Tag: Laredo Sector

Border Patrol agents arrest illegal immigrant near Texas border.

Agents Sound Alarm on Syrians Caught Sneaking Across Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector are sounding the alarm after they recently apprehended two Syrian nationals who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into South Texas. The agents say the arrest of the Syrians confirms there is a human smuggling pipeline from countries with connections to terrorism into the U.S.

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36 Migrants Found in Texas Border Stash House

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector discovered 36 illegal immigrants packed into a tiny stash house while assisting officers from the Laredo Police Department on Monday.

Caltrops used by alleged drug smugglers to attempt to deflate tires of Border Patrol vehicles. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)

Smugglers Deploy Dangerous Weapons Against South Texas Border Patrol Agents

Drug smugglers attempting to move nearly 300 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. deployed potentially deadly weapons against pursuing Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents. Two days later, a pair of human smugglers used their vehicle as a weapon and struck a Border Patrol vehicle — injuring the agent inside.

MCALLEN, TX - FEBRUARY 21: A U.S. Border Patrol K-9 unit tracks a group of undocumented immigrants by the U.S.-Mexico border on February 21, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The agents were searching for a group who had just crossed the river from Mexico into Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agents Find Migrants Abandoned in South Texas Desert

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector found six illegal immigrants in various stages of distress after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. Most of the migrants were abandoned by their cartel-connected human smugglers.

A Laredo Sector Border Patrol agent processes an illegal alien after apprehension. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Bangladeshi Nationals Continue to Cross Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector continue to see significant numbers of Bangladeshi nationals illegally crossing the border from Mexico into South Texas. Since the fiscal year began in October, Laredo Sector agents arrested 209 Bangladeshi nationals after they crossed the border.

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Border Patrol Agents Sound Alarm on Pathway from Bangladesh to U.S. Border

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector arrested more than 190 Bangladeshi nationals who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Texas since October 1, 2017. This number of illegal border crossers from a country that many call a hotbed of terrorism is more than were arrested in all of Fiscal Year 2017, officials told Breitbart Texas on Thursday.

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Border Patrol Agents Welcome National Guard Assistance

Border Patrol agents welcomed the news of President Donald Trump’s order activating the National Guard to assist with securing the southwest border with Mexico. Agents said the move will put more agents on the front line and help make the border safer.

Wide Open Mexican Border South of Laredo Texas

Bangladesh Nationals Continue to Flood Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector of Texas continue to find more Bangladesh nationals being smuggled across the border from Mexico. Agents arrested 12 over the Easter weekend alone.

Border Patrol arrests illegal immigrants in Laredo Sector.

More Bangladesh Nationals Arrive at Texas Border

Border Patrol agents arrested eight Bangladesh nationals in the Laredo Sector during a two-day period last week. During the month of March, Laredo Sector agents arrested at least 24 after they illegally crossed from Mexico. The Laredo Sector leads the nation in arrests of Bangladeshis who enter the U.S. illegally in South Texas.

YUMA, AZ - MARCH 17: U.S. Customs and Border Protection border patrol agent Ben Vik apprehends a suspected illegal immigrant on the California side of the Colorado River on March 17, 2006 near Yuma, Arizona. As Congress begins a new battle over immigration policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) …

9 More Bangladesh Nationals Arrested After Illegal Border Crossings

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector arrested nine more Bangladesh nationals this week in three separate incidents. The Laredo Sector leads the nation in the apprehension of Bangladesh nationals who are being smuggled through the Los Zetas cartel-controlled territory into the U.S.

In this Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, photo, a Border Patrol officer pats down several of the men that were found with a group of immigrants in a tractor-trailer in Edinburg, Texas. Police in Texas acting on a tip found the immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station …

Border Patrol Operation Rescues Nearly 500 Migrants Smuggled in Tractor-Trailers

Border Patrol agents in the South Texas Corridor ramped up efforts to stop human smugglers from carrying illegal immigrants in the back of tractor-trailer rigs. During January and February, the Texas Hold-Em Initiative and Operation Big Rig successfully stopped 30 attempts, leading to the rescue and arrest of 448 illegal immigrants.

Illegal Immigrants being smuggled in a tractor-trailer - CBP Photo

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 32 Migrants in Hot Truck

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector rescued two migrants who became lost while hiking through ranches in South Texas. Agents assigned to an immigration inspection checkpoint discovered 32 foreign nationals packed in the back of a tractor-trailer.

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Border Patrol Agents Rescue 22 Migrants Locked in Box Truck

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector rescued 22 illegal immigrants who were locked in the back of a box truck. The agents made the discovery at a Border Patrol checkpoint located between Laredo and San Antonio on Interstate Highway 35.

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Texas Rancher Sues Border Patrol for Surveillance Camera on His Land

A South Texas rancher filed a lawsuit in federal court after reportedly finding a surveillance camera installed on his ranch. The rancher claims Border Patrol agents and a Texas Ranger trespassed and installed the camera without his permission.

Cash from Laredo Bank Robbery seized by Border Patrol agents.

Agents Stop Bank Robbers at Border Patrol Checkpoint

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector stopped a team of suspected bank robbers from making a successful getaway. The agents found the alleged bank robbers at the Border Patrol Checkpoint located on U.S. Highway 59 near Freer, Texas.