of immigration experts to discuss immigration reform and border security. The event was moderated by VOCES Action National Director and TexasGOPVote...
Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) risk their lives and the safety of their families to protect and serve, yet politicians in Washington, D.C. have left many of them stranded, without fuel, and...
It is clear that border security and immigration reform are two separate issues. Yet the two must be linked together as we try to develop a responsible solution to both of these problems facing our nation. Today, in Houston...
A Mexican officer claims the military is indeed at war with drug cartels for territory in northern Mexico and that vast numbers of children have been left homeless and hungry by the war in the seemingly unreachable cartel-...
Why is it that with all the talk of preventing gun violence with unconstitutional gun control directives, the president and his odious band of weapons dealers have not been called to account for their illegal arms shipments...
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, has been celebrated by conservatives and maligned by liberals and the mainstream media (isn't that the same thing?) for decades. Having served under three Republican...
The rhetoric from Washington has been impressive, but the results have been pathetic. The reality on the ground in Texas and in other border states has been quite different.Until Congress acknowledges our credibility problem...
I understand why the American people don’t trust Washington, I understand why they dismiss some border security promises as rhetoric.That’s why my amendment, the RESULTS amendment, is so important, and it’s essential to...
During a debate hosted by the Clear Lake Tea Party on the "Gang of Eight's" Immigration and Border Security Bill, Texans for Immigration Reduction and Enforcement President (TFIRE) Larry Korkmas attempted to deceive the...
Much to my surprise, there’s absolutely no trigger in this bill tied to border security, or any metrics, or measuring stick by which we could measure our success in securing the border. And I think it’s absolutely critical...
John Esquivel Chief Patrol Agent Laredo Sector HeadquartersOn April 4, 2013 SREC SD21 Naomi Narvaiz led a delegation to Laredo, Texas to meet with John Esquivel, Chief Patrol Agent of the Laredo Sector Headquarters, US...
News coverage of the assassinations of Kaufman County, TX Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse, District Attorney Mike McLelland, and McLelland's wife Cynthia has turned to the alleged involvement of a group named the...
On Saturday, Mar. 30, the bodies of 23-year Army veteran and Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found in their home, the victims of an apparent assassination.Speaking on condition of...
Call your Congressman and Senators and ask them to prevent Obama from closing the Air Defense System protecting our Borders.
Outrage is growing over news that Obama’s military cuts are going to impact our own homeland security by forcing the Air Force to close a vital air defense system along the ENTIRE southern border of the United States from...

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