Former Border Patrol chief warns of real terrorist threats at US border

U.S. 10/05/21, 03:44

Former Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott said on Monday, Oct. 4, that Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas' claim that the current border threat under President Joe Biden is the same as the Trump administration's is "just not true." In an interview with "Special Report" that will air on Tuesday, Oct. 5, Scott ...

Border Patrol sets a new record for migrant arrests

Texas 09/30/21, 05:56

Since the agency's founding in 1924, the Border Patrol has eclipsed the total number of migrant apprehensions made in any year along the southwest border. According to a source within Customs and Border Protection, the unofficial apprehension record for the year as of Wednesday indicates more than 1,646,000, reported Breitbart. The figure includes arrests ...

Photographer says Border Patrol agents on horses did not whip anyone

Texas 09/25/21, 20:18

In an exclusive interview with KTSM, photographer Paul Ratje said he never observed any whipping incident, and neither did his colleagues. “I’ve never seen them whip anyone,” Ratje said. “He was swinging it, but it can be misconstrued when you’re looking at the picture.” In the photos and some footage, the agents ...

US to investigate case of border agents dispersing Haitians with whips

Texas 09/21/21, 01:19

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, on Monday, Sept. 20, promised that it would launch an internal probe into allegations of border agents using whips to round up Haitian refugees.  "The Department of Homeland Security does not tolerate the abuse of migrants in our custody and we take these allegations very ...

Fox News drones allowed to fly over crowded migrant areas after an initial ban

Texas 09/18/21, 02:15

On Friday, Sept. 17, Fox News said that its drones are now allowed to continue hovering around the Texas-Mexico border after initially being banned. "FoxNews applied this morning and has received clearance to operate from now until the end of September in the restricted airspace," the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced ...

Texas: Unaccompanied toddler and baby found abandoned near Rio Grande river

U.S. 09/17/21, 03:13

The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday, Sept. 14, reported two migrant babies were left alone alongside the Rio Grande River near Eagle Pass.  The unaccompanied minors, one 2-year-old girl and the other a 3-month-old boy in his carrier, were siblings from Honduras, the border agent learned from a note left with ...

Arizona: 17 illegal immigrants released after federal authorities refuse to help

U.S. 04/17/21, 22:19

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said they had been forced to release over a dozen illegal immigrants in Chandler on Friday morning, April 16, after their request for assistance from federal immigration authorities was denied. In a statement posted on Facebook, the department revealed that a state trooper stopped a van ...

Fake family groups caught by Border Patrol Agents attempting to enter US

Politics 04/15/21, 19:50

Warning: This story contains a graphic video that may disturb some viewers. Discretion is advised. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced on Tuesday, April 13, they discovered groups of individuals identified as "fraudulent family units" illegally entering the United States through Yuma, Arizona, over the weekend.  CBP said they found ...

275 county sheriffs from 39 states urge Biden to take action to stop border crisis

U.S. 04/10/21, 17:34

On Wednesday, April 7, a letter assigned to President Biden was penned by a large group of county sheriffs across the U.S requesting his immediate action on the border crisis. The letter, signed by 275 sheriffs from 39 states across the U.S., started straightforwardly with concerns over the critical aftermaths that Biden's immigration ...

Migrant flow drops for first time this year amid Mexico’s effort

U.S. 07/10/19, 05:31

Homeland Security officials said on Tuesday that there was a 28% drop in the number of migrants encountered by Customs and Border Protection last month, amid a crackdown on migrants by Mexico. For the first time this year, the number of migrants apprehended by immigration authorities after crossing the Southwest border ...

African Migrants: ‘Trump wants to keep us out, but he can’t do it’

U.S. 07/03/19, 13:09

Unusually high numbers of non-Latino immigrants are reportedly passing from Colombia through Panama on their way to the southern border with Mexico, seeking entry into the United States. Government sources on both sides of Panama estimate at least 35,000 people are in the pipeline, from places such as Cameroon, Ghana, the ...

New shelter for thousands of migrant children opens in Texas

U.S. 06/07/19, 16:48

The federal government has found a suitable short-term solution to house migrant children in Texas as more and more migrants flood the U.S. immigration system. A new emergency facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, has been built and will be opening soon to specifically house underage migrant youth. The complex once ...

Border Patrol to hire staff to help with migrant processing

U.S. 05/28/19, 20:32

The U.S. Border Patrol said Tuesday it's working to hire additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said the aim is to take the burden off uniformed agents, who can then go back into the field. Border resources are stretched thin as the U.S. manages ...

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