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EXCLUSIVA: Traficantes de Personas Secuestran a Joven a Bordo de Autobús en Estado Fronterizo Mexicano

Un adolescente que se dirigía a la frontera de Texas con el objetivo de reunirse con su padre en California se convirtió en la última víctima de una nueva tendencia que se está desarrollando en México, donde los traficantes de personas han estado secuestrando a migrantes para extorsionar a sus familias. El padre de la víctima se vio obligado a transferir miles de dólares para que los contrabandistas vinculados al crimen organizado liberaran a su hijo.

Nuevo Leon Kidnapp

Centroamericanos Detenidos Por Secuestro de Migrantes en Estado Fronterizo Mexicano

Una banda de migrantes centroamericanos vinculados al tráfico de personas en el norte de México secuestró a un grupo de migrantes bajo promesas de llevarlos a Texas. El secuestro es el último de una serie de casos relacionados con el aumento en el flujo migratorio de centroamericanos que atraviesan México con la esperanza de llegar a la frontera de Estados Unidos solo para ser secuestrados por sus mismos coyotes o traficantes.

Migrant Kidnap

UN Begins Effort to Transport 300 Asylum Seekers to U.S. Per Day

United Nations agencies have begun efforts to return asylum seekers currently residing in Mexico under the Trump Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) back to U.S. soil. An estimated 25,000 asylum seekers are eligible for transfer under President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the MPP. The UN received 12,000 applications over a three-day period beginning February 19.

Cesar, 35, an asylum seeker from Nicaragua waits with his wife, Carolina, 25, (Right) and his eight-year-old son Donovan to enter the US port of entry to change their asylum court dates on April 6, 2020 at the Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Jua?rez in the state of …

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)