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Border Patrol Agents Rescue Honduran Gunshot Victim

Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) agents rescued a Honduran migrant who suffered a gunshot wound while traveling through Mexico. The man managed to survive the injury long enough to struggle across the border where agents found him in the Arizona desert.

We Need More Money to Fight Cartels, DHS Officials Tell Congress

U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials told Congress they need more equipment, cutter fleets, and manpower to fight transnational drug cartels from Mexico, Central and South America, and Europe. Cartels have almost unlimited funds to traffic drugs into the country, they say.

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted, Shoots Alleged Attacker

A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot an illegal immigrant after the agent was assaulted near the Arizona border with Mexico. The agent responded at about 8 p.m. on Friday to the area where two suspected illegal aliens had crossed the border from Mexico. When he arrived at the scene, the agent encountered two adult males, according to information obtained from U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials by Breitbart Texas.

Feds Pull Agents Off Open Border to ‘Process’ Alien Surge

The reassignment of U.S. Border Patrol agents to the Rio Grande Valley Sector announced on Saturday will leave other areas of the border less secure. Agents are being reallocated to assist with a growing surge of immigrants from Mexico and Central America.

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$850K in Meth, Heroin Seized by Feds at Border

In three separate incidents, officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized $850,000 in cocaine and heroin. The seizures took place over the weekend in the Tucson Sector in southern Arizona.