18K Migrant Gotaways Reported in 1st 16 Days of New Year, Says USBP Chief

Border Patrol officials report that more than 18,000 migrants are known to have crossed the border without being apprehended during the first 16 days of FY24. During that same period, dozens of “Special Interest Aliens” from countries known to have ties to terrorism were apprehended. These two reports beg the question of just how many “Special Interest Aliens” are included in the gotaways.

Signs of Migrant Got-Aways. (Photos: U.S. Border Patrol)

Migrant Apprehensions Jump to 182K in Last Full Month of Title 42

Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 182,000 migrants during the month of April — the last full month of the CDC’s Title 42 migrant expulsion program. The latest report from CBP confirms Breitbart Texas’ article on May 3 revealing the third straight month of increased apprehensions along the border.


648K Migrants Apprehended in Six Months in Texas-Based Border Sectors

Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 650,000 migrants during the first six months of the current fiscal year in the five Texas-based sectors. This is up from the record-shattering pace set last year when agents apprehended nearly 627,000 migrants who crossed the border between ports of entry.

Venezuelan migrants get in line to receive donations of clothing and food at the camp area

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Special Interest’ Migrant Apprehensions Double in FY2023, Says Source

A source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection revealed to Breitbart Texas that the number of “special interest” migrants encountered by Border Patrol agents during Fiscal Year 2023 is rapidly rising. Records show migrant apprehensions this year of those from countries designated as “special interest” countries more than doubled when compared to the previous year.

WESLACO, TX - APRIL 13: Undocumented immigrants are led after being caught and handcuffed

EXCLUSIVE: 72K Migrant Got-Aways in December, 212K in Last Three Months

U.S. Border Patrol officials estimate 72,000 migrants got away without being apprehended after they illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a source operating under the umbrella of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This adds to the 140,000 estimated got-aways during the first two months of the new fiscal year bringing the total to approximately 212,000.

A Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent chases a group of migrant in an unsecured section of the