Texas Border Crisis

Migrants Found in Grain Hopper Rail Cars near Border in Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo and Del Rio Sectors found more than 40 migrants being smuggled inside grain hoppers and other rail cars near the Texas-Mexico border. The practice of smuggling migrants inside these sealed containers places the migrants in life-threatening conditions.

Hebbronville Station Border Patrol agents find 15 migrants locked inside a grain hopper rail car. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Migrant Deaths Mount as Temps Exceed 100 Degrees Along Texas Border

The death toll for migrants illegally crossing into Texas-based border sectors continues to mount as human smugglers push their “cargo” into exceedingly dangerous conditions. As the number of deaths rises, temperatures along most of the Texas-Mexico border are expected to exceed 100 degrees this week.

BORSTAR Border Patrol Agents remove body of deceased illegal alien in Brooks County. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

Texas Cops Find 40 Migrants Locked in Horse Trailer

A Culberson County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped a pick-up truck pulling a horse trailer on Friday just south of the tiny West Texas Town of Van Horn. Normally, in cattle country, a truck pulling a livestock trailer is part of the normal landscape. On this occasion, the deputy was surprised when he discovered 40 illegal migrants crammed into the hot trailer.

Culberson County Sheriff's Office deputies find migrants locked inside horse trailer. (Photo: Culberson County Sheriff's Office)

Texas Dedicates $250 Million to Build Border Wall

The State of Texas announced the dedication of $250 million to a disaster fund to build wall systems along its border with Mexico. The $250 million is being transferred from appropriated funds from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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100 Migrants Found in Stash House near Border in Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 100 migrants locked in a human smuggling stash house near the Texas border with Mexico. The arrests occurred on the same day Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced plans to secure the state’s border and arrest migrants violating state laws.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents find more than 100 migrants in a human smuggling stash house. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

173 Migrants Found in Stash Houses near Border in Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended nearly 175 migrants in multiple human smuggling stash house operations over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Agents took the migrants into custody and processed them under CBP guidelines.

Migrants found in Rio Grande Valley human smuggling stash house. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

10 Deported Sex Offenders Busted in a Week Crossing into 1 Texas Border Sector

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents stopped 10 convicted sex offenders from successfully making their way into the U.S. interior during a one-week period this month. Those arrested include previously deported individuals with convictions for lewd and lascivious acts with a child, forcible sexual abuse, sexual assault of a child under 14, sexual assault of a child, and more.

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested ten criminal aliens during a one-week period. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)