Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended an international fugitive wanted in the United States on a rape allegation and in Mexico for an alleged murder. Elsewhere on the border, Del Rio Sector agents apprehended a previously deported sex offender from Mexico and an MS-13 gang member from El Salvador.
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A suspect shot a U.S. Border Patrol agent during an attempted vehicle stop near the Texas border on Friday night. Another agent returned fire striking and killing the shooting suspect.
Houlton Sector Border Patrol agents arrested four Brazilian migrants who initially entered the U.S. legally but overstayed their visas.
Brooks County Sheriff's Office officials recovered the mostly destroyed remains of a migrant who was likely abandoned by human smugglers on a ranch located about 80 miles north of the Mexican border.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 14 human smugglers and 26 migrants at interior immigration checkpoints and on roving patrols near the Texas border with Mexico.
Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 10 Chinese migrants on Tuesday who were illegally present in the U.S. They were caught after being abandoned by a human smuggler.
The apprehension of migrant families by U.S. Border Patrol agents in August jumped by nearly 100 percent over the same month one year ago.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents continue to arrest previously deported sex offenders trying to make their way into the sanctuary state of California. So far this year, agents in the sector arrested and removed 21 illegal immigrants who were either convicted or wanted for sexual assault charges after they re-entered the U.S.
Rio Grande Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted multiple human smuggling incidents--including the rescue of 26 migrants from stash houses. They are frequently raped, beaten, and further extorted by groups often connected to Mexican cartels.
An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) crew from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) rescued a group of 12 people from a sinking boat off the coast of California Monday.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child sex offender after he illegally re-entered the U.S. in far West Texas. The man now faces 48 years in prison for an early release violation and federal prosecution for illegal re-entry after removal as a sex offender.
A Mexican migrant arrested earlier this year after Border Patrol agents saw him allegedly having sex with a cow was arrested again in South Texas. Police in the Rio Grande Valley arrested the man on allegations of intoxicated driving.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced that the apprehension of migrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry fell in August by 30 percent.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 10 Mexican migrants following a pursuit that began as an attempted traffic stop.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents encountered a Venezuelan migrant after he illegally crossed the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas. The man complained of health issues and difficulty breathing.
Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 24 migrants and a wanted felon at and around a New Hampshire immigration checkpoint. The arrested migrants came to the U.S.
Spokane Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a human smuggler and two Mexican migrants after they illegally entered the U.S. from Canada. In a separate incident, agents found a Yemeni migrant at a bus station in Spokane.
Immigration officers rounded up at least 39 foreign nationals suspected of human rights violations in their home countries. Offenses include forced abortions, kidnapping, murder, civilian torture, massacres, mutilations, recruitment of child soldiers, and more.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a pair of alleged human smugglers reportedly attempting to move two migrants locked in their trunk through an immigration checkpoint in South Texas.
More than 600 Border Patrol agents were assaulted in the line of duty so far this fiscal year. They remain among the most assaulted of all federal law enforcement officers.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers rescued 12 people from a sinking boat and another which caught fire off the California coast.
Texas police are requesting help from the public in finding two fugitives who escaped an inmate transport from Utah to Arizona. The fugitives are reportedly members of the Aryan Brotherhood and have ties to Mexican cartels.
Federal authorities seized enough fentanyl to kill more than 14 million people following an investigation that covered Texas, North Carolina, and Virginia. The busts resulted in the arrests of 35 people and the seizure of distribution quantities of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and cocaine base.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the San Diego Sector seized more than 53,000 gun parts being smuggled from China. The incident occurred at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a Honduran migrant mother and her two small boys from the swift currents of the Rio Grande.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended three large groups of migrants after they illegally crossed the border near Sasabe, Arizona. Officials report human smugglers use the large groups of mostly Central American migrants to tie up Border Patrol agents while they smuggle drugs elsewhere along the border region.
Two federal courts in Oklahoma handed down decades-long sentences to a pair of Universal Aryan Brotherhood gang members for drug trafficking and gun-related charges. Two of the gang members will serve a combined 48 years in federal prison.
Border Patrol agents along the southwest border with Mexico arrested multiple sex offenders and other dangerous criminals attempting to enter the U.S. illegally. The arrests came during a three-day period ending on Monday.
Laredo Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized a load of firearms and ammunition allegedly being smuggled into Mexico through a port of entry. The officers seized a total of seven firearms, eight magazines, and more than 10,000 rounds of ammunition.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a Mexican woman suffering from a heat-related illness who became lost with another woman on a ranch in Dimmit County, Texas.
A Bangladeshi national pleaded guilty in a Texas federal court Tuesday to smuggling numerous fellow countrymen into the United States. The smuggling network moved the Bangladeshi nationals, mostly men between the ages of 18-35, to South America where they made their way through Central America and Mexico.
The Brooks County Sheriff's Office in southern Texas reported the recovery of three migrant bodies on ranches surrounding the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281 this week.
