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October Migrant Arrest Rate at Border Up 87 Percent

Arrests of migrants illegally crossing the border between ports of entry in October jumped 87 percent over the same month last year. The numbers also increased 21 percent compared to last month, CBP officials report.

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector disrupted two human smuggling stash houses in one day. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)

One-Year-Old Migrant Found Abandoned in Texas at Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents found an abandoned one-year-old girl with a group of migrants who illegally crossed the Rio Grande into Texas. The discovery comes one day after agents found an abandoned four-year-old girl with a group of migrants.

Border Patrol agent with two small children near border. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

4-Year-Old Migrant Found Abandoned at Border in Texas

Border Patrol agents found an unaccompanied four-year-old girl traveling with a group of smuggled migrants in Texas near the Rio Grande border with Mexico. Officials report the father, living in the U.S., said the mother abandoned the little girl.

Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images Recently detained migrants, many of them family units, sit and await processing in the US Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas on August 12, 2019.

Migrant Border Arrests Jump 200 Percent Since April Despite COVID Threat

The arrest of migrants illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. jumped for the fourth straight month — increasing by more than 200 percent from the low point in April. The increases in arrests come despite the continuing threat of COVID-19 infection and the almost certainty that under Title 42, they will be returned to Mexico when arrested.

Agents apprehended 58 migrants at Interstate 35 immigration checkpoint. (Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 110 migrants in a 24-hour period in two separate human smuggling interactions. One involved a human smuggling stash house in Laredo, Texas. The second involved a tractor-trailer interdiction at an interior immigration checkpoint. Laredo …