Law enforcement officers in Kinney County are busy capturing Americans taking part in the smuggling of illegal aliens into the U.S. as Texas lawmakers debate potential solutions to Biden’s border crisis.

Kinney County—situated between the two legal ports of entry in Val Verde and Maverick counties—continues to see large amounts of smuggling. Last month, deputies rescued an unresponsive 5-year-old girl from a trunk during a bust and were able to revive her.

March 29

A man from Baytown, Texas, was apprehended for smuggling four illegal aliens.

Two Americans from San Antonio, Texas, were caught smuggling four illegal aliens from Honduras, Guatemala, and Ecuador.

March 25

A man from San Antonio was apprehended after leading law enforcement on a car chase and crashing the car while five illegal aliens fled from the car.

A Houston woman led law enforcement in a chase with nine illegal aliens in the car.

March 24

Two men residing in Lewisville and Corinth, Texas, were caught smuggling seven illegal aliens.

A man from Lubbock, Texas, was apprehended for smuggling six illegal aliens.

March 23

A Houston man was arrested for smuggling six illegal aliens.

A Dallas man was arrested for smuggling four illegal aliens, including a minor.

March 22

Two brothers from Willis and Conroe, Texas, were arrested for smuggling eight illegal aliens. Their sister as well as a girlfriend—both from Spring, Texas—are believed to have been acting as scouts, searching for law enforcement.

March 21

An Austin resident was arrested for smuggling two illegal aliens, one of whom was a minor.

March 20

A felon from Del Rio, Texas, was busted with six illegal aliens in his truck.

March 19

Two U.S. citizens from Tennessee were busted with four illegal aliens in the car.

March 18

A man and woman from Alvin, Texas, were arrested for smuggling four illegal aliens.

March 17

A man from Hammond, Texas, and a woman from Katy, Texas, were busted for smuggling two illegal aliens.

March 16

Two men—one from San Antonio, Texas, and the other from Floresville, Texas—were arrested for smuggling three illegal aliens.

March 15

A woman from Marshall, Texas, was taken into custody after she was discovered smuggling nine illegal aliens.

March 11

Two Honduran nationals living in Fort Worth, Texas, were arrested for smuggling two illegal aliens.

Recent Government Actions

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas earlier this week for failing to maintain control of the southwest border after U.S. Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz testified that the U.S. does not have operational control of the southwest border.

The Texas House unveiled a border security legislative package, and State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R–Brenham) is calling for the state to declare an invasion.


The Center for Renewing America has put forth a plan for states to declare invasions and defend the border using Article I, Section 10, Clause 3 of the U.S. Constitution.

Securing the border and protecting Texans is one of eight legislative priorities for the Texas GOP this session.

Embedded photographs are courtesy of the Kinney County Sheriff’s Office.

Sydnie Henry

A born and bred Texan, Sydnie serves as the Managing Editor for Texas Scorecard. She graduated from Patrick Henry College with a B.A. in Government and is utilizing her research and writing skills to spread truth to Texans.