Texas Border Crisis

Texas Border County Government Coalition Forms to Demand More Help from Austin

UVALDE, Texas – The local governments of Kinney County, Uvalde County, and the City of Uvalde joined to form a commission to help residents negatively impacted by the ongoing border crisis. The local coalition is authorized under Section 391 of the Texas Local Government Code. At the first meeting, commission members demanded action and answers of representatives from the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM).

TDEM Assistant Chief Tony Pena and District Coordinator Fernando Perez

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Texas’ Border Wall Construction Moving at Full Steam

As the Biden Administration announces it will cancel all remaining border wall projects in South Texas, the State of Texas is pushing toward with completion of its own border barriers at a rapid pace. This border wall project, funded by the State of Texas, is Governor Greg Abbott’s answer to the migrant crisis facing his state.

Border area cleared for construction of Texas-funded border wall. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

WATCH LIVE: 10 Republican Governors Address Crisis at Texas Border

MISSION, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott joins nine Republican governors along the Rio Grande border with Mexico following a briefing by state officials and the National Border Patrol Council. The state executives are gathering at what has become “ground-zero” for the massive surge of migrants illegally crossing the border following President Joe Biden’s changes in immigration and border security policies in January.

Governor Abbott meets with nine Republican governors for a border briefing in Mission, Texas. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Technology Aids Agents Finding Migrants in Remote Texas Border Sector

The use of hi-tech surveillance systems and aircraft enable Border Patrol agents in the Del Rio Sector to more efficiently patrol and defend the vast region in West Texas. The agents utilized ground and aerial-based systems to locate smuggled migrants and direct agents to their locations.

Technology aids Border Patrol surveillance. (Photos: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

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)

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 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)

Texas Forms Miles-Long Border Barrier from State Troopers and National Guard Vehicles

DEL RIO, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott ordered the Texas Department of Public Safety and National Guard to use vehicles to create a miles-long barrier to stop the flow of mostly Haitian migrants from crossing the Rio Grande. The vehicle barrier, along with the recently constructed Texas border fencing, effectively blocked the illegal crossings and enabled Border Patrol officials to reduce the population of the Del Rio migrant encampment.

Texas Department of Safety vehicles line up along the bank of the Rio Grande near an encampment of migrants, many from Haiti, near the Del Rio International Bridge, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their …