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    Nearly 2 million people were encountered by federal law enforcement while attempting to illegally enter the United States over the past year, the most in any time in the past century. Data released Friday afternoon by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows that federal law enforcement officials stopped 1,956,519 noncitizens who tried to gain entry to the U.S. by walking across...
    AUSTIN, Texas — The Department of Homeland Security has not produced results from an investigation into the conduct of horse-mounted Border Patrol agents in Texas one month after Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas promised a conclusion within days. Mayorkas had vowed before Congress to conclude whether agents were too aggressive in stopping Haitian migrants in Del Rio, Texas, in mid-September within "a...
    Tens of thousands of migrants from South America have flown into Mexico and crossed into a remote part of Arizona since late summer, as word spreads far beyond Central America that the United States's southern border is penetrable, according to two people familiar with the change in migration trends. More than 7,000 Brazilians and Venezuelans were encountered illegally crossing the...
    President Joe Biden said on Thursday night that he hasn't had time to visit the southern border to address the surge in illegal immigrants and admitted that he "should go down." "I've been there before, I know it well, I guess I should go down," Biden told CNN's Anderson Cooper during a town hall event. "The whole point of it...
    EL PASO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Border Patrol Agents said they’re continuing this year’s increasing trend of locating and disrupting stash houses in West Texas and southern New Mexico. On Oct. 17, Border Patrol Agents arrested a United States citizen attempting to smuggle a group of four individuals through the Las Cruces Border Patrol Station Highway 185 checkpoint. During questioning,...
    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...
    Border Patrol agents in the Del Rio Sector apprehended a group of more than 100 migrants after they illegally crossed from Mexico. Officials report the group consisted of migrants from Cuba and Venezuela. Del Rio Sector officials tweeted an image showing a large group of migrants apprehended by Eagle Pass Station agents. The tweet states the group of Venezuelan and...
    Border Patrol agents in Texas nabbed three MS-13 gang members, traveling into the U.S. among groups of migrants – including one who was being sought for an alleged sexual assault on a child. Agents in Hidalgo, Texas on Friday encountered a group of 17 migrants – one of whom was discovered to be an El Salvadoran with convictions for aggravated homicide...
    Illegal aliens from 88 different international gangs have been caught at the United States-Mexico border this year, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) says. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Daily, Blackburn disclosed details about her recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border, where she spoke to Border Patrol agents. LISTEN: Breitbart · Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) – October...
    A source within Customs and Border Protection notes the Border Patrol is off to a record start for Fiscal Year 2022 compared to last October. The source says Border Patrol has apprehended more than 90,000 migrants in the first 18 days of the reporting year–exceeding the 69,049 apprehended in the entire month of October 2020. In the Yuma Sector, the...
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are set to report that Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 1.66 million migrants along the southwest border with Mexico in FY 2021, according to a report from The Washington Post. The record-breaking announcement is expected to include data showing that approximately 1.3 million of the total apprehensions occurred following changes in immigration and border...
    Arrests by Border Patrol have soared to the highest levels since 1986, according to Customs and Border Patrol data.  U.S. authorities detained more than 1.7 million migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border during the 2021 fiscal year, which ended in September, according to CBP data obtained by the Washington Post.  Historical data shows that Border Patrol made 1.69 million arrests nationwide...
    Arrests at the southern border with Mexico are at their highest levels since 1986, The Washington Post reported early Wednesday, citing unpublished U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.  The data reportedly show that authorities arrested more than 1.7 million migrants along border during the fiscal year that ended last month.  In 1986, the Border Patrol made 1.69 million arrests nationwide, but the number of arrests...
    Texas may be ground zero for the border crisis, but Arizona is seeing the largest increase in border traffic, with videos from some 20 hidden cameras showing pipelines of migrants streaming into the state in remote mountain and desert areas. "I've lived on the border for years and it was fine. Now they've overrun us," said the Arizona man who...
    LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –  U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo South Station rescued two children who were stranded in the Rio Grande River near the Chacon Creek in South Laredo. (credit:U.S. Customs and Border Protection) READ MORE: Current, Former Southwest Airlines Workers Protest COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates At HQThe rescue happened during the early evening of October...
    Monday on FNC’s “Fox & Friends First,” Rep. Van Taylor (R-TX) slammed President Joe Biden for his “outrageous” border policy. According to Taylor, Biden “has turned the Border Patrol into border processing” through his “terrible decisions.” “It’s really just incredible. The Biden administration created this crisis through terrible decisions. I mean, you know, day one, President Biden said, ‘Hey, we...
    More than 16,000 migrants who tested positive for COVID-19 while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody were released into the United States, according to an agency law enforcement source. The Biden administration did not mandate any of the migrants to be vaccinated before their release. The source informs Breitbart Texas that the figures only include those migrants who were...
