Eagle Pass Station

Exclusive: Biden Admin Breaks Texas Town’s All Time Record for Migrant Apprehensions

In one single day, one Border Patrol station in the small Texas border town of Eagle Pass apprehended more migrants than all ten stations in the El Paso Sector combined. According to a source within CBP, more than 1,300 migrants were apprehended on Friday in the small border town. This compares to 1,100 for eleven El Paso Border Patrol Sector stations combined. The surge quickly overwhelmed a local Border Patrol processing facility and the ability of non-government (NGO) shelters to accommodate the surge.

Migrants surrender to Border Patrol in Eagle Pass on Saturday. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Texas Heatwave Claims Lives of 2 Migrant Border Crossers

The ongoing heatwave impacting South Texas has claimed the lives of two migrants since Saturday, according to a source within Customs and Border Protection. Temperatures in the border city of Eagle Pass remained at or above 110 degrees Fahrenheit for nearly six consecutive days. The source revealed that two deceased migrants were located just north of the Texas border.

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

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)

Ecuadorian Migrant Drowns After Saving Son in Texas Border River

EAGLE PASS, Texas — An Ecuadorian migrant lost his life while trying to cross the swollen Rio Grande with his wife and son. The family attempted to ford the river near the international bridge connecting to Piedras Negras on Wednesday afternoon. As the family attempted their crossing, the man’s wife and son were swept down-river. The man managed to save his son before disappearing under the current.


Smuggler Abandons 4-Year-Old Child in Texas Border Town Stash House

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Police discovered an unidentified 4-year-old migrant child wandering the downtown streets Monday. An officer who first spotted the child says he was only able to provide his age by lifting four fingers when questioned. The child described to the officer how he was left alone in a commonly used local stash house.

Migrants, mostly from Nicaragua, cross the Rio Grande River into the U.S., in Eagle Pass, Texas, Friday, May 20, 2022. The Eagle Pass area has become an increasingly popular crossing corridor for migrants, especially those from outside Mexico and Central America, under Title 42 authority, which expels migrants without a …

Hundreds of Migrants Cross West Texas Border River in Freezing Temps

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Despite the anticipated drop in temperatures along vast stretches of the Texas border, large migrant groups continued to cross the Rio Grande hoping to gain release into the United States. On Friday morning, Border Patrol agents rapidly worked locally to move the migrants out of the freezing elements to processing facilities.


800 Migrants Cross into Texas Border Town in Five Hours

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Groups of migrants, one numbering more than 300, surrendered to Border Patrol agents in near freezing weather Monday. The flow began around 3am local time when two large groups numbering at least 200 each surrendered south of the city.

Migrants enter Eagle Pass in cold temperature

Watch: 850 Migrants Cross into Texas Border Town in One Hour

EAGLE PASS, Texas — More than 800 migrants in two evenly split groups crossed the Rio Grande early Wednesday morning. One group almost entirely consisted of Cubans. At the same time and further south of the city, the second group made entry. A third group of 50 crossed within the vicinity and time period as well.

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GRAPHIC: Migrant Loses Leg in Texas Border City Train Accident

EAGLE PASS, Texas — A migrant woman hoping to elude apprehension by Border Patrol suffered a gruesome injury after falling from a moving train. Law enforcement authorities were alerted to the incident after the woman was discovered by railroad employees Tuesday night. Her leg was completely severed below the knee.

Migrants jump on train to cross U.S. Border. (AP File Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Single Group of Nearly 600 Migrants Cross into Texas Border Town

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Over the course of an hour, a single group of nearly 600 migrants managed to cross the Rio Grande and surrender to Border Patrol agents. On Friday morning, the group of mostly single adult Venezuelan, Cuban, and Nicaraguan migrants were quickly sorted by nationality, gender, and family unit status. As buses arrived to transport the migrants to a nearby processing center, agents provided water and took basic biographical data from the migrants.

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800 Migrants Cross into Texas Border Town in 3 Hours

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Border Patrol agents responded to two separate migrant groups totaling more than 800 crossings Thursday. In what has become commonplace, the two large groups of migrants forded the river and quickly surrendered.


Migrant Dead, Others Critically Injured as Motorist Strikes Group in Texas Border Town

A Texas motorist accidentally struck a group of migrants walking along a busy highway near Eagle Pass, Texas, late Saturday night. The migrant group recently crossed the Rio Grande into the United States in an area where hundreds cross daily hoping to surrender to authorities. The crash left one migrant dead and three others, including a toddler, with serious injuries.

Border Patrol agents carry a migrant from the scene of a crash were at least one died after being struck by the motorist. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: 52,000 Migrants Crossed One Texas Border Sector in August

Agents apprehended more than 52,000 migrants who illegally crossed the Mexican border into the Texas-based Del Rio Sector in August, according to a source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This is an increase over the record-setting number of apprehensions set in July in what has become the nation’s busiest Border Patrol sector.

A group of migrants surrender to Texas National Guard Soldiers near Eagle Pass, Texas. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)