LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the I-35 checkpoint arrested several individuals in a commercial bus as they attempted to pass through the checkpoint by using fraudulent identification documents.
On Jan. 20, while conducting immigration inspections aboard a commercial passenger bus, Border Patrol agents discovered five individuals who presented fraudulent immigration documents. Record checks showed that all of the subjects were in the country illegally.
The fraudulent documents were seized, and the subjects were processed accordingly.
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