Border Patrol agents stopped on Friday a caravan of 128 people after it illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico to Arizona, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday evening. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
Border Patrol agents on Friday stopped a caravan of 128 people that illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico into Arizona, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Tuesday evening.
The group was comprised of adults and children, some as young as four years of age, and are from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Mexico. Agents also identified several adults in the group who had been previously been charged with immigration violations. Agents medically evaluated all 128 immigrants and determined they were in good health.After transporting everyone to the Ajo Border Patrol station for processing, the immigrants were turned over to the Enforcement Removal Operations within Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ~ Customs and Border Protection
Today BPA apprehended another large group; WESLACO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Weslaco station apprehended a group of 54 illegal aliens near Hidalgo, Texas.
This afternoon, agents patrolling along the Rio Grande encountered a large group of illegal aliens consisting of 19 family units (38 total subjects), 14 unaccompanied children and two adults. The group is comprised of men, women and children from the country of Guatemala.
This is not just a few attempting to cross over, this is very large numbers which turns this into an epidemic that must be aggressively addressed. Is it time for citizens to mass at our borders and protect them ourselves until we can get the wall built?
Chris “Badger” Thomas is a Veteran who served our country as an Army Combat Medic.