Migrant Rescues

Injured Migrant Rescued in California Wilderness near Border

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with other local and federal assets to rescue an injured migrant near the California border with Mexico. The search and rescue effort led to saving the life of a migrant who injured his ankle shortly after crossing the border near Ocotillo, California on Thursday morning.

An Air and Marine Operations UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter rescue crew airlifts an injured migrant woman from a canyon near the Arizona border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

30 Times Border Patrol Agents Rescued Migrant Children in 2021

U.S. policies and the failure to enforce laws have created strong pull factors which encourage migrants of all ages to risk the dangerous journey across the border. Barriers or walls in urban areas encourage those migrants to enter the U.S. in remote and dangerous places where those barriers or walls have not yet been built. Many of those migrants are children, and below are 30 times U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued them in 2021.

Texas Ranger carries a 6-month-old baby who was rescued after being thrown into the Rio Grande by Human Smugglers near Roma, Texas. (Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety)

Exclusive Video: Migrants Bring Abandoned 7-Year-Old Across Rio Grande

ROMA, Texas — As a group of Central American migrants celebrated their arrival to the United States, one said she found a seven-year-old girl abandoned along the way. The young girl told Breitbart Texas she had no idea where her parents were. She clung to the woman who found her as they marched out of the darkness along the riverbank.

Central American migrants await transportation to Border Patrol processing centers after illegally entering the U.S. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Six Migrants Rescued from California Mountains near Border

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with local law enforcement and rescue teams to save the lives of six migrants over the past two weeks. The rescues took place in the dangerous Otay Mountain region near the California border with Mexico.

Border Patrol agents rescue a distressed migrant on Otay Mountain near the California border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/San Diego Sector)

Cartel Smugglers Toss Infants, Children into Texas Border River

Border Patrol agents and Coast Guard crews rescued migrants across the Rio Grande Valley Sector after human smugglers put them in jeopardy. In multiple incidents, smugglers moved women, children, and even infants into the river that separates Texas and Mexico. One woman was saved after an alleged sexual assault attempt.

A Coast Guard riverine crew rescues a group of migrants from a sinking raft on the Rio Grande. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

14 Migrants Rescued in California Wilderness near Border

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 14 migrants who became lost in the Jacumba Wilderness after illegally crossing from Mexico into California. The rescues occurred in separate incidents during a four-day period ending on June 20.

Border Patrol BORSTAR agents from the El Centro Sector provide medical assistance to dehydrated migrants in Southern California. (Twitter Video Screencapture/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)