U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials released a detailed timeline relating to the death of seven-year-old Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin. The young girl crossed the New Mexico-Mexico border on December 6 as part of a group of 163 migrants and died shortly after midnight on December 8.
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Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents stopped three sex offenders from successfully re-entering the U.S. after they illegally crossed the border into Texas. Two of the criminal aliens had convictions for sexual offenses against children -- the third for sexual battery.
Border Patrol agents carried out more than 4,300 rescues of illegal immigrants along or near the U.S. border with Mexico during Fiscal Year 2018, CBP officials reported on Friday.
CBP officials stated that the father of the seven-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody on December 7 claimed she was in good health until seven hours after they were apprehended.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials reported on Thursday evening that a young Guatemalan girl died in custody after she and her father were apprehended last week with a large group of migrants.
Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector stopped a human smuggling attempt where a driver packed 19 migrants into a pickup truck. The driver managed to escape after fleeing the scene, leaving his cargo behind.
A new report released by federal officials reveals that claims of "credible fear" by migrants apprehended between ports of entry jumped 43 percent in Fiscal Year 2018 over the prior year.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Police say Daniel Abraham Trevino shot two officers from the Texas Attorney General's Office (OAG) and a Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) deputy as they attempted to serve felony warrants related to a protective order violation and allegations of felony domestic violence.
Border Patrol agents stationed in California were unable to save a migrant from drowning as heavy rains flooded into the All American Canal near Calexico.
Migrant apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico Border jumped in the first two months of Fiscal Year 2019 to the highest level since the election of President Donald Trump in 2016.
A Yuma Sector Border Patrol camera operator observed a suspected human smuggler dropping two small children from the top of an 18-foot border wall. At least one of the children suffered an injury from the drop.
Mexican officials stated that more than one-third of the 6,000 caravan migrants currently living in the border city of Tijuana, Baja California, are being treated for health-related issues.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discovered the remains of a migrant who appeared to have become lost after illegally crossing the border from Mexico.
Border Patrol agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers teamed up to stop three sex offenders from making their way into the U.S. from Mexico.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a member of the transnational criminal gang known as Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) on Friday. The agents found the gang member traveling with two children and a group of nine other migrants.
Department of Homeland Security officials report that nearly 300 members of the migrant caravans en route to the U.S. at this time are either convicted criminals or known gang members.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended violent criminals and gang members traveling with Central American migrants. Some of those include members of the most violent gangs in the U.S.
A Georgia county sheriff is taking the extra step to make Haloween safer this year by placing "No Trick-or-Treat" signs in the front yards of registered sex offenders.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector rescued a group of Bangladeshi nationals after they nearly drowned in the Rio Grande. The sector led the nation in Fiscal Year 2018 for the apprehension of Bangladeshi migrants.
Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector reportedly arrested an illegal immigrant in possession of child porn after he crossed the border from Mexico. The agents discovered the man's illicit images after detaining him with a migrant group.
U.S. immigration officers arrested a Mexican national in New York who had been deported from the U.S. on four separate occasions. In addition to the removals, the man has a lengthy criminal history.
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped a previously deported child molester from successfully making his way back into the U.S. interior.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a human smuggler who allegedly packed 18 illegal immigrants into a refrigerated trailer set to nearly freezing temperatures.
The arrests of migrants by Border Patrol agents between ports of entry along the U.S. border with Mexico jumped 30 percent in Fiscal Year 2018. Agents apprehended nearly 400,000 migrants, including more than 150,000 minors and family units.
Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector found 24 migrants locked in a 100-degree box truck. The agents made the discovery at an inland immigration checkpoint.
Illegal aliens assaulted three El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents in separated incidents over a five-day period. The agents did not sustain major injuries during the attacks.
Border Patrol agents and Texas sheriff's deputies recovered the remains of five migrants who died after being abandoned by their smugglers near the U.S. border with Mexico.
Local charity groups in southern Arizona report that "huge groups" of migrants recently apprehended by Border Patrol agents are being released into their care.
Local charity groups in southern Arizona report that "huge groups" of migrants recently apprehended by Border Patrol agents are being released into their care.
An illegal immigrant allegedly kicked a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the head during an arrest.
During a recent interview with Breitbart Texas Editor-in-Chief Brandon Darby, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector Chief Manuel Padilla, Jr. reported an increase in the arrest of MS-13 gang members well in excess of 200 percent.
The chief Border Patrol official responsible for securing the busiest sector for illegal crossings says Congress must act to close loopholes that criminals are exploiting to bring families and unaccompanied minors into South Texas.
Federal officials arrested approximately 9,000 Indian migrants who entered the U.S. illegally during Fiscal Year 2018. This is nearly triplethe number apprehended during the previous year.
Border Patrol agents in Arizona witnessed a near doubling in the number of migrant families and unaccompanied minors who are illegally crossing the border and putting their lives at risk in the desert.
The numberof MS-13 gang members arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents increased nearly 50 percent so far this year when compared to all of Fiscal Year 2017.
