US flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Archived Content

In an effort to keep current, the archive contains content from a previous administration or is otherwise outdated.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest DACA Recipient

Release Date: 
February 1, 2018

LAREDO, Texas – On January 31, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican national identified as a recipient for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, attempting to smuggle two illegal aliens into the United States. Border Patrol agents responded to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety on a traffic stop near Highway 83 in Laredo, Texas. The driver, a 23-year-old male, was attempting to smuggle the two illegal aliens in a Ford Focus. The two illegal aliens were identified as being Mexican nationals. The driver was arrested and the vehicle was seized by Border Patrol.

To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021