Large Migrant Groups

Exclusive Photos: 700 Migrants Cross in Five Hours at Texas Border Town

Within the course of a few short hours, nearly 700 migrants waded across the Rio Grande hoping to surrender to authorities and gain release into the United States. Breitbart Texas posted at several major migrant crossings and observed several large and small migrant groups surrendering to Texas Army National Guard soldiers, Highway Patrol troopers, and Border Patrol agents in and around the small Texas border town of Eagle Pass on Sunday.

A large group of nearly 300 migrants cross the Rio Grande near Normandy, Texas, on August 14, (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Exclusive: 1,700 Migrants Arrested in Texas Border Town in One Day

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 1,772 migrants after they crossed the Rio Grande in a single day in Eagle Pass. The steady stream of migrants apprehended after crossing the river included one group numbering more than 500. On Thursday, the number of apprehensions exceeded any other single day total for the city according to the source.

Eagle Pass Texas

EXCLUSIVE: Migrants Tire of Waiting for Title 42’s End, Surge Across Border into Texas

Whether Title 42 ends or not, migrants say they are tired of waiting and surged across the Rio Grande into the Eagle Pass, Texas, area of operations. As many as 3,600 crossed so far this weekend — eclipsing last weekend’s total of just over 2,800 migrant apprehensions in the Del Rio Sector — according to a source operating within U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Eagle Pass Station agents apprehend a group of 100 migrants just north of town. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Biden Admin Slows Migrant Drop-Offs in Texas After Governor Orders Them Bused to DC

Texas officials report the Biden administration stopped dropping off released migrants in many cities across the state following Governor Greg Abbott’s order to start busing them to Washington, D.C. From the Texas Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, Texas city officials sent the State requests for assistance in offering bus transportation for any released migrants who voluntarily want to catch a ride to the nation’s capital.

Migrants released by Border Patrol in McAllen, Texas, wait in line to enter an overcrowded Catholic Charities shelter (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

WATCH: Group of 100+ Migrants Cross Border River into Texas

A Texas Department of Public Safety Air Division helicopter aircrew captured images of a large group of migrants using a rope to make their way across the Rio Grande from Mexico. The group consisted of more than 100 migrants crossing in the single event near Eagle Pass, Texas.

A Texas DPS aircrew captures video of a group of migrants crossing the border near Eagle Pass. (Texas Department of Public Safety/Air Division)

Large Group of South American Migrants Apprehended at West Texas Border

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents encountered a large group of South American migrants after they illegally entered the U.S. near Eagle Pass, Texas. Large group crossings in this sector forced Biden administration officials to reopen the infamous outdoor detention area under the Del Rio International Bridge.

Eagle Pass Station Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of 90 Honduran migrants near Quemado, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Group of 300 Migrants in South Texas Yields at Least One Positive COVID Test

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of nearly 300 migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Texas over the weekend. Officials say this represents the largest single-group apprehension so far this fiscal year. During a medical screening in the field, one of the migrants exhibited symptoms of COVID-19. The agents arranged transportation to an area hospital where the migrant tested positive for the virus.

Another large group of nearly 300 migrants apprehended near La Grulla, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)