• October 17, 2021

Tags : migrants

U.S. Border Patrol Agents rescue 142 Migrants Smuggled in Tractor-Trailer,

On Thursday, U.S. Border Patrol announced that agents working in collaboration with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) discovered 131 migrants in a tractor-trailer and an additional 11 migrants in a Sport Utility Vehicle near Anthony, New Mexico. “Transnational Criminal Organizations continue to place the lives of migrants at risk,” said El Paso Sector Chief Patrol Agent […]Read More

El Paso judge blocks Abbott’s migrant transportation ban for another

A temporary restraining order blocking Gov. Greg Abbott’s efforts to bar non-governmental vehicles from transporting migrants released from government custody will be extended another two weeks, an El Paso federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge Kathleen Cardone’s original temporary restraining order was issued Aug. 3 and expired Friday. She has said the U.S. Justice […]Read More

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas National Guard to help with

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday ramped up his latest efforts to stem the increase of migrants coming into Texas, ordering the National Guard to assist law enforcement in arresting migrants at the border who break state laws. “To respond to this disaster and secure the rule of law at our Southern border, more manpower is […]Read More

Border Patrol Agents, DPS intercept 2 travel trailers filled with

United States Border Patrol agents and Texas Department of Public Safety encountered two vehicles pulling travel trailers attempting to smuggle dozens of undocumented migrants. “The coordination and collaboration between the agents and Texas Department of Public Safety resulted in multiple migrants being rescued from a very dangerous situation,” Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Sean […]Read More

Border Patrol Agents find 65 migrants in two stash houses

Friday afternoon officials with the U.S. Border Patrol announced that their agents, alongside Homeland Security Investigations, discovered 65 migrants in two separate stash houses located in Sunland Park and El Paso, earlier this week. “Our El Paso Sector integrated targeting teams continue to disrupt human smuggling by transnational criminal organizations in our region,” said El […]Read More

Doctors urge probe of child migrant deaths, warn “poor conditions”

A group of doctors from Harvard and Johns Hopkins has urged Congress to investigate the deaths of six migrant children who were held in government custody after crossing the southern border in the past year, warning that “poor conditions” at U.S. facilities are increasing the risk of spreading deadly infectious diseases, especially the flu. The doctors, who wrote […]Read More

15th annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium to focus

‘Justice for Migrants’ is the theme of the 2019 J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium April 11-12 at New Mexico State University. The symposium will feature panels of experts tackling the subjects dominating national news about the treatment of migrants on our southern border. The event is free and open to the public. “The goal […]Read More

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