U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Biden DHS Publishes Record-Setting Migrant Apprehension Report After Hours

Biden administration officials in Washington waited until 8:25 p.m. on Wednesday to release a record-setting migrant apprehension report which reveals that Border Patrol agents along the southwest border apprehended more than 222,000 in May — the largest single-month total dating back to the Clinton administration. The timing breaks with prior practice of disclosing border figures during business hours and, frequently, press conference calls about new data.

Eagle Pass Border Patrol agents and Texas National Guard soldiers detain a group of migrants who illegally crossed the border into Eagle Pass, Texas. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

900 Pounds of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to a border crossing in Laredo, Texas, seized more than 900 pounds of methamphetamine. The officers found the $18 million worth of drugs in a tractor-trailer attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico.

CBP officers seized more than 913 pounds of methamphetamine at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Laredo OFO)

Abbott Should Coordinate with Feds Before Busing Migrants to DC, Says CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus says the governor of Texas should coordinate with the federal government before busing migrants to Washington, D.C. His remarks follow an order from Governor Greg Abbott to provide buses to take willing migrants already released by federal agencies and transport them to the nation’s capital.

LA JOYA, TEXAS - JUNE 21: Migrants board a bus to be taken to a border patrol processing facility after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S. on June 21, 2021 in La Joya, Texas. A surge of mostly Central American immigrants crossing into the United States has challenged U.S. …

Completed DHS Investigation Clears Maligned Horse-Mounted Border Patrol Agents, Says Source

A Department of Homeland Security investigation into Del Rio Sector Horse Patrol Unit agents determined no wrongdoing occurred. The results came six months after DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas promised a speedy investigation into the agents wrongly accused of whipping migrants. A source close to the investigation informed Breitbart Texas the Border Patrol expects the official report of findings to be delivered shortly.

Alejandro Mayorkas

Migrant Apprehensions in January Nearly Doubles Prior Year

The apprehension of migrants illegally crossing the border in January nearly doubled the previous year. Agents apprehended nearly 154,000 in the last month of President Joe Biden’s first year in office. In January 2021, President Donald Trump’s last month in

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend 4,400 migrants over MLK Holiday weekend. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Smugglers Abandon Small Migrant Child at Border in West Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found a small migrant child who human smugglers abandoned after putting him on the international border crossing from Mexico. The smugglers moved the child across the international boundary mark on the Paso Del Norte border crossing and instructed him to walk north.

Border Patrol finds 10-year-old migrant boy abandoned on Texas bank of Rio Grande in El Paso. (AFP Video Screenshot)

Half-Ton of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers interdicted a shipment of more than 1,100 pounds of methamphetamine at an international border crossing in South Texas. The attempted smuggling incident took place at the Pharr International Bridge Cargo Facility.

CBP officers seize nearly a half-ton of methamphetamine at the Pharr International Bridge in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Rio Grande Valley Sector)