Abandoned Migrant Children

Three Small Migrant Children Found on Texas Road near Border River

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found three small migrant children abandoned by human smugglers on a road near the Rio Grande. The discovery comes amid a surge of migrant crossings in the sector where officials report a near 250 percent increase in apprehensions in the first quarter of the new fiscal year.

Del Rio Sector agents found three small migrant girls abandoned along the Rio Grande border with Mexico. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Smugglers Abandon Small Migrant Child at Border in West Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found a small migrant child who human smugglers abandoned after putting him on the international border crossing from Mexico. The smugglers moved the child across the international boundary mark on the Paso Del Norte border crossing and instructed him to walk north.

Border Patrol finds 10-year-old migrant boy abandoned on Texas bank of Rio Grande in El Paso. (AFP Video Screenshot)