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Border Wall Construction Begins in El Paso, Texas

Border Patrol officials in the El Paso Sector announced that construction of a new section of border wall began on Saturday. The new four-mile section of road will replace existing fencing near downtown El Paso.

Border Patrol agents apprehend migrants near Rincon Village in South Texas. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Agents Apprehend 2,000 Migrants in 3 Days at Single Border Crossing

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended more than 2,000 migrants during a three-day period at a tiny area known for illegal border crossing. The groups consisted mainly of migrant families and unaccompanied children from Central America.

Sonora state police man a roadblock days after a gunbattle between police and a drug cartel assault force that overran a town last May 16 near the Arizona border that left 23 dead, including five police officers in the town of Cananea, Mexico, Friday May 18, 2007. The nation's top …

GRAPHIC: Five Killed in Cartel Violence in Mexican Border State

Cartel violence in the Mexican border state of Sonora continues with five homicides registered yesterday in Hermosillo and Ciudad Obregón. The double homicide which occurred yesterday in Ciudad Obregón was the 31st of the month. Law enforcement authorities fear more cartel violence will continue in the border state that for the most part has not seen the levels of violence experienced in other regions of the country.

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Report: Border Wall Prototypes Breached, Broken During Tests

Initial tests of President Donald Trump’s border wall prototypes show the structures fail to meet the “non penetrable” criteria, according to a government report. Study crews were able to breach a wall and in at least one case, make a prototype unstable.

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of 121 illegal aliens north of the Lukeville, Arizona, port of entry on September 8, 2018. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Migrants Illegally Entering Arizona by Hundreds, Says Border Patrol

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector are witnessing significant increases in the number of migrants crossing illegally from Mexico. In roughly two weeks, four groups were apprehended–each consisting of more than 100 adults and children.

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GRAPHIC: Cartel Gunmen Carry Out Early Morning Hits in Mexican Border State

Cartel gunmen escalated the number of executions in the capital city of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas. Cartel hitmen began a new tactic where they are now raiding homes early in the morning. The raids are designed to surprise their sleeping victims and kill them at point-blank range.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend large group of illegal aliens, including unaccompanied minors and families. (File Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

Arizona Border Patrol Agents Spot 188 Migrants in 33 Hours

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 200 migrants, including families and unaccompanied minors, during a 33-hour period after they illegally crossed from Mexico. The sector has witnessed an increase of more than 100 percent of migrants attempting to make the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.

Ajo Station Border Patrol agents arrest a group of 163 migrants near Lukeville, Arizona. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Illegal Border Crossings in August Up 68 Percent

Reversing a three-month trend, the apprehension of migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico Border spiked upward in August. A massive increase across the southwest border moved the number of arrests to record levels.

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Border Patrol Agents Encounter Armed Drug Smugglers in Texas

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents encountered an armed drug smuggler after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico into South Texas. Agents recovered two firearms and two bundles of marijuana and methamphetamine valued at more than $270,000.

Bangladeshi national arrested by a Laredo Sector Border Patrol agent. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

100 Bangladeshi Nationals Apprehended near Texas Border in 3 Weeks

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to lead the nation in the apprehension of Bangladeshi nationals who illegally cross the border from Mexico into Texas. More than 100 were arrested in the past three weeks — totaling 622 this fiscal year.

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Policías Mexicanos Detienen 217 Migrantes de Centro America en Brechas de Estado Fronterizo

Un grupo de traficantes de humanos ligado a los carteles de la droga, intentaron mover un cargamento de más de 300 migrantes centroamericanos desde Monterrey a la ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa, Tamaulipas; desde allí se esperaba que los migrantes cruzaran a Texas. El esfuerzo falló después de que los grupos intentaron usar varias brechas en un intento de rodear un puesto de control policial a lo largo de la carretera.

Border Patrol agents inspect cars at immigration checkpoint. (AP File Photo)

Human Smugglers Arrested at California Checkpoints Increase This Year by 200%

El Centro Sector Border Patrol officials report a more than 200 percent increase in the number of human smuggling cases from immigration inspections at checkpoints in Southern California this fiscal year. The number of migrants arrested during these inspections also rose by more than 200 percent.

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Mexican State Cops Stop 119 Central American Migrants Headed to Texas Border

Cartel connected human smugglers stuffed close to 120 Central American migrants inside a tractor-trailer in an attempt to get them to the Texas border. State police officers stopped the truck and got medical services to 38 severely dehydrated children who were part of the group.