Gregory K. Bovino

Migrants Smuggled in Trucks, RV in Most Remote Southern Border Sector

Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agents continue to find human smugglers packing migrants into dangerously overloaded vehicles that are ripe for the spread of COVID-19. The Big Bend Sector covers some of the most remote areas of the southwestern border including 517 border miles, 77 Texas counties, and the entire state of Oklahoma.

Van Horn Station Border Patrol agents find a group of migrants packed into an overloaded pickup truck. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Big Bend Sector)