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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Eight Miles of New Border Wall Construction Underway in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the construction start of eight miles of a new border wall barrier system in the nation’s busiest sector. The construction project covers eight miles of the Rio Grande border where no barrier currently exists. CBP officials partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began the…

4900 Migrants Rescued by CBP, Border Patrol in 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Border Patrol agents teamed up to rescue nearly 5,000 migrants during Fiscal Year 2019. These rescues saved the lives of thousands who were abused at the hands of cartel-connected human smugglers. During Fiscal Year 2019, which ended on September 30, CBP officers and Border Patrol agents combined…

Texas Mother, Daughter Indicted in Fraudulent Migrant Family Scheme

A Del Rio Texas federal grand jury handed down indictments against a Texas mother and her daughter for their alleged roles in a fraudulent migrant family human smuggling scheme. The indictment claims the two women conspired to bring a two-year-old girl across the border with a U.S. birth certificate belonging to the woman’s actual child.…

Nine Migrants Rescued from Texas Border River

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Texas-Mexico border region rescued nine migrant family members in two incidents from possibly drowning while illegally crossing the border from Mexico. The incidents occurred in the El Paso and Del Rio Sectors. Del Rio Station Marine Unit agents patrolling the Rio Grande near the Del Rio Port of Entry…

REPORT: Migrant Apprehensions at Border in 2019 Hit 12-Year High

The apprehension of migrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry hit a 12-year high during Fiscal Year 2019, a report published over the weekend reveals. Unofficial numbers show the apprehension of more than 850,000 migrants during the just-ended fiscal year. Border Patrol agents apprehended a total of slightly more than 851,000 migrants…

Citizen Tip Leads to Arrest of Mexican Migrants Crossing Canadian Border into North Dakota

Grand Forks Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a pair of Mexican migrants who illegally hiked across the border from Canada into North Dakota. Agents received a tip about the illegal crossing from a concerned citizen who captured the crossing on a game camera. Agents assigned to the Bottineau Border Patrol Station received a tip on…

WATCH: Large Group of Migrant Families Cross Arizona Border

A video released last week by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials captures the moments of a crossing for a large group of migrant families in the Arizona desert. Officials report spent more than 30 man-hours processing the group. A border surveillance camera operator captured images of a group of 81 migrants illegally crossing the…

GRAPHIC: Half-Eaten Remains of Migrant Found on Texas Ranch near Border

A Brooks County Sheriff’s Office deputy faced the gruesome task of recovering the half-eaten remains of a migrant who died on a Texas ranch about 80 miles from the Mexican border. The migrant is the 36th to have lost his life attempting to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281. Brooks County…

3K Migrants Rescued from Human Smuggling Abuses in 2019, Say Feds

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued and apprehended more than 3,000 migrants during Fiscal Year 2019 who were abused in the process of human smuggling operations in the U.S. Many migrants are extorted, raped, beaten, or placed in life-threatening situations during the human smuggling process. U.S. Border Patrol agents across the country rescued and apprehended more…

Ilhan Omar Compares U.S. Immigrant Detention Centers To ‘Horrifying’ Medieval African Dungeons

Migrant detention facilities along the U.S. southern border are no different than dungeons used to keep slaves captives in Africa centuries ago, warns freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar(D-MN). In footage published by the GOP War Room Saturday evening, the anti-Semitic self-described “Squad” member compared migrant shelters to medieval dungeons used in Ghana during the slave trade.…

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