Interstate 35 Checkpoint

Migrants Found in Cargo Boxes near Border in Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a human smuggling attempt involving a rental box truck. The agents at an interior immigration checkpoint north of Laredo, Texas, found migrants hiding in boxes inside the locked cargo area.

Laredo North Station Border Patrol agents find five migrants locked inside a yellow rental

23 Migrants Rescued from Box Trucks at Texas Immigration Checkpoints

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to see an increase in human smuggling activity relating to commercial trucks. Over the Memorial Day weekend, agents assigned to interior immigration checkpoints rescued 23 migrants in two separate incidents who had been locked in the rear of commercial box trucks.

Laredo North Station Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 35 immigration checkp

Truck Driver Arrested for for Alleged Human Smuggling in Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discovered a group of migrants being smuggled in the Windjammer on a tractor-trailer rig at an immigration checkpoint on Tuesday. The agents spotted the dangerous smuggling tactic while utilizing non-intrusive inspection technology.

Illegal aliens being smuggled in a tractor-trailer Windjammer. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/

$2.3M in Cocaine, Meth Found in Two Border Busts, Say Feds

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than $1 in cocaine at an immigration checkpoint between the border and San Antonio, Texas. Customs and Border Protection officers also seized $1.3M in methamphetamine in a border crossing smuggling attempt.

Cocaine at I35 Checkpoint

81 Migrants Found in Refrigerated Trailer near Texas Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to an immigration checkpoint in South Texas apprehended 81 migrants being smuggled in a refrigerated tractor-trailer. Elsewhere in the sector, Zapata Station agents disrupted another smuggling attempt and apprehended six foreign nationals.

Border Patrol agents find 81 migrants locked in a refrigerated tractor-trailer in South Te

Migrants Found Packed into Pickup Truck Toolboxes

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discovered several illegal immigrants packed into the toolboxes of two pickup trucks in separate incidents. The smugglers placed the migrants in grave danger–including the risk of severe injury or death in the event of an accident.

Border Patrol agents find three illegal aliens locked in a toolbox in South Texas. (Photo: