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Opinion: For border security and commerce, U.S. finds ally in Mexican Sen. Cabeza de VacaHe understands that the trust between officials in Tamaulipas and those in the U.S. has been broken […]

Opinion: As U.S., Cuba normalize relations, time to change immigration policies for CubansNow that President Obama is pushing for travel and trade are getting back to “normal,” it’s importan […]

Nelson Balido: After Brussels attack, southern U.S. ports of entry must be hardenedThe terrorist attacks in Brussels that killed 31 people and injured 270 others is yet another remind […]

Nelson Balido: Mexican cartels patrol border with drones – and U.S. has no responseThe proliferation of small, cheap UAVs (aka drones) has raised a litany of security concerns, from i […]

Faulty communications along U.S.-Mexico border are America’s blind spotThe lifeblood of the border security apparatus is communication, and in some areas, communication is […]