Del Rio Sector Customs and Border Protection officers arrested 13 people after they allegedly attempted to enter the U.S. with fraudulent documents. The arrests came at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry as the migrants attempted to enter the U.S.
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San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly $1 million in U.S. currency during a traffic stop on Interstate 15. The seizure followed an alert from a K-9 to an odor coming from the gas tank.
The number of migrants apprehended by Border Patrol agents after they illegally crossed the southwest U.S. border with Mexico jumped by 138 percent from the low point in April.
Despite the efforts of a Border Patrol EMT and local EMS first responders, a migrant died on a ranch in South Texas in Brooks County located about 80 miles from the border with Mexico.
Federal officials called a cartel-connected smuggling tunnel under the Arizona-Mexico border "the most sophisticated tunnel in U.S. history." The 1,300-foot structure stretched from a neighborhood in San Luis, Mexico, to its destination in San Luis, Arizona.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents found alleged drug smugglers attempting to conceal drugs in boots and a bra in recent days at an interior immigration checkpoint.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a drowning migrant from the swiftly moving waters in the American Canal along the Texas-Mexico border. Agents found the man clinging to a ladder as the current attempted to sweep him away.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to an interior immigration checkpoint 80 miles from the Texas border with Mexico seized a load of cocaine valued at approximately $2.5 million.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with state and local law enforcement to shut down a human smuggling stash house near the Texas border with Mexico.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a Salvadoran migrant who is wanted on a homicide charge in Virginia. The agents found the man hiding in the bathroom of a passenger bus at an interior immigration checkpoint.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents found 34 migrants packed into the vehicles of two alleged human smugglers during separate traffic stops near the border. Despite the threat of the coronavirus, the migrants appear to be stacked like cordwood in the two vehicles.
Two Texas parents are charged with child endangerment after doctors reported a three-month-old baby suffered multiple broken bones and significant weight loss. An investigation also led to the discovery that the infant's two-year-old sibling tested positive to methamphetamine.
Austin City Councilman Jimmy Flannigan proposed the expedited demolition of the city's police department headquarters. His idea came in a two-part plan to reconstruct/deconstruct the entity in the wake of recent protests and vandalism in the capital city of Texas.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations aircrew teamed up with a Coast Guard vessel to rescue 14 people from a capsized human smuggling boat.
A federal law enforcement document reviewed by Breitbart Texas reports that "protesters" who attacked the Atlanta Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) embedded nails into commercial-grade fireworks.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents seized more than 420 pounds of methamphetamine and fentanyl in three separate incidents in Southern California.
Vandals in Atlanta, Georgia, attached the federal building that is home to the city’s field office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It appears the vandals broke out windows and sprayed graffiti on the building.
A federal judge in the Southern District of Texas handed down prison sentences to three men involved in human smuggling and stash house operations. The trio smuggled more than 1,000 people in less than a year into Texas under extremely dangerous conditions.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two groups of migrants during train inspections in Texas approximately 50 miles from the Mexican border. The two incidents occurred within hours of each other near Cotulla.
Border Patrol agents working opposite ends of the Texas border arrested three previously deported criminal aliens after they illegally crossed into Texas. Agents identified one of the illegal aliens as a four-time deported Mexican national convicted of voluntary manslaughter, the second as a sex offender, and the third as a MS-13 gang member with a criminal history.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents carried out five separate rescues of migrants in distress in desert and wilderness areas near the Mexican border. The rescues led to the saving of two small children and 15 adults.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a load of 614 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a load of green onions from Mexico. Officials estimated the drug shipment to be worth approximately $1.4 million.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a migrant woman and an unaccompanied minor after smugglers abandoned them in the Jacumba Wilderness. The smugglers abandoned the pair after the minor sprained his ankle.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told Breitbart Texas that oft-called demonstrators in Portland, Oregon, are "criminals--not demonstrators." His comments come after weeks of actions by Border Patrol agents assisting federal law enforcement in the protection of government buildings in Portland.
