Rio Grande sector remains nation's busiest, over 2,200 illegal busts a day

May 04, 2021 at 01:28

The mostly women and children were directed to ballfield parking lot by the smugglers they paid to get them over the Rio Grande river on a rafts only hours before.
Anyone who says the border is under control is either lying or they don’t live here.
This morning in south Texas the border patrol radio cackled almost nonstop as agents tried to apprehend small groups here and there.
They found 2 young men and women hiding near a building in Roma at 6 a.m.
Moments later, another call, 5 minutes away, a group of four teenagers were found hiding under a bush.
Agents in the Rio Grande Sector remain the nation’s busiest – with more than 2,200 apprehensions a day.
Right now, the Biden Administration is allowing unaccompanied minors and women with children under age 7 to largely remain in the U.S.
While Biden criticized Trump for sending migrants to dangerous tent cities in Mexico, he remains silent about doing it himself.
Those cases are spread around the county, but in south Texas – still the epicenter of illegal immigration, some worry about the cost and impact on crime.
"We are a city of 148,000 and last month we saw 170,000 illegal immigrants," said former mayoral candidate Othal Brand.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPOn Monday, border agents in the Rio Grande Valley reported stopping 5 human smuggling events while apprehending 32 migrants, 12 of whom were found hidden in a locked tractor trailer, including children.
On Friday, agents found 6 migrants locked in a motel, and got involved in three hot pursuits, all of which ended in crashes.