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Horrors of Child Trafficking, Exploitation Exposed at Texas Border Rally

More than one hundred visitors and residents in the Texas border city of McAllen attended a rally and march to the border wall to shed light on the dangers of child trafficking. One guest speaker at the event, Karla Jacinto, recounted her story as a victim of child trafficking at the age of 12.

Karla Jacinto speaks in McAllen, Texas, at a March to the Wall rally highlighting child trafficking. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Exclusive Video: Smugglers Move Migrants into Heart of Texas Border City

Cartel-connected human smugglers moved their operations from hiding in the remote outskirts of Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas, Mexico to the heart of this Texas border city less than one hundred yards from the Roma International Bridge. The smugglers faced no opposition from Mexican law enforcement authorities as they crossed hundreds of Central American migrants into the United States.

Central American migrants await transportation to Border Patrol processing centers after illegally entering the U.S. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: 200 Central American Migrants Show Texas Border is Not Closed

Just days after Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced, “our borders are not open,” more than 200 Central American migrants crossed the Rio Grande unimpeded and walked into La Joya, Texas. The steady stream of migrants crossing into the border city continues day and night, according to Border Patrol agents on the ground.

Large groups of Central American migrants freely cross the Rio Grande near La Joya, Texas, on August 24. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Texas Migrant Bridge Camp Empty — Some Moved to Other U.S. Border Sectors

DEL RIO, Texas — Border Patrol officials cleared the last remaining migrants on Friday from the infamous camp under the Del Rio International Bridge. At one point earlier this week, the Biden administration detained as many as 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants in squalid conditions under the bridge. Since then, officials moved the migrants to other detention facilities, to Haiti on Title 42 repatriation flights, allowed some to self-deport to Mexico, or released some into the United States with notices to report to an immigration office for expedited removal hearings.

Workers cleared the grounds under the Del Rio International Bridge after the last remaining migrants were removed. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)

Photos: Migrants Regroup in Texas Border Town After Release from Bridge Camp

DEL RIO, Texas — Days after Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced migrants from the mostly Haitian bridge encampment faced imminent removal, hundreds are actually released into the United States on a daily basis. Haitian nationals could be seen at several locations waiting to board transportation to other parts of the country.

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Black ‘Extremist’ Group Appears at Texas Border Bridge Camp with Food for Migrants

DEL RIO, Texas — Self-described members of the Israelite School of Universal Practical Knowledge (ISUPK) appeared at the Del Rio migrant bridge camp ahead of what they say is a larger convoy representing the group. On Wednesday, they were turned away by Border Patrol personnel guarding the perimeter of the site. The members claimed they were attempting to deliver provisions to migrants. The ISUPK is considered an extremist group by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), among others.

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Randy Clark: Mayorkas Cannot Claim He Was Surprised by Border Bridge Crisis

DEL RIO, Texas — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas delivered some astonishing remarks about the humanitarian crisis occurring locally. A few hundred yards from a squalid migrant camp at a closed international port of entry, Mayorkas told a gaggle of reporters that “our borders are not open.”

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Photos Show Scale of Texas Response to Border Crisis in Del Rio

DEL RIO, Texas — Photos and video show the massive effort being executed by the State of Texas to stop or reduce the record-setting border crossings taking place in the Del Rio Border Patrol Sector. The sector rose to the second busiest along the southern border in recent months and garnered national attention.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, center, speaks during a news conference along the Rio Grande, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Watch: Venezuelan Migrant Describes Life in Texas Border Bridge Camp

DEL RIO, Texas — Alfredo, a Venezuelan migrant, was released by the Border Patrol after spending six days at the outdoor camp under the local international bridge. The camp at one time held more than 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants. Alfredo describes the experience as deadly. Alfredo says the camp lacked security and told Breitbart Texas he was happy to be free.

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Migrant Camp Drops to 9100 After Texas Closes Border Crossing in Del Rio

DEL RIO, Texas — The population of the migrant camp under the local international bridge fell to just over 9,100 after Texas DPS troopers and National Guardsmen effectively closed border crossing points from Mexico. State officials told Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday they have effectively closed the crossings near the migrant camp.

Texas Department of Safety vehicles are seen along the Rio Grande, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Flights, Buses Begin Migrant Removals from Texas Border Bridge Camp

DEL RIO, Texas — A law enforcement source within CBP says the local boost in personnel and resources at the makeshift migrant camp under the international bridge is starting to show real reductions in the migrant population. A steady flow of prisoner transport buses and self-removals to Mexico brought the general count down to 9,300 mostly Haitians.

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DHS Steps Up Removal Flights for Haitian Migrants at Border Bridge Camp

DEL RIO, Texas — Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told reporters Monday that his agency is stepping up the number of daily flights to remove Haitian migrants from the makeshift camp along the Rio Grande border with Mexico. The secretary stressed that irregular migration is not safe and will not be tolerated.

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz address reporters at the migrant camp in Del Rio, Texas. (Photo: Randy Clark, Breitbart Texas)

‘They Will Be Removed,’ Says Border Patrol Chief at Texas Migrant Camp

The Chief of the United States Border Patrol, Raul Ortiz, told reporters the thousands of migrants gathered at the makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas, will be removed to their country of origin.  His comments came during a press conference near the scene where more than 12,000 mostly Haitian migrants are being held.

