Border Patrol agents found a 3-year-old migrant alone in a cornfield at the border between Mexico and Texas on Tuesday morning, according to Customs and Border Protection officials. The boy, who was in distress and crying when agents found him in the Rio Grande Valley near Brownsville, Texas, was identified only by a phone number and his name written on his shoes, the officials said and NBC News reported. The agents have taken the boy to a U.
With President Donald Trump's frequent references to building a wall between the United States and Mexico, it might be easy to envision the border as a fixed line, complete with signs and guards. That mighty stream has defined the border between Texas and Mexico since the Treaty of Hidalgo in But the signed paper didn't stop the Rio Grande from changing course so much over the years that some land eventually had to be deeded back to Mexico to restore what the river took, according to the Handbook of Texas Online.
The year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U. The teenager, identified by U. Advocates demanded that the Trump administration act to safeguard the lives of children in detention as border crossings surge and the U.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Thursday against United States Customs and Border Protection on behalf of two American women who were stopped last spring in a small Montana city by a border agent who said he was asking for their identification because he heard them speaking Spanish. The border agent, identified in the lawsuit as Paul A. The lawsuit alleges that he commented on Ms.
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Reuters - A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U. Border Patrol said on Friday. The girl, Gurupreet Kaur, soon to celebrate her seventh birthday, was found by U.
Just 5 percent of border agents are women and this past year the U. Border Patrol has been beefing up recruitment efforts for more females. Keep clicking to learn more about the predominantly male history of the U.
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Surveillance camera with vintage USA direction sign on a steel wall. Concerns for U. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed photos of travelers faces and license plates had been breached.