Migrant Rescues

Search Resumes for Texas Guardsman Missing in Border River

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The search for a missing Texas Army National Guard soldier last seen entering the Rio Grande to rescue a migrant north of Eagle Pass on Friday resumed on Saturday morning. An extensive search involving a Border Patrol dive team and other law enforcement resources was suspended late Friday.

Texas officials continue to search for a National Guard Soldier who went missing on Friday while attempting to rescue a drowning migrant. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Dehydrated 2-Year-Old Migrant Child Rescued near Border in Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a severely dehydrated two-year-old migrant child after her mother brought her illegally into the United States from Mexico. The child required transportation to a hospital after emergency medical services were performed in the field.

Laredo South Station Border Patrol agents save the life of a two-year-old migrant child suffering severe dehydration. (U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Injured Migrant Rescued in California Wilderness near Border

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with other local and federal assets to rescue an injured migrant near the California border with Mexico. The search and rescue effort led to saving the life of a migrant who injured his ankle shortly after crossing the border near Ocotillo, California on Thursday morning.

An Air and Marine Operations UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter rescue crew airlifts an injured migrant woman from a canyon near the Arizona border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

30 Times Border Patrol Agents Rescued Migrant Children in 2021

U.S. policies and the failure to enforce laws have created strong pull factors which encourage migrants of all ages to risk the dangerous journey across the border. Barriers or walls in urban areas encourage those migrants to enter the U.S. in remote and dangerous places where those barriers or walls have not yet been built. Many of those migrants are children, and below are 30 times U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued them in 2021.

Texas Ranger carries a 6-month-old baby who was rescued after being thrown into the Rio Grande by Human Smugglers near Roma, Texas. (Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety)