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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)

EXCLUSIVE: Body with Hands Bound Pulled from Texas Border River

EAGLE PASS, Texas — A Customs and Border Protection law enforcement source reported the recovery of a body from the Rio Grande Wednesday morning. The body, described as a Hispanic male, was pulled by a Border Patrol airboat crew on routine duties. Agents say the person’s hands were bound and a puncture wound was discovered, indicating the possibility of a gunshot.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Riverine Border Patrol agents patrolling the border river southwest of Mission, Texas. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

California Hosts Latest Unaccompanied Migrant Child Shelter

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials announced the opening of another Emergency Intake Site (EIS) to move the increasing numbers of unaccompanied children out of Customs and Border Protection custody. The move mirrors recent announcements by HHS

A sleeping area set up inside exhibit hall B of the Long Beach Convention Center, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Long Beach, Calif., where migrant children found at the U.S.-Mexico border without a parent will be temporarily housed. The beds are in pods of 30. The center is able to …

Randy Clark: Progress on Biden’s Border Crisis Merely a Shell Game

A news story published on Friday touted the Biden administration’s progress on the unaccompanied migrant children crisis at the border. An 84 percent drop in the number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) in Border Patrol custody was cited as the administration’s cause for celebration.

A young migrant waits for his turn to take a shower at the Donna Department of Homeland Security holding facility, the main detention center for unaccompanied children in the Rio Grande Valley, in Donna, Texas, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, Pool)

1100 Venezuelans Cross into West Texas Border Town Within 2 Weeks

A law enforcement source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, reported the illegal entry of more than 100 Venezuelan nationals south of Del Rio, Texas, early Wednesday morning. The group consisted of mostly family units and was apprehended by Border Patrol. They were transported to nearby stations for processing. Since April 16, Border Patrol agents have apprehended more 1,100 in the area.

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EXCLUSIVE: Chief of Border Patrol Bucks Biden, Will Say ‘Alien’ Until Law Changes

A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, provided Breitbart Texas with a memorandum authored by Rodney S. Scott, Chief of the United States Border Patrol. In the April memo, Scott advises Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Troy Miller that he cannot endorse a new communications and vocabulary policy set in motion by the Biden Administration.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 16: A U.S. Border Patrol agent monitors a group of apprehended males from India who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border on July 16, 2018 in San Diego, California. The entire Southwest border saw 34,114 U.S. Border Patrol apprehensions in the month of June compared with …

PHOTOS: Costs Mount as Biden Administration Holds on Border Wall Projects

MISSION, Texas — A month has elapsed since the expiration of the Biden Administration’s 60-day pause in border wall construction. A senior Department of Homeland Security official disclosed to Breitbart Texas that although Customs and Border Protection has provided recommendations to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on which sections to compete, action does not appear to be forthcoming.

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EXCLUSIVE: 700 Venezuelans Cross into West Texas Border Town in Seven Days

A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, reported the illegal entry of 106 Venezuelan nationals south of Del Rio, Texas, on Thursday. The group consisted of 56 family units and was quickly apprehended by the Border Patrol. They were transported to nearby stations for processing.

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Texas Border County Declares Disaster amid Migrant Surge – Seeks National Guard

Kinney County Judge Tully Shahan signed a local disaster declaration on Wednesday amid the recent migrant surge and its impact on the small community of Brackettville, Texas. In the declaration, Judge Shahan requests outside law enforcement assistance. It also asks Governor Greg Abbott to activate Texas National Guard.

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

EXCLUSIVE: 600 Venezuelans Cross into West Texas Border Town in Six Days

DEL RIO, Texas — A law enforcement source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, reported the illegal entry of more than 200 Venezuelan nationals south of town early Wednesday morning. The large group, consisting mostly of family units, was quickly apprehended by the Border Patrol and is in transit to nearby stations for processing.

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Biden Extends COVID Tourism Ban for Border Towns

The Department of Homeland Security announced an extension to the travel limitations at land crossings along the Mexican and Canadian borders. The Trump era ban has been in place since March 2020 and applies to non-essential travel such as day tourism and shopping.

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EXCLUSIVE: 400 Venezuelans Cross into West Texas Border Town in Four Days

DEL RIO, Texas — A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, reported the illegal entry of 106 Venezuelan nationals early Monday. The group, consisting mostly of family units, was quickly apprehended by Border Patrol and transported to nearby stations for processing.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Smugglers Raft 400 Migrants to Border Patrol in South Texas

ROMA, Texas — Video shot on April 14 shows hundreds of migrants being smuggled across the Rio Grande. Within a few hours around midnight, nearly 300 were brought across the river using inflatable rafts. The groups consisted of family units and unaccompanied children looking to surrender to the few remaining Border Patrol agents near the edge of the small town.

MISSION, TEXAS - MARCH 30: A group of migrants arrives in the U.S. after crossing the Rio Grande in a raft piloted by smugglers on March 30, 2021 in Roma, Texas. The group, made up of individuals from Honduras, turned themselves into the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing as they …

Biden Admin Opens Another Migrant Child Detention Center in Texas

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the opening of yet another Emergency Intake Sites (EIS) to move the ever-increasing numbers of unaccompanied migrant children out of Border Patrol custody. The move mirrors recent announcements by HHS to address the surge in unaccompanied children migrants flooding across the southern border in record numbers.

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, a temporary shelter for unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally is seen at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio. U.S. Federal authorities are investigating how private information about unaccompanied child migrants being held at two U.S. military bases …

Exclusive Videos: 300 Migrants Cross Border into Texas

Unaccompanied children continue crossing the Mexican border into Texas as Health and Human Services struggles to accommodate the increased numbers by opening new Emergency Intake Sites. Breitbart Texas observed nearly 300 migrants illegally crossing the Rio Grande River in Roma, Texas, on Wednesday night. The groups of migrants consisted of family units and dozens of unaccompanied children looking to surrender to the few awaiting Border Patrol agents near the edge of town.

Breitbart Texas observes a group of 300 migrants, including unaccompanied minors, cross the Mexican border into Texas near Roma on April 14. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

EXCLUSIVE: Group of 167 Venezuelans Cross West Texas Border

DEL RIO, Texas — A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, reported the illegal local entry of 167 Venezuelan nationals early Friday morning. The group, consisting of mostly of family units, was quickly apprehended by Border Patrol and transported to nearby stations for processing.

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EXCLUSIVE: 2nd Texas Child Migrant Shelter Under Scrutiny amid Sex Abuse, COVID Concerns

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) sent a letter last week to Vice President Kamala Harris, demanding the Biden Administration close the Health and Human Services Emergency Intake Site (EIS) for unaccompanied migrant children located at the Freeman Expo Center in San Antonio. In new developments, law enforcement sources say authorities are now looking at conditions at another facility in the Rio Grande Valley.

DONNA, TEXAS - MARCH 30: Young children look out from inside a pod at the Department of Homeland Security holding facility run by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) on March 30, 2021 in Donna, Texas. The Donna location is the main detention center for unaccompanied children coming across the …

Exclusive: Migrant Got-Aways Exceed 155K this Year, Says CBP Source

A law enforcement source within Customs and Border Protection reports the number of migrants who escaped without being apprehended exceeded 155,000 so far this fiscal year. The source says the rate now exceeds 1,500 “got-aways” per day along the U.S.-Mexico border.

MISSION, TEXAS - MARCH 30: A group of migrants arrives in the U.S. after crossing the Rio Grande in a raft piloted by smugglers on March 30, 2021 in Roma, Texas. The group, made up of individuals from Honduras, turned themselves into the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing as they …