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Coast Guard Seeing Surge in Use of Drug Submarines

A spike in the use of drug submarines in 2017 is leading the Coast Guard to believe drug traffickers are relying more on these vessels once again.

Virtual Kidnappings Keep Occurring Under the Radar in the US

Virtual kidnappings used to be relatively limited to the Southwest border states. However, they have been spreading across the U.S.

Maryland's Record Opioid Overdoses Linked to Mexico

Many Americans have heard about the nation’s opioid epidemic. However, not many understand exactly how it’s happening, the players involved and the damage.

CBP Wastes Millions Polygraphing Unqualified Applicants

A report by the DHS's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) claims that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wasted millions of dollars putting unqualified applicants through polygraph testing.

Legislation to Protect DACA Will Likely Contain Additional Border Security Measures

Will Congress agree and still be able to get a “good deal” on a DACA fix, even if the legislation is paired with increased border security?

Human Smuggler Apprehended in Arizona with Fake FBI Credentials

A recent run-in with a U.S. citizen trying to bring two Mexican nationals into the country illegally revealed some disturbing evidence

Reality Hits Hollywood After ‘Narcos’ Location Scout Murdered in Mexico

Narcos: Netflix location scout Carlos Muñoz Portal was murdered in central Mexico while conducting research for the series’ fourth season.

Smugglers Using Large Drones to Carry Drugs Across the US-Mexico Border

New problem: Drones seized near the US-Mexico border are capable of carrying up to 33 pounds, and one hauled a 13-pound package of meth nearly 2,000 yards.

US-Mexico Border Tunnels Evolve to Defy Security Measures

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.

Trump Tries to Renew Coca Crop Eradication in Colombia – Despite Its Ineffectiveness

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.