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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 Prison Empties Ahead of Surge in Migrant Arrests

On Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) to transfer all inmates from the Dolph Briscoe Unit in Dilley to other state facilities. The move, according to the TDCJ, is preparation for expected border area arrests involving migrants accused of violating state laws.

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COVID Vaccine Donations to Mexican Border Towns May Speed Land Port Reopenings

Marcelo Ebrard-Casaubon, Mexico’s Foreign Secretary, announced 1.3 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine arrived in Mexico on Tuesday. The vaccines constitute the first shipment promised by the White House as part of Vice President Kamala Harris’ global plan to allocate 25 million doses.

A doctor inoculates a woman with a dose of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination campaign for seniors, at the Alba Caracas's hotel in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

Biden Ends Plasma-for-Cash Among Non-immigrant Visa Holders

The Biden Administration will prohibit donations of plasma by B-1/B-2 visa holders along the U.S.-Mexico Border. The Tuesday ruling could result in plasma and blood shortages affecting domestic and global supplies. Violating the prohibition will result in the cancellation of a guest visa.

Dr. Paul Camacho holds up a bag of plasma donated by COVID-19 survivor Sandra Rodrigo at the Hemocentro blood bank in La Paz, Bolivia, Friday, June 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

27 Migrants Found in U-Haul in South Texas near Border

On Monday, Border Patrol agents in Laredo, Texas, spotted a large, rental transport vehicle loaded with 27 migrants crammed into the rear cargo area with no ventilation or method of escape in the scorching heat.

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More Migrants Risk Dying in U.S. with Spike in Railway Smuggling

As with most metrics used to measure activity during the ongoing migration crisis, Border Patrol is experiencing a surge in rail car smuggling. In Uvalde, Texas, arrests of migrants on trains are surging at unprecedented levels. On some days, more migrants are apprehended on a single train than were seen in entire months in previous years.

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Feds Build More Migrant Detention Facilities near Border in Texas

Construction is set to begin on temporary detention facilities at the Border Patrol’s Interstate 35 checkpoint and other locations in Laredo, Texas. The shelters are military-style general-purpose tents and can house 60 people per tent. Plans for the climate-controlled structures, designed only for short-term detention, do not include funding for contract personnel to staff the facilities.

Young children lie inside a pod at the Department of Homeland Security holding facility run by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) on March 30, 2021 in Donna, Texas. The Donna location is the main detention center for unaccompanied children coming across the U.S. border in the Rio Grande Valley. …

EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Got-Away Total Reaches 250K in 2021

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will tally 250,000 migrant got-aways by June 13 for Fiscal Year 2021, according to an agency source speaking on the condition of anonymity. This figure represents the total number of migrants who avoid capture by the Border Patrol.

A rancher's game-cam captures a group of migrants marching through his ranch to avoid a Border Patrol checkpoint. (Photo: Kinney County Sheriff's Office)

EXCLUSIVE: One West Texas Border Town Absorbs 70 Percent of Haitian Migrants

DEL RIO, Texas — A CBP law enforcement source speaking on the condition of anonymity notes this small border city currently leads the nation in Haitian migrant apprehensions after they illegally enter the United States. Since May 22, Border Patrol has stopped more than 1,800 after crossing the Rio Grande.

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EXCLUSIVE: Criminal Aliens Getting Free Pass, Say ICE Agents

Two law enforcement sources with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) expressed concern about policies enacted by the Biden administration that limit their ability to enforce existing laws. The sources raised the alarm over the release of criminal aliens into the United States and on the limitations placed upon them as it pertains to arresting fugitives who are illegal aliens subject to immediate removal.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Open-Border Rhetoric Transformed into Policy,’ Says Texas Rep.

U.S. Representative Tony Gonzales (R-TX) told Breitbart Texas that open-border rhetoric during the last presidential campaign transformed into the open-border policies of this president’s administration. The Texas congressman said these policies led to the current flood of migrants illegally entering the United States.

Border Patrol agents arrest a group of migrants locked inside a tanker trailer. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Border Surge, COVID-19 Creates Capacity Issue for Texas County Jails

A law enforcement source within the Texas Department of Public Safety informed Breitbart Texas about capacity issues at county jails in the southwest Texas border region. The source says it is increasingly more difficult to find space for wanted criminals and others they encounter along the border.

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PHOTOS: West Texas Border Town Swells with Migrants amid Catch and Release

DEL RIO, Texas — Some residents are extremely concerned about the continuous flow of migrants in their community. One man, Joe Bernard, worries about his family’s safety. Joe lives less than a mile from the Rio Grande, near a busy crossing point for Haitian and Venezuelan migrants. His family was recently stopped by some in the middle of a roadway.

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EXCLUSIVE: Migrants Resort to Panhandling as Catch and Release Overwhelms West Texas Border Shelters

DEL RIO, Texas — Recently released migrants in the Del Rio Border Patrol Sector of Texas were spotted panhandling for extra funds to reach their intended destinations in the U.S. this week. News leaked Tuesday that the sector is now releasing migrants without Notices to Appear (NTA) for removal proceedings or formal court dates to alleviate severe overcrowding in detention centers.

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Tractor-Trailer Driver Hauling Migrant Children Flees Texas Border Checkpoint

On Saturday, a semi tractor-trailer driver led Border Patrol agents in Laredo, Texas, on a pursuit after fleeing from an immigration checkpoint on Interstate 35. The driver was asked to pull aside for a closer inspection after a K-9 alerted to the possible presence of humans or narcotics inside the trailer. The vehicle fled in response.

Border Patrol finds migrants locked in trailer after pursuit from interior checkpoint. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Biden Admin Releases 10K Migrant Children into U.S. in May

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials increased the numbers of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) being released into the interior of the United States since May 1. The speed at which HHS officials transferred recently apprehended unaccompanied minor children helped the agency finally release more on average than are apprehended on any single day. According to an HHS report, the Biden administration released 10,700 unaccompanied migrant children into the U.S. this month.

Border Patrol agents apprehend migrant children near the border in Texas. (File Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

300 Migrants Rescued from Tractor-Trailers in Southwest Texas in One Week

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector have rescued nearly 300 migrants in semi tractor-trailer compartments over the last seven days. The trailers, often unventilated, can serve as death traps in the scorching south Texas heat. As temperatures rise, the Border Patrol often struggles to interdict and rescue the migrants before it is too late.

Laredo North Station Border Patrol agents apprehend 54 illegal aliens, including two juveniles, locked in a tractor-trailer in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: West Texas Migrant Detention Center at 700% COVID Security Capacity

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The influx of large groups of migrants has resulted in severe facilities overcrowding in one of the west Texas sectors of the Border Patrol. The Del Rio Sector now leads the nation in the detention of migrants as it deals with the daily arrivals of large groups of Venezuelans. Detention capacities at temporary holding facilities are well above maximum levels.

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Human Smugglers Lead Border Patrol in High-Speed Chase onto Texas Ranch

Border Patrol agents from the Cotulla, Texas, station were led on a high-speed pursuit on Tuesday which ended when the vehicle struck a ranch fence and rolled over. The pursuit began when agents observed a suspicious vehicle on State Highway 85 near Big Wells. Two illegal migrants were apprehended and transported to an area hospital for minor injuries.

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