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EXCLUSIVE: Half-Million Migrants Cross Border in Ten Weeks

More than a half-million migrants illegally crossed the southwest border with Mexico during a 10-week period ending on May 15. The record-setting mass migration crisis is overwhelming Border Patrol and NGO resources as they deal with the chaotic level of border crossings.

Agents in South Texas apprehend nine large migrants groups in two border sectors. (U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: El Paso Border Sector Leads in Migrant Detentions

The number of migrants detained in the El Paso Sector now surpasses detention levels in the Rio Grande Valley and Del Rio. According to a source within CBP, the sector was detaining nearly 5,000 in area processing centers on Monday. More than 50 percent of the detainees were Haitian.

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Bi-National Border Security Operation Centers on West Texas Town

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Texas Army National Guard soldiers and Highway Patrol Troopers moved south along the Rio Grande to begin a bi-national operation with Mexican law enforcement. On Wednesday, authorities on both sides of the border moved into the remote area two miles south of the city.

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WATCH: Migrants Escape Mexican Police to Surrender in Texas Border City

EAGLE PASS, Texas — As law enforcement in Mexico and the United States assembled on both sides of the Rio Grande, migrant groups rushed across the river to avoid capture Wednesday. The nearly 50 migrants avoided Mexican police on a remote stretch of river that sees more than one thousand illegal crossings a day.

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Migrant Convicted of Rape in New York Caught Crossing AZ Border

Border Patrol Agents in Naco, Arizona, arrested a migrant previously convicted of sex offenses on Tuesday. Erik Contreras-Diaz, a Guatemalan citizen, was caught by the agents shortly after he illegally re-entered the country. Agents soon discovered Contreras was a registered sex offender from an attempted 1st degree rape in New York in 2016.

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EXCLUSIVE: Juvenile Human Smuggler Shot After West Texas Police Chase near Border

A juvenile human smuggler attempting to transport five migrants away from the border was shot by law enforcement after leading them on a pursuit through a rural west Texas county. A source familiar with the investigation says the smuggler attempted to strike authorities with his vehicle before he was shot.

Kenny County, Texas, Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 16 migrants in two human smuggling interdictions in March. (Photo: Kinney County Sheriff's Office)

DHS Preps for Title 42 End with Migrant Detention Center Construction

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The Department of Homeland Security began construction of a soft-sided migrant detention facility in a remote part of Maverick County. This marks the first project of its kind as part of Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ Southwest Border Mass Irregular Migration plan. The facility is expected to be operational before June.

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EXCLUSIVE: 364K Migrant Got-Aways Already Recorded in 2022

Roughly 364,000 migrants eluded apprehension by the Border Patrol this fiscal year, which ends in September, according to a source within Customs and Border Protection. Nearly 60,000 got-aways were recorded in April alone.

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EXCLUSIVE: 201K Migrant Apprehensions Sets All-Time Record for April Arrests at Border

The apprehension of migrants illegally entering the U.S. between ports of entry along the southwest border set an all-time record for April arrests as agents took more than 201,000 into custody, according to unofficial sources within U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The report also reveals back-to-back months where Border Patrol agents apprehended at least 200,000 migrants.

Tucson Sector agents find a large group of migrants including 43 unaccompanied children. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Kevin McCarthy: Texas Guardsman Risked His Life for Someone He Did Not Know

EAGLE PASS, Texas — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) praised Texas National Guard Specialist Bishop E. Evans as a man who “risked his own life for a person he did not know because he could not watch that person drown.” McCarthy’s comments came at the conclusion of a border tour with a group of Republican representatives.

The flag-draped body of Texas National Guardsman Bishop E. Evans is placed in a hearse with military honors. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Body of Missing National Guardsman Found in Rio Grande

EAGLE PASS, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents found the body of a Texas National Guard Soldier who disappeared Friday morning after rescuing two migrants. U.S. officials recovered the body and transported the decedent to the Texas bank of the Rio Grande Monday morning.

U.S. officials recovered the body of the Texas National Guard soldier who disappeared on Friday morning. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Texas National Guardsman Missing in Rio Grande Identified

EAGLE PASS, Texas — As the search for a missing Texas Army National Guard soldier continues for a third day, the Texas Military Department has identified the man in question as Specialist Bishop E. Evans, 22, from Arlington. Evans went missing after entering the Rio Grande early Friday to rescue migrants who appeared to be drowning.

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Texas Border Communities Brace for Massive Migrant Surge as Title 42 Ending Nears

Communities along the Texas border with Mexico are bracing for a massive surge of migrants that are expected to arrive after the Biden administration implements the end of Title 42 removals. Local and county officials claim they will need the federal government to step up and help as the number of migrants arriving in their cities is expected to grow exponentially.

Border Patrol agents apprehend 2,200 migrants over the new year's weekend. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Search Resumes for Texas Guardsman Missing in Border River

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The search for a missing Texas Army National Guard soldier last seen entering the Rio Grande to rescue a migrant north of Eagle Pass on Friday resumed on Saturday morning. An extensive search involving a Border Patrol dive team and other law enforcement resources was suspended late Friday.

