Prescott, AZ: - U.S. Representative Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced his intention to reorganize the Federal Deportation Agency in such a way that would have the effect of gutting or abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This is on top of the declaration by Biden officials earlier that ICE issued new rules forcing ICE officers to make written requests to supervisors in order to obtain approval to deport “low priority” illegal aliens. The “approval” process, first used under Obama, was rarely granted and allowed thousands of dangerous aliens to roam free. These “low priority” criminals endanger the peace and security of the nation, including illegal aliens with convictions for drunk driving, domestic assault, identity theft and other felonious crimes.

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by James H. “Smokey” Shott

With the chaos of the 2020 presidential election, much of it due to the COVID-19 pandemic, something desperately needs to be done to stabilize and secure election procedures.

Under the direction of the U.S. Constitution, state legislatures have the duty and authority to establish how elections are handled in their state. Consequently, there are lots of variations in election processes.

Responding to this chaos, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have created legislation to fix this. Titled H.R. 1 in the House, and S. 1 in the Senate, the “For the People Act of 2021,” this legislation is designed   more...
San Clemente, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man on Wednesday morning who was transporting 41 pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle.

The event began at approximately 11:30 a.m. when agents observed a man driving erratically on Interstate 5 near San Clemente. As agents attempted to catch up to the man, he rapidly cut across traffic, exited at a nearby rest stop, and parked.

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LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized narcotics in two separate, unrelated incidents that totaled over $5.9 million in street value.

“Our frontline CBP officers working cargo operations at Colombia-Solidarity Bridge continue to remain dedicated to upholding our border security mission. Their effective application of targeting and technology resulting in these two seizures exemplifies that commitment,” said Acting Port Director Eugene Crawford, Laredo Port of Entry.

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Looking for a florist?

Perhaps you're not sure whom you should use when the need arises to send flowers for that special occasion.

After receiving several warnings and complaints about JustFlowers.com, an online florist company, we decided to put them to the test. A call was made to their 800 number by a member of our staff while also perusing their online site. A female voice offered assistance. Our staff member then suggested that the site offered a number of choices and it would perhaps be best to find the preferred choice and then call back with the selection. The JustFlowers.com representative stated she would wait.

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PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovichhas filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal officials over its new policy to pause nearly all deportations for 100 days. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to rule the new policy violates federal law and Arizona’s existing agreement with DHS.

Halting deportations for 100 days raises serious safety concerns for Arizona communities. Not only could the plan release individuals charged with or convicted of crimes into Arizona communities, but law enforcement officials have told the AGO they are concerned whether those being released are being tested for COVID-19. There are serious concerns that DHS' new policy will further stress hospitals and social services at the local and county level.

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