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2014-03-31 23:03:46

With recent legislation and studies indicating more attention and resources need to be paid at the Southern Border, HGH Infrared Systems offers an innovative solution for securing the vulnerable access points at the Border Security Expo. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 This 8th edition of the Border Security Expo took place March 18-19th in Phoenix. The world’s leading conference and expo dedicated to international border security saw over one hundred companies from 37 states and 14...

2013-02-02 00:20:19

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2: TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO Profile America -- Saturday, February 2nd. On this date in 1848, the United States and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending their controversial war, which began in May 1846 after some mutual provocations. In the peace treaty, Mexico...

2012-08-30 13:10:19

When Washington State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinary scientist Don Knowles got word three years ago that a rare but deadly infection was discovered among a group of horses in south Texas, he felt a jolt of adrenaline. Not only were the horses infected with a parasitic disease similar to malaria in humans, but the epicenter of the outbreak was at no ordinary ranch. It was the King Ranch, legendary for its world-class quarter horses, including former winners of the...

2012-04-23 23:00:14

Left Behind: Life and Death Along the U.S. Border — http://bit.ly/IYkOCi — from photographer Jonathan Hollingsworth examines the human element of illegal immigration as Arizona´s precedent-setting SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law comes before the U.S. Supreme Court. New York, NY/ Stockport, England (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Between 2001 and 2011, 1,911 foreign nationals have died in the deserts of Southern Arizona. All have passed through the doors of the Pima County...

2012-04-19 06:21:09

Massive Spending, Limited Impact, and Humanitarian Crisis WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Mexico's College of the Northern Border (COLEF) released "Beyond the Border Buildup: Security and Migrants along the U.S.-Mexico Border," a year-long study on the impact of both countries' security policies on migration. The study finds a dramatic buildup of U.S. security forces along the southern border--a fivefold...

2012-04-12 06:25:10

Report finds massive spending, limited security impact, and growing humanitarian crisis WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Washington Office on Latin America: What: Press Conference to Release the Washington Office on Latin America's New Report, "Beyond the Border Buildup: Security and Migrants along the U.S.-Mexico Border." When: Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Where: Lisagor Room, The National Press Club, 529 14th...

2011-03-03 14:59:00

Plan Threatens Jobs, Highway Safety and Border Security WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's announcement by the White House to move forward with opening the U.S. border to long-haul Mexican trucks drew strong condemnations from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and highway safety proponents. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) "This deal puts Americans at risk," Hoffa said. "This agreement caves in to business interests at the...

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2011-02-03 06:00:00

Mexico starting supplying electricity to Texas on Wednesday as unusually cold temperatures caused power outages. Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission "was determined to support Texas with electrical energy faced with the problems the state is suffering due to climatological conditions," a statement said. It said that an energy transfer of 280 megawatts would start midday on Wednesday at the north Mexican border cities of Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa and Piedras Negras. Texas Governor Rick Perry...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded a contract to Unisys (NYSE: UIS) to build an advanced system to better identify people and vehicles entering and exiting the U.S. via its land borders with Mexico and Canada. The Land Border Integration (LBI) contract has one firm fixed-price base period and four one-year options, which are exercisable at the sole discretion of the government....

2010-08-24 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- If protecting the American borders from terrorists and instruments of terror sounds like a job for you, you're in luck. The job is not only open, it's part of an active recruitment program by the Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) that is accepting applicants for U.S. Border Patrol Agents for the Southwest Border, specifically South Texas, West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. The CBP, under which the...


Latest Mexico – United States border Reference Libraries

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

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