The mother of the child was taken into custody by Customs and Border Patrol agents shortly after, following the agency's guidelines.
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the primates are considered endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
The suspect, Christopher Jesus Costanzo, was reportedly turned away at the border because he lacked a negative COVID-19 test.
The group of undocumented migrants was encountered in Big Bend National Park, which sits on a portion of the border in West Texas.
The bill "requires an immediate investigation to ensure the proper vetting and processing of anyone that comes into our country," the Florida senator said.
The Homeland Security secretary said he'd also give himself a high grade for "investment in mission and support of our workforce."
Border Patrol officers said that such packages are often equipped with a GPS tracker to allow smugglers to locate the drugs after they're dropped by the drone.
Washington representatives Pramila Jayapal and Suzan DelBene also demanded that the agency issue a formal public apology for the detainments.
A report by the Committee on Oversight and Reform cited the minimal punishments misogynistic, racist and homophobic posts by Border Patrol agents.
ICE, CBP and Citizenship and Immigration Services must also make plans for collaboration with other agencies, like the Department of Labor.
The counterfeit U.S. currency arrived in five parcels from Russia and was supposed to arrive at an address near Chicago.
The news comes four days after the U.S. stopped in-bound flights of Afghan evacuees after measles were detected.
CBP Laredo Port of Entry Director Alberto Flores called the seizure an "exceptional illustration of CBP's dedication to our border security mission."
Most of the U.S.-bound migrants arriving in El Paso, Texas, were from Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and Cuba.
Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station agents apprehended the migrants in three large groups near the Mexican border in the small town of La Grulla, Texas.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the incident was under investigation and would not be taken "lightly."
"The reality of it is that we have to deal with causes and we have to deal with the effects," the vice president told reporters in Texas.
One demonstrator held a sign that asked, "Kamala do you hear their screams?"
With fewer children and more adults crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, the trend indicates a shift toward more economic migrants and fewer individuals seeking political asylum.
"Stopping over 1,000 pounds of methamphetamine is a critical act for the security and health of our nation," Anne Maricich, Acting CBP Director of Field Operations in San Diego, said in a statement
According to local organizations, the number of minors transferred to five Chicago-area shelters first "doubled, then tripled," beginning in December 2020.
"The reality is, this is a crisis and the federal government must do more to address this surge of migrants," the Arizona Democrat said.
"This is, however, not going to be solved overnight," the vice president said.
"The policies are not working as of right now," Brandon Judd, the president of the National Border Patrol Council, said.
The Democrat has warned that monthly migrant numbers at the border are likely to rise in late spring.
Mass amnesty with no increase in border security and the promise of less enforcement will have one side effect: unifying and galvanizing Republicans.
President Donald Trump pledged to build 450 miles of new wall along the country's southern border by the end of the year.
"My tweet intended to educate the American people that borders matter and the great things done by the men and women of CBP and [the Department of Homeland Security] as a whole," Mark Morgan said.
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