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Border Patrol Agents from Laredo deploying to Houston to assist in search and rescue

Border Patrol Agents from the Laredo sector deploying to Houston this week to assist in search and rescue efforts in the aftermath of Harvey. Agents in the Marine and Special Operations Detachment Units integrated efforts with other federal agencies in sending airboats and shallow vessels. In 2005, BP agents were also sent in to assist with hurricane katrina’s aftermath. The u.S. Border patrol stating they will continue to stand ready to assist in natural disaster affected...

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Three Arrested After Pursuit on La Homa and Mile Three

Alton — Three undocumented immigrants were arrested after leading authorities on a brief pursuit. According to border patrol, the trio are in their custody at the moment. The incident occurred around 11 this morning in Alton. Three men began a pursuit on La Homa and Mile Three. The identities of the suspects have not been released. We will bring you more information as it made...

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60 Immigrants found in trailer

Falfurrias (KFXV) – The border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carry the border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carrying vegetables. Agents say they discovered the large group when a K-9 alerted them. The immigrants were laying on top of a pallet of broccoli with a sheet of ice. The temperature inside the trailer measured 49 degrees Fahrenheit. The group consisted of Guatemalans Mexicans and Salvadorans and Hondurans, who all declined medical attention. Agents arrested the driver, a Guatemalan national, who faces federal charges. Homeland security is...

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Woman Gives Birth in the Back of a Border Patrol Vehicle

GRANJENO (KFXV) — A woman gives birth in the back of a Border Patrol’s vehicle.This just a day after Border Patrol agents encountered another woman who was with a 7 month old infant who was unresponsive at the time. After a long journey crossing the border, a pregnant woman is encountered by Border Patrol in Granjeno where moments after she gives birth in the back of a Border Patrol’s vehicle. Elizondo states there are over 200 EMT Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley. While the mother also remains in the hospital, Elizondo states once she is released,...

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Border Wall Cuts through the National Butterfly Center without Permission

Plans for constructing the border wall continue and the National Butterfly Center in Mission states the federal government has been tearing down some of their vegetation construction without their permission. “Government has been working on planning and preparing for construction of the border wall in this region for about 6 months in secret” – Marianna Trevino Wright Marianna Trevino Wright, The executive director of the 100-acre butterfly center which is just a few miles from the border states that in late July she found officials with chainsaws on the private property without consent. “Said that they were there on...

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