Monday, June 17, 2019

MixedTimes - Bob Price

Seven Bodies Found in Four Days Along Texas, New Mexico Border Canals

Seven Bodies Found in Four Days Along Texas, New Mexico Border Canals

Officials in El Paso, Texas, recovered the bodies of seven people who apparently drowned in canals and irrigation tunnels along the Mexican border. The most recent recovery occurred on Tuesday night when officials found a man and a girl on a bank.

Bodies of Two Drowned Migrants Found in Rio Grande

Bodies of Two Drowned Migrants Found in Rio Grande

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of two migrants floating in the Rio Grande border river that separates Texas and Mexico. The agents found the bodies within a few hours and less than a mile apart on June 7.

350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

San Antonio officials scrambled this week to find French-speaking volunteers to help with hundreds of Congolese migrants arriving in the Alamo City.

Migrant Apprehensions at Border Hit 144K in May, Says CBP

Migrant Apprehensions at Border Hit 144K in May, Says CBP

The apprehension of migrants along the southwest border with Mexico jumped to more than 144,000 in May. Between ports of entry, Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 132,000 migrants who illegally crossed the border illegally between ports of entry.

Half Ton of Methamphetamine Seized at Texas Border Bridge

Half Ton of Methamphetamine Seized at Texas Border Bridge

Rio Grande Valley Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly a half-ton of methamphetamine at a port of entry in Pharr, Texas. Officials reported the value of the drugs at nearly $19 million.

Deported Criminal Alien Assaulted Border Patrol Agent, Say Feds

Deported Criminal Alien Assaulted Border Patrol Agent, Say Feds

A previously deported criminal alien from Mexico assaulted a Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agent during an arrest. The Mexican national with an extensive criminal history was traveling with a large group of migrants near the immigration checkpoint on Highway 57 in South Texas.

Large Group of 231 Migrants Apprehended at Arizona Border

Large Group of 231 Migrants Apprehended at Arizona Border

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a large group of mostly Central American migrants early Tuesday morning. The agents took 231 into custody in the remote area west of the Lukeville Port of Entry.

424 Migrants Apprehended at NM Border - Largest Single Group, Says BP

424 Migrants Apprehended at NM Border - Largest Single Group, Says BP

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended what they are calling the "largest group of 424 illegal aliens" at the New Mexico border on Tuesday morning. A few hours later, agents patrolling near Antelope Wells, New Mexico, apprehended another 230.

424 Migrants Apprehended at Border - 'Largest Group,' Says CBP

424 Migrants Apprehended at Border - 'Largest Group,' Says CBP

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended what they are calling the "largest group of 424 illegal aliens" at the New Mexico border on Tuesday morning. A few hours later, agents patrolling near Antelope Wells, New Mexico, apprehended another 230.

Another Migrant Drowns in Texas Border River

Another Migrant Drowns in Texas Border River

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered yet another body of a migrant who appears to have drowned while illegally crossing the Rio Grande border river. This is the fifth such drowning in this sector this fiscal year.

Border Patrol Arrests 26 Migrants, 2 Smugglers Trying to Elude Capture

Border Patrol Arrests 26 Migrants, 2 Smugglers Trying to Elude Capture

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.

Mexican Cartel 'Coyotes' Threaten Texans 80 Miles Past Border, Says Victim

Mexican Cartel 'Coyotes' Threaten Texans 80 Miles Past Border, Says Victim

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.

Mexican Migrants Arrested near Canadian Border

Mexican Migrants Arrested near Canadian Border

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.

Border Crisis Forces Massive Catch and Release Policy

Border Crisis Forces Massive Catch and Release Policy

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.

400 Migrants Apprehended in Arizona Desert in Two Days

400 Migrants Apprehended in Arizona Desert in Two Days

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.

Group of 170 Migrants Dug Under Arizona Border Fence, Say Feds

Group of 170 Migrants Dug Under Arizona Border Fence, Say Feds

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.

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Two Migrants on Frozen Lake

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Two Migrants on Frozen Lake

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.

55 Migrants Transported to U.S. Hospitals Each Day, Say Feds

55 Migrants Transported to U.S. Hospitals Each Day, Say Feds

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.

Truck Driver Arrested for for Alleged Human Smuggling in Texas

Truck Driver Arrested for for Alleged Human Smuggling in 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.

Drowned Migrant's Body Recovered from Texas Border River

Drowned Migrant's Body Recovered from Texas Border River

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.

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Four Migrants Abandoned by Human Smugglers

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Four Migrants Abandoned by Human Smugglers

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.

110 Migrants Climbing Outdated Border Fence Caught on Camera

110 Migrants Climbing Outdated Border Fence Caught on Camera

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.

Two MS-13 Gang Members Stopped After Crossing Arizona Border

Two MS-13 Gang Members Stopped After Crossing Arizona Border

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.

Twice-Deported Migrant Raped and Impregnated Teen, Say Police

Twice-Deported Migrant Raped and Impregnated Teen, Say Police

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.

Deported Killer Exploits Outdated Border Fence to Enter Arizona

Deported Killer Exploits Outdated Border Fence to Enter Arizona

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.

Four Women Convicted for Setting Migrant Water Stations in U.S. Wildlife Refuge

Four Women Convicted for Setting Migrant Water Stations in U.S. Wildlife Refuge

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.

NC Police Arrest 2 Illegal Immigrants, MS-13 Member for Alleged Meth Trafficking

NC Police Arrest 2 Illegal Immigrants, MS-13 Member for Alleged Meth Trafficking

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.

WATCH: Alleged Burglar Takes Little Girl to Work

WATCH: Alleged Burglar Takes Little Girl to Work

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.

Death of Fire Captain's Son Brings Illegal Immigration Debate Home

Death of Fire Captain's Son Brings Illegal Immigration Debate Home

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.

Texas Sheriff Blames Unsecured Border for Deaths of 49 Migrants in 2018

Texas Sheriff Blames Unsecured Border for Deaths of 49 Migrants in 2018

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.

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