Eagle Pass Station

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)

Flash Floods Stall Migrant Flow into Texas Border Town

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The busiest border town for migrant crossings in the U.S. remains under flash flood warnings as thunderstorms rolled through the area on Tuesday. Downtown, Border Patrol agents staged resources under international ports of entry bridges. Migrant crossings, typically numbering 2,000 per day, reduced to a trickle due to the rains.


Texas Authorities Crowd Border City Riverbank to Block Migrants

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The banks of the Rio Grande were flush with Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and Texas Army National Guard posted locally. Simultaneously, soldiers in patrol boats traversed the Rio Grande hoping to deflect migrant crossings away from the city. Thursday’s show of force appeared to push the larger migrant groups away, at least temporarily.

Border Patrol and Texas Army National Guard Boats Patrol Rio Grande at Eagle Pass

EXCLUSIVE: City of San Antonio Threatens to Bus Migrants Back to Texas Border Towns

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — City leaders are apparently overwhelmed by the arrival of released migrants who later use local transportation hubs to reach other parts of the country. Breitbart Texas reviewed official correspondence and emails regarding a request to limit the number of daily migrant arrivals as local leaders level threats to bus them back to the Texas-Mexico border. One federal official even suggests piggybacking on Governor Greg Abbott’s initiative to bus migrants straight to Washington, D.C. as an alternative.

Asylum seekers board a bus stop after they were dropped off by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials earlier at the Greyhound bus station in downtown El Paso, Texas late on December 23, 2018. - The group of around 200, mostly made up of Central Americans, were left without money, …

EXCLUSIVE: 400 Migrants in One Group Cross into Texas Border Town

EAGLE PASS, Texas — In one group, nearly 400 migrants crossed the Rio Grande north of the city Thursday. The migrants crossed during the hottest part of the day as temperatures exceeded 100-degrees Fahrenheit. The group consisted of mostly single adult Cuban, Venezuelan, and Nicaraguan migrants.


WATCH: Texas Police Apprehend 300 Migrants in Single Group

EAGLE PASS, Texas —Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Troopers and Texas Army National Guard soldiers arrested nearly 300 migrants in a single group on Tuesday. Throughout the day, state authorities arrested more than 400 crossing the Rio Grande locally.

DPS Detains Migrants at Camino Real International Bridge

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Group of 500 Migrants Cross into West Texas Border Town in 100-Degree Heat

EAGLE PASS, Texas — A single group of 496 migrants forded the Rio Grande to a local rally point nearly a mile past the river Tuesday. The mostly single adult males ignored the scorching mid-day heat to surrender to Border Patrol agents. As the temperature rose to above 106 degrees Fahrenheit, agents worked quickly to provide water and arrange transportation to a processing center.

Migrants receive instructions from Border Patrol Agent

Exclusive: 1,700 Migrants Arrested in Texas Border Town in One Day

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 1,772 migrants after they crossed the Rio Grande in a single day in Eagle Pass. The steady stream of migrants apprehended after crossing the river included one group numbering more than 500. On Thursday, the number of apprehensions exceeded any other single day total for the city according to the source.

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EXCLUSIVE: Migrants Tire of Waiting for Title 42’s End, Surge Across Border into Texas

Whether Title 42 ends or not, migrants say they are tired of waiting and surged across the Rio Grande into the Eagle Pass, Texas, area of operations. As many as 3,600 crossed so far this weekend — eclipsing last weekend’s total of just over 2,800 migrant apprehensions in the Del Rio Sector — according to a source operating within U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Eagle Pass Station agents apprehend a group of 100 migrants just north of town. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)