EXCLUSIVE: 1100 Migrants Apprehended by West Texas Border Patrol Agents in 24 Hours

A large group of migrants apprehended near Eagle Pass, Texas, on June 15. (U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)
U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector

Del Rio Sector agents apprehended another large group of migrants late Wednesday morning. The group of more than 300 being apprehended as this article goes to press adds to the more than 400 apprehended earlier in the morning.

A source operating under the umbrella of U.S. Customs and Border Protection told Breitbart Texas that agents in Eagle Pass, Texas, apprehended yet another huge group of migrants during the morning of June 15. The more than 300 migrants crossed the border south of Bridge #2 — about a half-mile from where a group of more than 400 crossed earlier in the morning.

The first group of more than 400 migrants crossed from Coahuila, Mexico, at about 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Two hours later, a group of nearly 100 crossed. This was followed by the latest group of more than 300 migrants around 11 a.m.

During a period of less than four hours, agents in this area apprehended more than 800 migrants, the source stated.

Late Tuesday afternoon, another group of 300 migrants crossed the border in this same area, Breitbart Texas reported. This was the largest ever to cross in this area in a single incident, the source stated. Agents identified the migrants as citizens of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. That record was shattered in less than 16 hours when the group of more than 400 migrants crossed in a single group Wednesday morning.

This brings the total of the four groups of migrants crossing in this area to more than 1,100 in less than 24 hours.

Bob Price serves as associate editor and senior news contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an original member of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is a regular panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday-morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Facebook.

Randy Clark is a 32-year veteran of the United States Border Patrol.  Prior to his retirement, he served as the Division Chief for Law Enforcement Operations, directing operations for nine Border Patrol Stations within the Del Rio, Texas, Sector. Follow him on Twitter @RandyClarkBBTX.


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