El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 1,800 migrants who illegally crossed the border Tuesday. More than half crossed into the El Paso Metropolitan Area.
MixedTimes - Bob Price
A state jury in Las Cruces, New Mexico, found Fernando Puga not guilty of attempting to murder Border Patrol Agent Lorenzo Hernandez. They also found him not guilty on the charge of aggravated assault.
Sheriff's deputies in a small county located about 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border recovered the badly decomposing bodies of two migrants who died while being smuggled around an immigration checkpoint.
The mayor of Yuma, Arizona, declared a "state of emergency" over the border crisis that has maxed out migrant shelters in his community.
Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended seven Mexican nationals after they illegally crossed the border from Canada into New York.
The trial of the second suspect in the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent began in a New Mexico court on Monday.
A public health official in Laredo, Texas, said 20 Congolese migrants were monitored for Ebola and other diseases in shelters in his city and across the Mexican border in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.
The mayor of a Texas border city told council members he is sick of the blame game from Republicans and Democrats in Washington DC about what he called the “broken asylum system.
A three-time deported illegal alien with alleged ties to a Mexican cartel pleaded guilty in a New Mexico court on Monday to charges related to the attempted murder of a Border Patrol agent in 2017.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 15 migrants and an illegal alien smuggler after they attempted to sneak across the border and avoid apprehension. Laredo Sector agents apprehended another 11 as they attempted to circumvent a Border Patrol immigration checkpoint.
Two migrants are dead after an alleged human smuggler led El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents on a pursuit Saturday evening. Agents apprehended 10 migrants who survived the crash and the U.S.
A resident of a Texas community located about 80 miles from the Mexican border says cartel-connected human smugglers threaten people who live around their paths. The "coyotes" utilize this area to force migrants on dangerous marches around the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint.
A human smuggler in Arizona led Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents on a short pursuit after she reportedly fled an immigration checkpoint. The woman allegedly had two migrants locked in the trunk of her vehicle.
HoultonSector Border Patrol agents arrested two Mexican nationals after they illegally crossed the Canadian border into Maine. One of the migrants had previously been deported.
The ongoing border crisis forced Border Patrol officials to implement a massive catch and release program where most migrants illegally crossing the border are released shortly after being processed.
A group of migrants allegedly assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the Del Rio Sector Monday night when they reportedly began throwing rocks to avoid apprehension.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol officials said that at least 25,000 migrants evaded apprehension this fiscal year after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into South Texas.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 500 mostly Central American migrants over the past weekend. The apprehensions included one group of 60 Honduran nationals, including women and young children.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 400 Central American migrant families after they illegally crossed the border in the Arizona desert over the weekend. The strategy of cartel-connected human smugglers continues to tie up Border Patrol resources.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol officials reportedly closed down inland immigration checkpoints to move more resources to the border. The move comes as the El Paso Sector faces a massive number of illegal large-group border crossings by Central American migrant families.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a wheelchair-bound double amputee migrant this week after cartel smugglers abandoned him on an island in the Rio Grande River.
Border Patrol agent in Arizona, Texas, and California apprehended multiple dangerous criminal aliens after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico.
Thieves in Tijuana are reportedly stealing razor wire from a U.S. border wall to secure nearby homes.
Border Patrol agents in Arizona continue to deal with "large" migrant groups exploiting weaknesses in outdated border technology to illegally enter the U.S. Most recently, human smugglers coordinated the border crossing by a group of more than 170 who dug under a portion of a barrier in the Yuma Sector.
Buffalo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued three people on a jet ski on a frozen lake at the New York-Canada border. Two were determined to be migrants illegally attempting to enter the U.S.
Border Patrol agents along the U.S. southwest border with Mexico continue to arrest previously deported criminal aliens who exploit weaknesses in barrier technology to re-enter the country.
Two congressmen filed a bill in the House to direct the U.S. State Department to designate specific Mexican cartel factions as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs). The bill follows a letter from lawmakers to Secretary Mike Pompeo calling for the designations.
Border Patrol agents in the nation's two busiest sectors of the U.S.-Mexico boundary apprehended an average of nearly 900 migrant families per day in February.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told a U.S. House committee on Wednesday that human smugglers are "recycling" minors to enable adult migrants entry into the U.S.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials report that agents and officers are referring an average of 55 migrants per day to hospitals. Over the past four years, this resulted in a taxpayer cost of $98 million.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) reports that 76,103 migrants appeared at ports of entry and illegally crossed between ports in February. This is the largest number of apprehensions and inadmissible migrants for a February reporting period in 12 years, CBP stated Tuesday.
Texas health officials report that nearly 200 people contracted mumps in migrant detention facilities located across the state so far this fiscal year.
Border Patrol agents in Arizona continue to be overwhelmed by large migrant groups who exploit the outdated fencing technology to gain entry into the U.S. from Mexico.
U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector reported apprehending nearly 7,000 migrants in a single week who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Texas.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discovered a group of migrants being smuggled in the Windjammer on a tractor-trailer rig at an immigration checkpoint on Tuesday. The agents spotted the dangerous smuggling tactic while utilizing non-intrusive inspection technology.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers apprehended a fugitive attempting to exit the country through a port of entry in South Texas. The man is wanted in North Carolina on charges related to a double homicide.
Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew members from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) assisted the U.S. Coast Guard in the seizure of nearly 1,600 pounds of cocaine being smuggled in small boats from Ecuador.
A report from the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement indicates that thousands of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) were sexually abused during the past four years in federal custody.
U.S. Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) told Breitbart News Sunday it is time to recognize that certain Mexican cartel factions are a terrorist threat to the United States.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized a shipment of cocaine being smuggled on a passenger bus through an immigration checkpoint located about 60 miles from the Texas border with Mexico.
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.
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.