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Trump Signs INTERDICT Act to Fund Fentanyl Detectors at Border Crossings

On January 10, President Trump signed the INTERDICT Act. The Act allows CBP to buy chemical screening devices that can detect fentanyl and other opioids.

State Department Tells US Citizens Not to Travel to Five Mexican States

On January 10, the U.S. State Department issued a new travel warning and advised all U.S. residents to avoid traveling to five Mexican states at all.

DHS Announces End of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador

DHS announced that the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for the nation of El Salvador would be terminated. What happens next?

El Chapo's Lawyers Grasping at Straws to Delay Mexican Kingpin's April Trial

Former Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán is a few months away from his trial date. His lawyers are looking for creative ways to postpone it.

Cards Against Humanity Bought Border Plot in Stunt to Stop Trump’s Wall

The card game 'Cards Against Humanity' bought a plot of land on the southwest border in an attempt to delay the construction of the border wall proposed by President Trump.

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?