Tunnel vision: As security measures along the U.S.-Mexico border expand, drug smugglers will continue to find ways to work around them – often underground.
Marijuana and coca crop eradication has been performed since the 1970s in Colombia without any real impact on the drug trade; Trump looks to reinstate it.
According to the FBI and the U.S. Treasury Department, MS-13 membership has grown to at least 10,000 in the United States and more than 30,000 worldwide.
The 'Boots on the Border' bill would help address hiring shortfalls at CBP by waiving "onerous and duplicative CBP polygraph hiring requirements."
Extradition: Notorious Mexican kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán was put on a plane under the cover of night and flown from Mexico to New York on the night of Jan. 19, 2017.
President-elect Trump has made no secret that immigration and border security are listed among those priorities. However, budget concerns may impede his plans going forward after his inauguration in January.
Legal marijuana in the United States is having an impact on the drug's manufacturers, sellers and smugglers near the U.S.-Mexico border.
'Boomerang' operations are necessary due to the high levels of drug cartel-induced corruption within Mexican law enforcement agencies and government institutions.
The DEA alleges that some Hezbollah members used millions of dollars gained through cocaine sales in the US and Europe to fund operations in Syria and Lebanon.
Mexico has been waging a war against drug cartels for decades; capturing Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán matters a great deal to the United States.