Two Migrants Rescued in Separate Smuggling Incidents near Border

Two Migrants Rescued in Separate Smuggling Incidents near Border


Del Rio and Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two migrants in separate human smuggling incidents in South Texas. In one, agents rescued a woman being swept away in the Rio Grande.

Eagle Pass Station Border Patrol agents patrolling the Rio Grande late on Tuesday night observed a Haitian woman being swept away in the swift currents of the border river that separates Texas and Mexico, according to a tweet from Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens. The agents managed to throw a rescue device to the struggling woman and pull her to the bank.

Late Tuesday night, Eagle Pass Station agents rescued a Haitian woman being swept down the Rio Grande. Once again, our agents leapt into action,

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