Border Control

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 06:36
Drones (also called unmanned aerial vehicles or systems—UAVs or UAS) are becoming more common along the US-Mexico border as Mexican cartel assets. While typically considered a tool for smuggling [1], they are increasingly seen as having application for other purposes including espionage, surveillance, and as weapons.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 07:26

A hearing in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss the challenge of border security in Latin America. 

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 06:37
Azerbaijan's State Migration Service identified as many as 1,709 foreigners, who violated residence legislation and rules of temporary or permanent stay in the country in February.
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 05:29
At least nine suspected criminals died in gunbattles with government forces Sunday during an anti-cartel operation in the city of Reynosa, which sits across the U.S. border from McAllen, Texas, Mexican authorities said.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 06:24
Britain is to send troops to Tunisia to help prevent Islamic State fighters from moving into the country from Libya, the British defence minister has said.
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 05:30
Donald Trump’s rhetoric about migrants and his promise to wall off the US’s southern border have prompted Joe Biden to apologize on behalf of a nation and driven former Mexican President Vicente Fox to swearing.
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 05:07
For a city dominated by the Roman Catholic faith, Mexican culture and Mexican immigrants — those who are newly arrived and here illegally as well as those who are citizens and have lived here for generations — Pope Francis’ arrival just across the border amounted to its own sort of blessing.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 09:32
Anticipation is high for Pope Francis’ visit to the Rio Grande on Wednesday. Few are more excited than Mari Centeno and her three children, who, along with dozens of migrants here, await their fate in immigration court.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 06:34
With rising threats and political propositions, U.S. border security has again risen to the top of the public consciousness. There are calls for more border patrol officers and stronger fencing, for aerial and ground based vehicles and other technology. But the lifeblood of the border security apparatus is communication, and in some areas, communication is not possible.
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 06:06
Fearing that jihadist infiltration through Turkey’s notoriously porous border with Syria will keep exposing Western cities to the risk of terror attacks, the United States is pressuring Turkey to secure the least secure piece of its borderline, supporting the idea with provisions of U.S. gear.