A study of approaches to the opioid epidemic finds no link to immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Finds that about 15 percent of CBP’s 2021 budget was spent on activities with a counter-drug purpose. (link at oig.dhs.gov)
This legal analysis posits that adding drug trafficking organizations to the U.S. terrorist list could complicate asylum claims for victims who were forced to pay extortion.
A brief White House document laying out a strategy for “significantly decreasing the availability of illicit drugs in America’s communities trafficked across our southwest border.” (link at whitehouse.gov)
DEA’s annual overview of principal illicit drug threats, which includes some information about drug flows at the U.S.-Mexico border. (link at dea.gov)