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El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a large group of 311 migrants near Sunland Park, New Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/El Paso Sector)

Group of 300 Migrants Apprehended After ‘Human Wall’ Protest in New Mexico

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a large group of more than 300 migrants who illegally crossed the border near Sunland Park, New Mexico, late Monday night. Border Security advocates staged a “human wall” demonstration near the scene over the weekend to draw attention to the incomplete nature of the border wall in this area.

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Group of 330 Migrants Apprehended in New Mexico, Says CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported they apprehended 330 migrants who illegally crossed into the United States “one minute passed midnight” on Monday at Antelope Wells, a remote southwestern New Mexico port of entry.

Border Patrol Agents in El Paso apprehend family unit aliens illegally crossing border. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Previously Deported Felon Attempts Illegal Re-Entry as Family Unit

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents discovered a previously deported criminal alien attempting to use his son to gain re-entry as a family unit. The Guatemalan migrant has an “extensive criminal history in New Jersey,” officials stated.

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Thousands of Migrants Crossing Remote Section of New Mexico Border

El Paso Sector Border Patrol officials report that at least 2,500 migrants illegally crossed the border along a small section of the New Mexico Border. The migrants crossed the border this fiscal year as part of large groups of Central American families and unaccompanied minors near the Antelope Wells Port of Entry.

Photo of Migrants being detained at Antelope Wells Forward Operating Base, New Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

CBP Releases Detailed Timeline Regarding Guatemalan Girl’s Death

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials released a detailed timeline relating to the death of seven-year-old Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin. The young girl crossed the New Mexico-Mexico border on December 6 as part of a group of 163 migrants

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 …

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.

Existing border barriers in Rio Grande Valley Sector to be replaced with concrete levee wall and 18-foot bollard wall. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Border/Cartel Chronicles)

Feds Ink Second Contract for Border Walls in South Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced the awarding of a second contract to begin construction of new border walls in the Rio Grande Valley Sector. The contract calls for the building of approximately eight miles of new or replacement border barriers beginning in February 2019.

West Point Contractor construction workers begin building a four-mile segment of border wall in El Paso, Texas. (Image: El Paso Times video screenshot)

WATCH: Border Wall Construction Underway in El Paso

A video released this week shows the opening stages of a construction project in El Paso, Texas, ordered by President Donald Trump. The project is replacing a four-mile segment of fencing with upgraded wall technology.

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Border Wall Construction Begins in El Paso, Texas

Border Patrol officials in the El Paso Sector announced that construction of a new section of border wall began on Saturday. The new four-mile section of road will replace existing fencing near downtown El Paso.

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Migrant Rappels into U.S. — Nearly Drowns in Irrigation Canal

A migrant from Mexico nearly drowned in an El Paso, Texas, canal after rappelling into the U.S. from the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry bridge. Border Patrol agents sprung into action and rescued the man from the extremely dangerous situation.

Border Patrol officials fingerprint an illegal alien as part of a biometric background check. (AP File Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Previous Deportee Wanted for Child Rape Charge

Border Patrol agents took a fugitive alleged child sex offender off the streets after responding to a call for assistance from local police in New Mexico. The agents identified the man as a previously deported Mexican national wanted on a charge of “Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor.”

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Two Teens, Young Adult Drowned Crossing Rio Grande

Border Patrol agents and El Paso Fire Department rescue teams recovered the bodies of two illegal immigrant teenagers and a young woman earlier this week. The three illegal immigrants were reportedly attempting to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. Emergency crews on both sides of the border rescued seven other people swept downstream by rapid currents in the Rio Grande.

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Feds Open Migrant Processing Center After Cutting Border Surveillance

Border Patrol officials in far west Texas announced the opening of an illegal immigrant processing center in response to the flood of crossings and apprehensions. The move comes as officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shut down an aerial surveillance program intended to interdict and deter such behavior.