A video released this week shows the opening stages of a construction project in El Paso, Texas, ordered by President Donald Trump. The project is replacing a four-mile segment of fencing with upgraded wall technology.
Border Patrol agents continue to be the most assaulted of federal law enforcement officers, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This fiscal year (through August 31), Border Patrol agents became victims of assault 619 times.
Border Patrol agents in Arizona arrested a previously deported rapist after he illegally re-entered the U.S. from Mexico. Immigration officials deported the Salvadoran national in 2013 following a conviction in New York for second-degree rape.
Border Patrol officials in the Rio Grande Valley Sector say they are being "inundated" with large groups of migrant families and unaccompanied minors. In one day, they apprehended nearly 3o0 in a small border area near Granjeno, Texas.
A Dallas-area daycare owner is facing nine counts of child endangerment after local police say she tied children in car seats, locked them in a closet, and possibly gave them unnecessary medication for sedation purposes.
Initial tests of President Donald Trump's border wall prototypes show the structures fail to meet the "non penetrable" criteria, according to a government report. Study crews were able to breach a wall and in at least one case, make a prototype unstable.
Human smugglers abandoned three migrants in the Southern California desert, leaving them to die. In two separate incidents, two migrants died and Border Patrol agents managed to rescue a pregnant woman.
A Texas sheriff arrested a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Laredo and alleges he killed four women and abducted a fifth.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 200 migrants, including families and unaccompanied minors, during a 33-hour period after they illegally crossed from Mexico. The sector has witnessed an increase of more than 100 percent of migrants attempting to make the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 47 migrants from a locked tractor-trailer after the driver led the agents on a pursuit when he failed to stop for inspection at a checkpoint.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol officials report a more than 200 percent increase in the number of human smuggling cases from immigration inspections at checkpoints in Southern California this fiscal year.
An East Texas sheriff seized drugs, guns, roosters, and dogs during a pre-dawn raid of a rundown house with possible connections to a Mexican drug cartel. The seizures followed the discovery of drugs being smuggled to county jail inmates performing outside-the-jail work duties.ates on outside work tasks.
An Arizona mother, armed with a sidearm, took four children along for a human smuggling ride Sunday evening. The woman appeared to use three of her own children and a 5-year-old nephew as cover while she allegedly attempted to smuggle an illegal immigrant through a Border Patrol inspection checkpoint.
A man is in custody after he rammed his Dodge pickup truck into the Dallas Fox affiliate TV studio on Tuesday morning. An employee said the man began yelling "high treason" as he threw papers around the area and left a couple of suspicious packages.
A woman who woke up a Texas lakeside community by ringing doorbells at 3 a.m. has been found safe. A Ring doorbell camera captured an image of the woman with shackled wrists as she approached the home of one of the neighbors.
Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector received a call from the Webb County Sheriff's Office about a deceased migrant found on a ranch near the Texas border with Mexico.
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested several Salvadoran nationals who illegally crossed the border from Mexico. They were identified as members of the hyperviolent transnational criminal gang known as Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13).
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found the body of a deceased migrant after he was abandoned by human smugglers near Freer, Texas.
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector continue to encounter large groups of migrants coming across the open border between Mexico and the U.S. The groups frequently consist of unaccompanied minors and family units.
Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector arrested two previously deported child sex offenders and an MS-13 member after they attempted to illegally re-enter the U.S. in Arizona.
An illegal immigrant allegedly assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Rio Grande Valley Sector in an apparent effort to avoid arrest for unlawfully crossing the border from Mexico.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector rescued two migrants who had become lost on ranches near the Texas border with Mexico. In a separate incident, agents recovered the body of a migrant who drowned while attempting to cross the river.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested a large group of migrants on Tuesday afternoon. The group included men, women, and children from Guatemala.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Checkpoint foiled a human smuggling attempt and discovered a member of the hyperviolent MS-13 gang. The smuggler's cargo included eight illegal immigrants concealed in a pickup truck.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector assisted in the recovery of five deceased migrants between Friday and Sunday. More than 80 migrants have died this year in this one sector after illegally crossing the border.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Federal officers arrested 45 illegal immigrants in the Houston area during a five-day operation. Forty-two had previous criminal convictions and 15 were previously deported.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Checkpoint found 27 migrants locked in the back of two commercial rental trucks in separate incidents this week. The smuggled include at least one unaccompanied minor.
Photos released by U.S. Border Patrol provide insight into the role National Guard aircrews are playing to secure the southwestern border with Mexico. Operation Guardian Support reportedly assists in reducing the time needed to arrest smugglers and run rescue operations.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Detroit Station arrested an illegal alien from Eritrea after he attempted to gain entry to a church's childcare facility. The Eritrean national is a convicted sex offender and a fugitive, officials stated.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias checkpoint stopped a human smuggler from successfully using an emergency services vehicle to smuggle illegal immigrants into the U.S. interior.
The U.S. immigration system saw a 173 percent increase in migrant family units illegally crossing the border in July over last year. The apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) fell slightly from June to July but remains at Obama-era levels.