Texas officials continue to search for a National Guard Soldier who went missing on Friday while attempting to rescue a drowning migrant. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Texas National Guardsman Missing in Rio Grande After Trying to Save Drowning Migrant

EAGLE PASS, Texas — A Texas National Guard soldier is missing in the Rio Grande after attempting to rescue a drowning migrant north of the city. An extensive search is underway after the soldier entered the waters early Friday. The search involves Texas Department of Public Safety air crews and Border Patrol divers.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Border Patrol Releases 500 Migrants over One Day in West Texas

EAGLE PASS, Texas — After an Easter weekend of increased migrant crossings, the Border Patrol quickly released more than 500 to a non-government humanitarian shelter to ease overcrowding, according to a source within CBP. Breitbart Texas watched as at least seven buses dropped off at a local shelter Monday.

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Completed DHS Investigation Clears Maligned Horse-Mounted Border Patrol Agents, Says Source

A Department of Homeland Security investigation into Del Rio Sector Horse Patrol Unit agents determined no wrongdoing occurred. The results came six months after DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas promised a speedy investigation into the agents wrongly accused of whipping migrants. A source close to the investigation informed Breitbart Texas the Border Patrol expects the official report of findings to be delivered shortly.

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EXCLUSIVE: Biden Ends Title 42 Early for Thousands of Migrants

According to a source within CBP, the Border Patrol will terminate the CDC Title 42 COVID-19 expulsions for certain categories of migrants effective immediately. Single adult migrants from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Colombia are no longer subject to speedy expulsions along some parts of the southern border.

Single adult migrants apprehended in Tucson Sector near Gila Bend, Arizona. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Two Child Migrants Reportedly Drown in Rio Grande

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Border Patrol agents assigned to the riverine unit discovered the remains of four migrants and have received reports that two others were swept away by the strong currents of the Rio Grande since Sunday. The six deaths, all in Eagle Pass, include 4 adult migrants, one unidentified 14-year-old child, and an infant.

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Maine City Taxpayers May Lose Services to Cover Migrant Housing Costs

Maine residents pay the highest property tax as a percentage of their income nationally. Now, Portland municipal taxpayers face an increase of 15 percent to cover the costs of asylum seekers sheltered locally. The City’s budget process was delayed with the hope of outside funding arriving to prevent the hike or cut to existing services. Regardless of whether funds are raised, supplemented, or redirected, the costs of the migrant crisis must be covered as federal financial supports are set to expire in June.

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Eight of the Biggest Failures of Mayorkas’ Leadership of DHS

Department of Homeland Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’s tenure as the agency lead has been marred by a series of policy missteps and blunders that contributed to a historic migrant border crisis impacting communities across the country. During his tenure, the Secretary’s

Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas visits Del Rio, Texas, during Haitian migrant crisis. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Biden Mass Migration Plan: $4B to Prop Central American Economies After $1.5B Given Since 2014

The Department of Homeland Security disseminated a recently drafted mass migration plan which includes a focus on a “Whole of Western Hemisphere” approach as a solution to the worsening border crisis. Part of the plan includes efforts to improve living conditions outside the United States as the country contends with the hottest inflation since 1982.

A group of migrants walk across the Rio Grande on their way to turn themselves in upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. U.S. government data shows that 42% of all families encountered along the border in May hailed from places other than Mexico, …

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Border Crossings Continue Unabated in West Texas

EAGLE PASS, Texas — In the latest surge of border crossings in West Texas, migrants waded through Rio Grande at will. Most migrants crossing over the past weekend went undetected by authorities and were left to search for nearby Texas Army National Guard soldiers to intentionally surrender.

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EXCLUSIVE: Migrant Apprehensions in March Set Record for Biden Era

The apprehension of migrants illegally crossing the southwest border with Mexico between ports of entry in March set a new Biden-era record, according to a source operating under the auspices of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 209,000 migrants in March — up from just over 169,000 last March.

Tucson Sector agents apprehend a group of migrants near the Arizona border with Mexico. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Apprehends 1 Million Migrants in 2022

EAGLE PASS, Texas — A source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Border Patrol has now apprehended more than 1 million migrants at the southwest sectors in Fiscal Year 2022. The benchmark was reportedly reached Thursday and signals the federal agency is again poised to break records.

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Border Patrol Suspends Routine Duties in West Texas Town

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Border Patrol agents on routine patrol were noticeably absent Tuesday. Agents say they were removed from regular duties and relegated exclusively to processing and caring for thousands of migrants detained at temporary holding facilities in the region.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Texas to Complete Border Wall Section this Week

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The State of Texas is scheduled to complete a two-mile section of local border wall this week, according to a project contractor. Additional jobs are in the works and some are nearing completion in other sectors.

A section of Texas-funded border wall nears completion in Eagle Pass. (Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)