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MCALLEN, TX - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Border Patrol agent detains an undocumented immigrant on November 6, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. Border Patrol agents on the ground, assisted by a helicopter unit of U.S. Air and Marine Operations agents, apprehended a group of immigrants who had crossed the border illegally from …

Child Rapist, Gang Members Arrested by Texas Border Patrol Agents

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested three Central Americans who are known members of violent gangs. The agents also arrested five illegal immigrants with criminal histories that include convictions for homicide, child rape, and other sexual crimes against children.

Border Patrol agents apprehend migrants near Rincon Village in South Texas. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Four Sexual Predators Apprehended with Migrant Groups in South Texas

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended violent criminals and gang members traveling with Central American migrants. Some of those include members of the most violent gangs in the U.S. and sexual predators against children.

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MS-13 Gang Member Apprehensions this Year up 244 Percent, Says Border Patrol Sector Chief

During a recent interview with Breitbart Texas Editor-in-Chief Brandon Darby, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector Chief Manuel Padilla, Jr. reported an increase in the arrest of MS-13 gang members well in excess of 200 percent. The chief explained this is a national security risk because these criminal gang members do not stay in South Texas, but rather, travel all across the U.S.

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Border Patrol Arrests of MS-13 Gangsters Up 50 Percent in 2018

The number of MS-13 gang members arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents increased nearly 50 percent so far this year when compared to all of Fiscal Year 2017. The number of 18th Street gang members arrested nearly doubled the previous year.

18th Street gang member arrested after illegally re-entering the U.S. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)

Border Patrol Arrests Gang Members, Child Molesters in South Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped five illegal immigrants from successfully making their way back into the U.S. The agents arrested two 18th Street gang members, two child molesters, and a man previously charged with felony sexual contact.

Illegal immigrants arrested by Border Patrol agents.

Five MS-13 Members Arrested in Texas After Illegal Border Crossings

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested five MS-13 members and other criminal aliens after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico during the past week. Agents also arrested a convicted killer and a child sex offender each with previous deportations.