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Migrant Encounters at Southwest Border Jump 944 Percent over April 2020

The number of migrants encountered by officers and agents operating under U.S. Customs and Border Protection along the southwest border with Mexico jumped for the 11th straight month. In April, Border Patrol agents and CBP officers encountered more than 178,000 migrants — a nearly 945 percent increase over the same month in 2020.

Carrizo Springs Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a large group of migrants including two previously deported sex offenders. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)

24 Migrants Found in Rail Car 120 Miles from Border in Texas

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents discovered 24 migrants hiding inside a grain hopper rail car near Robstown, Texas, on Monday morning. The migrants appeared to have boarded the train near Laredo, about 120 miles away.

Corpus Christi Station Border Patrol agents find 24 migrants in a grain hopper railcar near Robstown, Texas, on May 10. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Texas Auto Dealer Beaten with Crowbar by Alleged Armed Robber 

A Texas auto dealer is recovering from injuries sustained during an invasion-style robbery captured on security camera video. Houston police are searching for the alleged robber who is seen forcing his way into the victim’s south Houston used car office. The suspect is seen assaulting the owner with a crowbar and pistol.

A Texas auto dealer is beaten by a black man armed with a gun and crowbar. (Security Camera Video Released by Houston Police Department)

180 Migrants Found in 3 Texas Stash Houses near Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 180 migrants in three human smuggling stash houses. The arrests came in raids on three residences in the Laredo, Texas, area within hours of each other on May 4.

Laredo Sector agents find 180 migrants in three human smuggling stash houses on May 4. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Annual Migrant Deaths in Texas County 80 Miles from Border Jumps to 26

The deaths of migrants in one Texas county located 80 miles north of the Mexican border continues to rise at an alarming rate. During the first four months of 2021, Brooks County Sheriff’s Office deputies recovered the bodies or remains of 26 deceased migrants. This compares to 34 deaths for all of 2020.

Cindy Vanessa Mendez kneels over her father's body. Omar Mendez Perez died after being left behind by human smugglers after he fell ill and was unable to keep up. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office)

5 Foreign Nationals Charged in Texas Human Smuggling Stash House Operation

HOUSTON, Texas — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas filed criminal charges against five “non-citizens of the United States” for their alleged roles in a human smuggling stash house operation. The alleged smugglers reportedly extorted the families of migrants being held in a house in southwest Houston.

97 migrants held in human smuggling stash house in Houston. (AFP Photo)

Texas Game Wardens Rescue 10 Migrants During Rio Grande Border Crossing

Texas game wardens, DPS troopers, and Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up in the rescue of 10 migrants who became distressed while illegally crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico. Game wardens responded after hearing people screaming for help in the river.

Texas Parks and Wildlife game wardens rescue ten migrants from drowning in the Rio Grande in April 2021. (Image: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Life in Prison for MS-13 Member Convicted in Murder of Texas Teen

HOUSTON, Texas — A Texas jury rendered a sentence of life without parole to an MS-13 gang member convicted in the killing of a Houston-area teenager. The victim witnessed several gang-related murders before being lured to Missouri City, Texas, for his own execution.

Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez (Photo: Harris County Sheriff's Office)

CBP Stops ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ Ammo Bound for Honduras

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggler from transporting “Zombie Apocalypse” ammo to Honduras. The officers found the “self-defense” ammunition in a cargo container of household goods bound for Central America.

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