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Watch: Migrants Run Through Texas Neighborhood to Escape Border Patrol

EAGLE PASS, Texas — As the news of large migrant groups crossing and surrendering to Border Patrol become the norm, some still hope to evade arrest. A video shared on social media this week provides a local example how this unfolds within border communities.

Eagle Pass Station agents apprehend a large group of migrants who illegally crossed the Rio Grande at night. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

800 Migrants Cross near West Texas Border Town in Two Days

EAGLE PASS, Texas — In two separate events in as many days, nearly 800 migrants managed to cross the Rio Grande and surrender to Border Patrol. One group of nearly 400 crossed on Wednesday and another similarly sized came early Thursday.

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7-Year-Old Migrant Drowns Crossing Rio Grande to West Texas

DEL RIO, Texas — A 7-year-old Venezuelan child drowned in the Rio Grande after being swept from her mother’s arms Tuesday. The child’s mother attempted to ford the river near the Del Rio International Bridge.

A group of migrants walk across the Rio Grande on their way to turn themselves in upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. U.S. government data shows that 42% of all families encountered along the border in May hailed from places other than Mexico, …

EXCLUSIVE: West Texas Border Sector Now Epicenter of Migrant Crisis

DEL RIO, Texas — A source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) explains the Del Rio Sector is holding the lead in migrant apprehensions throughout the southwest. In January thus far, there are nearly 16,000 apprehensions, averaging almost 1,000 daily.

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120 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Authorities

Law enforcement in Mexico discovered 120 migrants bound and blindfolded in a cartel stash house in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas. On Sunday, authorities searched the house after receiving a tip from the Embassy of Guatemala.


Armed Human Smugglers Arrested in Texas After Crash on Railroad Track near Border

A multi-agency effort led to the arrest of two United States citizens accused of smuggling five migrants in remote South Texas. After fleeing a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint, the two smugglers led law enforcement officers on a vehicle pursuit that ended when the truck crashed onto railroad tracks in La Salle County, Texas. After searching the vehicle, officers discovered a loaded handgun.

Human Smugglers crash a Nissan truck on a railroad track while fleeing from law enforcement. (U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Human Smugglers Earn $1B from U.S.-Mexico Border in December 2021

Internal U.S. Customs and Border protection documents reviewed by Breitbart Texas report that human smugglers received up to $1 billion in December 2021 alone. On average, migrants claimed to have paid smugglers more than $5,000 per person – with more than 170,000 apprehended in the month.

Haitian migrants, part of a group of over 10,000 people staying in an encampment on the US side of the border, cross the Rio Grande river to get food and water in Mexico, after another crossing point was closed near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas …

DHS Cannot Account for 50K Migrants Released in 2021

Data released by the Department of Homeland Security show more than 50,000 migrants released by the agency with instructions to report to ICE once at their desired U.S. location have failed to do so. The Notice to Report (NTR) process was instituted to help the Border Patrol ease detention facility overcrowding in 2021.

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Feds Intercept 176 Haitian Migrants in Sailboat off Florida Coast

A Customs and Border Protection flight crew detected a grossly overloaded vessel 25 miles northeast of Anguilla Cay, Bahamas. The aircrew notified the Coast Guard on Monday night and coordinated a joint interdiction. Personnel onboard the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark intercepted the vessel near Key Largo, Florida, and discovered 176 Haitians aboard.


EXCLUSIVE: Migrant Drowns in Waste Pit near Border in Texas

EAGLE PASS, Texas — A migrant drowned in an abandoned industrial waste pit after attempting to flee Texas Army National Guardsmen. The pit is located near the Rio Grande just south of the city. According to a source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the migrant submerged and did not resurface on Friday night.

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EXCLUSIVE: 19K Migrants Apprehended on Southwest Border in 2022, Says Source

A trusted source within Customs and Border Protection tells Breitbart Texas the migrant surge in Eagle Pass is continuing into the new year with 4,000 arrests in the Del Rio Sector. During the first eight days of the new year, agents along the entire southwest border apprehended more than 19,000 migrants.

A large group of mostly Venezuelan migrants stream across the border near Eagle Pass, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

50 Migrants Found in California Freight Trains near Border

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents in Niland, California, discovered a group of migrants aboard a northbound freight train attempting to bypass the established highway checkpoint. In one event, agents found 26 migrants hiding in the rail cars. Information provided by the group led to the eventual arrest of an additional 16.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents find migrants on two rail cars near the California border with Mexico. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Migrants Account for 1 in 4 Births in Southern Mexican Border Hospital

The Tapachula General Hospital in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas recorded 932 deliveries during 2021 solely to migrant mothers. The births at the hospital account for nearly 1 in 4 deliveries in a city of more than 350,000 residents. Tapachula sits on the Mexico-Guatemala Border and is the primary crossing point for thousands of migrants hoping to reach the United States. This emerging trend represents a challenge for U.S. authorities eventually tasked with removing a nuclear family where citizenship differs between parent and child.

Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images Recently detained migrants, many of them family units, sit and await processing in the US Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas on August 12, 2019.

Police Find Migrants Abandoned near West Texas Ghost Town

Presidio County Sheriff’s deputies discovered 16 migrants abandoned by their smuggler on a winding desert road, miles from Casa Piedra, Texas, on Tuesday. The group was left behind after the smuggler damaged a tire.

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Texas Police Seize $5M in Meth on Border Highway

A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol trooper thwarted an attempt by cartel smugglers to move 54 pounds of methamphetamine away from the border Tuesday. The trooper located the contraband concealed in water well pumps.


WATCH: Migrant Rush Forces Closure of Texas Border Bridge

EAGLE PASS, Texas — 200 mostly Central American migrants attempted to cross into the United States over the Camino Real International Bridge with hopes of presenting asylum claims. The unexpected rush around midnight Monday forced a temporary closure for at least an hour.

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Manhunt Underway for Suspect in Texas Human Smuggling Plane Crash

Authorities in the West Texas town of Presidio issued an arrest warrant for the person suspected of piloting a single-engine aircraft with five migrants on board. The plane crashed shortly after take-off from the Presidio Airport. The Presidio County Sheriff’s Office issued the warrant Saturday for Tobias Penner Peters of Seminole, Texas.

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SHOTS FIRED: Border Patrol Vehicle Struck as Agents Arrest Migrant

Border Patrol agents attempting to arrest a migrant near Fronton, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley came under gunfire Saturday morning. As the agents attempted the arrest, several shots were fired at them from Mexico. The agents avoided injury during the incident that damaged their patrol vehicle.

Border Patrol came under fire as gunshots rang out from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande near Fronton, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Human Smuggler Crashes Plane near West Texas Airport

Sheriff deputies from one small West Texas county found migrants smuggled via small aircraft in a departure from the typical roadways. While responding to a report of a plane crash near the Presidio International Airport, deputies discovered the passengers were migrants being smuggled away from the Mexican border.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deletes Its Reports about ‘Potential Terrorist’ Arrest in Arizona

Official Facebook and Twitter posts on Yuma Sector Border Patrol and Chief Chris Clem’s accounts regarding the arrest of a “potential terrorist” disappeared after Customs and Border Protection (CBP) deleted the reports. Citing a violation of protocols and inappropriate release of sensitive information, all social media were scrubbed by the federal agency. The postings from December 20 indicated the agency determined an arrested man linked to Yemeni subjects of interest.

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Exclusive Photos: Smugglers Move Migrants into Texas on Christmas Eve

Cartel Smugglers continued their work on Christmas Eve moving more than 200 migrants across the Rio Grande in the Border Patrol’s busiest sector. As many celebrated the holidays on both sides of the border, the smugglers and Border Patrol agents engaged in what has become routine business on the southwest border.

Human smugglers move migrants across the Rio Grande on Christmas Eve. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Agents Find 6-Year-Old Migrant Caring for 1-Year-Old at Border

Border Patrol agents found a six-year-old unaccompanied migrant child safeguarding her one-year-old cousin on the bank of the Rio Grande. In a scene all too common this year, five total unaccompanied children were apprehended on Thursday morning near Del Rio, Texas.

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EXCLUSIVE: Migrant Collapses in West Texas Border Patrol Station, Dies

DEL RIO, Texas — According to a source within Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a 47-year-old Cuban migrant died after collapsing in a Border Patrol detention cell in Comstock, Thursday. The man was transported to a local hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased. The man had been in custody since Sunday and was awaiting transfer to ICE.

Haitian and other migrants being removed from Del Rio encampment. ()

EXCLUSIVE: Probe into Border Patrol Agents Accused of ‘Whipping’ Migrants Ends – Charging Decision Imminent

A Department of Homeland Security source with knowledge of the case says the CBP Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has concluded its investigation into the September incident where mounted Border Patrol agents were accused of “whipping” or “strapping” Haitian migrants near Del Rio, Texas. The source notes a final decision on possible criminal charges is imminent from the Justice Department. Several agents are subject to the investigation and remain on administrative duties.

TOPSHOT - United States Border Patrol agents on horseback try to stop Haitian migrants from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas on September 19, 2021. - US law enforcement are attempting to close off crossing …

Leaked Reports: Few Border Patrol Agents on Patrol in Arizona

Yuma Sector staffing reports leaked to Townhall.com reveal most Border Patrol agents within the sector are performing duties related to processing, migrant transport, and providing humanitarian care versus performing enforcement patrols along the Mexican border.