19 Migrants Abandoned by Smugglers in Arizona Desert

Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona prevented the deaths of 19 illegal immigrants after human smugglers abandoned them in the desert on Sunday morning. BORSTAR agents provided emergency medical assistance to one of the men who had to be transported by air ambulance to a hospital. Seven other migrants set off an emergency beacon prompting their rescue and 11 were found wandering lost in the desert.


Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Up 64 Percent in July

Assaults by criminal aliens against Border Patrol agents increased 64 percent in July over the previous month. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials reported 41 agents as victims of assault for the month.


Federal Aircrew Interdicts over of 1,400 Pounds of Cocaine

Federal aircrew members of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) detected suspicious boats and maintained surveillance until partners could interdict the load of 1,470 pounds of cocaine.