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A National Guard helicopter aircrew guides Border Patrol agents to the scene where an illegal aliens was attempting to flee from arrest. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

PHOTOS: National Guard, Border Patrol Crack Down on Smuggling

Photos released by U.S. Border Patrol provide insight into the role National Guard aircrews are playing to secure the southwestern border with Mexico. Operation Guardian Support reportedly assists in reducing the time needed to arrest smugglers and run rescue operations.

Border Patrol agents find 78 illegal aliens locked in refrigerated tractor-trailer. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Smuggler Busted with Nearly 80 Migrants Locked in Refrigerated Trailer

Border Patrol agents in South Texas arrested a human smuggler who allegedly had nearly 80 illegal aliens locked inside a refrigerated tractor-trailer. The driver initially fled from the Border Patrol immigration checkpoint in an attempt to avoid arrest.

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Unaccompanied Minors Illegally Crossing Border Down 23 Percent in July

The number of unaccompanied minors arrested after illegally crossing the border between ports of entry fell in July by 23 percent. The decrease follows enhanced enforcement actions by the Trump Administration and the implementation of a “zero tolerance” policy.

In this Monday, June 25, 2018 file photo, a mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border, near McAllen, Texas. As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is …

July Arrests of Migrant Families at Border Up 173 Percent over 2017

The U.S. immigration system saw a 173 percent increase in migrant family units illegally crossing the border in July over last year. The apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) fell slightly from June to July but remains at Obama-era levels.

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Two MS-13 Members Busted in Texas near Border

Border Patrol agents in South Texas arrested two MS-13 gang members after they illegally entered the U.S. One admitted to serving time in a Salvadoran prison for a double murder-related conviction.

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Gang Members Busted for Alleged Pharmacy Burglary, Say Texas Cops

HOUSTON, Texas — Five men who police say are well-documented gang members teamed up to allegedly burglarize a pharmacy located on the city’s southwest side. Houston Police Department officers say they caught the group leaving the area of the burglary and they were carrying tools commonly used for such jobs.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescue an illegal alien who required treatment for heat-related illness in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Migrant Death Toll Continues to Rise Under Open Border Policies

The Texas summer heat and the U.S. government’s open borders policies continue to take their toll on the lives of illegal aliens crossing the border from Mexico. This week, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents carried out the rescues of 15 migrants and recovered the body of one deceased migrant.

Two Honduran migrant brothers were rescued by Falfurrias Station Border Patrol agents after becoming lost on a ranch in Brooks County. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

New Relief Effort Records First Saved Migrant Lives in South Texas

A new program aimed at saving the lives of lost migrants recorded its first saves this week. The program places unique signs at key locations instructing lost migrants to call 911 for assistance. The calls help Border Patrol agents save time in the rescue and apprehension of those lost.

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents and K-9 security dog keep watch at a checkpoint station, on Feb. 22, 2013, in Falfurrias, Texas. Some drug smugglers caught at the highway checkpoint about an hour north of the Texas-Mexico border are losing their drugs, but not facing prosecution because cooperation between …

Smugglers Use Own Children to Hide Unaccompanied Minor, Say Feds

Border Patrol agents stopped an attempt by human smugglers to sneak a five-year-old unaccompanied minor through an immigration checkpoint in South Texas. They reportedly hid the child in with their own U.S. citizen children to disguise the effort.

Migrant Rescues in South Texas

One Migrant Died, Others Rescued in Scorching Texas Heat

Border Patrol agents rescued seven illegal immigrants from suffering a painful death at the hands of the current Texas summer heatwave. Unfortunately, one migrant died after being taken to an area hospital.