Bob Price

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CNN: Biden Holding Unaccompanied Migrant Children Beyond 72-Hour Limit

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection document reportedly leaked to CNN admits unaccompanied migrant children are being held in Border Patrol facilities longer than the current mandate allows. The documents also show migrants of all ages held in grossly overcrowded processing facilities.

FILE - This May 29, 2019 file photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shows some of 1,036 migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, the largest that the Border Patrol says it has ever encountered. The federal government is opening a new mass shelter …

Migrant Father, 2-Year-Old Son Rescued from Arizona Border Canal

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents and an Air and Marine Operations interdiction agent rescued a migrant father and his 2-year-old son from drowning in an Arizona border canal. A Yuma Station agent risked his life by jumping into the waters to pull the boy to safety.

A team effort in the Yuma Sector led to the rescue of a 23-year-old migrants and his 2-year-old son. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

Texas Governor Ends Mask Mandate, Businesses Open 100 Percent

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the ending of the statewide coronavirus mask mandate during an event in Lubbock, Texas. The mandate went into effect in July and required all Texans to wear a mask covering the mouth and nose while in public places.

An unidentified man wears a mask and cowboy hat amid concerns of COVID-19 spreading as he works atop a lift in downtown Dallas, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. …

Chairman, Four Board Members of Texas Energy Council Resign After Winter Freeze Failures

The chairman of the Energy Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and four other board members resigned in the aftermath of the failure of the power grid to deliver electricity to millions of residents during the winter storm. The five board members, who do not live in Texas, came under pressure to resign after more than 4.5 million electric customers were left in the cold and dark during the historic freeze.

FORT WORTH, TX - FEBRUARY 16: Transmission towers and power lines lead to a substation after a snow storm on February 16, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather and power outages to Texas as storms have swept across 26 states with a mix …

Border Patrol Drones Spot Migrants Crossing Border into Texas

Border Patrol agents in South Texas increasingly utilize small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) to detect migrants crossing the border in remote areas. The sUAS pilots direct ground-based agents to the scene of the illegal border crossing and allow agents to be more efficient in covering these areas that are not secured by physical barriers.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents utilize sUAS pilots flying small drones to locate migrants illegally crossing the border in unsecured areas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

71 Migrants Found in Texas Human Stash House near Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents continue to find stash houses near the border where smugglers warehouse their human cargo. Most recently, agents in Pharr, Texas, found 71 migrants packed into a single house.

Border Patrol agents find 71 migrants packed inside a human smuggling stash house in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

1.77 Million Texans Still Without Drinkable Water After Winter Storm

Texas officials report that 1.77 million residents remain without drinkable water following the winter storm that devastated the Lone Star State last week. At the peak, more than half the state’s population (14.8 million) had no water or were under boil notices.

Texas Air National Guardsmen from the 181st Airlift Squadron load pallets of water on a C-130H Hercules February 19, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. Several aircraft delivered much needed bottled water to towns in South Texas after the devastating North America Winter Storm. (Texas …

Human Smuggler Convoy Ends with 14 Migrants in Custody in California near Border

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a “brazen smuggling event” when they discovered a convoy of six human smuggling vehicles loading a large group of migrants. The smugglers loaded up the migrants after they illegally crossed the border through a compromise in a border wall section.

Border Patrol agents arrest the driver of a Toyota SUV involved in an alleged human smuggling event in Southern California. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/San Diego Sector)

U.N. Helps Biden Bring Migrant Asylum Seekers Back into U.S.

The United Nations is reportedly helping the Biden Administration find more asylum-seeking migrants to get back into the United States after they were removed to Mexico or Central America to await asylum processing under the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols. President Joe Biden canceled the program after taking office on January 21.

A woman handing out food and water speaks to asylum seekers waiting in Mexico, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Tijuana, Mexico. After waiting months and sometimes years in Mexico, people seeking asylum in the United States are being allowed into the country starting Friday as they wait for courts to …