Gov. Abbott Orders Texas National Guard To Help Make Arrests At Southern Border"To respond to this disaster and secure the rule of law at our Southern border, more manpower is needed," Gov. Abbott said in his letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris.
Ohio Governor Sending State Highway Patrol Troopers To Texas Southern BorderA total of 14 Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers and supervisors will travel to Texas later this week.
US Citizen Busted With $384K+ In Fentanyl At Texas-Mexico Border A 42-year-old U.S. citizen was busted with $384,600 worth of fentanyl at the Texas-Mexico border.
Governor Abbott Issues Statewide Call For Jailers To Help Sheriffs With Increased Arrests At Southern Border The state is surging resources into border communities to make arrests and to help set up and maintain extra jail space for smugglers, human traffickers, criminal trespassers and those making illegal entry into Texas.
US Citizen Wanted On Multiple Child Sexual Assault Charges Arrested At Southern BorderU.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Hidalgo International Bridge detained Leonardo Montemayor on June 21.
Laredo Border Patrol Agents Rescue 15 Undocumented Migrants From Grain Hopper Railcar Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discovered 15 undocumented migrants inside a grain hopper railcar on June 22.
Southern Border Patrol Agents Rescue 17 Migrants, Including Teen Left Behind In The BrushRio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 17 migrants in a span of three days abandoned by smugglers.
Governor Abbott Says Texas Border Wall Will Be Funded By The State And Through CrowdsourcingThe governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott, said he will use $250 million in state money and crowdsourced financing to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Southern Border Patrol Agents Save Undocumented Migrant Who Fell Under Train, Remind Others 'Don't Trust Smugglers' Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents saved a undocumented female migrant after she lost her grip and fell underneath a moving train she was attempting to board illegally on June 10.
Teens Had 2 Pounds Of Fentanyl, Meth Strapped To Groin And In Pants At Southern BorderU.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry had a busy week, seizing more than 23 pounds of fentanyl, 190 pounds of methamphetamine, 29 pounds of cocaine and 42 pounds of marijuana.
Border Patrol Agents Seize More Than 600 Pounds Of Marijuana Near Rio Grande RiverLaredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 600 lbs. of marijuana in two separate busts near the Rio Grande River.
Border Patrol Arrests Alleged Sureño Gang Member Fidel Alexis Lopez-Mendoza At Stash HouseLaredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended alleged Sureño Gang member Fidel Alexis Lopez-Mendoza, 20.
Gov. Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration At Southern Texas Border Due To 'Influx Of Unlawful Immigrants'"Texas continues to step up to confront the border crisis in the federal government's absence, but more must be done," said Gov. Greg Abbott in a statement.
Border Patrol Agents Arrest Woman 18th Street Gang Member And 2 Child Sexual PredatorsRio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman who's an 18th Street gang member, and two migrants previously convicted of sexual crimes involving children.
Southern Border Patrol Agents Find 135 Pounds Of Marijuana In Man-Made TunnelRio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents discovered $100,000 worth of marijuana inside a tunnel in Hidalgo.