Wall Street Journal | Move from the ATF’s review board is the first step in what could be a months-long process.
washingtonpost.com | “Immigrants come with new skills and new ideas. They fill a critical gap in our labor market.”
globalpost.com | Lax regulation and corruption enable a flood of small arms to reach Mexico’s deadly drug cartels.
nytimes.com | American government stopped issuing visas in Agua Prieta about two years ago.
Roque Planas | Mexico’s newly sworn in President Enrique Peña Nieto faced protests across the country as he took office this weekend.
Weekly Standard | Mexico president-elect invited the American president to the 2013 North American Leaders Summit.
Human Rights | Surveillance cameras, virtual kiosks, and other remote technologies will be monitored from 300 miles away.
Fox News Latino | Trucker had accidentally crossed El Paso-Mexico border with 268,000 rounds of ammo.
mediaite.com | Settlement talks underway for litigation stemming from Operation Fast and Furious.
upi.com | Straw purchasers sentenced to federal prison.
KPBS.org | Border Patrol concerned cleared desert path could possibly create new smuggling route.
EFE | Skewed U.S. marijuana drug policy will place burden of smuggler’s incarceration on taxpayers.
Fox News Latino | Agency is on record saying it considers rock-throwing to be deadly force.
KPBS.org | Study commissioned by CBPA questions efficacy of agency.
WFAA.com | Man jailed for months for accidentally crossing border with ammo. Meanwhile, U.S. government has faced no reprimand for Fast and Furious.
Washington Times | U.S. officers were hunted, unsealed indictment states.
upi.com | Wants Congress to drop the little-known “United States of” in the official name of Mexico.
HS Today | The total estimated value of the UAS contract is $443 million over five years.
Fox13now.com | Meth dealers are chased into and then deported out of Mexico by a determined bounty hunter.
TruckingInfo.com | Trucks will be inspected by U.S. officials before they reach border(?)
NBC Bay Area | Will downward trend in apprehensions signal budget cuts?
KENS 5 | In April, truck driver allegedly got lost and drove across the border with 268,000 rounds of ammunition.
NBC Chicago | Children as young as 12 years old…
Texas Tribune | “Cargo aboard specific Mexican trucks and bound for the United States will soon be inspected by American officials south of the border…”
North County Times | Just because you served in the Army doesn’t mean you’re a U.S. citizen.
Vancouver Observer | In addition to Mexico taking a new look at its drug laws, Canada seeks to do the same.
TickleTheWire.com | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers didn’t outfit the post with enough power…
Ryan W. McMaken | Mexico now is beginning to think that its efforts to halt the transport of marijuana from Mexico into the US is a waste of time.
Washington Times | The White House has had no comment on Mr. Videgaray’s remarks.
Forbes | Proposed amendment would require travelers to declare value of any prepaid cards in their possession.
L.A. Times | The aggressively expanding and gruesomely violent Zetas group dominates territory by controlling all aspects of local criminal businesses.
Washington Times | Come January, 3,400 Border Patrol agents, 932 ICE special agents, and 802 ICE deportation and removal officers will lose their jobs.
USA Today | USA Today analysis concludes U.S. cities near the border are statistically safer, on average, than others in their states.
New American | The U.S. government allowed Mexican drug cartel hit men working as “confidential informants” for ICE to murder people inside the U.S.
azcentral.com | Throughout the border area, there are “dead spots” where radio contact can be lost.
KSWT | ‘…make-shift ramp didn’t quite perform as needed.’
chicagotribune.com | Manuel Osorio-Arellanes made a deal with prosecutors and entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Tucson.
Daily Caller | Within a month after taking office, Holder gave a speech promising “these cartels will be destroyed.”
GSN Magazine | CBP and ICE told to “be vigilant against any effort by criminals to exploit disruptions caused by Sandy.”
SBSun.com | BPO suspected of “taking bribes in exchange for smuggling Chinese goods into the U.S. without required duties and taxes.”
Fronteras | ‘Border Patrol agents say they are coming under increased physical assault.’
Phillippe Diederich | It’s a place that is also violent and more dangerous for migrants than anything that exists along the northern border.
currentargus.com | Like silent sentries, they stand guard over 690 miles of varied terrain stretching from the Rio Grande to the Pacific.
reuters.com | United States has used excessive force against immigrants along the Mexican border and should cooperate in investigating border killings.
cnsnews.com | Represent a significant and growing threat to border security.
philly.com | Government investigators are reviewing U.S. Border Patrol policies on use of lethal force.
latino.foxnews.com | Cartel wars in neighboring states have made Coahuila a hideout for the Zetas.
chicagotribune.com | Border Patrol said an agent in Nogales, Arizona, opened fire across the border into Mexico late last Wednesday night.
Kurt Nimmo | Only lowly citizens are terrorized at the border.
LA Times | ‘Under agency guidelines, repelling rock attacks with bullets can be regarded as a justifiable use of force…’