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RGV Large Group Encounters Continue

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EDINBURG, Texas – In recent days, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents encountered 414 migrants in three large groups. 

Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station agents encountered two separate large groups near Roma and Rio Grande City. On June 1, agents, with the assistance of the Texas Military Department, apprehended 176 migrants illegally present in the U.S. The next day, agents apprehended another 136 migrants. The groups were comprised of 78 unaccompanied children, 153 family members and 81 single adults. The migrants were from Cuba and various Central and South American countries.

Also on June 1, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents apprehended 102 migrants near Mission. The groups were comprised of 26 unaccompanied children, 35 family members and 41 single adults. The migrants were from Central and South American countries.

Border Patrol processed all subjects accordingly.

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Last Modified: June 2, 2022