A Houlton Sector agent sustained serious injuries while patrolling near the Canadian border. Due to hazardous weather conditions and the mountainous terrain, it took first responders several hours to complete the rescue.
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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents stopped a human smuggling attempt and apprehended a group of multinational migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico. The smugglers locked the group in a tractor-trailer.
Officials with the National Border Patrol Council say alleged drug smugglers attacked a female agent as she attempted to help a distressed migrant family. The incident occurred while the agent transported the alleged smugglers.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents say they arrested an armed man driving a stolen pickup truck and a female drug smuggler at an interior immigration checkpoint over the weekend.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a migrant who became unresponsive due to dehydration and drug intoxication. The agents found the man with four other migrants on a remote ranch north of the U.S.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents kept a violent, previously deported criminal alien and two dangerous gang members from successfully re-entering the U.S.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of migrants that included Bangladeshi, Chinese, and Haitian nationals. They also arrested a member of the MS-13 gang and a wounded Mexican cartel gunman who fled across the border.
A federal judge in Tucson, Arizona, sentenced a Mexican illegal alien who murdered U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry to life in prison without parole. The sentencing follows a conviction by a federal court jury in February 2019 for the 2010 murder of the federal agent.
The apprehension of migrants crossing the southwest border from Mexico fell in December. A CBP report issued on Thursday shows a drop in apprehensions for the seventh straight month following the implementation of new asylum and border enforcement policies by the Trump administration.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested two men wanted for sex offenses in the U.S. and seized nearly a half-million dollars in cocaine at a Texas port of entry over the weekend.
Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against three illegal aliens for allegedly assaulting Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents on New Year's Eve. Two agents sustained injuries in the attack requiring treatment at a local hospital.
San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a group of migrants who became stranded atop a new 30-foot border wall. The migrants were abandoned on the wall by their human smugglers.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew interdicted a drug-smuggling boat loaded with more than 3,600 pounds of cocaine. Agents on board the aircraft tracked the boat for two days before moving Coast Guard vessels into the area to stop the boat.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended ten Chinese migrants following a police pursuit when the Mexican cartel-connected human smuggler refused to stop. Additional migrants escaped over an unsecured section of the border into Mexico.
U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested a previously deported child sex offender after he illegally crossed from Mexico. The arrest happened near a school zone in the same county of his previous conviction.
Border Patrol union officials say multiple Laredo Sector agents were injured after being assaulted by a group of eight suspects who had just crossed the border from Mexico on New Year's Day.
First responders in Brooks County, Texas, attempted to revive a Mexican migrant woman who apparently suffered a heart attack after being abandoned by cartel-connected human smugglers. The woman did not respond to CPR or other techniques and died at the scene.
Border Patrol agents apprehended more than four million migrants who illegally crossed the southwest border with Mexico during the past 10 fiscal years. If these migrants were placed into a single city, it would be larger than Los Angeles by population.
A Spokane Sector Border Patrol agent sustained multiple injuries and his K-9 partner died in a rollover crash early Sunday morning.
While families across the U.S. celebrated Christmas Eve, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents responded to an emergency beacon in the Arizona desert and rescued a migrant family.
An alleged drug smuggler connected to the Gulf Cartel rammed a U.S. Border Patrol agent's marked patrol vehicle with his pickup truck as he attempted to avoid arrest.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations teamed up with U.S. Border Patrol agents and the Salvation Army to bring Santa Claus and gifts to children throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Border Patrol agents in Texas and Arizona continue to apprehend previously deported child sex offenders after they illegally re-enter the U.S.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with local charities to donate hundreds of Christmas gifts to local children.
A group organized by Border Patrol agents recently collected and distributed Christmas and holiday gifts for the children of fallen agents. This marks the organization's fifth year of giving.
