Migrant Apprehensions

Exclusive: Biden Admin Breaks Texas Town’s All Time Record for Migrant Apprehensions

In one single day, one Border Patrol station in the small Texas border town of Eagle Pass apprehended more migrants than all ten stations in the El Paso Sector combined. According to a source within CBP, more than 1,300 migrants were apprehended on Friday in the small border town. This compares to 1,100 for eleven El Paso Border Patrol Sector stations combined. The surge quickly overwhelmed a local Border Patrol processing facility and the ability of non-government (NGO) shelters to accommodate the surge.

Migrants surrender to Border Patrol in Eagle Pass on Saturday. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

FACT CHECK: DHS Touts Drop in Migrant Encounters After Title 42, Ushers 50K in Through ‘Lawful Pathways’

The Department of Homeland Security claims the Biden-Harris administration’s comprehensive plan to manage the border after the expiration of Title 42 resulted in a significant reduction in encounters at the Southwest Border. Migrant arrests by the Border Patrol have dropped from nearly 11,000 per day to 3,400 on average between May 12 to June 2, 2023. The statement ignores some facts that need clarification.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 13: Customs and Border Protection officers walk as immigrants enter a vehicle to be transported from a makeshift camp between border walls, between the U.S. and Mexico, on May 13, 2023 in San Diego, California. Some of the immigrants at the open air camp have …

Migrant Apprehensions at Border Continue to Drop Post-Title 42

The apprehension of migrants crossing the borders between ports of entry continues to decline following the end of Title 42 on May 11. During the past three days, agents apprehended approximately 2,900 per day. This is down from a daily apprehension in excess of 9,000 per day in the final days of Title 42.

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, MEXICO - MAY 13: Migrants cross back over the Rio Grande after being told by Texas National Guard members that they had to leave the area where they were gathered underneath the Zaragoza Bridge with the hopes of turning themselves in to seek asylum in the United States …

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.

YUMA, ARIZONA - MAY 21: A U.S. Border Patrol agent checks for identification of immigrants as they wait in line to be processed after crossing from Mexico on May 21, 2022 in Yuma, Arizona. Title 42, the controversial pandemic-era border policy enacted by former President Trump, which cites COVID-19 as …

Migrant Apprehensions at Border Hit 9K per Day, Says Texas DPS

The apprehension of migrants crossing the southwest spiked to more than 9,000 per day, according to an official with the Texas Department of Public Safety. This compares to approximately 7,200 per day during December — the highest month for the Biden administration and the second-highest month in Border Patrol history.

A large migrant group surrenders to Border Patrol agents in Brownsville, Texas. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Migrant Apprehensions at Border Exceed 1 Million Before Mid-Year Mark

Border Patrol agents apprehended more than one million migrants so far this fiscal year who crossed the border between ports of entry, according to a border sector chief. This puts the migrant apprehensions over the one million mark before the midway point of the year which began on October 1, 2022.

LA JOYA, TEXAS-March 25, 2021-Ten-year-old Christopher Garcia, center, sits with fellow Central American migrants in Texas's Rio Grande Valley waiting transport to a Border Patrol holding area on March 25, 2021.(PLEASE REFER TO STORY ON ID) Christopher traveled alone from San Pedro Sula, Honduras to reach the United States. The …

EXCLUSIVE: 128K Migrants Caught in February at Southwest Border — Up 31% Over Feb 2021

Border Patrol agents along the nine southwest border sectors apprehended just over 128,000 migrants in February, according to unofficial Border Patrol reports reviewed by Breitbart Texas. This is down slightly from January’s reported 128,410 migrant apprehensions in January but is up more than 30 percent from February 2021 — President Joe Biden’s first full month in office.

Three Points Station agents apprehended a group of 16 camouflage-wearing migrants near Vamori, Arizona. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: 201K Migrant Apprehensions Sets All-Time Record for April Arrests at Border

The apprehension of migrants illegally entering the U.S. between ports of entry along the southwest border set an all-time record for April arrests as agents took more than 201,000 into custody, according to unofficial sources within U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The report also reveals back-to-back months where Border Patrol agents apprehended at least 200,000 migrants.

Tucson Sector agents find a large group of migrants including 43 unaccompanied children. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Migrant Apprehensions in January Nearly Doubles Prior Year

The apprehension of migrants illegally crossing the border in January nearly doubled the previous year. Agents apprehended nearly 154,000 in the last month of President Joe Biden’s first year in office. In January 2021, President Donald Trump’s last month in

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend 4,400 migrants over MLK Holiday weekend. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)