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Nearly 300 migrants apprehended in southern New Mexico

Nearly 300 migrants apprehended in southern New Mexico

Joshua Panas
February 08, 2019 06:17 PM

ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. – A group of 290 migrants were arrested at the Antelope Wells Port of Entry in southern New Mexico Friday.

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According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the group was observed crossing into the U.S. illegally.

The group consisted of people from Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras.

A boy and his father were taken to the hospital after the boy showed signs of illness.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents reported below-freezing temperatures at the time of the arrests.

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