U.S. Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection officers arrested multiple child sex offenders after they entered the United States in recent days.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a Honduran man and his seven-year-old son after cartel-connected human smugglers abandoned them on a ranch in one of Texas's deadliest counties for migrants.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nine migrants who fled into the brush following the end of a police pursuit near Bracketteville, Texas. The human smuggler managed to avoid apprehension.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discovered a large group of migrants locked in the cargo area of a tractor-trailer during an inspection at an immigration checkpoint. Agents said the migrants' shirts were marked in a fashion similar to "cargo and commodities.
A federal court in New York sentenced a three-time deported Mexican national to 46 months in prison following his second conviction for felony re-entry after removal. The man, who has an extensive history of drunken driving, also received a 36-month supervised release and deportation order following his November plea agreement.
EAGLE PASS, Texas -- Del Rio Sector Division Chief of Operations Randy Clark discussed the treatment of migrants by cartel-connected human smugglers. The chief recalled an incident where a recently apprehended migrant woman said she let smugglers rape her to protect her daughter.
An alleged human smuggler opened fire on Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents during a vehicle pursuit Monday. The chase began after the alleged human smuggler sped through an immigration checkpoint south of Casa Grande, Arizona.
Exclusive Video: Chaos Erupts in Texas Border Town as Los Zetas Cartel Attempts Complex Smuggling Operation
RIO BRAVO, Texas -- Chaos erupted in a small Texas border town as Los Zetas smugglers launched a complex smuggling operation. Border Patrol agents responded to an illegal crossing that quickly tied up agency resources in the area, enabling smugglers to move higher-value cargo elsewhere.
Border Patrol agents continue to arrest previously deported criminal aliens as they attempt to illegally re-enter the United States. Many of those arrested include violent criminals and sex offenders -- including child sex offenders.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Law enforcement officials and police union leaders across the Lone Star State joined forces to express outrage over a Harris County magistrate judge's decision to set a bond of $150,000 for a man accused of killing a Nassau Bay police officer.
A seven-year-old Guatemalan girl died in Border Patrol custody within hours of illegally crossing the border from Mexico with a group of 163 migrants. The group crossed in a remote area of the New Mexico border with Mexico.
Family members of the Mormon family massacred in Mexico called for Mexican cartels to be designated as terrorists. The renewed call for the designation comes just a month after nine women in children -- all U.S.
The Associated Press reports that 17,000 Brazilian migrants entered the United States through the city of El Paso during Fiscal Year 2019. Approximately 18,000 crossed into the U.S.
A federal court in Houston convicted two human smugglers for operating a series of stash houses. The guilty included a Mexican illegal alien and a U.S. citizen.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Two Texas law enforcement agencies teamed up to rescue a younger woman and a 16-year-old girl from an alleged human trafficker. The woman reports she was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and faced forced prostitution.
Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of Indian migrants after smugglers illegally moved them across the border into New York from Canada.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 27 migrants from a freezing trailer at an immigration checkpoint.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol officials report a recent increase in the number of migrants from Africa being apprehended after illegally crossing from Mexico.
The apprehension of migrant families illegally crossing the border from Mexico in November fell by nearly 90 percent from the peak in May. Border Patrol officials cited closed loopholes in immigration and asylum laws as having a direct impact on the reduction of illegal border crossings by migrant families.
An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew intercepted two drug-smuggling boats resulting in the seizure of nearly $82 million in cocaine. One incident happened in the eastern Pacific Ocean while the second took place in the westernCaribbean Sea.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to El Paso Sector found more than a half-pound of methamphetamine inside the vagina of an alleged drug smuggler.
Border Patrol agents rescued nearly 5,000 migrants during Fiscal Year 2019. Those include many women and children from the Rio Grande and others in distress in the arid ranches or deserts.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nine migrants after a human smuggler crashed his pickup truck through a Texas rancher's gate. The driver managed to avoid arrest after fleeing into the brush.
EXCLUSIVE: No One Crosses River Without Payments to Mexican Cartels, Says Texas Border Sector Asst. Chief
Del Rio Sector Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Brady Waikel told Breitbart News that "nothing crosses the river in this area without a payment being made" to Mexican cartels.
