Tag: Migrant Rescues

Wide open border between Mexico and Laredo Sector in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Mother, Child Abandoned by Human Smuggler

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector rescued a Honduran woman and her young son after human smugglers abandoned them in the South Texas heat with little food and water. The mother and her eight-year-old had been traveling for three days after being smuggled into the U.S.

FALFURRIAS, TX - AUGUST 06: U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants with the help of helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine north of the U.S.-Mexico border on August 6, 2015 near Falfurrias, Texas. Border security and illegal immigration are expected to be major issues in …

Laredo Border Patrol Agents Rescue Lost Migrant

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents responded to a 911 call from an illegal immigrant who became lost on a ranch after illegally crossing the border from Mexico. After an extensive search including ground-based agents and a helicopter aircrew, the agents found the subject and completed the rescue operation.