Falfurrias Border Patrol station

Officials recovered the body of Gildardo Flores Perez in Brooks County, Texas, after he was apparently abandoned on a ranch by human smugglers. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office)

Migrant Found Dead on Texas Ranch 90 Miles from Border

Border Patrol agents and Brooks County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a call about a deceased migrant found on a ranch in South Texas. The Mexican migrant is the 35th person to die in this single Texas county located about 80 miles north of the U.S.- Mexico border.

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Two MS-13 Members Busted in Texas near Border

Border Patrol agents in South Texas arrested two MS-13 gang members after they illegally entered the U.S. One admitted to serving time in a Salvadoran prison for a double murder-related conviction.

18th Street gang member arrested after illegally re-entering the U.S. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)

Border Patrol Arrests Gang Members, Child Molesters in South Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped five illegal immigrants from successfully making their way back into the U.S. The agents arrested two 18th Street gang members, two child molesters, and a man previously charged with felony sexual contact.

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Distressed Migrant near Falfurrias

Migrant Rescues, Deaths Rise Along Texas Border

The approaching summer heat in South Texas is causing an increase in demand for Border Patrol search and rescue resources. Agents in the Rio Grande Valley and Del Rio Sectors are seeing more situations where migrants are placed in danger by cartel-connected human smugglers.

Border Patrol agents arrest suspected illegal immigrants in Rio Grande Valley Sector. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Arrests MS-13 Member, Sex Offenders 80 Miles into Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested several criminal aliens attempting to sneak around immigration checkpoints located about 80 miles north of the Mexican border. They had arrests and/or convictions for sexual offenses and kidnapping. Agents also arrested an MS-13 member.

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Coyotes Eat Corpse of Dead Migrant in Texas, Remains ‘Scattered’

The flood of illegal immigrants crossing the border in the Rio Grande Valley are making their way northward to Texas’ poorest county – overwhelming the county’s law enforcement resources. Even with additional resources from the State of Texas and U.S. Border Patrol, the remains of at least 54 illegal immigrants who died while being smuggled around the Border Patrol checkpoint have been found in 2016.

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Border Patrol Agents Save Life in South Texas Car Wreck

U.S. Border Patrol agents saved the life of a driver involved in a rollover accident in south Texas. Agents often provide support to the local community in addition to their border security duties.