Border Patrol Chief Raul L. Ortiz speaks to the media near the International Bridge where thousands of Haitian migrants have formed a makeshift camp, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. Ortiz said that 3,300 migrants have already been removed from the Del Rio camp to planes or detention …

Haitian Camp Crisis Brings Chaos to Two Small Cities on Texas-Mexico Border

The crisis unfolding at a makeshift camp of nearly 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants under the Del Rio International Bridge has a devastating impact on the local community of Del Rio, Texas. Although mostly out of the public eye due to the remote location of the camp, residents are feeling the impact in the small Texas town. The closure of ports of entry leading to Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico, forced many local businesses in Del Rio to operate with fewer employees.

Haitian migrants use a dam to cross to and from the United States from Mexico, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. Thousands of Haitian migrants have assembled under and around a bridge in Del Rio presenting the Biden administration with a fresh and immediate challenge as it tries …

Texas Governor Sends Highway Patrol, National Guard to Block Migrants at Border

Texas Governor Greg Abbott deployed a contingent of Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol troopers to stop the free flow of mostly Haitian migrants from crossing the Rio Grande. The force of nearly 1,000 troopers and National Guard soldiers entered the makeshift migrant camp housing nearly 15,000 migrants under the Del Rio International Bridge.

Dozens of Texas DPS Highway Patrol vehicles line up to stop the flow of migrants into the makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas. (Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Border Patrol Overwhelmed by Continuous Flow of Migrants into Del Rio Camp

The flow of mostly Haitian migrants continued unabated into a makeshift camp on the banks of the Rio Grande at Del Rio, Texas. Breitbart Texas captured video of the non-stop flow of migrants across the Rio Grande between Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico, and the camp in Texas. The camp is currently populated by more than 14,000 migrants living outdoors in the encampment.

The stream of mostly Haitian migrants crossing the Rio Grande continued on Saturday and the camp grew to more than 14,000. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Moves Migrants from Del Rio Camp with School Buses

A major movement of migrants from the makeshift camp located under the Del Rio, Texas International Bridge is underway, according to a law enforcement source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection. A school bus marked “San Felipe-Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District” entered the camp to assist the Border Patrol in moving the migrants. It is unknown if the bus is part of the school district’s active fleet used to transport students.

A Texas school bus arrives to begin moving migrants from the Del Rio Camp. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Biden Admin Shuts Down All Border Patrol Checkpoints in Laredo Sector

U.S. Border Patrol officials closed all highway immigration checkpoints operating in the Laredo Sector on Friday evening in response to the Haitian migrant crisis unfolding in Del Rio, Texas, according to a source within Customs and Border Protection. The Laredo Sector operates six permanent checkpoints including one of the busiest checkpoints in the nation located on the I-35 Interstate corridor between Laredo and San Antonio.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol officials close highway checkpoints in response to the Del Rio migrant crisis. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

EXCLUSIVE: Photo Tour of Migrant Detention Camp Under Texas Border Bridge

DEL RIO, Texas — More than 12,000 mostly Haitian migrants are using cardboard, cane, and brush to construct shelters as they wait to be processed by Border Patrol. Some erected tents to shelter themselves for what could be weeks of outside detention in the makeshift camp under the Del Rio International Bridge.

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Watch: Del Rio Mayor Describes New Economy at Migrant Camp Under Texas Border Bridge

DEL RIO, Texas — Mayor Bruno Lozano told reporters Thursday that a separate economy has developed under the border bridge where migrants and likely citizens of Mexico are carrying goods into the camp thanks to regular river crossings to and from Ciudad Acuna. The growing population of migrants and the strain on resources could mean migrants will spend weeks in the camp before transferring to an indoor detention facility, according to the mayor.

Border Patrol holds a group of mostly Haitian and Venezuelan migrants under a bridge near Del Rio, Texas. (More than 2,000 mostly Haitian and Venezuelan migrants crossed the Rio Grande at Del Rio, Texas, during the past week. Several hundred migrants remain at the river’s edge awaiting transport and processing …

FAA Grounds Drones at Texas Border Bridge Migrant Camp

DEL RIO, Texas — Citing “special security reasons,” the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) forbidding any drone flights over and around the Del Rio International Bridge. The ruling prohibits news coverage of the area where more than 11,000 mostly Haitian migrants are being held in a makeshift camp under the bridge.

Thousand of migrants detained under a bridge in Del Rio. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol to Shut Down All Sector Checkpoints as Migrant Border Bridge Detention Camp Swells to 10K

A law enforcement source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) tells Breitbart Texas that the unfolding Haitian migrant crisis is forcing the agency to shut down normal operations at all inland Del Rio Sector Border Patrol highway checkpoints. Staffing typically reserved for inspecting thousands of vehicles daily will be diverted to assist with the care, transport, and processing of 10,000 mostly Haitian migrants currently detained under the Del Rio International Bridge.

A Border Patrol K-9 begins a search of a passenger vehicle at the Javier Vega, Jr. Immigration Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 77 in South Texas. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

WATCH: Migrant Detention Camp Under Texas Border Bridge Reaches 9000

DEL RIO, Texas — Breitbart Texas was provided video by Congressman Tony Gonzales’ (R-TX) staff showing the mostly Haitian migrants being held in a makeshift detention camp under the Del Rio International Bridge. The head count now stands at 9,000, according to a source within Customs and Border Protection.

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