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Texas Border: Laredo Murder Arrest, "Cartel de Houston" broken Up: Migrants stream into Brownsville

Jack Beavers
U.S. Border Patrol prepares for another busy week along the Texas-Mexico border. We have the latest news.Photo byU.S. Border Patrol

It's another busy week for federal and local officers along the Texas - Mexico border. Here is the latest:

Murder Arrest:

Federal officers at the border in Laredo have arrested a suspected murderer:

Migrants line up to come into Texas:

In Brownsville, migrants are lining up for asylum application appointments to be allowed to legally enter the United States:

Fentanyl off the streets:

In Fort Worth, police there - along with Homeland Security Agents - have taken fentanyl & guns off the street:

"Cartel de Houston" broken up:

In Houston, an international drug organization that called itself the "Cartel de Houston" has been broken up with the guilty plea of its suspected ringleader. The Texas-based group smuggled hundreds of kilos of Meth into the U.S. and also smuggled guns back across the border into Mexico.

Smuggler risks toddler's life:

Outside Texas, the Border Patrol is sharing a harrowing video of a smuggler lowering a toddler into the U.S. over the Border Wall by rope:

Smugglers are using ladders along that section of the Border Wall to help migrants cross illegally:

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