EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station rescued a mother who delivered her newborn baby minutes before their arrival, Oct 8.
At approximately 9:20 p.m., agents responded to a 911 call for woman in labor. Agents quickly located the woman and her newly delivered baby, who were both in need of immediate medical assistance. A Border Patrol EMT provided critical care to the mother, a Honduran national and her newborn until EMS arrived on scene, EMS transported the family to a local hospital for further evaluation and treatment.
After receiving medical care, the infant and her mother will be processed as per CBP guidelines.
To report suspicious activity, call the Del Rio Sector’s toll free number at 1-866-511-8727.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.