Homeland Security

Nearly 9K Migrants Apprehended Under Texas Border Enforcement Programs

Texas law enforcement officers arrested nearly 9,000 migrants for violations of state law under Governor Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star. The effort focuses on the enforcement of Texas laws violated by migrants after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. . . .

Arrests of Illegal Immigrants at US–Mexico Border Set New October Record

Apprehensions along the U.S.–Mexico border in October set a new record for the month, unpublished data obtained by The Epoch Times show.

Border Patrol logged about 163,000 arrests of illegal immigrants at the northern and southern borders, according to the preliminary data, which does not include Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations (OFO). . . .

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Smugglers Coordinate with National Guard to Ferry Migrants into South Texas

ROMA, Texas — Human smugglers ferried more than 100 migrants into the downtown square Monday night. U.S. Army National Guardsmen assisted Border Patrol agents to line the migrants and march them into the city for transport. In what has become a nightly ritual, smugglers made short work of transporting the migrants into Roma from Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas. . . .

EXCLUSIVE: Migrants from Uzbekistan, Eritrea Appear at Texas Border

EAGLE PASS, Texas — In separate events, local Border Patrol Agents and their Brackettville-stationed colleagues apprehended migrants from two counties designated by the Department of Homeland Security as “special interest.” The arrests triggered immediate reporting to DHS headquarters. According to a source within Customs and Border Protection, the incidents occurred on Monday and involved one group of 13 Eritreans and a separate family of three from Uzbekistan. . . .

EXCLUSIVE: 50K Migrants Elude Border Patrol in October

The number of migrants crossing the border without being apprehended since the start of Fiscal Year 2022 is more than 50,000, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection source. This figure represents an estimate of the total number of migrants believed to have escaped into the U.S. interior without apprehension by Border Patrol. . . .

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Texas Installs Border Barrier Made of Shipping Containers

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Trucks arrived in the early morning hours Tuesday hauling dozens of shipping containers to the banks of the Rio Grande. Governor Greg Abbott is using the re-purposed containers to serve as a makeshift border barrier in preparation for the latest migrant caravan. As locals looked on from both sides of the border, Texas authorities worked with contract crews to install the containers. . . .

Honduran Child Sex Offender Arrested in Michigan 6 Months After Deportation

Border Patrol agents in Detroit, Michigan, arrested a Honduran man after learning he re-entered the United States less than six months after being deported. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers removed the man in June. . . .

EXCLUSIVE: Migrant Apprehensions in October Jump 129 Percent over Prior Year

Border Patrol documents show that agents apprehended nearly 160,000 migrants who illegally crossed the border during the first month of the new fiscal year. The information shows an increase of nearly 129 percent over October 2020. . . .

EXCLUSIVE: 60K Migrants Released into U.S. in October

A source within Customs and Border Protection says more than 60,000 migrants who crossed the southwest border in October 2021 were released into the United States. The source, not authorized to speak to the media, says 40 percent were ineligible to be swiftly expelled under the Trump era Title 42 CDC COVID-19 emergency order. . . .

Clark: Don’t Get Distracted — Cartels Move More Than a Migrant Caravan Daily into U.S.

As attention is focused on a single caravan in Mexico consisting of an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 migrants headed to the U.S. southern border, cartels separately move the equivalent into the states each day. . . .

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