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More than 800,000 migrants were detained by border patrol in the last year — the most in 12 years
40,000 migrants were taken into custody in September alone.
13 Marines at Camp Pendleton charged with crimes related to smuggling of undocumented immigrants from Mexico
Thirteen Marines have been formally charged for their alleged roles in a human smuggling ring, according to a press release from 1st Marine Division released on Friday.
Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in the north to halt US-bound migration
Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border into the United States, the...
Border Patrol chief defends use of military personnel amid ‘overwhelming’ strain at US-Mexico border
Speaking at a House Homeland Security hearing Thursday, Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said apprehensions and drug seizures at the border have become "overwhelming"
Mattis Says He Ditched The Border Mission’s Name Because It Sounded Too Military
Defense Secretary James Mattis explained on Wednesday how “Operation Faithful Patriot” became the mission that dare not speak its name. … Continued
US Militia Groups Are Headed To The Southwest Border Despite Pentagon Concerns
FALFURRIAS, Tex. — Gun-carrying civilian groups and border vigilantes have heard a call to arms in President Donald Trump’s warnings … Continued
Active Duty Troops To Mobilize In Rare Deployment To US-Mexico Border
The U.S. military has started sending jersey barriers to the Southwest border as the Pentagon prepares to mobilize a sizable … Continued
The Pentagon Isn’t Sure How Many Additional Troops Are Headed To The US-Mexico Border
The Department of Defense has not yet determined how many additional U.S. service members it will send to secure the … Continued
Navy Vet Turned Border Agent Arrested On Suspicion Of Texas Serial Killings
A border agent in South Texas has been arrested by authorities hunting a serial killer who's terrorized women in the Laredo … Continued
11 States Pull National Guard Off Border Missions To Protest Child Separations
Eleven US states have cancelled agreements to send members of the National Guard to the US-Mexico border as part of … Continued
I’m A US-Born Army Vet. Why Did Border Patrol Just Try To Arrest Me And My Wife?
Editor's note: Before publication, Task & Purpose reached out to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for a comment on the experiences … Continued
Border Patrol Union: Trump’s National Guard Deployment A ‘Colossal Waste’
A month after President Donald Trump called for sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the head of the … Continued
WTF: Guardsmen Can Patrol The US Border But Can’t Look Across It?!
The National Guard troops standing watch along the United States’ southwest border may find themselves curious to know what great … Continued