Hundreds of African migrants are finding themselves trapped in Mexico's southern border region after new immigration rules no longer allow them safe passage to the U.S. The rule changes now say they must naturalize in Mexico or exit through its southern border.
Construction crews in New Mexico began work on a 46-mile stretch of replacement border walls. The project is reportedly funded with Department of Defense resources diverted by the Trump Administration under a national emergency declaration.
Human smugglers in Mexico are now charging Central American migrants up to $9,000 each as increased border security makes crossing more difficult. Some of the fee is paid to Mexican cartels while other parts are paid to local smugglers near
A Facebook prank landed an East Texas man in county jail after he allegedly opened a gallon of Blue Bell ice cream, licked it, and returned it to the shelf.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of 11 migrants who were allegedly smuggling 820 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. Officials report one of the illegal aliens is wanted by police in Marion County, Oregon.
Brooks County Sheriff's Office deputies recovered the remains of two dead migrants on South Texas ranches located about 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border. The summer heat is taking its toll on migrants attempting to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint with six deaths in August alone.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child sex offender who illegally re-entered the U.S. with a group of migrants that included a juvenile.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang after he illegally crossed the border from Mexico last week with a group of migrants.
Border Patrol security video captures a failed attempt by a pair of migrants to cross a new border wall section near San Diego, California. The migrants attempted to scale the new bollard wall section but could not reach the top.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 200 mostly Central American migrants in a remote area of the New Mexico desert. They crossed illegally near the Antelope Wells Port of Entry.
New Orleans Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 15 migrants for using fraudulent documents at a government meeting in Louisiana last week. The 15 included one unaccompanied minor.
Mexican law enforcement officials extradited a man to the U.S. where he faces multiple felony charges connected to sex trafficking of minors and other women. An 18-count indictment connects six men to the trafficking, human smuggling, and money laundering conspiracy.
Border Patrol agents rescued a group of 10 migrants who were lost in the desert after being abandoned by human smugglers. The migrants spent 10 days in the Arizona desert -- at least six of those without water.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 28 migrants, including 14 children, from the swiftly moving currents of the Rio Grande. Smugglers abandoned the migrants in the strong waist-deep currents during an illegal border crossing.
Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported Mexican child rapist who illegally re-entered the U.S. in Arizona. In a separate incident, Border Patrol agents in Texas arrested a French citizen wanted in his home country for murder.
Officials in Texas report that four more migrants died recently after being abandoned by human smugglers on ranches near the Mexican border. At least 155 migrants have been found dead while or shortly after crossing the border from Mexico into Texas in 2019.
Officials in Texas report that three more migrants died recently after being abandoned by human smugglers on ranches near the Mexican border. At least 155 migrants have been found dead while or shortly after crossing the border from Mexico into Texas in 2019.
Officials from the FBI and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) say that Tuesday's shootings at two federal facilities were each a "targeted attack." A shooter fired multiple rounds at two ICE facilities in San Antonio, Texas, early on Tuesday morning.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Police arrested six protesters at a migrant children's detention center Tuesday. This is the second protest at the center in less than a month.
The Department of Veterans Affairs pulled all residents from an assisted living home in Van Nuys, California, after finding a veteran who had been dead for four days.
The trial for a former Eagle Scout accused of making millions of dollars in an online opioid distribution scheme faced a Utah jury on Monday. He is accused of importing fentanyl from China and then making knockoff oxycodone and Xanax pills.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials awarded an $80 million contract last week for the construction of 11 miles of new border wall. The project, scheduled to start in September 2019, will build new barriers and security roads in the Rio Grande Valley Sector where none exists today.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested five human smugglers in three separate incidents which led to the apprehension of 11 migrants.
Apprehensions of mostly Central American families who illegally cross the border between ports of entry are up more than 450 percent this year, despite recent decreases in June and July.
Police in Navasota, Texas, reportedly arrested a previously deported illegal immigrant on charges connected to a shooting on a Houston freeway shooting that left two people dead.
Police in Navasota, Texas, reportedly arrested a previously deported illegal immigrant on charges connected to a Houston homicide. Immigration officials deported the Mexican national on at least three separate occasions.
Police in Navasota, Texas, reportedly arrested a previously deported illegal immigrant on charges connected to a Houston homicide case. Immigration officials deported the Mexican national on at least three separate occasions.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents continue to see the use of "large migrant groups" as a tactic by smugglers to distract and tie-up agents. This week, agents apprehended two large groups totaling nearly 250Central American migrants.
The apprehension of migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border between ports of entry fell by more than 24 percent from June to July. Despite the decrease from the high point in May, apprehension numbers are still up from July 2018 by 130 percent.
A Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent rescued a Honduran migrant who nearly drowned while attempting to cross an irrigation canal in the Arizona desert.
U.S. Coast Guardsmen rescued 12 migrants from the currents of the Rio Grande. They reportedly came to the U.S. from Cuba, El Salvador, and Honduras.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol officials re-opened all six of its inland security checkpoints following a decrease in illegal crossings and more Congressional funding. The checkpoints provide a substantial backstop to reduce human smuggling and the flow of drugs further into the continental U.S.
