Tag: U.S. Border Patrol

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez - USBP Photo

Texas Governor Offers $20,000 for Info on ‘Murder’ of Border Patrol Agent

The Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott is offering $20,000 for information on the death of a Border Patrol agent in Texas. One agent was killed and one agent left hospitalized in serious condition after an event on the morning of November, 19, 2017. Border Patrol agents are saying that their brother in service was murdered, though federal agencies are refusing to release any additional information on what occurred.

Illegal Alien Not Prosecuted for Assaulting Border Patrol Agent, Says CBP

Despite promises from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, officials say an illegal alien who sent a Border Patrol agent to the hospital with a concussion is not being prosecuted for assaulting a federal agent. Agents previously told Breitbart Texas this is one of the contributing factors to Border Patrol agents being the most assaulted federal law enforcement officers.

Remains of deceased illegal immigrant found in Brooks County. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

More Migrant Skeletal Remains Found in Texas near Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Station rescued two illegal immigrants abandoned by human smugglers in the arid ranches in South Texas. That same day, agents made the gruesome discovery of the skeletal remains of another migrant who was not as fortunate.

Border Patrol Agents, Whataburger Make Peace After Refusal of Service Debacle

Whataburger officials responded to statements by Border Patrol agents that they were refused service in a Corpus Christi store because of their firearms by saying a store manager was “unable to identify the agents as law enforcement officials.” The agents said they were dressed in their uniforms that included a badge, Border Patrol patches, and a Border Patrol “tape” on their chest just below the badge. The agents said they were wearing their government-issued sidearms as required by regulations. Whataburger says there was no refusal of service.

Border Patrol BORSTAR agent administers basic medical attention to illegal immigrants abandoned near Falfurrias, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Human Smugglers Continue Leaving Migrants to Die in Texas Heat

Ruthless cartel-connected human smugglers continue to abandon their human cargo in the Texas summer heat, leaving them to possibly die from exposure, heat stroke, and dehydration. Border Patrol agents risk their own lives to rescue the abandoned illegal immigrants.

Jose Compean and Ignacio Ramos

President Trump Asked to Pardon Former Border Patrol Agents Ramos, Compean

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) penned a letter to President Donald Trump this week asking him to grant a pardon to former U.S. Border Patrol Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean. The two agents were prosecuted and convicted under the administration of then-President George W. Bush after shooting a fleeing drug-smuggling illegal alien.

BORSTAR Agents assist in recovery of pickup truck

Rio Grande ‘Splashdown’ Yields $1M Marijuana Seizure

Fleeing drug smugglers executed a “splashdown” into the Rio Grande River border with Mexico leaving behind nearly $1 million worth of marijuana. Pursuing Border Patrol agents seized the drugs before they could be retrieved by smugglers on the Mexican side of the river.

Two Migrants Sexually Assaulted Before Crossing into Texas

A mother and her juvenile daughter told Border Patrol agents they were sexually assaulted before crossing illegally into the United States from Mexico. The woman and her child managed to escape and joined up with another group as they prepared to cross the Rio Grande.

Despite Intense Aug. Heat — Alien Families, Minors Cross Border in Dramatic Numbers

Despite the intense summer heat, thousands of illegal alien minors and families risked their lives to illegally cross the U.S. border with Mexico in August. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials reported this week that the apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) and Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) rose by 37 and 20 percent respectively. These numbers represent the fourth straight month of dramatic increases for these two categories of illegal immigration.

Border Apprehensions Increase for 4th Straight Month

The apprehension of illegal aliens crossing the U.S. southwestern border with Mexico increased for the fourth straight month. Total apprehensions doubled from an April low and increased nearly 25 percent over July — nearly reaching August 2012 levels.