EXCLUSIVE: Group of 167 Venezuelans Cross West Texas Border

DEL RIO, Texas — A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, reported the illegal local entry of 167 Venezuelan nationals early Friday morning. The group, consisting of mostly of family units, was quickly apprehended by Border Patrol and transported to nearby stations for processing.

Texas-Mexico Border, Del Rio Sector

Fake Migrant Family Units Found in Arizona Desert near Border

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents identified two fraudulent family units while processing large groups of migrants illegally crossing the border from Mexico. One incident involved a man carrying a young girl he claimed was his daughter. The second involved a woman claiming to be the mother of a teen girl.

Yuma Sector agents apprehend large groups of migrants crossing unsecured border. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)