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Feds Seize Almost $8M in Drugs over Two Days on Texas Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Border Patrol agents teamed up to seize almost $8 million in drugs at and near the Texas-Mexico Border in Laredo this week. Laredo is on the north bank of the Rio Grande River opposite Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Human Smuggling Kidnappers Get Heavy Prison Sentence

A federal judge sentenced three men in Laredo to lengthy prison sentences for kidnapping and extorting eight illegal aliens they smuggled into the U.S. Prosecutors accused the men of assaulting the Mexican nationals while holding them captive and then attempting to coerce additional smuggling fees from the families of their human cargo.

$3.2M in Meth Seized at Texas Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $3.2 million in crystal methamphetamine in two separate smuggling incidents in Laredo, Texas. The incidents occurred on February 28 and March 1.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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