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.
Border Wall: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the list of vendors that were selected to build prototypes for 'the wall.'
Narcos: Netflix location scout Carlos Muñoz Portal was murdered in central Mexico while conducting research for the series’ fourth season.
More than a half-million dollars cash was the proceeds from a cocaine shipment that crossed the U.S. southwest border “originating from the Gulf Cartel.”
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.
President Donald Trump doubles down on his US-Mexico border wall promise: "If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall."
Drug busts: The size of the seizure, the dollar value of drugs, other items seized, and the number of people arrested all affect law enforcement outcomes.
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.
For Americans under the age of 50, a drug overdoses is now the leading cause of death - and we can blame heroin, fentanyl and other opioid drugs.