Border Patrol Agents apprehend over 100 family units and unaccompanied children near Granjeno, Texas

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested over 100 illegal aliens in a single incident.

Wednesday afternoon, agents patrolling south of Granjeno, Texas, encountered several groups of illegal aliens comprised of family units and unaccompanied children. The groups congregated after crossing the Rio Grande and turned themselves in. Agents took 107 illegal aliens into custody.

Border patrol has processed the subjects accordingly.

The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity.

Please visit www.cbp.gov to view additional news releases and other information pertaining to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Follow them on Twitter at @CBPRGV.

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