Deputy Chief Andrew Scharnweber, a 22 year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol, returns to the Buffalo Sector after most recently serving as an Associate Chief, Law Enforcement Operations Directorate, U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Chief Provost Names New Deputy Chief Patrol Agent for Buffalo Sector

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost has selected Andrew K. Scharnweber as the new Deputy Chief Patrol Agent for the Buffalo, N.Y. Sector.   A 22 year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol,...

Migrant Woman Impaled? What is Happening on US-Mexico Border Wall

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a woman who fell from the primary wall about one-mile east of the San Ysidro Port of Entry and impaled herself on pieces of...
Moving People and Materials: The Logistics of Operation Secure Line (Courtesy of YouTube)

CBP & DoD Unite to Tackle Logistics of Operation Secure Line (Multi-Video)

Thousands of American military troops joining hundreds of U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents as they hardened the ports of entry, and the images tell part of...
Federico Garcia Jr., 44, who had worked for the former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) at the ports of entry in the 1990s, faces up to 20 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to defrauding legal and illegal aliens.

ICE HSI Seeks Victims of Fake Immigration Attorney (Learn More)

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are seeking possible additional fraud victims of three-time convicted Federico Garcia Jr., 44, who pleaded guilty Nov. 8...
Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan (at right) talks with the media about Operation Secure Line, with General Terrence O'Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command (at left.)

Migrant Caravan Update, CBP, Northcom & Border Patrol (Videos)

Statement by Kevin McAleenan, Commissioner at U.S. Customs and Border Protection Good afternoon and welcome. I also want to welcome Commanding General O’Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command. I would like to update you...
Unhindered by costly fuel or aeronautic maintenance the Aerostat systems provide unmatched ISR capabilities. Their true strengths are observed with their Maritime ISR showings as the Aerostat is not “just a balloon” but a persistent, unmanned, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platform for Homeland Security and for U.S. allies across the world.

Strategic Benefits of Aerostats for Persistent Surveillance in the Age of Drones (Multi-Video)

Guest Op-Ed By Matt McNiel, TCOM, L.P. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS or, more colloquially, drones) are tremendously useful military assets capable of a variety of non-military applications – from monitoring hurricanes to...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has approved a request for assistance for additional military personnel to deploy to the U.S. Southwestern border to support DHS border control efforts there, DoD officials said. Like Operation Guardian Support, which is supported by 2,100 National Guardsmen, this additional assistance is in support of President Donald J. Trump’s April 4, 2018, memorandum, “Securing the Southern Border of the United States.” (Courtesy of the DoD)

5K+ US Troops to Deploy in Response to Migrant Caravan (Multi-Video)

By Lucas Tomlinson, Fox News Roughly 5,200 U.S. troops will be deploying to the southern border in response to the migrant caravan pushing north through Mexico, U.S. officials told Fox News on...
A Mexican national and convicted child sex offender was arrested Wednesday morning at his Louisiana home by a division of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

ICE ‘Most Wanted’ Child Predator Fugitive Captured in Louisiana

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers arrested one of ERO’s Most Wanted fugitives Wednesday during a targeted operation in Central Louisiana that resulted in the capture...
According to Andrew Arthur, “The administration’s “Zero-Tolerance” policy is intended to reduce the flow of aliens, and in particular unaccompanied alien children (UACs) and family units, entering illegally across the Southwest border. While this is a significant purposes: First, to reduce the strain put on 
border patrol resources when agents are pulled off of the line to process aliens who have entered illegally. Second, to discourage aliens from placing their lives, safety & dignity in the hands of alien smugglers.

Caravan Update: Trump Threatens Funding, Countries React (Videos)

By Andrew R. Arthur, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Yesterday I discussed the latest caravan of migrants from Honduras making their way to the United States, and the president's threats to cut off aid to...
A man trying to enter the US illegally was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport was exposed by new facial recognition technology on only the third day following deployment. Upon secondary inspection, CBP officers found the man’s authentic Republic of Congo identification card concealed in his shoe. (Courtesy of CBP)

NEC Facial Recognition Used to Catch Impostors at DC Airport (Multi-Video)

On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) intercepted an...