Bangladeshi national arrested by a Laredo Sector Border Patrol agent. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

120 Bangladeshi Migrants Apprehended at Texas Border Since Oct 1

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector captured eight additional Bangladeshi nationals who illegally crossed the border from Mexico over the Thanksgiving weekend. The arrests bring the total for the new fiscal year, which began October 1, to more than 120.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrest Bangladeshi nationals after they illegally crossed border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Six Bangladeshis Apprehended in 12 Hours at Texas Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to find illegal immigrants from Bangladesh who cross the border from Mexico. During a 12-hour period beginning on Saturday evening, six Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended in two separate incidents.

Border Patrol agents find 81 migrants locked in a refrigerated tractor-trailer in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/LaredoSector)

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.

Laredo Sector agents find ten illegal aliens packed into motel stash house. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

60 Migrants Found in Stash Houses in One Day near Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector discovered more than 60 illegal aliens, mostly from Central America, in stash houses near the Texas border with Mexico on November 1. The agents found the migrants in two separate incidents.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescue four Bangladeshi migrants from the Rio Grande. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Bangladeshi Migrants Rescued from Drowning on Texas Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector rescued a group of Bangladeshi nationals after they nearly drowned in the Rio Grande. The sector led the nation in Fiscal Year 2018 for the apprehension of Bangladeshi migrants.

Border Patrol agents find three illegal aliens locked in a toolbox in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

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.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents find illegal aliens hiding in a toolbox in the bed of a pickup truck during an immigration inspection. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

50 Migrants Arrested in South Texas Smuggling Attempts

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector disrupted three human smuggling attempts leading to the arrests of more than 50 migrants. The incidents occurred during a traffic stop and two immigration inspections at a checkpoint.

Border Patrol Recovers Body of Bangladeshi National - US Border Patrol Photo

4 Migrants Found Dead on Texas Border in as Many Days

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of four migrants who died while attempting to cross the border from Mexico into Texas. They apparently drowned in the Rio Grande River during a four-day period.

$1.4 million worth of meth seized by Freer Station Border Patrol agents at the immigration checkpoint on U.S. Highway 59. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

$1.4M in Meth Seized at Texas Border Checkpoint

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized 38 pounds of methamphetamine at the U.S. Highway 59 checkpoint located between Laredo and Freer, Texas. Officials estimate the drugs to be worth in excess of $1.4 million.