Deputies in Brooks County, Texas, recovered the remains of five migrants in the past month who died while attempting to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint located about 80 miles north of the border.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a human smuggling attempt at an interior immigration checkpoint in South Texas on July 13. The interdiction led to the arrest of 35 migrants who were locked in a dangerously hot trailer.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted multiple human smuggling attempts leading to the arrest of five alleged human smugglers and 24 migrants. The arrests occurred between July 9-12 in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced the death of Border Patrol Agent Enrique Rositas, Jr. from COVID-19. His death is classified as a line-of-duty death, officials reported.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents thwarted a drug smuggling attempt featuring an ultralight aircraft. The agents stopped more than 145 pounds of methamphetamine from being delivered to cities in the United States.
Despite the dangers from the spread of COVID-19, Mexican cartel-connected human smugglers continue to warehouse their "cargo" in stash houses in communities along the Texas border with Mexico.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents recovered the bodies of two migrants who died after being abandoned in the 100-plus degree heat of the Arizona desert. Agents rescued a third migrant who managed to call for help.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents carried out four separate rescue operations during an 18-hour period last week. The operations resulted in the rescue of seven illegal aliens in distress in the Jacumba Wilderness Region in Southern California.
Members of Congress sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf regarding the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in states along the U.S.
Rumors of a Black Lives Matter protest at the statue of Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas, are going viral. People posted updates on Facebook and Twitter promising to defend the 86-foot statue from protesters with "deadly force" if necessary.
Border Patrol agents in South Texas carried out multiple rescues of migrants as summertime temperatures approached the century mark. Agents rescued at least four who became distressed or dehydrated after illegally crossing the border from Mexico and one who suffered a snake bite while attempting to sneak around an interior immigration checkpoint.
The apprehension of migrants illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States jumped from May to June by 41 percent. This represents the second consecutive month of increases.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) interceptor boat crew shot out the engine of a human smuggler's boat off the coast of California on Friday.
Del Rio Sector CBP officers arrested a 21-year-old Texas man wanted on charges of indecency with a child at a port of entry. The man arrived as a passenger in a truck.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents busted a multi-time deported criminal alien sex offender after he illegally re-entered the United States near Laredo, Texas. The Mexican national has a criminal history that includes a felony conviction for sexual abuse and multiple deportations.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found a group of migrants packed like cargo in a tractor-trailer at a Texas interior immigration checkpoint. The agents found 66 from five different countries.
San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a maritime human smuggling event over the past weekend leading to the arrest of 15 people. An extensive investigation led to the arrest of the migrants and their smugglers who initially managed to avoid apprehension after beaching a boat on the coast north of San Diego, California.
A Southern California hospital reports that Coronavirus patients are crossing the border from Mexico to seek treatment. The surge created a crisis in regional hospitals, prompting a patient transfer system across the state.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents interdicted a maritime human smuggling attempt off the coast of California. The smugglers attempted to move 18 illegal immigrants into the United States.
A U.S District Court judge in the Central District of California ordered the federal government to release migrant children being held in detention for more than 20 days.
A LULAC "paid member" in Big Spring, Texas, faces a charge of illegal voting after she reportedly voted twice in the 2020 primary. The woman, who previously served as the district director of the local LULAC chapter, allegedly voted in person during early voting and again on primary election day.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted four human smuggling efforts during a two-hour period on June 9. The interactions led to the arrest of 12 illegal aliens and four suspected human smugglers.
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush warned rioters who might be planning to target the Alamo in a tweet saying, "Don't mess with the Alamo." The Texas General Land Office is responsible for the care and safety of the Texas shrine.
The apprehension of migrants by Border Patrol agents jumped 34 percent from April to May. The sharp increase comes after a year's worth of steady declines following a peak in May 2019.
The City of Tahoka, Texas, issued a stay-at-home order Thursday following a spike in COVID-19 cases in recent days. The order calls for all residents to stay home except for travel for "essential activities" or to obtain "essential goods and services.
Police in Jacksonville, Florida, offered a reward of $8,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of a man who allegedly slashed the neck of a police officer during a protest on May 30.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted two human smuggling attempts at an interior immigration checkpoint during a 24-hour period. The smugglers packed 33 migrants into the cargo area of two tractor-trailers.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a human smuggler and 13 migrants after a failed smuggling attempt in Southern California. The agents found them hiding under bales of hay on the back of a tractor-trailer on Monday.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two migrants who became lost on a Texas ranch 80 miles from the border with Mexico. In a separate incident, agents found the remains of a deceased migrant while patrolling the Rio Grande on foot.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted drug trafficker and money launderer after he illegally re-entered the United States. Immigration officers deported the Mexican criminal alien less than one year ago after he served less than half of a 20-year prison sentence.
Border Patrol agents arrested 23 previously deported sex offenders after they illegally crossed the border into the United States.
Officials at Dallas Love Field airport removed a statue of a Texas Ranger from the lobby after a new book casts shadows on the allegedly racist history of the man posed for the artwork.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child rapist after he illegally re-entered the United States in South Texas.
The man arrested by police in Lubbock, Texas, after he brandished a semi-automatic rifle in front of a George Floyd protest posted a threat on Facebook saying he wanted to "off racists and MAGA people," officials stated.
The ACLU called the use of tear gas and pepper spray a “grossly unjustified use of a chemical weapon on protesters.” The group continued, saying the issue “raises serious human rights concerns under international law.
A video of the George Floyd protest in Dallas appears to show a man being beaten nearly to death by the crowd. The victim reportedly tried to defend his shop with a large sword, a report states.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the activation of the state's National Guards Saturday night in response to the protest violence across the state. The move comes after the governor deployed 1,500 Department of Public Safety troopers to the state's largest cities earlier in the day.
Protesters at the Texas Capitol in Austin turned violent on Saturday, overturning one Department of Public Safety vehicle and vandalizing another. The protesters also destroyed property on the grounds of the state’s capitol building.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) helicopter aircrews facilitated the rescue of multiple migrants who became lost and dehydrated in the Arizona desert.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two migrants from almost drowning in California border canals near Calexico late last week. The migrants were attempting to illegally enter the United States when they got in trouble with the swift-moving water.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan arrested a woman who allegedly crossed the Canadian border in a stolen vehicle. The officers found five pounds of gold and 30 grams of marijuana, they reported.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an armed 25-year-old human smuggler after finding two migrants locked inside the trunk of a sedan at an interior checkpoint in Southern California.
Border security cameras captured the events as two men crossed the border from Mexico into Arizona and set two fires before fleeing back across the border. The men set the fires in the Cocopah Tribal Land in an area where only a vehicle barrier secures the border.
An alleged human smuggler attempted to run a Border Patrol vehicle off the road during a pursuit near the Arizona border with Mexico, officials stated. The pursuit came after border wall security contractors observed a breach in the wall west of San Luis, Arizona.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested another armed human smuggler in South Texas near the Rio Grande border with Mexico.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized two stolen firearms in as many incidents near the U.S.-Mexico Border in South Texas. The two incidents led to the recovery of a stolen rifle and pistol in two consecutive days.
Laredo Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $2.5 million in methamphetamine at an international crossing from Mexico. The shipment weighed in excess of 127 pounds.
The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol reported that cartel-connected human smugglers are increasing the use of tractor-trailers in South Texas to move their "cargo." The tactic puts the victims at great risk, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
A story by ABC News regarding Texas' number of cases and deaths related to the coronavirus since the state's reopening on May 1 is going viral. The article presents misleading numbers that don't appear to take increased testing and deaths related to pre-reopening contracted cases into account.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two previously deported criminal aliens after they illegally re-entered the United States on Wednesday. The arrests came in separate incidents.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of men who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Arizona. Agents identified the five men as Bangladeshi nationals.
