GRANJENO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested over 100 illegal aliens in a single incident.
Yesterday afternoon, McAllen 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 is processing 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; “They’re humans, not cargo!”
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.