A member of U.S. Customs and Border Protection searches for illegal immigrants in El Paso, Texas, on April 6, 2011. Security on the border with Mexico has been tightened due to the soaring drug-related violence over control of drug smuggling routes into the United States.(Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of U.S. Customs and Border Protection searches for illegal immigrants in El Paso, Texas, on April 6, 2011. Security on the border with Mexico has been tightened due to the soaring drug-related violence over control of drug smuggling routes into the United States.
(Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexican Drug Cartels Continue to Invade America

August 13, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
Is the U.S. becoming the next Mexico?
 

Chicago: the windy city. As one of the landmark cities of America, it is known for its deep-dish pizza, iconic sports teams and unique accents. But there’s one other thing Chicago is quickly becoming known for: Mexican drug cartels.

In Chicago, cartels are becoming so prevalent that officials say it’s starting to look like Texas. Jack Riley, head of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Chicago office, warned, “People think, ‘The border’s 1,700 miles away. This isn’t our problem.’ Well, it is. These days, we operate as if Chicago is on the border.” The city recently named one of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords the city’s public enemy number one, even though the man has never set foot inside Chicago.

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