    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., spoke out Saturday night about the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Biden administration, calling it a "bunch of bulls---" during an appearance of Fox News' "Justice with Judge Jeanine." "This is offensive, it is a bunch of bulls--- and it needs to stop," Graham said. The senator was specifically referring to the...
    Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a pair of small children after a human smuggler abandoned them in the Rio Grande border with Mexico. An agent risked his life by entering a swiftly moving creek to save the children from drowning. Laredo South Station Border Patrol agents observed a group of migrants attempting to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico...
    Border Patrol agents said Tuesday they found two little sisters, ages 4 and 6, wandering alone just south of the Morelos Dam at the U.S.-Mexico border. The location is commonly used as a crossing point for unaccompanied migrant children, according to U.S. Border Patrol Yuma Sector. An agent working in the area spotted the sisters and escorted them to safety, according to...
    Heartbreaking photos captured the moment two young Honduran girls holding up a sign with their aunt's contact information were found all alone by Border Agents after smugglers had left them stranded near the border in Arizona. The migrant girls, aged four and six, were spotted wandering alone south of the Morelos Dam on Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Border Patrol's Yuma...
                      by Bethany Blankley  While much attention has been focused on the fallout of increased illegal immigration and crime at the southern border, Customs and Border Patrol agents also say they are routinely finding packages shipped from China containing fake COVID-19 vaccination cards. CBP says its agents have seized more than...
                        U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from the Tucson Sector Wednesday announced that it had seized a massive quantity of the extremely lethal drug fentanyl. “U.S. Border Patrol agents working the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, Arizona, seized over 50 pounds of suspected fentanyl and arrested the...
    The Department of Homeland Security deployed a tracking system to monitor the vaccination status of more than 240,000 employees who have until November 9 to register their vaccination statuses or seek an exemption. The system will create a record to be used to initiate disciplinary action on those employees who are non-compliant with the vaccination mandate issued in September. ...
    EAGLE PASS, Texas — Members of a Honduran migrant family suffered severe injuries after falling from a moving freight train. Three of the four family members lost limbs. A Maverick County Sheriff deputy came across the grizzly scene and summoned medical personnel to assist on Tuesday. A 32-year-old man’s arm was severed above the right wrist after falling under a...
    The U.S. Border Patrol is working to reunite two girls with their family after thesisters were found along the Arizona-Mexico border on Tuesday. The girls, who are 4 and 6 years old, were found by two agents alone in an area south of Morelos Dam, an "often-used crossing point by unaccompanied migrant juveniles," a notice from the U.S. Border Patrol Yuma...
    (CNN)US Border Patrol is working to reunite with their family two young girls found Tuesday wandering near Arizona's border with Mexico. Two agents found the sisters -- who are 4 and 6 years old -- alone in a marshy area along the Colorado River in Yuma. The area, south of Morelos Dam, "is an often-used crossing point by unaccompanied migrant...
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection is set to report just under 2 million migrant encounters nationwide for the recently ended Fiscal Year 2021. The number of migrants encountered by Border Patrol agents and CBP officers jumped 202 percent over the previous year’s roughly 647,000. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents encountered nearly 1.96 million migrants nationwide during FY21 which ended...
    US Border Patrol officials expelled thousands of Haitian migrants who arrived at the small Texas city of Del Rio. Eric Thayer/Bloomberg/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.“They’re deporting evidence right in front of our eyes,” Patrice Lawrence told me recently. “We saw 15,000 people under a bridge,...
    CALEXICO, Calif. (KABC) -- New video shows a smuggler carry a 7-year-old girl over a 30-foot-high border wall and abandon her on the California side.The video shows the young girl clinging to the smuggler's back as he climbs down the U.S.-Mexico border wall with a rope onto the California side.He is seen walking with the girl for a short time...
    Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector discovered more than 50 pounds of pills containing suspected fentanyl hidden under the bed of a pickup this week, as seizures of the synthetic opioid continue to surge at the southwest border. Taking just one pill containing the deadly substance can be fatal, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency says 42% of the...
    While hundreds of thousands of poor migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. have trekked on foot from South and Central America in the last eight months, there has also been a rise in middle class migrants flooding the southern border. These so-called middle class migrants often fly to Mexico's northern border on pre-planned flights and cross into the U.S. by cab...
    A 7-year-old migrant girl was abandoned by a smuggler on Tuesday at the border between the U.S. and Mexico in the latest instance of children being dropped off and abandoned at the border. Customs and Border Protection said that the 7-year-old from El Salvador was brought over the 30-foot border wall in El Centro Sector by a smuggler on a...
    EXCLUSIVE: At least 160,000 illegal immigrants have been released into the U.S., often with little to no supervision, by the Biden administration since March – including a broad use of limited parole authorities to make more than 30,000 eligible for work permits since August, Border Patrol documents obtained by Fox News show.The documents give a partial snapshot into how the...
