Almost 1,000 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in One Day Setting New Record


EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents have logged 845 illegal immigrants within 24-hours, as apprehensions along the Rio Grande of south Texas prove another busy month in July. 

Wednesday morning, Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station agents working near La Grulla, Texas, encountered a group of 336 illegal immigrants as they walked from the Rio Grande into the United States, which, at the time, was the largest group encountered this summer. The group consisted of 328 family members and eight unaccompanied children. Many within the group suffered from dehydration and exhaustion. Border Patrol Emergency Medical Technicians responded and provided medical assistance to those in need before being sent to the hospital for further treatment.  The illegal immigrants encountered are from Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and the majority from Guatemala.

Wednesday night, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents working near Hidalgo, Texas, encountered 509 migrants which included 331 family members, 115 unaccompanied children, and 63 single adults. These apprehensions account for the single largest group apprehended thus far, this year. RGV Sector began tracking large groups in 2007 and last night’s encounter is by far, one of the largest to date. This group consisted of illegals from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Venezuela.

RGV agents continue to encounter significant numbers of illegal migrants crossing the border and our federal, state, and local partnerships are indispensable as we work to secure our border and work to quickly move individuals out of USBP custody and through the appropriate immigration pathway. “From the river to ranchlands, our agents are doing everything they can to locate and rescue individuals who are lost or distressed, and we are witnessing firsthand that migrants are experiencing the worst as their trek to the border is unforgiving,” said Chief Patrol Agent Brian Hastings. To date, RGV has accounted for over 700 rescues this fiscal year.

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ME Someone, Thu, 07/29/2021 - 16:21

It's a good thing that Biden's Border Patrol is so efficient.

CGM5, Thu, 07/29/2021 - 18:10

ME SOMEONE, Tue, 07/27/2021 - 17:15

(This is all for show, crossings are marginally higher then they have been in the past.)                               This is the truth according to a typical brainwashed liberal. He has repeated this several times.

The real truth is biden caused all this by himself. He invited them over with hints of future amnesty, stopped the wait in Mexico agreement President Trump created with Mexico, stopped the border construction President Trump started and several other things. Marginally Higher, what a joke, I would be ashamed to be such a sheep.

ME Someone, Fri, 07/30/2021 - 16:23

"It did start under the last couple of months of Trump" -CGM5

"Yes those are my words" -CGM5

"Yes there was a surge of illegals under Trump." -BLANC09

CGM5 will tell you it was still Biden's fault even though he wasn't president and trump's policies were still in place, which if true would just mean that trump's policies were ineffective anyway.

"stopped the wait in Mexico agreement President Trump created with Mexico, stopped the border construction President Trump started and several other things."

If it started under trump like you say then Biden had not signed any of these orders yet, making them irrelevant for your argument. Also, you always say "and several other things" yet never actually say what those things are. 

Most undocumented immigrants come through legal ports, a wall is pointless. and the wait in mexico program is for people wanting to come here legally, so also irrelevant. You are grasping at straws to "prove" this is all Biden, when you already admit that it started under trump.

The "surge" is because of economic hardships in south America due to covid and other factors, these numbers are also not unprecedented, as they have been this high in the past, although quite a while ago I will admit. And of course trump had another surge in 2019, without a peep from you guys then, you are only griping now because it isn't "your guy" in office.

But hey, if this is all you have on Biden, then fine keep believing things that the right wing news sites tell you, even this website reuses the pictures of "illegals" it shows. But it just proves that he is doing a good job if you have nothing else to gripe about with him, so I am all for it, it is entertaining to say the least.

Jeff L, Fri, 07/30/2021 - 20:49

But fail to provide any proof of your savior biden doing a damn thing to stop it. 

ME Someone, Fri, 07/30/2021 - 22:56

Savior, ha! He is better than trump and that is all that matters. A vote for Biden wasn't necessarily a vote for Biden himself, it was a vote AGAINST trump.

But here you go,

As I said before, keep griping about the border, it just tells us that you don't have anything else and he is doing a good job otherwise.

Thanks to “federal, state and local partnerships” initiated by Governor Abbott ;)

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