Biden border crisis

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)

Exclusive Photos: Physical Barriers No Match for Surrendering Migrants at Texas Border Town

Authorities on both sides of the border could not prevent the entry of a steady stream of asylum-seeking migrants hoping to surrender to the Border Patrol. Despite the placement of Conex containers, concertina razor wire, and a more significant border wall constructed by the State of Texas, the migrants stubbornly moved around or crossed over the impediments. As Breitbart Texas looked on, more than one hundred migrants breached the barriers earlier this week.

A group of migrants walk around the end of the Texas-built border wall to surrender to law enforcement. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Migrant Apprehensions at Border Continue to Drop Post-Title 42

The apprehension of migrants crossing the borders between ports of entry continues to decline following the end of Title 42 on May 11. During the past three days, agents apprehended approximately 2,900 per day. This is down from a daily apprehension in excess of 9,000 per day in the final days of Title 42.

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, MEXICO - MAY 13: Migrants cross back over the Rio Grande after being told by Texas National Guard members that they had to leave the area where they were gathered underneath the Zaragoza Bridge with the hopes of turning themselves in to seek asylum in the United States …

Record Number of Chinese Nationals Showing Up at U.S. Borders

Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 10,000 migrants who entered the U.S. between ports of entry during the first seven months of Fiscal Year 23. Of those, more than 8,000 were single adults. The single adult apprehensions exceed the total of all Chinese migrants apprehended during the past six fiscal years combined.

RGV agents prepare to load a group of Chinese migrants onto a bus for processing. (U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Migrant Apprehensions Jump to 182K in Last Full Month of Title 42

Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 182,000 migrants during the month of April — the last full month of the CDC’s Title 42 migrant expulsion program. The latest report from CBP confirms Breitbart Texas’ article on May 3 revealing the third straight month of increased apprehensions along the border.

YUMA, ARIZONA - MAY 21: A U.S. Border Patrol agent checks for identification of immigrants as they wait in line to be processed after crossing from Mexico on May 21, 2022 in Yuma, Arizona. Title 42, the controversial pandemic-era border policy enacted by former President Trump, which cites COVID-19 as …

EXCLUSIVE: Five Migrants on Terror Watch List Arrested near AZ Border Post-Title 42

Border Patrol agents in a single border sector arrested five migrants later discovered to be on the FBI’s Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB) watch list. The apprehensions occurred on Friday in the Tucson Sector of the United States Border Patrol shortly after the end of Title 42. According to a source within Customs and Border Protection, not authorized to speak to the media, the migrants were referred to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task for further investigation and identity confirmation.

Three Points Station agents apprehended a group of 16 camouflage-wearing migrants near Vamori, Arizona. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Sharp Decline in Migrant Apprehensions at Border Post Title 42

The number of migrant apprehensions along the southwest border with Mexico fell significantly in the first two days after the end of Title 42. Apprehensions averaged around 10,000 per day in the days leading up to the end of Title 42. That statistic fell by nearly half to an average of about 5,500 per day in the following two days.

People wait to apply for asylum between two border walls Thursday, May 11, 2023, in San Diego. Many of the hundreds of migrants between the walls that separate Tijuana, Mexico, with San Diego have been waiting for days to apply for asylum. Pandemic-related U.S. asylum restrictions, known as Title 42, …

EXCLUSIVE: Large Migrant Groups Return to Texas Border Post Title 42

Two large groups totaling nearly 300 migrants crossed the Rio Grande into Eagle Pass early Saturday despite heavy rains and thunderstorms. The migrants seemed to disregard the inclement weather and surrendered to Border Patrol agents in two separate groups. The largest group crossing the Rio Grande consisted of nearly 170 mostly Venezuelan migrants that surrendered to authorities just before daybreak.

A large group of migrants surrender to Border Patrol agents in Eagle Pass, Texas. (File: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

REPORT: NY Hotels Boot Homeless Veterans to Shelter Released Migrants

Upstate New York hotels reportedly kicked homeless veterans from their properties to make room for migrants being bused to the region from New York City. The homeless veterans, many Vietnam-era veterans, were receiving temporary shelter in the hotels through the efforts of a nonprofit agency.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 22, 2017: A man sits on a busy New York City sidewalk with a sign declaring he is a homeless military veteran. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

Randy Clark: Final Hours Tick until Biden’s Next Border Debacle Begins

In less than 24 hours, the CDC’s Title 42 COVID-19 expulsion authority will expire. The end of the expulsion authority will mark the final departure from any enforcement policies enacted under the Trump administration that saw migrant crossing numbers quickly drop in late 2019 and 2020. Despite the latest media blitz by the Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas assuring Americans that the Biden administration has things under control, we should all be skeptical.

150 migrants found on Texas freight train near border. (Kinney County Sheriff's Office)

VIDEO: Cartel Gunmen Clash with Mexican Soldiers at Texas Border

Cartel gunmen and Mexican Army soldiers clashed right at the Texas border in a fierce shootout where three gunmen died. The gunfight spread terror among motorists trying to cross one of the area’s international ports of entry. The shootout is one of several clashes that have taken place in that location as rival factions of the Gulf Cartel fight for control of the region, while government officials in Mexico try to minimize the situation and claim all is safe.


Exclusive Photos: Mexican Law Enforcement’s Show of Force Along Texas Border as Title 42 End Nears

Multiple local, state, and federal law enforcement entities in Mexico posted along the banks of the Rio Grande in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, in a show of force as the end of the Title 42 COVID-19 expulsion authority nears. At daybreak on Wednesday, Breitbart Texas observed the Mexican police exercise that brought migrant crossings to a complete, albeit temporary, shutdown just across the border from Eagle Pass.

Mexican military, police, and immigration authorities gather on the south bank of the Rio Grande as the end of Title 42 nears. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)