Border Patrol Agents Encounter Large Group Near Eagle Pass

DEL RIO, TexasU.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector’s Eagle Pass Station apprehended a large group of undocumented migrants after they illegally entered the United States, Nov. 4.

Agents were informed of a group crossing near town and immediately responded. Agents quickly located the group, ultimately arresting more than 100 undocumented migrants. The migrants, from Colombia and Venezuela, included several tender-aged children and a 75-year-old woman.

All individuals will be processed in accordance with Customs and Border Protection policies. Eagle Pass Station has seen a recent increase in activity, with nearly 3,500 encounters in the last seven days.

To report suspicious activity call the Del Rio Sector’s toll free number at 1-866-511-8727.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation’s borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.

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