Family Unit Aliens

‘Breaking Point:’ Migrant Family Apprehension Up 374 Percent, Say Feds

Border Patrol officials announced that the apprehension of migrant families who crossed the border illegally between ports of entry skyrocketed by 374 percent when compared to the first six months of the last fiscal year. Agents apprehended 189,584 Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) during the first six months of Fiscal Year 2018, which began on October 1, 2018. This is up from 39,975 during the same period in Fiscal Year 2018.

EL PASO, TX - MARCH 22: In this handout image provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division, U.S. Border Patrol agents, including members of U.S. Border Patrol's BORSTAR teams (in tactical uniforms) provide food, water and medical screening to scores of …

Group of 300 Migrants Apprehended at Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended the largest single group of migrants in the sector so far this year when nearly 300 surrendered in a matter of hours near Granjeno, Texas.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of Honduran migrant families. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Migrant Family Apprehensions Quadrupled in 2019

The apprehension of migrants who illegally crossed the border between ports of entry nearly during the first four months of the fiscal year nearly doubled the previous year’s numbers for the same period.

Large group of aliens sitting down after being apprehended near the US-Mexico border in Arizona. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

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.

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

110 Migrants Climbing Outdated Border Fence Caught on Camera

Surveillance video captured the moment when more than 110 migrants exploited outdated fencing technology to cross the U.S.-Mexico Border on Monday. The end of the footage shows a human smuggler running away from the fence with a ladder on his back.

110 Migrants Cross Border in Yuma Sector

22K Minors ‘Illegally Crossed’ Border in December, Says DHS

As the humanitarian crisis continues along the U.S-Mexico Border, officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) say that 22,000 minors “illegally crossed the border” in December. Nearly 25 percent of those were unaccompanied.

U.S. Border Patrol agents process a group of Honduran asylum seekers consisting almost entirely of women and children, after they crossed the U.S. border wall into San Diego, California from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

200 Central American Migrants Apprehended in One Day at Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 200 Central American migrants in a single day after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. The three groups of migrants consisted of large groups of family units and unaccompanied minors.

MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 12: Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The families were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation. U.S. border authorities are executing the …

Groups of 100 Central American Migrants Apprehended at Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended two large groups of Central American migrants who illegally crossed the border. The groups, consisting of nearly 100 family units and unaccompanied minors, surrendered to Border Patrol agents after they illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico in two separate incidents.

MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 12: Central American asylum seekers, including a Honduran girl, 2, and her mother (L), are taken into custody 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 …

450 Central American Migrants Apprehended at AZ Border in 48 Hours

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 450 migrants, mostly from Central America, who illegally crossed the border on Tuesday and Wednesday. The migrants exploited weaknesses in older technology to cross over and burrow under the existing barrier.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a large group of migrants who burrowed under old-technology border barriers. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

MS-13 Member Arrested with Children near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a member of the transnational criminal gang known as Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) on Friday. The agents found the gang member traveling with two children and a group of nine other migrants. Earlier that day, agents arrested two other criminal aliens who had crossed the border illegally into the U.S.

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Agents Apprehend 2,000 Migrants in 3 Days at Single Border Crossing

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended more than 2,000 migrants during a three-day period at a tiny area known for illegal border crossing. The groups consisted mainly of migrant families and unaccompanied children from Central America.

Border Patrol agents apprehend migrants near Rincon Village in South Texas. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)