CBP Air and Marine Operations crews assisted in the interdiction of two offshore incidents this week. The interdictions led to the apprehension of 34 migrants and the arrest of at least four human smugglers.
Brooks County officials recovered the skeletal remains of a deceased migrant on a Texas ranch located about 80 miles from the Mexican border. The recovery marks the 43rd of such in this single county in 2019.
San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 22 migrants from California wilderness areas during a 24-hour period ending on Friday. The rescues followed the onset of bad weather in the area.
Rescue beacons placed in the Arizona desert by Tucson Sector Border Patrol officials led to the rescue of five migrants on Monday.
San Diego Sector Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers found a Mexican migrant bolted into a compartment underneath a car passenger seat at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry on Wednesday.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with ICE Homeland Security Investigations agents and local law enforcement to rescue a large group of migrants from a stash house near the Texas border with Mexico.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended migrants from at least 30 different nations since the beginning of October. Sector officials report significant variations in the demographic nationalities of migrants being apprehended this fiscal year.
President Donald Trump told Bill O'Reilly he will designate some Mexican cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). His comments came during an interview released on Tuesday.
MADERO, Texas -- A female Border Patrol agent assigned to a Rio Grande Valley Sector riverine unit said she faces the dangerous work with her "trust in God.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol K-9 agent "Pecky" will retire at the end of November. Her retirement concludes more than 10 years of service with the Border Patrol and the interdiction of approximately 2.5 tons of various drugs.
The State of California honored an immigration detainer placed on a previously deported violent Mexican national. The criminal alien returned to the U.S. after being deported in 1999 and received a conviction for voluntary manslaughter in 2003.
The pursuit of a human smuggler which began in California and crossed into Arizona ended in a major crash that sent one innocent motorist to a hospital.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol riverine agents rescued a migrant from possibly drowning in a creek near the Rio Grande. The migrant struggled to stay afloat after illegally entering the river to cross into the U.S.
A federal jury in Oklahoma found a Mexican national, illegally present in the U.S., guilty on charges of attempting to entice an 11-year-old girl into meeting him for sex and for possessing a fraudulent immigration document.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested eight human smugglers as they disrupted three attempts near the Texas border with Mexico. The busts led to the apprehension of nine migrants.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 200 migrants who crossed the border illegally from Mexico during a five-hour period Saturday night. The apprehensions come as cartel-connected human smugglers continue to utilize the tactic of crossing large groups to tie-up Border Patrol agents in the area.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Joint Task Force – West (JTF-W) Director Manuel Padilla, Jr. told Breitbart News that physical barriers on the U.S. southern border actually do matter during a 45-minute exclusive interview.
A Texas sheriff's office deputy recovered the body of a deceased migrant on a ranch located about 80 miles north of the Mexican border. This is the forty-third body or set of skeletal remains belonging to a deceased migrant in this single Texas county this year.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Joint Task Force - West (JTF-W) Director Manuel Padilla, Jr. told Breitbart News that having a secure border with Mexico is a "matter of national security" during a 45-minute exclusive interview.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Joint Task Force-West (JTF-W) Director Manuel Padilla, Jr. told Breitbart News that illegal immigration creates problems for migrants' countries of origin during a recent 45-minute exclusive video interview.
Exclusive Video: Pregnant Migrant Beaten for Crossing Texas Border Without Paying Gulf Cartel Fee, Says JTFW Director
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Joint Task Force-West (JTF-W) Director Manuel Padilla, Jr. told Breitbart News about a pregnant migrant woman who cartel smugglers beat because she did not pay to cross the border.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended three Chinese migrants and arrested an alleged human smuggler immediately after the migrants crossed the border from Mexico. The incident occurred as Breitbart Texas joined McAllen Station riverine agents on a patrol of the Rio Grande.
U.S. Border Patrol agents, a Customs and Border Protection aircrew, and local law enforcement officers teamed up to raid a human smuggling stash house near the Texas border.
A Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent shot a Russian migrant during a struggle near the Arizona-Mexico border. Neither the agent nor the migrant sustained life-threatening injuries.
