Customs & Border Patrol Officers Seize Largest Amount of Fentanyl in CBP History

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nogales Commercial Facility seized nearly $4.6 million in fentanyl and methamphetamine totaling close to 650 pounds on Saturday from a Mexican national when he attempted to enter the United States through the Port of Nogales

CBP Officers Arrest Convicted Murderer

Picture in link. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas arrested a Mexican national previously deported and convicted of murder as he attempted to re-enter the United States Sunday evening.

VA announces access standards for health care

Under the MISSION Act, signed by President Trump in June 2018, there are six different eligibility criteria for community care

Border Patrol Says They Were “Unaffected” by Shutdown

"During the 35-day shutdown, Border Patrol operations continued as agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended nearly 17K illegal aliens, seized more than 15K pounds of marijuana and nearly 900 pounds of cocaine. Additionally, agents  located and took down 19 stash houses."

DOE Announces $40 Million for Grid Modernization Initiative

Funding Will Go Toward Innovations and Technologies Designed to Increase the Resilience, Reliability and Security of an Integrated Grid

CBP Releases Apprehension Data

"Over the past few months (FY19 to date), USBP has seen a dramatic increase in the number of large groups of 100 illegal aliens or more being apprehended along the southern border. In the El Paso, Rio Grande Valley, Tucson, and Yuma Sectors over the last four months, smugglers and traffickers have delivered 53 large groups, totaling 8,797 illegal aliens."

Georgia to receive $39 million for 153 local projects from HUD

HUD RENEWS FUNDING TO THOUSANDS OF LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS --- $2 billion to renew existing grants to 5,800 community-based housing and service providers

Dept of Health & Human Services Releases Child Abuse, Neglect Data

New federal child abuse and neglect data shows a decline in the number of victims who suffered maltreatment for the second consecutive year. As in past years, rates of abuse and neglect are highest among infants and young children.

CBP Officers Seize Nearly $1 Million in Unreported Currency During Outbound Inspection

NATIONAL NEWS: After initial inspection utilizing a non-intrusive imaging systems scan, CBP officers conducted an intensive physical examination and discovered 53 bundles containing a total of $988,550 in unreported currency hidden within the vehicle.

VA partners with DHS to expand Veteran suicide prevention efforts

Another partnership to improve access to care and prevention for veterans.