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Border Security United States (Report)

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Despite spending more than $100 billion over the last decade to fund security measures
along the border, the border is still not secure. America’s insatiable demand for drugs,
coupled with smugglers insatiable demand for profit, is one root cause (perhaps the
root cause) preventing the achievement of a secure border. The Department of Homeland Security
has pointed to a declining number of apprehensions along the southwest border…. Read Article PDF

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Mexico: ISIS may be operating near U.S. border

inquisitr.com reported the Islamic State (ISIS) reportedly is operating in northern Mexico, just minutes from the U.S. border and a few miles from El Paso, Texas. If this latest report from Judicial Watch is accurate, ISIS is working alongside drug cartels and human traffickers to penetrate the U.S. homeland from a dangerous, gang-controlled staging area [...]

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Switzerland to curtail immigration

Swiss neutrality has its limits, apparently. To the shock of many observers, the Swiss voted this week to significantly limit the level of immigration from the European Union into their small country. Despite the vocal opposition of the federal government, the controversial cap was adopted by a small but decisive margin. The immediate consequences stemming [...]

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Unrest in disupted area causes closures of some Kyrgyz-Tajik border crossings

According to rferl.org, several roads along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border remain closed after an alleged arson attack destroyed a teahouse belonging to a Kyrgyz citizen in a disputed area. On December 19, Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Tokon Mamytov went to the area to join negotiations between local Kyrgyz and Tajik officials in Tajikistan’s Isfara district. The [...]

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Germany: city bracing for increased prostitution on border with France

France’s decision last week to penalize the clients of prostitutes has led to fears of an “avalanche” of curb crawlers crossing the border to the German town of Saarbrücken. A mega brothel is already being planned in the town. France’s new law is expected to come into force in the second half of next year. [...]

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Border guards prevent attempted rape of a tourist at an Israeli checkpoint

Israelnationalnews.com reports that border police managed to stop the rape of a woman in the Old City of Jerusalem moments before the crime was about to take place. Police have arrested a 22 year old suspect, an illegal alien from Eritrea, and have charged him with attempted rape. The 28 year old woman, a tourist [...]

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Group of migrants from Niger die in attempt to cross the Sahara into Algeria

Reuters reports that the corpses of more than 80 migrants, most of them women and children who died of thirst, have been found in northern Niger after their vehicle broke down attempting to cross the Sahara Desert, military sources said on Thursday. The migrants had set off in two trucks from Niger’s northernmost mining town [...]

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Immigration officials discover US-Mexico smuggling tunnel

CNN reports that investigators have shut down a newly-completed, “highly sophisticated” drug tunnel running under the border between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said. It hasn’t been utilized,” ICE spokeswoman Virginia Kice said late Wednesday. “We were able to shutter it before it was utilized to bring drugs into the [...]

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Migrant boat rescued from rough seas off the coast of Malta

Al Jazeera reports that more than 128 migrants have been rescued after their raft sank off the Mediterranean coast of Malta, amid a fresh appeal by the country’s prime minister to Europe to take action to manage the growing influx of refugees. Winds and seas were rocking the raft when it was spotted by a [...]

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Video of entering Ecuador from Peru at Huaquillas

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