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Mexico migrant camp tents torched across border from Texas

MATAMOROS, Mexico — About two dozen makeshift tents were set ablaze and destroyed at a migrant camp across the border from Texas this week, witnesses said Friday, a sign of the extreme risk that comes with being stuck in Mexico as the Biden administration increasingly relies on that country to host people fleeing poverty and violence.

CBP seizes over $114K in undeclared cash at Hidalgo bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a woman carrying over $114,000 in undeclared cash as she tried to cross into Mexico by taxi at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge on Sunday, according to a news release from the federal agency.

CBP: Couple busted trying to smuggle flamethrower into Mexico

A couple from Jalisco, Mexico was arrested by customers officers at the Hidalgo port of entry Sunday after allegedly attempting to smuggle a cache...

21 arrests from multiple stash houses in Garceno, Edinburg

Rio Grande Valley border agents intercepted and stopped two human smuggling incidents which resulted in 21 arrests and a firearm seizure Monday. While patrolling Garceno,...

Pursuit near Sullivan City ends with 451 pounds of marijuana seized

Border agents seized over 450 pounds of marijuana following a vehicle pursuit near Sullivan City on Thursday. U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed in the Rio...

Border Patrol chief tackles internal, operational challenges in candid interview

A month after facing “unprofessional” challenges by Border Patrol subordinates in a video leaked to media, Chief Raul Ortiz embarked on a border tour...

Brownsville’s Gateway Bridge to undergo $100M renovation

Over $100 million will be poured into a modernization project to update Brownsville’s Gateway International Bridge, the U.S. General Services Administration announced Friday. The improvements...

CBP finds 44 rifles, disassembled machine gun hidden in trampoline box

A would-be toy broker is under arrest after U.S. Customs and Border Protection found 44 rifles, a handgun and a disassembled M249 machine gun...

Abbott, Paxton tackle TikTok during border security briefing in Weslaco

WESLACO — Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urged a dozen state attorneys general from around the country to join their...

CBP proposal would nearly wall off entire Rio Grande Valley

Despite President Joe Biden's executive order halting the construction of border wall construction and recent representations by the government in federal court that no...