Combined efforts result in the rescue of 32 immigrants from stash houses in the Rio Grande Valley
EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents found 32 illegal aliens being held in multiple stash houses within the last week.
Tuesday, October 31, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents received assistance from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office and the Hidalgo County’s Constable Precinct 4 Office to conduct a consensual search of a suspected stash house in Mission, Texas. Agents located 18 subjects kept inside the house. The smuggled migrants were from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Mexico.
Next day, Brownsville agents worked with the Cameron County Constables Office in apprehending 14 subjects at an apartment complex. The smuggled aliens were from Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.
All subjects are being processed accordingly.
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