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Illegal marijuana grow in Madras linked to 'Chinese cartel' case
Bend Bulletin

Drug police searched a Madras property Friday morning, seizing 60 pounds of unprocessed marijuana and 807 plants tied to an international drug organization operating around Central Oregon, according to police. . . .

Police: Illegal Alien, Accused of Murdering a Mother and Son, Held Girl Captive to Sexually Assault Her

A previously deported illegal alien, charged with brutally murdering a young mother and her son, is accused of keeping the woman’s daughter alive and holding her captive for the purpose of sexually assaulting her, police allege.

As Breitbart News reported, 37-year-old illegal alien José Paulino Pascual-Reyes of Mexico is charged with three counts of capital murder, two counts of corpse abuse, and one count of kidnapping after allegedly murdering 34-year-old Sandra Vazquez Ceja and her 14-year-old son as well as keeping her 12-year-old daughter captive in Dadeville, Alabama. . . .

Weapons, Ladders Seized from Human Smugglers in California Border Mountains

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with the Government of Mexico to disrupt a human smuggling operation and seized weapons and makeshift ladders in the Otay Mountain region.

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the San Diego Sector Foreign Operations Branch teamed up with Mexican national guard and immigration officers to patrol the border in the Otay Mountains east of the Otay Mesa Port of Entry.  . . .

DHS Ends' Remain in Mexico' After Final Court Hurdle

The Department of Homeland Security stated late Monday that it would end the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as "Remain in Mexico," and begin to welcome illegal aliens waiting in Mexico back into U.S. communities after a federal court removed the last remaining hurdle. . . .

Deported Child Rapist, Sex Offenders, Gang Members Arrested Along U.S. Border

Border Patrol agents along the southwest border with Mexico arrested a child rapist, child sex offenders, and other criminal aliens after they illegally re-entered the U.S. Agents also arrested multiple dangerous gang members.

Tucson Sector Chief Patrol Agent John R. Modlin tweeted a report about the arrest of a previously deported child rapist. . . .

FAIR Applauds House Republican Border Security Framework

“Over the past 18 months, we have all witnessed the devastating harm wrought by a rogue administration that is asserting near dictatorial powers in a relentless effort to keep our borders open. The American people are appalled by what is going on and want to see it ended. 

“When the 118th Congress opens with a new House majority, it will be in large part because Americans rejected the Biden administration’s purposeful dismantling of our nation’s borders, as well as Speaker Pelosi’s amnesty-first legislative agenda. . . .

Supreme Court Greenlights the Continuation of Biden’s Border Crisis

“When fully active under President Trump, MPP required many illegal border crossers to remain in Mexico while they waited for an immigration judge to consider the merits of their applications, many of which were dubious asylum claims. Thus, MPP effectively cut off the strongest pull-factor for illegal immigration – the near-guarantee of being released into the interior of the United States after apprehension by a border patrol officer. MPP was an obstacle to the Biden administration’s mass immigration agenda so they fought to end it. . . .

Court Divide: Conservative Judges Say Enforce Immigration Law While Libs Want More Migrants

Conservative judges on the U.S. Appeals Court want the United States Supreme Court to overrule a case that sided with liberal justices who say encouraging illegal aliens to stay in the United States is a matter of free speech.

Nine conservative judges said a federal immigration law that makes such behavior a crime should apply. . . .

Leftist Elites: Illegal Aliens For Thee, Not For Me

The epitome of vapid, elite leftism was on display in the nation’s capital earlier this month when Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser complained that illegal aliens being bussed from Texas are overwhelming her city, and that Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott may have “tricked” them into coming to the nation’s capital.

Since earlier this year, Abbott and Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey have been bussing illegal aliens imported into the country by the Biden administration to Washington, D.C., so the powers that be can get a first-hand look at the crisis they’ve created....

Large Migrant Group Tactic Moves to California Border Sector

The human smuggling tactic of moving large groups of migrants across the border in a single crossing moved to the San Diego Sector this week. For only the second and third times this year, agents apprehended large groups of more than 100. . . .