ROMA, Texas – Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station identified eight illegal aliens at a stash house.
Border Patrol agents responded to a call from the Roma Police Department after they identified a suspected stash house. Agents confirmed that the eight individuals inside were in the United States illegally and transported them to the Rio Grande City station for processing.
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.