Baton Rouge, Louisiana - U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents assigned to the Baton Rouge Station arrested an illegal alien who is wanted in East Baton Rouge Parish for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile and Forcible Rape and being present in the United States illegally.

Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection released the agency’s July 2019 migration statistics. In July, CBP apprehended or encountered 82,049 individuals who crossed the border illegally or were deemed inadmissible at Southwest border ports of entry, pushing the fiscal year to-date (FYTD) enforcement actions on the Southwest border to 862,785.

Campo, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two people last night who had heroin and fentanyl hidden inside a false car battery on Wednesday.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Invasive insects and pathogens have wreaked havoc on ash, elm, chestnut trees and others, wiping some of them almost completely from American forests. In addition to the ecological impact, a Purdue University study shows that the carbon storage lost to these pests each year is the same as the amount of carbon emitted by 5 million vehicles.

Sterling, Virginia - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport seized nearly 200 grams of MDMA July 27 in parcels that were destined to Florida and New York.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Parasites play significant roles in human health, wildlife conservation and livestock productivity. But getting an accurate picture of their distributions and associations with hosts is difficult because the specimens and their location data are often hidden away in vials and on microscope slides in research collections all over the country.