Migrant Rescues

Border Agents Train for Migrant Drownings in Texas Gulf as Title 42 End Approaches

The Border Patrol conducted a multi-agency water safety exercise along the southern edge of South Padre Island to address the dangers posed to migrants. Agents trained to rescue migrants attempting to enter the U.S. via the Texas Gulf Coast. Monday’s exercise involved CBP Air and Marine units; Rio Grande Valley Sector’s Border, Search, Trauma, and Rescue Team (BORSTAR); and the United States Coast Guard.

CBP, Border Patrol and Coast Guard crews train for migrant drownings in the Gulf of Mexico. (U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

1,600 Migrants Apprehended in Single Texas Border Station in One Day

Agents assigned to the Brownsville Border Patrol Station apprehended more than 1,600 migrants who crossed the border from Mexico to Texas during a 24-hour period ending on Sunday. Officials report increasing numbers of migrant apprehensions during the past few days as the end of Title 42 approaches next month.

Brownsville Station Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 1,600 migrants in a single day. (U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Exclusive Video: 141 Migrants Trapped, Rescued from Rio Grande Border Island in Texas

A large group of migrants found themselves stranded on an island in the Rio Grande when rising water levels and swift currents made their river crossing nearly impossible. Border Patrol agents eventually rescued the group of 141 migrants Sunday more than 20 miles south of Eagle Pass.  A Texas rancher captured video of the group of migrants hidden by trees and thick Carrizo cane on the island before the Border Patrol arrived on the scene.

Border Patrol agents in Texas rescued a group of 141 migrants who became trapped on an island in the Rio Grande. (Texas Rancher's Drone Video Screenshot)

Unconscious Migrant Rescued in Texas near Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescued an unconscious migrant found near the Texas border with Mexico. After providing initial medical assistance, agents arranged transportation for the migrant to an area hospital.

Harlingen Station agents rescue a migrant found unconscious near the Rio Grande border with Mexico. (U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

WATCH: Agents Rescue 5 Migrants from Deadly Texas Border River

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents moved quickly to rescue a group of five migrants who were struggling with the swiftly moving currents of the Rio Grande. One agent jumped into the water to save a woman having trouble staying afloat in the river that separates Texas and Mexico.

Border Patrol agents rescue a group of five migrant in the Rio Grande. (Video Screenshot: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Record 670 Migrants Faced ‘Horrific’ Deaths Crossing U.S. Border in 2022

Unofficial U.S. Customs and Border Protection records reviewed by Breitbart Texas reveal that at least 670 migrants died in “horrific” conditions while or after crossing the U.S.-Mexico Border. The record-setting number comes as New York City Mayor Eric Adams referred to the transportation of migrants on air-conditioned buses a “horrific” act by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.

Brooks County deputies found a "shadow" of remains of a migrant found dead after being missing for two weeks. (Brooks County Sheriff's Office)