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Haitian Camp Crisis Brings Chaos to Two Small Cities on Texas-Mexico Border

The crisis unfolding at a makeshift camp of nearly 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants under the Del Rio International Bridge has a devastating impact on the local community of Del Rio, Texas. Although mostly out of the public eye due to the remote location of the camp, residents are feeling the impact in the small Texas town. The closure of ports of entry leading to Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico, forced many local businesses in Del Rio to operate with fewer employees.

Haitian migrants use a dam to cross to and from the United States from Mexico, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. Thousands of Haitian migrants have assembled under and around a bridge in Del Rio presenting the Biden administration with a fresh and immediate challenge as it tries …

Six Migrants Rescued from California Mountains near Border

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with local law enforcement and rescue teams to save the lives of six migrants over the past two weeks. The rescues took place in the dangerous Otay Mountain region near the California border with Mexico.

Border Patrol agents rescue a distressed migrant on Otay Mountain near the California border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/San Diego Sector)

Group of 300 Migrants in South Texas Yields at Least One Positive COVID Test

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of nearly 300 migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Texas over the weekend. Officials say this represents the largest single-group apprehension so far this fiscal year. During a medical screening in the field, one of the migrants exhibited symptoms of COVID-19. The agents arranged transportation to an area hospital where the migrant tested positive for the virus.

Another large group of nearly 300 migrants apprehended near La Grulla, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)