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Border Patrol Agents Encounter Armed Drug Smugglers in Texas

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents encountered an armed drug smuggler after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico into South Texas. Agents recovered two firearms and two bundles of marijuana and methamphetamine valued at more than $270,000.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescue an illegal alien who required treatment for heat-related illness in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Migrant Death Toll Continues to Rise Under Open Border Policies

The Texas summer heat and the U.S. government’s open borders policies continue to take their toll on the lives of illegal aliens crossing the border from Mexico. This week, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents carried out the rescues of 15 migrants and recovered the body of one deceased migrant.

Bundles of marijuana seized near border.

Smugglers Attack Border Patrol Agents with Rocks

U.S. Border Patrol agents came under attack as they attempted to stop a group of marijuana smugglers from bringing their load into the U.S. The agents seized 87 pounds as a result near Brownsville, Texas.