El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles says he is "outraged" after "this Anglo man came here to kill Hispanics." His comment came in a Facebook post after a man from Allen, Texas, traveled nearly nine hours to El Paso where he is now accused of killing 20 people and wounding 26 more.
Federal prosecutors charged three people with human smuggling and transportation of an illegal immigrant for their alleged roles in attempting to transport a boy from Mexico to San Antonio, Texas.
A pair of professors from rival California universities teamed up to build a series of seesaws in newly constructed border walls built along the New Mexico border near El Paso, Texas.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender after he illegally re-entered the U.S. near Calexico, California. The Mexican national has a conviction from Utah on charges of Sexual Abuse of a Child.
The Texas Speaker of the House flatly denied an unsubstantiated allegation of bribery made by a political blogger last week. The accuser quickly responded and doubled down on his allegations of misconduct by the speaker and the chairman of the House Republican Caucus but offered no proof.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued ten migrants from tractor-trailer rigs being towed through a South Texas immigration checkpoint.
The Texas Speaker of the House, implicated in an alleged quid pro quo scheme by a Texas blogger, sent an email to his fellow House Republicans offering an explanation of the meeting, but not a denial of the allegation.
Naval law enforcement investigators arrested 16 U.S. Marines in connection to human smuggling and drug-related charges. The arrests follow allegations of human smuggling made against two other Marines earlier this month.
Officials in Brooks County, Texas, recovered the body of a migrant who appears to have died while attempting to circumvent the immigration checkpoint located about 80 miles from the U.S.
The Trump administration announced changes in asylum regulations Monday morning that will "add a new bar to eligibility for asylum" for those migrants who appear at, or illegally cross the U.S.
Police: Man with Rifle, 'Incendiary Devices' Attacked Migrant Detention Center Hours After ICE Protest
Police in Tacoma, Washington, say they shot and killed a man armed with a rifle and throwing flammable objects at a migrant detention center. The attack followed a rally outside the facility by several hours.
Apprehensions by Border Patrol agents of migrants who illegally cross the U.S. border with Mexico dropped nearly 29 percent in June, reaching the lowest level since March.
Department of Homeland Security officials are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against an underage migrant girl in a Yuma Sector processing center. NBC News also alleges acts of retaliation against migrants by Border Patrol agents following complaints about food and crowded conditions.
The Associated Press reports that Mexican citizens are expressing support for President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's crackdown on Central American migrants. The report indicates that Mexican grew weary of the repeated migrant caravans moving through their towns in 2018 and 2019.
U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) told Breitbart News Daily that many of the claims made by his Democrat colleagues and media about the Border Patrol facilities housing migrant families and unaccompanied minors are false.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a single group of 168 migrants from Central America, Venezuela, and Cuba on Sunday. This sector is currently averaging more than 1,000 migrant apprehensions per day -- mostly family units and unaccompanied minors.
Federal prosecutors in California charged an active duty U.S. Marine for allegedly transporting illegal immigrants for financial gain. Smugglers allegedly offered the Marine a fee of $1,000 to transport the migrants.
The police chief of Las Cruces, New Mexico, blames the closure of inland border security checkpoints for an increase in homicides and other crimes in his community.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 1,000 Haitian migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico since June 10.
Border Patrol officials in the Yuma Sector announced the building of an additional temporary migrant shelter in response to "sustained large volumes of family units in the Arizona sector.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced a contract to build four new miles of border wall barrier in South Texas.
Brooks County Sheriff’s Office deputies recovered the decomposing bodies of two migrants who died on ranchlands located 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border. The recoveries mark 15 migrant deaths this year in this single South Texas county.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a group of 110 migrants from the 100-plus degree heat of a south Texas ranch located about 50 miles from the Mexican border.
AFP Mexico reports that the Mexican National Guard deployed in Chihuahua stopped a group of Central American migrants from crossing the border into the U.S.
The ongoing crisis along the U.S. border with Mexico is causing a substantial increase in the number of migrant rescues carried out by Border Patrol agents this year.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a human smuggler attempting to bring 22 migrants across the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas.
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.
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.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a Honduran migrant after he nearly died from dehydration after illegally crossing the Rio Grande.
An MS-13 gang member utilized an 18-month-old girl with chickenpox to make a fraudulent migrant family claim to gain entry into the U.S., federal officials said.
San Antonio officials scrambled this week to find French-speaking volunteers to help with hundreds of Congolese migrants arriving in the Alamo City.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents resuscitated a drowning infant migrant after his mother attempted to illegally cross the Rio Grande into Texas on Wednesday.
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.
Rising Texas temperatures led to the discovery of a fourth dead migrant in a single county located 80 miles from the border with Mexico.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents say they witnessed Mexican cartel-connected human smugglers toss two disabled migrants into the Rio Grande. Agents rescued the men shortly thereafter.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a historic 1,036 migrants in a single group near El Paso on Wednesday morning. The group included more than 60 unaccompanied minors.