Missing Migrant Project

Bodies of Two Drowned Migrants Found in Rio Grande

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of two migrants floating in the Rio Grande border river that separates Texas and Mexico. The agents found the bodies within a few hours and less than a mile apart on June 7.

Laredo Sector Riverine Agents Patrol the Rio Grande River. (File Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Three Migrants Found Dead near Texas Border in As Many Days

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents and local law enforcement recovered the bodies or remains of three deceased migrants in as many days. A local resident found a set of human remains on a ranch located about 80 miles north from the Texas-Mexico border.

Remains believed to be those of Oswaldo Marvin Veliz Valdez, a Guatemalan national, were recovered in Brooks County, Texas. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office)

4 Migrants Found Dead on Texas Border in as Many Days

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of four migrants who died while attempting to cross the border from Mexico into Texas. They apparently drowned in the Rio Grande River during a four-day period.

Border Patrol Recovers Body of Bangladeshi National - US Border Patrol Photo

Migrant Found Dead on Texas Ranch 90 Miles from Border

Border Patrol agents and Brooks County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a call about a deceased migrant found on a ranch in South Texas. The Mexican migrant is the 35th person to die in this single Texas county located about 80 miles north of the U.S.- Mexico border.

Officials recovered the body of Gildardo Flores Perez in Brooks County, Texas, after he was apparently abandoned on a ranch by human smugglers. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office)

Migrant Deaths near U.S. Border Up 180 Percent over Past 5 Years

The number of migrants who died after illegally crossing the border from Mexico to the U.S. since 2014 rose by nearly 180 percent. So far this year, 260 lost their lives near the U.S-Mexico Border–mostly during or shortly after their crossings.

Border Patrol Agents and Brooks County Sheriff's Office Deputies recover the body of an illegal immigrant in Brooks County. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

5 Migrants Found Dead in Texas After Illegally Crossing Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector assisted in the recovery of five deceased migrants between Friday and Sunday. More than 80 migrants have died this year in this one sector after illegally crossing the border.

Body of Deceased Migrant in Brooks County Texas. Breitbart Texas Photo/Bob Price

New Relief Effort Records First Saved Migrant Lives in South Texas

A new program aimed at saving the lives of lost migrants recorded its first saves this week. The program places unique signs at key locations instructing lost migrants to call 911 for assistance. The calls help Border Patrol agents save time in the rescue and apprehension of those lost.

Two Honduran migrant brothers were rescued by Falfurrias Station Border Patrol agents after becoming lost on a ranch in Brooks County. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

One Migrant Died, Others Rescued in Scorching Texas Heat

Border Patrol agents rescued seven illegal immigrants from suffering a painful death at the hands of the current Texas summer heatwave. Unfortunately, one migrant died after being taken to an area hospital.

Migrant Rescues in South Texas

‘False Compassion of Open Borders’ Leads to Deaths in Texas County, Says Sheriff

A Texas sheriff tasked with recovering the bodies of illegal immigrants who die while being smuggled around a checkpoint 80 miles from the Mexican border says the “false compassion” of open borders is to blame. This year, his deputies recovered the decomposing bodies or skeletal remains of more than 30 who were left to die by their smugglers.

Brooks County Sheriff Benny Martinez responds to call about a deceased migrant near Falfurrias. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)