    Shocking footage has been released showing a 'coyote' people smuggler abseiling a seven-year-old migrant girl from El Salvador down the side of a 30-foot tall California border wall and then abandoning her in America with no food or water. The surveillance video, posted on Twitter by US Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Greg Bovino, shows the little girl's terrifying ordeal as...
    Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, S.C., railed the Biden administration's response to the border crisis and recounted his visit with Border Patrol agents on "Hannity" Tuesday.  GRAHAM: The men and women of the Border Patrol are being asked to do the impossible. They're American patriots and they deserve all of our appreciation and thanks, but they've been abandoned by the Biden...
    Jugs of water for undocumented immigrants sit along migrant trails after being delivered by volunteers for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths on May 10, 2019, near Ajo, Arizona. No More Deaths (NMD) has one overarching mission: to prevent the agonizing deaths of migrants in the harsh borderlands. But for several years now, the organization’s medical camp and volunteers have been...
    Texas Border Patrol agents arrested 24 migrants who they believe used a train to travel deeper into the United States after illegally crossing the border.  Agents at the Corpus Christi Border Patrol station received a 911 call Friday afternoon regarding 10 suspected migrants walking near the train tracks near the town of Robstown.  A bag containing bolt cutters was...
    MISSION, Texas – The crisis at the southern border, which has seen hundreds of thousands of migrants encountered at the border in recent months and has overwhelmed Border Patrol agents while causing a massive political headache for the Biden administration, shows little sign of slowing down -- amid concerns that there are further migrant groups on their way. In a...
    Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is directing officials to cease workplace raids targeted at illegal immigrants, according to a new memo. Mayorkas is directing Tae Johnson, acting director for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Ur Jaddou, the director for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; and Troy Miller, acting commissioner for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency,...
    The relatives of a fallen Gulf Cartel boss fled to Texas after surviving an assassination attempt in Mexico last week. They illegally crossed into Texas where U.S. Border Patrol agents treated five of them for gunshot wounds. According to information released by U.S. Border Patrol, the case took place early last week in Hidalgo where agents responded to a group...
    In addition to the record-breaking year for migrant apprehensions along the southwest border, the Biden Administration can notch another historical claim in 2021 with 11 Border Patrol agents dying in the line of duty. This number eclipses all records dating back to 1919, when the Department of Labor was responsible for immigration matters. In 1919, Mounted Guard Member Clarence Childress...
                        The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Yuma Sector late last week announced that it arrested a previously convicted and deported child sex offender attempting to reenter the United States. “Yuma Sector agents arrested a child rapist that illegally entered the U.S. on Monday,” CBP’ Yuma’s Chief Patrol...
    Border agents cleared out the only overflow facility in the Yuma Sector of the United States-Mexico border as they prepared for Sen. Lindsey Graham's visit on Monday, according to a report . Sources told Townhall.com there was a great deal of "movement" to transfer detained immigrants to various Border Patrol locations, release them into the U.S., or deport them...
    Video obtained from a U.S. Border Patrol drone in Washington’s Blaine Sector led agents to migrants crossing from Canada. Blaine Sector Chief Patrol Agent David BeMiller tweeted a video showing a group of migrants crossing the border early last week from Canada. The video shows a group of four. Utilizing advanced drone technology, Blaine Sector Agents respond to cross border...
                        Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) toured the U.S. Southern border over the weekend, amid a steady influx of illegal drugs and migrants. In her visit, Blackburn met with both state and federal law enforcement agencies and surveyed drug and human smuggling hot spots. According to Blackburn, the strain on...
    The investigation by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) into the September incident with Border Patrol agents on horseback has yet to conclude despite initial assurances from the Biden administration that it would take "days." "The investigation is ongoing. The Department is committed to a thorough, independent, and objective process. We are also committed to transparency and will release the...
    MCALLEN, Texas — The swarm of National Guard soldiers and state police that governors sent to guard the Texas-Mexico border earlier this summer is gone, leaving the border effectively unmanned with just 6% of the reinforcements left behind. “We used to have a National Guard posted there,” Border Patrol agent Chris Cabrera told the Washington Examiner while driving along a...
    Human smugglers crashed into a natural gas pipeline near Kingsville, Texas, while attempting to flee from Border Patrol agents. The smugglers abandoned an injured woman when they fled from the crash scene. Kingsville Station Border Patrol agents observed a suspicious vehicle in a known human smuggling area on Highway 77 near Kingsville on October 7, according to Rio Grande Valley...
    The federal investigation into whether mounted Border Patrol agents committed any wrongdoing in mid-September has yet to be concluded despite a vow from the Biden administration that it would be wrapped up in a matter of days. "The investigation is ongoing. The Department is committed to a thorough, independent, and objective process. We are also committed to transparency and will...