Thursday, July 9, 2015

Most Americans Agree with Trump-Drugs Seized by TSA and Border Patrol

Illegal immigrants responsible for almost three-fourths of federal drug possession sentences in 2014
Of the more than 2,200 people who received federal sentences for drug possession in fiscal year 2014, almost three-quarters of them were illegal immigrants, according to new data from the United States Sentencing Commission.Illegal immigrants also made up more than one-third of all federal sentences, that data said.
Most Agree with Trump that Illegal Immigration Increases Crime
Donald Trump has taken a lot of criticism from Democrats and other Republican presidential hopefuls over his candid remarks about the criminality of many illegal immigrants, but most voters think Trump is right. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
07/08/2015 06:22 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Tucson couple for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly 532 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Lukeville on July 6. Officers referred Alfredo Martinez-Martinez, 25, and...
07/08/2015 06:17 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa pedestrian crossing arrested a Tucson woman Tuesday afternoon after finding nearly three pounds of heroin, worth more than $39,000, hidden within her clothing. During questioning..
07/07/2015 09:42 AM EDT
LAREDO, TEXAS – On July 3, at approximately 11:27a.m., Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Border Patrol Station seized 673 pounds of marijuana during a drug-smuggling attempt. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station were working...
07/08/2015 12:50 PM EDT
EL PASO, TEXAS -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 2.4 pounds of methamphetamine July 2. The drugs were concealed in the shoes of a pedestrian border crosser..
07/08/2015 02:34 PM EDT
SANTA TERESA, N.M. -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 3,423 pounds of marijuana July 1. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $2,738,400...
07/08/2015 04:39 PM EDT
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.—San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted a Mexican national yesterday who had 15 gallons of liquid methamphetamine inside his SUV. At approximately 7 p.m., a 45-year-old male driving a 2003 Lincoln Navigator approached...
07/08/2015 12:46 PM EDT
STERLING, Va. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) teamed up to seize a little more than five ounces of marijuana from a traveler departing from Washington Dulles International Airport to...
07/08/2015 04:36 PM EDT
BOSTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Boston Logan International Airport arrested a 29-year-old female Dominican Republic national on July 3. The subject was attempting to smuggle more than five pounds of cocaine into the U.S.,...