GSN Magazine | “The illegal contraband is often found in non-purged tankers, but on some occasions may be found in other containment items,” says the CBP notice.
Government Security News | Union president said the sequestration cuts threaten to cripple critical industries in a number of states.
FastCoExist.com | Privacy activists near the Mexican border are refusing to answer the Border Patrol’s new version of “show us your papers.”
New York Times | “I think the conversation needs to start by acknowledging we aren’t going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants,” said Mr. Paul.
Arizona Daily Star | Union leaders worry about major cuts in overtime pay and hours agents face, as well as security issues.
Government Security News | In 2012, the P-3 Orion reportedly helped seize more than 117,000 pounds of narcotics valued at $8.7 billion.
Fierce Homeland Security | CBP says going forward it should buy lower-end technology that’s available instead of investing in cutting-edge, risky solutions.
Infowars.com | Is “Arriba Mi Gente” art, or an inflamatory call to racial revolt?
washingtontimes.com | Stunned lawmakers have besieged the Homeland Security Department with questions.
Mark Rockwell | Drug smugglers swooped across the California/Mexico border in an ultra-light aircraft to drop over $100,000 worth of marijuana into the U.S.
KPHO.com | Soon 60,000 Customs and Border Protection agents could be told to stay home.
CNN | Furloughs will cause delays and reduce the number of border patrol officers on duty at any one time.
Policy Mic | Instead of asking whether we have a border security problem, we should ask what exactly is that problem, and how can we fix it?
Christian Science Monitor | What did the post-9/11 border patrol surge of manpower and equipment achieve?
GSN Magazine | Memo obtained by Judiciary Committee says ICE developed plans to release 5,000 detained criminal aliens by the end of March.
Mark Rockwell | Will continue critical anti-terror operations, however, there may be delays in cargo processing.
My Fox Phoenix | Agents say horses are one of the most efficient ways to protect the border and always will be.
Joe Hitchon | Both countries need to develop a joint plan to address the negative effects that the current immigration system.
guardian.co.uk | Compressed-air gun mounted on truck could throw 13-kilo packets over fence into California.
huffingtonpost.com | Arizona mayor says the border is already quite secure.
You Tube | Here are some of the best refusals at “border” checkpoints, set up 50 or even 100 miles inside the United States.
Washington Times | Officials confirming that the Homeland Security Department already has released several hundred illegal immigrants
cbsnews.com | Brewer said she’s witnessed Mexican drug cartels camp along the border and cross at night.
El Paso Times | New Mexico woman found with half-ton of marijuana in panels, gas tank, floor and spare tire of truck.
The Monitor | New policy states officer must reasonably believe suspect has used, or is about to use, deadly force against law enforcement and bystanders.
Mark Rockwell | The tour, which was closed to the media, included behind-closed-doors meetings with local officials.
Daily Caller | USDA brochure states families “can apply for and receive SNAP benefits without hurting chance of becoming U.S. citizens.”
USA Today | Study examines whether incentive program is linked to high arrest rates.
Fox News | Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says president’s plan would be “dead on arrival in Congress.”
Newsbusters | Paul misquoted as saying some in his party favored immigration policy that would ‘”round people up … and send them back to Mexico.”
Government Security News | Some of the 3,000 passengers on board had taken to sleeping on the decks to avoid the odor and heat in their rooms.
Government Security News | “… to better allow the enterprise to track and assess the efficacy of public affairs outreach…”
latimes.com | Brewer reiterated her call to beef up security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
KPBS.org | UK newspaper erroneously claimed, “Dorner has become the first human target for remotely-controlled airborne drones on US soil.”
The Hill | Napolitano pushes for ‘pathway to citizenship’ for immigrants in the U.S. illegally.
Business Insider | DHS reveals border patrol agents can search travellers’ laptops without a warrant or even reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing.
Matt Bewig | Americans have no Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures in ‘border zone’ according to secret report.
Phoenix New Times | 124,631 “apprehensions” by Border Patrol in Arizona in 2012 is the lowest number in 19 years.
Todd Miller | 4,000 mile border has increasingly been replaced by a US homeland security lockdown.
Fox News | El Paso ranks safest in the U.S. despite over 10,000 deaths taking place in the notorious Ciudad Juarez, since 2008.
Michael Dear | Border states are among the fastest-growing regions in both countries.
Yahoo! News | DHS Secretary will “inspect border security operations.”
The Hill | Janet Napolitano would say whether border is secure enough to put 11 million illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship under agreement.
Nicholas Ballasy | Securing the nation’s borders should not be used as “a barrier” to giving illegal immigrants living in the U.S. a pathway to citizenship.
Politico | Both the Justice Department and the House asked to put the scheduled hearing off for more than two months.
latimes.com | Fate of 11 million people could hinge on the interpretation of border security.
Washington Times | …despite Obama committing more manpower and resources to the border.
Washington Times | DHS and CBP have deployed drones to assist local law enforcement and other federal agencies on several occasions.
The Hill | Comprehensive immigration reform could make millions of people suddenly eligible for assistance under Obamacare.
news-journal.com | A state trooper’s fatal shooting of two Guatemalan immigrants.