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Border Patrol Agents Seize $8M in Liquid Meth near Texas Border

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias, Texas, checkpoint discovered a 250-pound shipment of liquid methamphetamine 80 miles from the Mexican border. The bust follows a similar seizure earlier this week where Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers found 200 pounds of liquid meth hidden in a fuel tank.

Lone Gunman Attacks Border Patrol Checkpoint

Federal authorities in Arizona are investigating why a lone gunman crashed into a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint and began firing at federal agents. The Border Patrol agents fought off the attack and injured the gunman.

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.

Border Patrol Agent First AId

31 Border Patrol Agents in Texas Recognized for Heroism

Officials honored 31 U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector during a ceremony held Tuesday night in south Texas. The ceremony recognized acts of bravery and life-saving efforts of the agents in eight separate incidents.

Brian Terry statue located at the Brian Terry Border Patrol Station in Southern Arizona

EXCLUSIVE — Family of Slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry Says Eric Holder Among ‘The Real Criminals’ Responsible

The 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry by a 7-time previously deported illegal alien could have been prevented, says the agent’s brother Kent Terry in an exclusive interview with Breitbart Texas. Terry’s family hopes the Trump Administration will now go after “the real criminals” responsible for putting the “Fast and Furious” guns in the accused killer’s hands.

Enviros File Lawsuit to Stop Border Wall

A leftist environmentalist nonprofit and a Democrat Arizona congressman filed a lawsuit that could halt or slow construction of President Trump’s promised border wall. The group wants an impact to determine any harm caused to jaguars and Mexican gray wolves by a barrier and additional border agents.

Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Up 143 Percent

A report published this week reveals that assaults on U.S. Border Patrol agents during the first half of the current fiscal year are up 143 percent over the same period in FY 2016. Since the fiscal year began on October 1, 462 Border Patrol agents have been assaulted.

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.

Brandon Darby: Border Patrol Agents Feel Betrayed by the Trump Administration

The Trump Administration rewarded Border Patrol agents for their support of him as president by picking an Obama holdover whom they despise to be their boss. Trump chose the Obama-hired Customs and Border deputy who was tasked with enacting Obama’s open border vision to lead the parent agency of Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection (CBP). All of the Border Patrol agents who spoke with Breitbart Texas Managing Director Brandon Darby from all nine Southwest border sectors expressed feeling betrayed or otherwise hurt by Trump choosing a man who did so much damage to them to be their new boss.

Rep. Chaffetz Subpoenas ATF Agents Involved in Obama’s Fast and Furious Op

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz subpoenaed two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to appear before his committee in connection with the Obama Administration’s gun-running program, Fast and Furious. Firearms from the former president’s scheme were allegedly involved in the 2011 murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Jaime Zapata in Mexico.