700 Migrants Apprehended in One Day in El Paso Sector

Breitbart | 3/7/2019 | Staff
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El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 700 mostly Central American migrants on Wednesday. The migrants included a 2-year-old unaccompanied minor. Agents also arrested two previously deported sex offenders who attempted to use the large groups as a diversion to sneak over the border.

Border Patrol agents approached a large group of 112 migrants who just illegally crossed the border wall near downtown El Paso on Wednesday night. While agents processed this group of migrants, other agents apprehended a group of 252 at the border west of Bowie High School (east of the downtown incident), according to information obtained from U.S. Border Patrol officials.

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In one of the groups, El Paso agents encountered a 2-year-old toddler who was unaccompanied. Agents are working with international and other domestic agencies to attempt to determine who the parents might be.

In a matter of a few hours, agents apprehended more than 500 migrants. Agents arrested a total of more than 700 migrants in this small border section in less than 24 hours, officials stated.

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Two previously convicted and deported sex offenders attempted to use the mass border crossings as cover to illegally sneak across the border and attempt to avoid detection and apprehension. Officials reported that both sex offenders entered with other groups of migrants who were...
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