El Centro Sector

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted with Large Rock near California Border

An unknown assailant in Mexico assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent with a large rock as the agent patrolled the border in Calexico, California. The assault occurred as the agent prepared to take a migrant into custody who had just illegally crossed the damaged border barrier.

An El Centro Sector Border Patrol agent received treatment for a head laceration following being struck by a large rock thrown through a damaged border barrier. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/El Centro Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Marine Reports Being Attacked on Border Surveillance Mission

A U.S. Marine reports being attacked while working on the California-Mexico border by three unknown persons. The Breitbart Border Team spoke with multiple sources operating under the umbrella of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Department of Defense (DOD), and reviewed an official document detailing the matter. Authorities are expected to publicly confirm the incident now that it has been made known to the public.

A group of U.S. Marines working along the California-Mexico border. (Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Brendan Mullin)

Deported Sex Offenders Continue Exploitation of Unsecured Border

Border Patrol agents in the Del Rio and El Centro Sectors stopped three previously deported sex offenders from successfully re-entering the U.S. from Mexico. Previously deported criminal aliens continue to exploit weaknesses in our nation’s unsecured border.

Immigrants walk handcuffed after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and being caught by the U.S. Border Patrol on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. Border Patrol agents continue to capture hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, even as the total numbers of those crossing has gone down. (Photo …

Deported Criminal Aliens Continue to Exploit Unsecured U.S. Border Areas

Border Patrol agents along the U.S. southwest border with Mexico continue to arrest previously deported criminal aliens who exploit weaknesses in barrier technology to re-enter the country. Those criminal aliens include child sex offenders, violent criminals, and members of transnational criminal gangs.

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 …

Human Smugglers Busted After Driving Through California Border

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a pair of human smugglers after they drove through a remote border area in southern California. The smugglers allegedly drove two vehicles through the international boundary west of the Calexico Port of Entry.

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Gang Members, Sex Offenders Continue Crossing Unsecured Border

Border Patrol agents along the southwestern U.S. border with Mexico continue to apprehend criminal sex offenders and dangerous gang members who exploit incomplete or outdated border barriers to regain entry into the U.S. after being deported.

Border Patrol agents arrest illegal aliens in Arizona. (AP File Photo/Khampha Bouaphanh)

Deported Sex Offenders Continue to Exploit Incomplete Border Walls

Sex offenders previously removed from the country by immigration officers continue to exploit outdated or incomplete border walls to regain entry into the U.S. El Centro Border Patrol Sector agents apprehended eight such offenders this fiscal year who illegally crossed into Southern California.

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 …

MS-13 Member Says He Traveled with Migrant Caravan to California

Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector in California arrested an MS-13 member who claimed he traveled through Mexico with a migrant caravan. The agents made the arrest after he illegally crossed the border from Mexico into California.

MS-13 Gang Member

Three Border Patrol Agents Assaulted in Five Days

Illegal aliens assaulted three El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents in separated incidents over a five-day period. The agents did not sustain major injuries during the attacks.

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Human Smugglers Arrested at California Checkpoints Increase This Year by 200%

El Centro Sector Border Patrol officials report a more than 200 percent increase in the number of human smuggling cases from immigration inspections at checkpoints in Southern California this fiscal year. The number of migrants arrested during these inspections also rose by more than 200 percent.

Border Patrol agents inspect cars at immigration checkpoint. (AP File Photo)

Border Patrol Busts 200 in Anti-Human Smuggling Operation

A human smuggling interdiction operation carried out by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents landed more than 200 illegal immigrants and smugglers in jail. The agents carried out the three-week “Operation Sandman” in the Imperial Sand Dunes west of Yuma, Arizona.

Border Patrol agents arrest human smugglers in southern Arizona