YUMA, Ariz. –Wellton Station Border Patrol agents observed two vehicles travelling through Dome Valley at different times yesterday in what appeared to be attempts to circumvent the Interstate 8 Border Patrol check point.
Agents stopped one vehicle at Mile Marker 32 and another at County 7th and Avenue 19E, resulting in the arrest of 11 undocumented immigrants.
Agents processed all subjects and both vehicles per Yuma Sector guidelines.
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.