Border Security

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), Monday, criticized the Obama administration’s decision to impose new reporting requirements for gun sales in states along the U.S.-Mexico...
I returned last week from a trip to McAllen, Texas, which sits directly across the Rio Grande from Reynosa, Mexico. I spent my time talking with the mayor, Border Patrol agents, Texas Department of Public Safety agents,...
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On Thursday, Houston laid to rest one of its finest at the hands of an accused drunk driver and reputed MS-13 gang member who was in the country illegally. Early Monday morning, Officer Kevin Will, was struck and killed by...
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Should the Texas Legislature revive the debate over mandatory e-Verify bills in this special session of the Texas Legislature?
This week President Obama came to Texas to discuss border security. In advance of the visit, the White House has said “President Obama believes Democrats and Republicans should come together to tackle an issue that is...
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My Brother and I are soldiers in the Army National Guard. My brother, James Bellow, is currently deployed on the Texas/Mexico border. In the early morning hours of April 21st, 2011, my brother witnessed and recorded a...
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Today, I released the following keynote speech as prepared for delivery for the 15th Annual Border Issues Conference luncheon hosted by the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Congressman Silvestre...
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Illegal immigration from what Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) refers to as OTMs (Other than Mexican) has grown rapidly in the past ten years. One of the fastest growing numbers is illegal immigrants from India. In...
“This is the reality experience of Juarez, this is Border Reality.”- Brother Nick Gonzalez speaking of the many murders happening on the Texas Mexican border
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See also updated post with subsequent information about this case: US Attorney to deport three suspects in Brian Terry murder, getting witnesses out of town?In the vacuum of information about the murder of Border...
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Imagine a Republican President had allowed illegal arms to go across the border and found that those same arms were used in crimes on federal officers on both sides of the border by drug cartels. How long would this...
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The Texas Department of Public Safety has just announced that the Texas Rangers and Federal Agents came under HEAVY FIRE from Mexico today. According to Star News Online:Few details about the early morning shootout...
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The following is a message from Congressman Ted Poe (TX-2):Earlier this week, the House of Representatives voted on the President’s request to increase the debt limit. I, along with 317 of my colleagues, voted NO, and this...
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In an exclusive interview with TexasGOPVote, US Representative Ted Poe (R-TX 2nd CD) talks with Bob Price of US Border Watch and TexasGOPVote about a variety of topics including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
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AMERICAN BORDER NOT SAFE. IT IS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE THIS SPILLS OVER.Click here to watch the videos.My Brother and I are soldiers in the Army National Guard. My brother, James Bellow, is currently deployed on the...
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It is not often that one gets to witness history in the making, but that may be exactly what happened last night as I watched Texas State Representative John Garza (R-San Antonio) introduce a resolution for the Texas...
Today, I questioned U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on the Administration’s efforts to secure our southwestern border during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Below is video and...
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In an odd twist of fate, the Houston Police Officer, Nash Patel who was shot today during the execution of a narcotics raid as part of a nationwide strike against Mexican drug cartels (Operation Bombardier) was a hero in a...
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News just in from the US Attorney's office in Phoenix about suspects in the US Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's murder.  In a statement from US Attorney's spokesman Robbie Sherwood, two suspects have already pled guilty...
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A radical Muslim Imam, Said Jaziri, was captured recently crossing the US/Mexico border in southern California according to LA Times and the UK Daily Mail, once again proving the point that border security is as much about...

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