Migrants Charged by Texas Police for Breaching Border Barriers

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are now charging arrested migrants who cross the Rio Grande with criminal trespass after attempting to breach temporary border walls in the heart of downtown Eagle Pass. As Breitbart Texas watched along the Rio Grande on Friday, one group of migrants was arrested by Highway Patrol troopers from Texas and Florida after managing to move through a stretch of concertina wire.

Texas and Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrest a group of migrants along the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Human Smugglers Return to ‘Business as Usual’ in Texas County near Border Post-Title 42, Say Police

Law enforcement officials in Zavala County, Texas, say human smugglers are back to business as usual following a brief lull in activity on Texas roadways after the end of the Title 42 COVID-19 expulsion authority. Located a mere 30 miles from the Rio Grande border with Mexico, sheriff’s office deputies in the rural county thwarted 15 migrant smuggling cases in the last seven days.

Deputies in Texas apprehend a group of migrants following a pursuit. (Zavala County Sheriff's Office)

Biden Admin Blames Medical Staff for In-Custody Death of Migrant Child in May

The Biden administration laid the blame for the in-custody death of an eight-year-old migrant girl on medical staff at a Border Patrol detention facility. A report from U.S. Customs and Border Protection cites the failure of equipment, treatment documentation, and the failure to acknowledge the child’s serious medical history as contributing factors to her death.

A Guatemalan migrant child deported from the United States holds a face mask at the Returnee Reception Center upon arriving at the Air Force Base in Guatemala City on August 4, 2021. - The United States has deported 44 migrant families to Guatemala in the past five days under the …

Border Patrol Chief to Retire After Two Record-Shattering Years of Migrant Crossings

Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz announced his intention to retire from the post as head of the United States Border Patrol effective June 30. Ortiz notified the nearly 20,000 active Border Patrol agents of his intentions in an agency-wide email earlier this week. Ortiz led the agency during the two busiest years for migrant encounters along the southwest border in the Border Patrol’s entire 99-year history.

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Cuban Migrant Boat Landings Continue on Florida Coast

Miami Sector Border Patrol agents continue to report a record-setting year for migrant apprehensions along the Florida coastline. In the latest incident, agents apprehended 13 Cuban migrants who landed in a small boat near the Dry Tortugas National Park. Miami

A homemade boat lands near the Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida on Memorial Day. (U.S. Border Patrol/Miami Sector)

Four States Send Troops, Cops to Support Texas Border Mission

Governors of four states deployed police and military forces to support Governor Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star border security mission. Last week Governor Abbott greeted state police troopers and National Guard soldiers from Florida, Idaho, Tennessee, and Nebraska.

National Guardsman stands post at the Texas border with Mexico. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)