Big Bend Border Patrol agents rescued a migrant woman left for dead by human smugglers during the Texas winter storm last week. Agents found the woman on a ranch near Marfa, Texas.
Van Horn Border Patrol Station agents received information from a caller claiming that a relative had been abandoned by a smuggler on February 13. Due to the dangerous winter storm conditions, the agents immediately began a search and rescue operation, according to information obtained from Big Bend Sector Border Patrol officials.
Putting your life in the hands of unscrupulous smugglers could mean death. A woman was abandoned by a smuggler and suffered for 6 days in freezing temps. She’s lucky to be alive after being rescued by Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agents. https://t.co/rVjFPgFsJf pic.twitter.com/ntFuR3GpQ5
— CBP West Texas (@CBPWestTexas) February 23, 2021
The agents initially had no success in the search. Eventually, the agents made