Deaths of Migrants

Bodies of Two Drowned Migrants Found in Rio Grande

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of two migrants floating in the Rio Grande border river that separates Texas and Mexico. The agents found the bodies within a few hours and less than a mile apart on June 7.

Laredo Sector Riverine Agents Patrol the Rio Grande River. (File Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Semi-Nude Body of Migrant Female Found on Texas Ranch 80 Miles from Border

A Brooks County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office deputy reported the death of a female migrant whose body was nude from the waist up when discovered. The woman’s shirt and bra were not found near the scene of her death on a ranch located about 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border. The area is a known human trafficking conduit where migrants are marched around the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located in the middle of the county.

Brooks County officials recover the body of an unknown migrant female on a ranch 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico Border. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office/Deputy Samuel Rosas)

Another Migrant’s Body Recovered from Texas Border River

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered yet another body from the deadly Rio Grand border river that separates Texas and Mexico. This is the 12th death this year of migrants illegally crossing the border in this sector — including at least three children.

Eagle Pass Station Marine Unit agents rescue five Honduran migrants, including two toddlers, from the Rio Grand River near a legal port of entry. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Four Women Convicted for Setting Migrant Water Stations in U.S. Wildlife Refuge

A federal court in Arizona convicted four women after they left containers of water in the desert for migrants who illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico. The volunteers for a non-profit group illegally entered the Cabeza Prieta refuge and left water jugs to help migrants make their trek across the desert.

Water Jugs in Desert (Photo: Facebook/No More Deaths)

Dead Migrant Found 80 Miles North of Texas-Mexico Border

Border Patrol agents and a Texas sheriff’s deputy recovered the recently deceased body of a Mexican national who died while attempting to circumvent an immigration checkpoint 80 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.

Remains believed to be of a Mexican national found in Brooks County, Texas, on December 27, 2018. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office)

Deceased Migrant Girl’s Father Did Not Report Illness for 7 Hours, Says CBP

CBP officials stated that the father of the seven-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody on December 7 claimed she was in good health until seven hours after they were apprehended. The father made mention of the girl being sick as they began a two-hour bus ride from the forward operating base to the Lordsburg Border Patrol Station.

MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 12: U.S. Border Patrol agents arrive to detain a group of Central American asylum seekers near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. The group of women and children had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and were detained before being sent …

4 Migrants Found Dead on Texas Border in as Many Days

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of four migrants who died while attempting to cross the border from Mexico into Texas. They apparently drowned in the Rio Grande River during a four-day period.

Border Patrol Recovers Body of Bangladeshi National - US Border Patrol Photo

Migrant Deaths near U.S. Border Up 180 Percent over Past 5 Years

The number of migrants who died after illegally crossing the border from Mexico to the U.S. since 2014 rose by nearly 180 percent. So far this year, 260 lost their lives near the U.S-Mexico Border–mostly during or shortly after their crossings.

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)

5 Migrants Found Dead in Texas After Illegally Crossing Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector assisted in the recovery of five deceased migrants between Friday and Sunday. More than 80 migrants have died this year in this one sector after illegally crossing the border.

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