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Migrant Gang Members, Child Sex Offender Arrested near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three members of violent gangs and a child sex offender as they attempted to make their way through border security to get to the U.S. interior. Immigration officers previously removed at least two of the gang members and the child sex offender.

MCALLEN, TX - NOVEMBER 06: A U.S. Border Patrol agent detains an undocumented immigrant in an orange grove 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, detained a group of immigrants who had …

Five Gang Members Arrested near Texas Border in One Day

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped five members of violent gangs from successfully making their way into the U.S. interior in separate incidents. The agents also stopped two previously deported child sex offenders as well.

MISSION, TX - APRIL 11: Undocumented immigrants from El Salvador sit handcuffed after being detained by the U.S. Border Patrol near the U.S.-Mexico border on April 11, 2013 near Mission, Texas. A group of 16 immigrants from Mexico and El Salvador said they crossed the Rio Grande River from Mexico …

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.

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 …

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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