24 Migrants Found Locked in Trailer at Texas Border Checkpoint

Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents earlier this week rescued a group of nearly two dozen migrants trapped inside a tractor-trailer. The discovery came as a truck driver allegedly tried to smuggle migrants through the Falfurrias Border Patrol crossing in Brooks County, Texas.

Rio Grande Valley District Chief Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez posted a report on social media saying agents encountered a trailer carrying nearly 20 immigrants who had entered the United States illegally between the port of entry. and reported that he had managed to avoid arrest at the border. . Agents assigned to the Falfurrias Border Patrol checkpoint on Route 281 in Brooks County.

Chavez said investigators inspected the truck and found a fake wall inside the trailer. On the other side of the wall were nearly 20 immigrants living in this country illegally.

The department chief praised the agents who did a great job discovering the false wall and rescuing the migrants, potentially saving their lives.

Officials in the Rio Grande Valley encountered just over 9,000 migrants in March, according to unofficial Border Patrol reports reviewed by Breitbart Texas. That’s fewer than the 11,947 migrants apprehended in February, according to the Southwest Land Border Encounters report. The number of arrests in February was down 20% compared to about 15,000 a year ago, the report said.

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