Swanton Sector

9 Brits Apprehended Illegally Crossing Canadian Border into Vermont

Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of nine migrants from the United Kingdom after they illegally crossed the Canadian Border into Vermont. Agents arrested the migrants after they crashed through a landowner’s gate in an attempt to enter the U.S. without being discovered.

UK Migrants Apprehended in Vermont. (U.S. Border Patrol/Swanton Sector)

Migrant Apprehensions in Northern Border Sector Double Prior Record Year’s Pace

Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents continue to experience record-shattering levels of migrant apprehensions in the three-state area along the Canadian border with the United States. During the first five months of this fiscal year, Swanton Sector agents apprehended more than 4,000 migrants, up 110 percent over the same period one year ago.

U.S. Border Patrol/Swanton Sector

Honduran Migrant Turned U.S. Citizen Gets 10 Years for Child Porn, Human Smuggling

A federal judge sentenced a Honduran man who later became a naturalized U.S. citizen to serve more than ten years in prison following his guilty plea on charges related to the possession of child pornography and conspiracy to commit human smuggling. Border Patrol agents arrested the man and an alleged conspirator in April 2021 near the U.S.-Canada border in Burke, New York, after finding him with a group of Vietnamese migrants who had crossed the border illegally.

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested ten criminal aliens during a one-week period.

EXCLUSIVE: Texas Says State’s Border Security Op Effectively Moving Migrant Crossings to Other States

The Texas governor’s office says Operation Lone Star successfully moves migrant border crossings to other states, including the northern U.S. border with Canada. A recent U.S. Customs and Border Protection report indicates a decrease in migrant apprehensions in Texas-based border sectors and a simultaneous increase in the Tucson, Miami, and Canadian border sectors.

A migrant group marches through the desert in Arizona. (U.S Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

WATCH: Migrant Surge Continues Across Snow-Covered Canadian Border into U.S.

A video tweeted by Swanton Sector Border Patrol officials shows one of several groups of migrants apprehended after trekking across the snow-covered Canadian border into the United States. The 94 migrants from 11 nations add to the exponential surge where officials reported an increase in migrant apprehensions of 850 this fiscal year over last.

Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of migrants trekking through the sno