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Texas Border Business

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted two human smuggling operations in the Rio Grande Valley.

On Wednesday, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents working in conjunction working with the Texas Department of Public Safety received information of a residence in La Rosita, Texas, possibly operating as a human smuggling stash house. Upon arrival to the residence, agents and officers discovered 12 illegal aliens inside. Agents determined the subjects to be from the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico, and Honduras. 

That same day, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents working in Brownsville, Texas, observed activity at a residence consistent with human smuggling. Agents conducted a welfare check at the residence and upon entering, they discovered 28 illegal aliens inside. After interviewing the subjects, agents identified them to be from the countries of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Venezuela.

Border Patrol will process all subjects accordingly.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and report suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. 

 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.

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