LAREDO, Texas-- Texas National Guard Soldiers stopped illegal immigrants from wading across the Rio Grande River, and directed them back to Mexico, May 22, 2023. Soldiers worked with their law enforcement partners, the Department of Public Safety brush teams, and responded to a sensor that alerted them of illegal aliens trying to gain access to Texas.
Texas Soldiers were able to stop the illegal aliens before they entered the United States. After being stopped the would-be crossers were directed by helicopters back to Mexico.
Operation Lone Star has Texas National Guard soldiers working with DPS Troopers to prevent, deter, and interdict transnational illegal activity in their areas of operation.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 2:47:00 PM