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EXCLUSIVE: Group of 167 Venezuelans Cross West Texas Border

Texas-Mexico Border, Del Rio Sector

DEL RIO, Texas — A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, reported the illegal local entry of 167 Venezuelan nationals early Friday morning. The group, consisting of mostly of family units, was quickly apprehended by Border Patrol and transported to nearby stations for processing.


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EXCLUSIVE: Group of 167 Venezuelans Cross West Texas Border

DEL RIO, Texas — A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, reported the illegal local entry of 167 Venezuelan nationals early Friday morning. The group, consisting of mostly of family units, was quickly apprehended by Border Patrol and transported to nearby stations for processing.

Texas-Mexico Border, Del Rio Sector

Fake Migrant Family Units Found in Arizona Desert near Border

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents identified two fraudulent family units while processing large groups of migrants illegally crossing the border from Mexico. One incident involved a man carrying a young girl he claimed was his daughter. The second involved a woman claiming to be the mother of a teen girl.

Yuma Sector agents apprehend large groups of migrants crossing unsecured border. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

EXCLUSIVE: 2nd Texas Child Migrant Shelter Under Scrutiny amid Sex Abuse, COVID Concerns

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) sent a letter last week to Vice President Kamala Harris, demanding the Biden Administration close the Health and Human Services Emergency Intake Site (EIS) for unaccompanied migrant children located at the Freeman Expo Center in San Antonio. In new developments, law enforcement sources say authorities are now looking at conditions at another facility in the Rio Grande Valley.

DONNA, TEXAS - MARCH 30: Young children look out from 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 …

Mujer Migrante Muere Tras Cruzar Frontera a USA

Una mujer de 27 años del centro de México murió poco después de cruzar el río Bravo hacia Texas, aparentemente después de perderse y sufrir de agotamiento por calor y deshidratación. La mujer es el migrante número 24 que muere en esa región en lo que va del año, revelaron las autoridades mexicanas.

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25 Migrants Found Packed in Railcars near Border in Texas

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found a group of migrants packed into three grain-hopper railcars near Uvalde, Texas. Migrants attempting to sneak past Border Patrol agents frequently risk injury or death by utilizing railcars for transportation into the U.S. interior after illegally crossing the border from Mexico.

Uvalde Station Border Patrol agents find 25 migrants packed into three grain-hopper railcars near Uvalde, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Lost Migrant Woman Dies After Crossing Border into Texas

A 27-year-old woman from Central Mexico died shortly after crossing the Rio Grande into Texas when she apparently got lost and suffered from heat exhaustion and dehydration. The woman is the 24th migrant to die in that region so far this year, Mexican authorities revealed.

Migrant Woman

Feds Open Two Migrant Children Detention Centers — near Canadian Border

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials announced the opening of two more Emergency Intake Sites (EIS) to move increasing numbers of unaccompanied children out of Customs and Border Protection custody. The move mirrors recent announcements by HHS to address the surge in unaccompanied children migrants flooding the southern border.

DONNA, TEXAS - MARCH 30: Young children look out from 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 …