Immigration

Border Patrol Busts Snag 5 Smugglers, 24 Migrants

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted multiple human smuggling attempts leading to the arrest of five alleged human smugglers and 24 migrants. The arrests occurred between July 9-12 in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California.

Border Patrol agents disrupt multiple human smuggling incidents in Arizona and California. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

Human Smuggling Stash House Busted in Texas near Border

Despite the dangers from the spread of COVID-19, Mexican cartel-connected human smugglers continue to warehouse their “cargo” in stash houses in communities along the Texas border with Mexico. Most recently, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of migrants being stashed in a home in Rio Grande City, Texas.

Laredo Sector agents find ten illegal aliens packed into motel stash house. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)