Smuggler Busted with 12 Migrants in Sailboat Off California Coast

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents stopped a previously deported child sex offender from making his way successfully back into the U.S. The agents also disrupted a human smuggling event after a Coast Guard vessel stopped a sailboat loaded with 12 illegal immigrants off the California coast.

Coast Guard finds 13 illegal aliens on sailboat off California coast. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Migrant Family Apprehensions in 2019 Up 469 Percent over Last Year

Apprehensions of migrant families who illegally cross the southwestern border from Mexico in Fiscal Year 2019 increased 469 percent over the same period last year. Despite the nearly 33 percent drop of migrant family apprehensions from May to June 2019, the increase in year-to-date apprehensions illustrates the enormity of the current crisis.

Border Patrol agents in Arizona continue to apprehend large groups of mostly Central American migrant families. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Border Apprehensions Drop to Lowest Level Since March

Apprehensions by Border Patrol agents of migrants who illegally cross the U.S. border with Mexico dropped nearly 29 percent in June, reaching the lowest level since March. The decrease follows seasonal patterns and increased immigration enforcement in Mexico following President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs.

Border Patrol agents assigned to the McAllen border patrol station encounter a large group of migrants near Los Ebanos, Texas, June 15, 2019. The members of the group who illegally entered the U.S. by crossing the Rio Grande on rubber rafts turned themselves into the U.S. Border Patrol agents shortly …

EXCLUSIVE – Chip Roy: Democrat Claims About Border Patrol Shelters Are False

U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) told Breitbart News Daily that many of the claims made by his Democrat colleagues and media about the Border Patrol facilities housing migrant families and unaccompanied minors are false. He blamed the Democrats for not properly funding the facilities despite months of warnings from Border Patrol officials about the crisis.

Temporary holding facility in Donna, Texas, opened in the Rio Grande Valley Sector on May 4 (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

168 Migrants Apprehended in Single Texas Border Crossing

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a single group of 168 migrants from Central America, Venezuela, and Cuba on Sunday. This sector is currently averaging more than 1,000 migrant apprehensions per day — mostly family units and unaccompanied minors.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a large group of migrants after they illegally crossed border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

U.S. Marine Accused of Smuggling Migrants for $1K

Federal prosecutors in California charged an active duty U.S. Marine for allegedly transporting illegal immigrants for financial gain. Smugglers allegedly offered the Marine a fee of $1,000 to transport the migrants.

MISSION, TX - APRIL 11: A U.S. Border Patrol agent handcuffs an undocumented immigrant 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 into Texas during the morning hours …

Photo: Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Drinking Out of Toilets’ Claim Drastically Falls Apart

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) visited migrant shelters in the El Paso area Monday and adamantly claimed that women were instructed to “drink out of toilets.” However, a recently surfaced photo shows what appears to be a basic detention center toilet unit with an attached sink and fountain, and an agent who was present at the time of the congresswoman’s visit added context to AOC’s remarks, casting doubts on her harrowing claims.

This picture of a migrant facility toilet-drinking-fountain unit is taken from a 2016 Arizona court filing. US Department of Justice

20 Times Breitbart Reported on Migrant Deaths During Obama-Biden Years and No One Cared

Former Vice President Joe Biden tweeted an image of a migrant father and daughter who had died on the U.S.-Mexico border and he attempted to link the deaths to cruelty from President Donald Trump. However, Breitbart News consistently reported on the deaths of hundreds of migrants along the border during the Obama-Biden administration — horrors that then-Vice President Biden never spoke about during his time in the White House. 

Body of Deceased Migrant in Brooks County Texas. Breitbart Texas Photo/Bob Price

Three Dead Migrants Found at Texas Border in Two Days

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered three bodies of migrants during a two-day period who died on Texas ranches. The agents recovered the bodies after the migrants illegally crossed the border from Mexico near Carrizo Springs and Eagle Pass, Texas.

Border Patrol Agents and Brooks County Sheriff's Office Deputies recover the body of an illegal immigrant in Brooks County. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)