Border Patrol agents in South Texas arrested two MS-13 gang members after they illegally entered the U.S. One admitted to serving time in a Salvadoran prison for a double murder-related conviction.
The apprehension of illegal border crossers dropped in July by eight percent compared to the previous month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials reported.
Arizona National Guard UH-60 helicopter aircrews came to the assistance of Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents searching a mountainous area for migrants who crossed the border illegally.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped five dangerous gang members from successfully moving into the U.S. interior. The agents also stopped two previously deported child sex offenders.
A Texas school district that suffered a mass shooting earlier this year announced it will accept a donation of AR-15 rifles, accessories, training, and ammunition for its police department.
An illegal alien from Mexico assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent after he illegally crossed the border in South Texas.
Border Patrol agents rescued seven illegal immigrants from suffering a painful death at the hands of the current Texas summer heatwave. Unfortunately, one migrant died after being taken to an area hospital.
A Carrollton, Texas, business owner is reportedly receiving death threats after business cards surfaced that promote a legally operated lawn-care service. At least one person expressed concern about a "Your Alternative to Illegal Lawn Services" slogan.
A Texas woman ended up in jail after she allegedly attempted to mail a package containing methamphetamine to an imprisoned capital murderer.
Border Patrol agents in South Texas attempted to rescue four illegal immigrants after they were abandoned on a ranch near the border town of Laredo. One of the migrants died before he could be transported to a hospital.
Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector arrested 26 illegal immigrants and a human smuggler as they disrupted two separate operations.
Human smugglers abandoned a pair of illegal immigrants in the sweltering heat of the southern California desert and left them to die. Border Patrol agents were unable to save the life of one man after he collapsed.
Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector rescued a Honduran woman and her young son after human smugglers abandoned them in the South Texas heat with little food and water.
Sheriff's deputies in San Antonio, Texas, found the remains of a baby hidden in a trunk during a search of a suspected drug house.
A woman in Corpus Christi, Texas, is in jail after police say she sold her seven-year-old son to two men. She was also allegedly in the process of selling two other children when police intervened.
Border Patrol agents arrested a Honduran couple who are in the U.S. while waiting for an asylum hearing for allegedly smuggling a group of illegal immigrants and their coyote.
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped five illegal immigrants from successfully making their way back into the U.S. The agents arrested two 18th Street gang members, two child molesters, and a man previously charged with felony sexual contact.
A knife-wielding attacker left nine people, including six children, injuredin an apartment complex in Boise, Idaho, that is home to many refugees. At least four of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries.
The founder and CEO of a 30-year-old Texas non-profit group tasked with housing illegal immigrant children is being challenged by media outlets for allegedly taking a $1.5 million salary in 2016 (latest report available).
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved the lives of four illegal immigrants this week. Unfortunately, four other migrants died during human smuggling operations in South Texas.
Philadelphia officials released a criminal illegal immigrant who had previously been deported despite a warrant issued by a U.S. District Court judge. The officials released the man with a long list of violent charges when immigration officers provided a detainer and warrant.
A sergeant in the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston was treated for exposure to fentanyl after he touched a flyer left on the windshield of his car.
Border Patrol agents in South Texas found a 7-year-old unaccompanied minor in the custody of a human smuggler 80 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than a half-ton of marijuana in two separate incidents along the Rio Grande River border with Mexico.
Border Patrol agents in Texas rescued a pregnant woman from the Rio Grande River after she failed in her attempt to illegally cross from Mexico.
Border Patrol agents in New Mexico received a frantic 911 call from an illegal immigrant who was injured and trapped on top of a moving train.
A 22-year veteran Border Patrol agent says the only thing that is new about the separation of families is the number of separations.
An underage pregnant girl and a 1-year-old child were among a group of 36 minor and 21 adult migrants rescued in the 108-degree heat of the Arizona desert after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico.
Border Patrol agents in New Mexico seized more than $1 million worth of heroin at an immigration checkpoint located in southern New Mexico. Agents discovered the drugs after a K-9 agent alerted to the possible presence of an illegal substance.
Texas cops arrested a mother for allegedly attempting to sell her eight-year-old daughter for sex - for $100. The woman made arrangements online with a man from Nebraska.
Federal law enforcement officials say a large weapons cache seized in the Texas border town of Laredo was likely heading to Mexico. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents and other law enforcement agencies teamed up to stop a large quantity of semi-automatic weapons, ammunition, and ballistic armor from being smuggled to Mexican drug cartels in Nuevo Laredo.
The father of the tearful two-year-old Honduran girl who became theface of the “family separation” news coveragesays that his young daughter was never actually separated from her mother when caught by U.S.
Leaders of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) said actor Peter Fonda is "a domestic terrorist."
Federal agents found a 6-year-old boy abandoned at the Arizona borderwith Mexico by a human smuggler arranged by his parents. Federal officials must decide what to do with a young boy whose parents placed him in a life-threatening situation to have him join them in the United States.