Houlton Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Jackman Station in Maine arrested a group of five Mexican nationals after they illegally crossed the border from Canada.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously convicted and deported child sex offender after he illegally crossed into New Mexico. The criminal alien received two felony convictions in 2008 from a court in Colorado.
Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrested two alleged drug smugglers. One of the Mexican nationals tested positive for COVID-19 and has alleged ties to a cartel, officials stated.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a human smuggling attempt involving 25 migrants in a tractor-trailer rig. The interdiction occurred at the Interstate 35 checkpoint located between Laredo and San Antonio, Texas.
Dallas police officers arrested a 53-year-old grandmother and her boyfriend after they allegedly tied up a six-year-old boy in a shed behind their house. His hands were reportedly tied behind his back.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an armed human smuggler after he allegedly attempted to circumvent an interior immigration checkpoint in Southern California. The agents also arrested a group of migrants with the smuggler.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Police Department investigators arrested an illegal immigrant on charges that he allegedly fired a handgun at police helicopters. The incident occurred as the man allegedly fired on police aircraft responding to the crash of a Houston Police Department helicopter that killed one officer and critically injured the pilot.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two human smugglers who were allegedly armed with an AR-15 rifle. The agents also arrested three Mexican nationals who entered the U.S.
Fourteen miles of new border wall is scheduled to be constructed in the Laredo Sector where no physical infrastructure currently exists. Construction will begin in January 2021, officials reported.
The Dallas County Sheriff's Office released the Texas hair salon owner who spent two days in jail for re-opening her business and ignoring Coronavirus lockdown orders.
The apprehension of migrants along the southwestern border with Mexico during the month of April fell 84 percent from the same month in 2019. Agents apprehended a total of 15,862 migrants after they illegally crossed the border.
The Supreme Court of Texas ordered the release of Salon Á la Mode owner Shelley Luther Thursday morning. A Texas district court judge ordered her jailed for seven days earlier this week after declaring her to be in contempt of court regarding a Dallas County stay at home order that closed non-essential businesses.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton called the jailing of a Dallas salon owner "excessive" and a "shameful abuse" as they called for her to release.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with local law enforcement officers to recover a stash of stolen firearms and ammunition near the California border with Mexico.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three people and seized two firearms in connection with an attempted methamphetamine smuggling operation. The incident occurred at an interior immigration checkpoint in southwest Arizona.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported criminal alien who is a member of Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) after he illegally re-entered the U.S. in southern Arizona.
A Dallas hair salon owner in a contempt hearing for re-opening her business under lockdown told the judge that "feeding my kids is not selfish." Her comments came after the judge offered her the opportunity to avoid jail time by apologizing and admitting she her actions were wrong.
A Dallas hair salon owner who defied a Coronavirus lockdown order will spend seven days in jail, according to a local news report. The salon owner refused to keep her business closed and defied a direct cease and desist order from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins in April.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended another 54 migrants locked in a tractor-trailer rig. The arrest occurred at an interior immigration checkpoint located about 70 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a cache of firearms, ammunition, and undeclared cash as smugglers attempted to move them across the border into Mexico. The seizures took place in four separate incidents.
Contractors completed 15 miles of a new border wall system in the El Centro Sector of Southern California, Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott announced. Border Patrol agents who work in the sector told Breitbart Texas previously completed sectors reduced crime in the area and made it safer to patrol.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts involving tractor-trailer rigs at an interior immigration checkpoint near the Texas border with Mexico. The interactions led to the apprehension of 48 migrants and two U.S.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported violent criminal alien after he illegally crossed from Mexico into Texas. A Texas court previously convicted the Mexican national for attempted murder.
A rancher who raises cattle in Texas and Colorado sounded the alarm that the U.S. government is importing what he considered inferior beef from Namibia while American ranchers are facing the possible "depopulation" of their herds.
A Honduran illegal immigrant is charged in federal court for allegedly assaulting Border Patrol agents after he crossed near Brownsville, Texas, on April 22. The man fought multiple Border Patrol agents as the attempted to arrest him for illegally crossing the border from Mexico.