Last week, officials were told that FEMA had decided to only supply ice for use in medical emergencies and life-saving reasons. It's left local officials scrambling to figure out ways to make it available for the general public.
According to the whistleblowers, 'shotgunning' occurs when agents on Roving Patrol stop vehicles absent reasonable suspicion and make up an excuse for the stop after the fact. This practice is illegal because agents are required to have reaso
A new ABC unscripted series will take an unprecedented look behind the scenes at the government's fight against terrorism. The network has ordered 11 hours of "Border Security USA" from executive producer Arnold Shapiro ("Big Br
According to the news articles linked to below, the Department of Homeland Security has continued the expansion of its un-American enforcement activities by directing them against Washington State residents utilizing Northwest domestic Ferry services
Two Border Patrol agents assigned to Southern Arizona are suing the agency, accusing the Tucson Sector chief of illegally retaliating against them for publicly exposing illegal vehicle stopping practices.
"The more data you have on a particular target, the better [the software] can predict what the target will do, where the target will go, who it will turn to for help," he says. "Main Core is the table of contents for all the illegal in
While driving to a remote work site late in the evening on May 14, 2008, I was targeted by a DHS agent on roving patrol and followed for several miles along SR86 in Southern Arizona. After following me, the agent initiated a traffic stop absent reaso
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in Yuma and two others were arrested Monday on charges related to a scheme to sneak illegal immigrants through the San Luis port of entry for money.
As they pinned him down so the nurse could punch a needle through his coveralls into his right buttock, one officer stood over him menacingly and taunted, "Nighty-night."
What the student, Wilken-Jon von Appen, received in return was a letter that not only turned him down but added an ominous warning from John M. Busch, a security administration official: “I have determined that you pose a security threat.”
Federal authorities and national media have been hinting for years that "terrorists" want to nuke Texas City, and they regularly insinuate it on the nightly news. The programming has been effective, and each time the BP refinery has explode
As Tighter Immigration Policies Strain Federal Agencies, The Detainees in Their Care Often Pay a Heavy Cost
Accepting, or even turning a blind eye to, this secret law invites the public to become accustomed to something antiethical to our system of justice and liberty. I invite this Subcommittee to recognize & publicly decree this example of secret law for
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services wants to see your ID. More specifically, they want to put your driver's license photo in E-Verify, a nationwide database that employers in Arizona must use to check your eligibility for work.
"They can ask you where you're from; they can ask you to show your papers or to show your driver's license or to show your birth certificate — but you don't have to provide that information," Adams says.
Another example of big government bureaucrats' attack on free speech.
Cedres was an agent stationed in Douglas at the time of his arrest but he has since been fired, said Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Jose Gonzales.
"...That changed in February, when federal agents started corralling everyone off domestic ferries into a fenced-off area in Anacortes and questioning them about their citizenship."
The U.S. government today will order commercial airlines and cruise lines to prepare to collect digital fingerprints of all foreigners before they depart the USA under a security initiative that the travel industry has condemned as costly and
With our southern standing as wide open as a 24 hour shopping mall, Americans remain as vulnerable to another 9/11 as the original 9/11. Over 1 million illegal aliens cross into this country annually and the DHS does nothing about them or the 20 to
Three short news items which add up to no good. Almost everyone can do the math on this one--except for the US State Department.
The Alaska state legislature passed a law this evening banning the expenditure of any funds to implement the REAL ID Act. The Identity Project had the honor of being instrumental in educating Alaskans on the evils of REAL ID: we applaud the passage
As reported several weeks ago and in accordance with the Gilmore decision, ID is not required to fly in the United States. Two recent documents have corroborated this fact.
There is no problem that can’t be made worse by having the government fix it--including airport security. TSA agents forced a Texas woman to remove her nipple jewelry with a pair of pliers.
A video report profiles Playas, NM, a full-scale training ground for Federal Emergency Management Agency classes that give law enforcement agencies experience dealing with all manners of disasters.
After being stopped twice within 30 minutes at different DHS checkpoints in Southern Arizona, an honorably discharged marine & current college student asks a few questions and gets a whole lot of attitude from arrogant CBP agents.
Today, through InfraGard, more than 23,000 representatives of private industry are working quietly with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security watching and snitching on the American Public.
The recent online posting of the Customs & Border Protection Inspector's Field Manual by a California-based attorney shows DHS violations ranging from unlawful detainment at internal checkpoints to possibly illegal border laptop searches
If you travel across national borders, it's time to customs-proof your laptop. Customs officials have been searching laptops at the border, where travelers enjoy little privacy and have no legal grounds to object. Laptops can be seized without re
Three Afghanis were arrested Wednesday at an international airport in India for flying with forged Mexican passports. In 2004 alone, In June 2004 alone, border patrol agents arrested 77 “Middle Eastern” men attempting to enter the U.S. illegally.