The apprehension of migrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry by Border Patrol agents dropped by 73 percent during the past five months. The numbers fell by nearly 100,000 from the peak in May where nearly 133,000 to just over 35,000 in October.
LAREDO, Texas -- A border county medical examiner's office is now packed beyond capacity with the remains of migrants who died while or shortly after crossing from Mexico.
A Texas sheriff's deputy recovered the skeletal remains of a migrant who apparently died on a ranch while attempting to circumvent the immigration checkpoint in Brooks County.
Border Patrol agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested multiple felons, including a convicted killer, attempting to cross the southwest border from Mexico.
U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) renewed his call for the Department of State to designate certain Mexican cartel factions as Foreign Terrorist Organizations. The designation would bring additional law enforcement tools into play for officials attempting to combat the impact of these cartels on the U.S.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested six Chinese migrants attempting to sneak through a border crossing in California. Smugglers hid the Chinese migrants behind a false wall in a moving truck.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a Honduran migrant wanted in Galveston, Texas, for drug possession charges. The man had just illegally crossed from Mexico.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted seven human smuggling attempts, leading to the arrest of 11 smugglers and 27 migrants over the past weekend. The foreign nationals came from the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with a CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew and the Texas Department of Public Safety to stop two human smuggling events.
Tucson Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 300 pounds of drugs and eight loaded weapons being smuggled into the U.S. through Arizona ports of entry over the weekend.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a twice deported Honduran man who was reportedly armed with a pistol before his arrest. The agents found him with a group of 15 migrants.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested two men at Laredo ports of entry with outstanding warrants for sex crimes against children in Houston. Officials identified one of the men as a U.S.
Officials say an El Paso Sector Border Patrol agent exchanged gunfire with a subject on Monday morning in Sunland Park, New Mexico. The agent returned fire, striking and killing the alleged shooter.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a complex human smuggling incident involving multiple vehicles. The interdiction of the vehicles led to the arrests of six suspected human smugglers and 14 Mexican migrants, according to a Friday announcement.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the construction start of eight miles of a new border wall barrier system in the nation's busiest sector. The construction project covers eight miles of the Rio Grande border where no barrier currently exists.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials report that as many as 25 criminal aliens could be released from a sanctuary county jail in North Carolina. This list includes 11 migrants charged with sexual offenses against children.
A Kinney County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested an armed human smuggler as he attempted to sneak four illegal aliens into the U.S. interior. Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents also found another handgun near the scene of a second foiled human smuggling attempt.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of 51 migrants who attempted to sneak into the U.S. illegally.
A Facebook Live video appears to capture several minutes of a vehicle pursuit where an alleged human smuggler with ten migrants onboard claims to be attempting to outrun law enforcement.
Border Patrol officials say communities along the border are safer following the completion of 74 miles of improved border wall systems. Those systems include 30-foot bollard walls, new border access roads, lighting, and electronic surveillance.
A Del Rio Texas federal grand jury handed down indictments against a Texas mother and her daughter for their alleged roles in a fraudulent migrant family human smuggling scheme.
A clash between rival criminal gangs in southwest Mexico resulted in the deaths of nine cartel operatives on Wednesday night. Police made the grisly discovery after responding to reports of numerous dead males observed on a roadway in the pacific coast state of Guerrero.
Laredo Sector Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Mexican man with U.S. resident alien status as he attempted to re-enter the U.S. The migrant is wanted in Houston for Super Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child under the age of six.
A Tucson Sector Border Patrol K-9 detected heroin being smuggled by a Mexican woman legally present in the U.S. Officials said the woman hid a "bundle of heroin in her groin.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued three severely dehydrated migrants in the Jacumba Mountain Wilderness area Sunday.
A Border Patrol agent working near the Texas Border fired multiple shots at a group of migrants who attacked during a traffic stop. Two gunshots fired by the agent struck one of the attacking migrants.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two previously deported sex offenders as they attempted to illegally make their way into California. Both men received previous convictions for sexual offenses against children and were removed from the U.S.