All of the individuals—whom agents determined were from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Venezuela, El Salvador, Peru and Ecuador—were arrested.
Los Angeles County officials announced on Friday that the Pomona Fairplex would temporarily house "thousands of young people" who are crossing the southern border alone. The site will become at least the third major facility of its kind in Southern California
The group consisted of citizens from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua. They surrendered near San Miguel, Arizona.
Border officials say a human smuggler dropped the two young girls from a 14-foot fence along the border in New Mexico earlier this week.
"Border Patrol is overwhelmed, overworked, & discouraged by new policies," Collins tweeted on Friday morning, after spending a night shift with the agency.
The two sheriffs aren't the only local officials feeling the pressure from immigration authorities as holding facilities become overcrowded.
"If it's an emergency, why isn't the money just readily available to us?" Douglas Mayor Donald Huish told Newsweek.
Two migrants died after U.S. Border Patrol agents carried out a bust on an alleged illegal smuggling attempt.
Border Patrol agents are being overwhelmed by the influx of migrant youths at the southern border.
Border Patrol agents were alerted after the unmanned device fell onto a business in San Diego on Sunday.
Migrants who fell trying to climb the 30-foot wall at the U.S.-Mexico border said agents refused to provide medical aid on American soil.
Thousands of Hondurans pressed toward the Mexico border in hopes of arriving in the U.S. just in time for immigration reform from the Biden administration.
In an interview with Newsweek, DHS Acting Seputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli said believes racial injustice is a problem in the U.S., but that federal officers were right to crack down on "violent agitators."
Mordan is the second border agent from the El Paso sector to die while on duty this year.
While the government's eminent domain powers are generally unreserved, the orphanage will have an opportunity to contest the amount of compensation.
"The decision is certainly consistent with what my understanding of the [law] is," one legal expert told Newsweek.
"We know the FBI is looking at it," said National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd.
The Department of Homeland Security lashed out at the doctors on Tuesday, branding them "radical political activists."
"This disgusting sexual predator event was documented in great detail," said James Tomsheck, the former assistant commissioner for internal affairs with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency.
"He thought he was going to kill me. I felt the death," said Antolín López Aguilar.
"I just thought, this was one guy… The whole agency can't be like this," said former Border Patrol agent Jenn Budd. "It didn't occur to me that it was systemic."
Boy was found with bags of meth with a street value of more than $106,000 near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry border.
"Garcia-Garcia stated she had resorted to prostitution because of difficulty obtaining legitimate employment due to being transgender and (an undocumented immigrant)."
"Immigration enforcement just took the woman under custody after grossly violating her privacy while in emergency treatment," said Thomas Kennedy, the political director of the Florida Immigrant Coalition.
"We have no idea of the actual extent of corruption, because this is just from the reported cases," said David Jancsics, a sociologist at San Diego State University.
"We're doing everything we can to ensure the well-being of these children, pending their deportation proceedings," Brandon Judd said.
A leisurely swim on Sunday by Mexican families turned into an altercation with U.S. Border Patrol agents, who fired pepper-spray bullets at the swimmers.
"Again, I don't know the background of what her grandmother or relatives were," CBP Chief of Law Enforcement Operations Brian S. Hastings said.
"It's a communicable disease under the guidance," said Brian Hastings, who serves as chief of law enforcement at the Border Patrol.