Rio Grande

Woman, Toddler Rescued from Swift Rio Grande Border River

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a migrant woman and her three-year-old daughter after they were swept away in the swiftly moving currents of the Rio Grande. Nearly two dozen migrants died in the past year in this sector of the border.

Eagle Pass Station Marine Unit agents rescue five Honduran migrants, including two toddlers, from the Rio Grand River near a legal port of entry. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Three More Migrant Bodies Found near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents discovered the bodies of three deceased migrants over the past weekend who apparently attempted to or illegally crossed the border. Two were found in the Rio Grande and a third on a ranch in Kenedy County — about 60 miles inland.

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents revive a 13-year-old migrant boy who drowned in the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Seven Bodies Found in Four Days Along Texas, New Mexico Border Canals

Officials in El Paso, Texas, recovered the bodies of seven people who apparently drowned in canals and irrigation tunnels along the Mexican border. The most recent recovery occurred on Tuesday night when officials found a man and a girl on a bank. Officials believe all but one were migrants crossing from Mexico.

American Canal in El Paso