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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30 :  Airline passenger screening activity takes place by U.S.Transportation Safety Administration (TSA)  agents at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), August 30, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  As passengers worked their way through the waiting line, TSA workers did screening on each passenger boarding a flight.  (Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Getty Images)

Feds Admit To Putting Migrants on Planes for U.S. Destinations

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have admitted that they are not only releasing illegal immigrants at bus stations, they are also “identify[ing]” and transporting them to airports for travel to various destinations within the country. Officials say these undocumented migrants are from Central America.

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Feds Continue to Drop Migrants at Texas Bus Stops

Bus station employees are reporting that illegal immigrants continue pour into the Texas border town of Laredo. They have seen a holding center for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) carrying between 20 and 40 undocumented women during at least five bus trips.

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Obama’s ‘Red Carpet’: Feds Dump 40 Migrants at Texas Bus Stop

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents released a group of 40 women who illegally entered the United States from Central American countries at a bus station in south Texas. The influx of women and children illegally crossing the border from Mexico has been increasing steadily over the past year.

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Texas Woman Uses Infant Child to Smuggle Meth From Mexico

A woman attempted to smuggle methamphetamine into Texas from Mexico by hiding the drugs under her clothing and those of her infant child. The discovery was made by Federal officers working at the Brownsville Port of Entry from Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Elsewhere on the Texas border with Mexico, an additional $500,000 worth of methamphetamine and cocaine were seized in a separate smuggling attempt.

LAREDO, TX - AUGUST 07:  U.S. Border Patrol agents watch colleagues motor past while patrolling for illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande River crossing into the United States August 7, 2008 near Laredo, Texas. Agents in the Laredo sector of the border travel the Rio Grande River in six 18" Diamondback airboats as part of their efforts to stop illegal immigrants, drug traffickers and terrorists from crossing illegally into the United States. Securing the nation's borders is an important topic in this year's presidential campaign. Since 9/11, the Border Patrol has grown by about a third to more than 15,000 agents.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Brain-Eating Amoeba Reported in Rio Grande River Near Laredo

Health officials are reported a brain-eating amoeba was found in the Rio Grande River along the Texas border with Mexico. Mexican health officials in Tamaulipas warned people to refrain from swimming in or bathing in the river that is used by many to illegally enter the United States.

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Border Patrol Agents Risk All to Save 4 Drowning Illegal Aliens

U.S. Border Patrol agents in Laredo, Texas, risked their lives by jumping into the Rio Grande River to rescue four illegal aliens who nearly drowned crossing from Mexico. Though heavily unreported, Border Patrol agents frequently put their lives at risk to rescue illegal aliens who have put themselves in dangerous situations.

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18,000 Illegal Aliens Caught in 5 Months — In Single Texas Sector

Nearly 18,000 illegal aliens were apprehended by Border Patrol agents in just one sector of the Texas/Mexico border, the Laredo Sector. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector had an impressive first five months of the current fiscal year which began in October 2015. 17,945 apprehensions were made of illegal aliens who had crossed the border from Mexico.