More than 670 migrants apprehended within 24 hours
May 02, 2019 08:01 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 670 migrants were apprehended within 24 hours by U.S. Border Patrol agents working in Antelope Wells and El Paso.
Around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, 243 migrants were taken into custody at the Camp Bounds Forward Operating Base adjacent to the Antelope Wells port on entry.
Just 40 minutes later, agents encountered a group of 219 migrants.
A group of 209 migrants was apprehended in Antelope Wells early Thursday morning as well.
Border Patrol agents said the groups consisted of mostly Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles.
Updated: May 02, 2019 08:01 PM
Created: May 02, 2019 07:55 PM
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