Bob Price

Bob Price

Congolese Migrants Monitored for Ebola Along Texas Border, Says Official

A public health official in Laredo, Texas, said 20 Congolese migrants were monitored for Ebola and other diseases in shelters in his city and across the Mexican border in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. Shortly after his announcement during a Laredo City Council meeting, the World Health Organization (WHO) considered declaring a “global emergency” in response to a massive outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

A CBP officer processes arriving bus passengers at Laredo Port of Entry.

57 Migrants Apprehended on Texas Ranch 40 Miles from Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 57 migrants on a ranch located about 40 miles from the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday. The arrests occurred during a smuggling operation involving four pick-up trucks.

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector apprehended 57 illegal aliens on a ranch near Oilton, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

‘Breaking Point:’ Migrant Family Apprehension Up 374 Percent, Say Feds

Border Patrol officials announced that the apprehension of migrant families who crossed the border illegally between ports of entry skyrocketed by 374 percent when compared to the first six months of the last fiscal year. Agents apprehended 189,584 Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) during the first six months of Fiscal Year 2018, which began on October 1, 2018. This is up from 39,975 during the same period in Fiscal Year 2018.

EL PASO, TX - MARCH 22: In this handout image provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division, U.S. Border Patrol agents, including members of U.S. Border Patrol's BORSTAR teams (in tactical uniforms) provide food, water and medical screening to scores of …

92K Migrants Apprehended After Illegally Crossing Border in March

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced on Tuesday that Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 92,000 migrants after they illegally crossed between points of entry in March. The apprehensions represent a 35 percent increase over February’s numbers. So far this fiscal year, Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 385,000 migrants.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a large group of migrants after they illegally crossed border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Cartel-Connected Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of Border Patrol Agent

A three-time deported illegal alien with alleged ties to a Mexican cartel pleaded guilty in a New Mexico court on Monday to charges related to the attempted murder of a Border Patrol agent in 2017. The court dismissed aggravated battery and assault charges as part of a plea agreement. The court also dismissed a second criminal case against the man.

SUSPECT, Kidnapping of Agent

Border Wall Construction on Rio Grande Levees Begins

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the beginning of construction for 13 miles of the Rio Grande Valley Wall System Project. The new improvements are on federal land in the McAllen Station area of responsibility, officials stated.

Rio Grande Valley Sector border wall along levee system. (File Photo: Donna Burton/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Border Patrol Arrests 26 Migrants, 2 Smugglers Trying to Elude Capture

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 15 migrants and an illegal alien smuggler after they attempted to sneak across the border and avoid apprehension. Laredo Sector agents apprehended another 11 as they attempted to circumvent a Border Patrol immigration checkpoint.

Laredo Sector agents apprehend a group of 63 illegal aliens on a ranch near the Texas border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Injured Border Patrol Agent Rescued During Smuggling Interdiction

A Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent sustained injuries after falling 15 feet while tracking a group of illegal aliens smuggling nearly 300 pounds of drugs. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations aircrew assisted in the rescue of the injured agent.

CBP aircrew rescues injured Border Patrol agent in Arizona mountains. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Migrant Surge Overwhelming Resources Along U.S. Border, Say Charities

The surge of Central American migrant families and unaccompanied minors is overwhelming charitable organizations along the border who are tasked with providing shelter and aid. Recent changes in Border Patrol policies led to migrants being released directly to shelters instead of being turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.

Migrants receive food from volunteers at Centro San Juan Diego shelter in El Paso, Texas November 4, 2018 night, the shelter is currently housing migrants from Central America and Mexico who have sought asylum because of political instability. - Sending thousands of troops to the US-Mexico border to counter a …

Texas Senate: ‘Crisis’ at Mexican Border Is an ‘Emergency’

The Texas Senate passed a resolution Tuesday afternoon calling the “crisis at the Texas-Mexico International Border an emergency.” The resolution calls on Congress to take action and supports President Donald Trump’s recent emergency declaration.

Laredo Sector agents apprehend a group of 63 illegal aliens on a ranch near the Texas border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Video Shows Migrants Abusing Children at Arizona Border Fence

A video published by ABC News shows a group of migrants abusing young children who appear to be in no imminent danger by forcing them under a razor-wire lined border fence in a water-filled ditch. The children scream in terror as the adults force them into the cold water and submerge them while passing them under the concertino wire-lined border barrier.

Video published by ABC News shows migrants pushing children under a fence in a water-filled ditch at the Arizona Border. (Photo: ABC NEWS Video Screenshot)

Mexican Cartel ‘Coyotes’ Threaten Texans 80 Miles Past Border, Says Victim

A resident of a Texas community located about 80 miles from the Mexican border says cartel-connected human smugglers threaten people who live around their paths. The “coyotes” utilize this area to force migrants on dangerous marches around the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint. Hundreds died in this area over the past several years, county officials say.

Falfurrias Station Border Patrol agents apprehended migrants being smuggled on ranches in Brooks County, Texas. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)