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Rapists, MS-13 Member Arrested After Illegally Crossing Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector reported the arrests of numerous previously deported criminal aliens. Those arrested after illegally crossing the border included convicted rapists, child molesters, and an MS-13 member. One has an outstanding warrant in Harris County, Texas (Houston).

FILE - This June 27, 2017, file photo shows an oil rig at sunset in Midland, Texas. President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy, with its steady growth, low unemployment, busier factories and confident consumers. But in the year since Trump’s inauguration, most economists tend to agree on this: The economy has essentially been the same sturdy one that he inherited from Barack Obama. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

Saudis Planning $10B Investment in Texas

Saudi oil executives inked multi-billion dollar deals with companies to explore building petrochemical facilities along the Texas Gulf Coast. Essentially, they hope to capitalize on the U.S. oil and gas boom, largely fueled by shale drilling in the Permian Basin.

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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.

Texas National Guard in the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector - Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas

250 Texas National Guard Members Heading to Border

The State of Texas is sending 250 members of the National Guard to the Mexican border in response to a request from President Donald Trump. The announcement by Brigadier General Tracy Norris, Texas Army National Guard commander, followed the president’s

MCALLEN, TX - AUGUST 07: U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after they crossed the border from Mexico into the United States on August 7, 2015 in McAllen, Texas. The state's Rio Grande Valley corridor is the busiest illegal border crossing into the United States. Border security and immigration have become major issues in the U.S. presidential campaigns. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Sessions: Zero Tolerance for Illegal Border Crossings

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a zero-tolerance policy for illegal entry into this county. The announcement came in a directive to all of the U.S. Attorney’s Offices along the southwestern border with Mexico.

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Mexican Military Helicopter Kills Mother and Children near Texas Border

Mexican officials confirmed that an infantryman in a Mexican Navy helicopter operating near the Texas border shot and killed three members of a family caught in the crossfire of a fierce cartel gun battle. A woman and two children died from their wounds while the man survived. The battle occurred in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, immediately across the U.S.-Mexico border from Laredo, Texas.

GRAFICO — Periodo de Semana Santa Deja 24 Muertos en Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – El popular período de vacaciones conocido como Semana Santa llevó a un aumento en la violencia del cártel que cubrió de sangre las calles de esta ciudad fronteriza. La lucha entre las facciones rivales del Cártel del Golfo y los enfrentamientos con las autoridades provocaron 24 muertes durante 11 días dentro y alrededor del período de vacaciones.

Border Patrol agents apprehend illegal immigrants near the US border with Mexico on, March 27, 2018 in the Rio Grande Valley Sector, near McAllen, Texas.

Border Arrests Increase 200 Percent Above Previous Year

The number of illegal immigrants arrested along the southwest border with Mexico and declared inadmissible jumped 200 percent in March when compared to the previous year. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 38,000 migrants in the month of March, an increase of more than 10,000 in a single month.

GRAFICO — Sicarios Dejan Cuerpos en Puente y Prenden Fuego a Carro en Ciudad Fronteriza

RIO BRAVO, Tamaulipas — Sicarios del cartel continúan llevando a cabo ejecuciones horripilantes en esta área fronteriza como parte de una guerra territorial que siguen luchando. En uno de los casos más recientes, hombres armados arrojaron los cadáveres de dos víctimas torturadas y prendieron fuego a un vehículo para atraer a las fuerzas de seguridad mientras dejaban atrás un narco mensaje amenazante.

GRAPHIC — Mexican Cartel Dumps Bodies near Texas Border

RIO BRAVO, Tamaulipas — Cartel gunmen continue their gruesome executions in this border area as part of a territorial war. In one of the most recent cases, they dumped the bodies of two tortured victims and set a vehicle on fire to attract attention to threatening narco-messages left behind.