A group of masked protesters "occupied and reclaimed" a privately run Border Patrol museum located on federal land. The demonstrators defaced a memorial honoring fallen agents, curators reported.
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Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered the body of a migrant who apparently drowned during an illegal border crossing. The recovery took place not far from the scene where agents rescued 17 migrants earlier in the week.
Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents rescued four migrants who had been abandoned on Texas ranches. Sheriff's office officials in Brooks county reported 50 migrant deaths during 2018 on these ranches located about 80 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a large group of more than 300 migrants who illegally crossed the border near Sunland Park, New Mexico, late Monday night.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents busted a "huge and sophisticated" meth lab near Atlanta, Georgia, they say is run by a Mexican drug cartel.
Border Patrol officials told reporters on Friday that the surge of Central American migrant families are stretching their resources thin. The statement comes as agents reported apprehending 60 "large groups" of migrants so far this year.
The Department of Defense is moving 250 active duty military personnel to the Texas border in response to the arrival of Central American migrants near Eagle Pass.
A federal jury in New York convicted four men for smuggling a Georgian woman across the Canadian border into the U.S.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials report the massive increase in the number of large group border crossings led to the apprehension of nearly 9,000 migrants who crossed the border illegally this fiscal year.
Surveillance video captured the moment when more than 110 migrants exploited outdated fencing technology to cross the U.S.-Mexico Border on Monday. The end of the footage shows a human smuggler running away from the fence with a ladder on his back.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two members of the hyperviolent transnational MS-13 gang from successfully making their way into the U.S. on Tuesday. One has a record of being deported after criminal convictions.
Law enforcement officials in California say a twice-deported illegal immigrant kidnapped, raped, and impregnated a 15-year-old girl. The alleged assault became known after the young girl delivered a baby at a local hospital.
Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector apprehended a previously deported criminal alien who exploited outdated barrier fencing to re-enter the U.S. Agents later determined the Mexican man was convicted by a California court for involuntary manslaughter.
A federal court in Arizona convicted four women after they left containers of water in the desert for migrants who illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico. The volunteers for a non-profit group illegally entered the Cabeza Prieta refuge and left water jugs to help migrants make their trek across the desert.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol officials say smugglers are using large groups of family unit migrants and unaccompanied minors to distract agents so they can move drugs across the border in other locations.
Police in Gaston County, North Carolina, arrested three illegal immigrants on charges of trafficking approximately $200,000 in methamphetamine. One of the suspects is reportedly a previously deported MS-13 member who was recently arrested and released in neighboring Mecklenburg County.
A security camera outside a flower shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma, shows the shocking image of an alleged burglar who brought a little girl along as he attempts a break-in.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents and medical staff treated nearly 30 migrants over the past weekend for illnesses, injuries, and a gunshot wound.
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector reported a new daily record for the number of migrants apprehended after illegally crossing in 2019. The record comes one day after President Donald Trump's visit to the South Texas border region.
President Barack Obama's Border Patrol chief went public on Tuesday and said that President Donald Trump is correct about building a border wall.
A Texas sheriff's deputy and his K-9 partner stopped $1.5 million in cocaine from reaching its final destination during a traffic stop on Monday.
The death of a Knoxville, Tennessee, fire captain's son brought the debate over illegal immigration to a very local level. Franco Cambrany Francisco-Eduardo is now in the custody of immigration officials after allegedly killing the young man in a multi-vehicle crash.
Detectives in Harris County now believe that the murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes was a case of mistaken identity and not a hate crime. Officials say the shooters allegedly fired at the wrong vehicle and the family were "innocent victims.
A poorly written law aimed initially at preventing human trafficking of children and longstanding court precedent are at the center of the humanitarian crisis along the U.S.
A Texas sheriff blames the deaths of 49 migrants in his county on the failure of the federal government to secure the U.S.-Mexico Border. This county, located about 80 miles north, is one of the deadliest in the nation for migrants utilizing the cartel-connected human smuggling trail.
Nearly 400 migrants lost their lives while or shortly after crossing the U.S. border with Mexico. More than half died in Texas.
A waitress at a Seguin, Texas, restaurant possibly averted a mass shooting at a church after she reported an armed man behaving suspiciously to police. The man later allegedly told officers he was headed to a church to "fulfill a prophecy.
A Katy, Texas, man used his gun to stop two armed robbers from stealing his wife's purse when they came out of a grocery store. The man shot both of the alleged robbers, causing them to flee.
The family of the young boy who died in a New Mexico hospital days after they illegally crossed the border says they brought him based on rumors of easy entry with a child in tow.
Following the death of a second migrant child in federal immigration custody in the past month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says systems for dealing with border security and migrants are being pushed to the "breaking point.
After the death of a second minor in CBP custody in one month, U.S. officials released a timeline leading up to the tragic death of an 8-year-old Guatemalan migrant in New Mexico.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended two large groups of Central American migrants who illegally crossed the Mexican border into Arizona. The groups consisted mostly of family units and unaccompanied minors.
A Mexican migrant assaulted a Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent after illegally crossing the border from Mexico on December 19. The agent had to be taken to a hospital for injuries sustained after being struck in the head with a rock.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents saved a Guatemalan migrant from drowning after he jumped into a cattle pond during an attempt to avoid arrest.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than $1 in cocaine at an immigration checkpoint between the border and San Antonio, Texas. Customs and Border Protection officers also seized $1.3M in methamphetamine in a border crossing smuggling attempt.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents came upon more than 300 migrants who crossed the border illegally on December 18 to surrender themselves. The group consisted mainly of unaccompanied minors and family units, officials stated.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a Guatemalan migrant who became lost in the brush on a ranch located 50 miles from the Texas-Mexico border. The illegal immigrant was apparently attempting to sneak past an immigration checkpoint.
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.
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.