YUMA, Ariz. –Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended five undocumented aliens from Bangladesh on Tuesday.
Yuma Station agents patrolling near County 17 1/2 and the Levee Road apprehended a group of five men that had illegally entered the United States from Mexico. On-site medical providers conducted medical screenings and cleared the men for transport. Yuma Sector agents conducted thorough interviews and screenings, which resulted in negative matches through the National Targeting Center and Terrorist Screening Center. All five men were charged with immigration violations.
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 official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.