March 4, 2024

29K Migrants Apprehended in Two Weeks

The Arizona border disaster continues in the Tucson Sector, the place brokers apprehended almost 26,000 migrants in the previous two weeks. Following a slight downturn in January, the variety of migrant apprehensions rapidly returned to near-record ranges.

Tucson Sector Chief Patrol Agent John Modlin posted a weekly recap on X revealing his brokers apprehended greater than 12,000 migrants. Of these, 144 encounters resulted in fees of federal legal violations.

The recap included a chart revealing the apprehension of almost 89,000 migrants in the previous seven weeks.

U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector

U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector

One week earlier, Modlin posted a report exhibiting the apprehension of 13,800 migrants. In these, brokers made 189 arrests for federal legal violations and disrupted 27 human smuggling incidents.

Unlike the Del Rio Sector, the place most migrants cross the border to give up to the primary regulation enforcement official they will discover, in the Tucson Sector, migrants typically don camouflage and try to keep away from apprehension.

The Tucson Sector continues to be the busiest of the Border Patrol station with the apprehension of roughly 80,000 migrants in December (2,580 per day), Breitbart Texas reported. The prior report for migrant apprehensions in the Tucson Sector was set in March 2000 when brokers encountered 76,245 migrants, based on U.S. Border Patrol Encounter Reports. The December report of roughly 80,000 migrants beats that report by almost 5 p.c.

A chart embedded in the report shows the numbers for the last week in January jumped back to the levels seen in December when Tucson Sector agents broke a record going back to the Clinton administration. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

A chart embedded in the report reveals the numbers for the final week in January jumped again to the degrees seen in December when Tucson Sector brokers broke a report going again to the Clinton administration. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)


According to unofficial Border Patrol stories reviewed by Breitbart Texas, January apprehensions in the Tucson Sector fell to roughly 51,000 migrants (1,645 per day). As the chart above reveals, the decline was short-lived.

The whole variety of migrant apprehensions for the final two weeks for this single border sector stands at 25,881 (1,849 per day), Modlin’s unofficial stories affirm.

Bob Price is the Breitbart Texas-Border workforce’s affiliate editor and senior information contributor. He is an authentic member of the Breitbart Texas workforce. Price is a daily panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday morning discuss present. He additionally serves as president of Blue Wonder Gun Care Products