Unaccompanied Minors

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)

Exclusive — Border Standoff: DeSantis Demands Reinstatement of Trump Border Policies to Lift Block on Facilities Accepting Biden’s Migrant Children

The office of Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis last week issued a blistering critique of President Joe Biden’s administration’s efforts to hamper the implementation of a rule the governor released in December to block resettlement of unaccompanied migrant children in state-licensed facilities in the Sunshine State.

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30 Times Border Patrol Agents Rescued Migrant Children in 2021

U.S. policies and the failure to enforce laws have created strong pull factors which encourage migrants of all ages to risk the dangerous journey across the border. Barriers or walls in urban areas encourage those migrants to enter the U.S. in remote and dangerous places where those barriers or walls have not yet been built. Many of those migrants are children, and below are 30 times U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued them in 2021.

Texas Ranger carries a 6-month-old baby who was rescued after being thrown into the Rio Grande by Human Smugglers near Roma, Texas. (Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety)