Border Patrol Detains 136 Migrants in Texas, USA

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector (Texas) detained 136 undocumented migrants in four separate events, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said Tuesday.On March 7, fort Brown Station agents detected a group of 86 migrants walking north from the Rio Grande (Rio Grande in Mexico) border in Brownsville. The group included 31 members of family units and 55 adults traveling alone. Seventy-five of the migrants came from Nicaragua and the rest from other Central American countries and Colombia, CBP said in a bulletin. Read more: What are the main questions that migration asks if you go from Mexico to the USA? Hours earlier, the Rio Grande City Police Department (RGC PD) received information about two apartments that were being used to house migrants. Border agents and RGC PD officers went to the apartments and discovered a total of 12 migrants and one person who was caring for them. Agents determined that the migrants were originally from Mexico, Honduras and Peru. All were arrested by Border Patrol agents and the caregiver, a Mexican national, was turned over to the RGC PD. That same day, border agents along with staff from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office discovered five undocumented immigrants from El Salvador and Mexico who were being housed in a residence in Weslaco.And on March 8, border agents received information from a residence in Sullivan City that possibly harbored migrants. The agents went to the site and found 33 undocumented people, who were transferred to a station of the corporation. CBP said all migrants were processed in accordance with applicable rules. Read more: Pregnant woman dies who was among the migrants abandoned in Coahuila Hooded throw the fences of La Casa de los Azulejos, on May 5

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