Shane Campbell, Area Port Director – Chicago, said that the recent seizures were "concerning."
Local environmentalists said the installation of the signs were unauthorized and that they had false information and non-working phone numbers.
"They wouldn't have been in that situation had the Biden administration enforced the immigration laws and secured the border in the first place," the Texas governor said in defense of the agents.
"Americans look to you and the President to deliver on the promise of more humane treatment of migrants," Rep. Bennie Thompson wrote in a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas
Border patrol agents also recently discovered a hotel room in Edinburg, Texas, that was being used to harbor undocumented migrants.
As of Saturday, there are 14,353 migrants—primarily from Haiti—under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, waiting to be processed by immigration authorities.
Packages with the fake cards were seized in Pittsburgh, Chicago, Memphis and Anchorage.
A CBP spokesperson told Newsweek that both children were found to be in good health when they were rescued by border patrol agents.
Customs agents in Louisville said that if the watches were real, they'd be worth more than $50 million.
"That's a lot of poison to be shipped to a residence in southeast Houston," said a U.S. Customs and Border Protection official.
CBP Laredo Port of Entry Director Alberto Flores called the seizure an "exceptional illustration of CBP's dedication to our border security mission."
Customs officers said that 414 packages found in a tractor-trailer contained approximately 5,528 pounds of methamphetamine and 127 pounds of fentanyl powder.
The executive order directed state troopers to stop vehicles "who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19."
After "an x-ray revealed suspicious anomalies" in a shipment of peanuts, officers found that crystal meth had been carefully stuffed into individual shells.
"We're still looking to the federal government on this issue and are not expecting Texas to fix this problem," Russell Boening of the Texas Farm Bureau told Newsweek. Texas still faces several eminent domain cases surrounding the previous building of the wall.
"This was an important trip that connects with the obvious point, if you want to deal with problems, you cannot just deal with the symptoms," Harris said. "You have to figure out what caused it."
The 57,607 items seized included 47,490 counterfeit Cialis pills and 10,117 pieces of apparel and footwear.
Officers used a canine team to assist with inspection of the woman's car and eventually discovered 24 packages of heroin hidden in the tires.
According to local organizations, the number of minors transferred to five Chicago-area shelters first "doubled, then tripled," beginning in December 2020.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported a 9% decrease in encounters with unaccompanied minors in April after an on record high in March.
"If not for our community and law enforcement partners, these little girls could have faced the more than 100-degree temperatures with no help," Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero said.
"The reality is, this is a crisis and the federal government must do more to address this surge of migrants," the Arizona Democrat said.
"We're trying like hell to figure out what happened," the president said during an interview with NBC News' "Today."
"Border Patrol is overwhelmed, overworked, & discouraged by new policies," Collins tweeted on Friday morning, after spending a night shift with the agency.
"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.
"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.
Customs and Border Protection officer Elizabeth Landeros allegedly used her position with the government agency to search law enforcement databases in an attempt to find information to help her pressure her son's rape accuser into recanting their allegation.
Some Laredo residents believe the wire is meant to mark future construction areas for the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.
Mordan is the second border agent from the El Paso sector to die while on duty this year.