德克萨斯边境巡逻队在涉嫌人口走私行动中发现酒店房间挤满了非法人员

里奥格兰德河谷地区边境巡逻队的特工周五下午收到了一条消息,称爱丁堡的一家酒店被用来收容非法移民. 这座城市位于德克萨斯州的南端, near the 墨西哥 边界.

A hotel room in Ediburg, 德州.

A hotel room in Ediburg, 德州. (CBP)

Agents went to investigate the hotel and witnessed two individuals enter the suspected room with several jugs of water and groceries. They continued to surveil the hotel room and determined it was being used to harbor illegal immigrants, 我们. 海关与边境保护 说过.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a welfare check and discovered more than 10 people in the room. CBP said the people were citizens from El Salvador, 洪都拉斯, and Mexico.

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The migrants reportedly told the officers that they had been waiting to be transported further into the U.S. 差不多 30 天.

The next morning, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents in Hidalgo discovered more illegal immigrants – including an unaccompanied child – using a storm drain to illegally enter the U.S.

From early that morning until late in the evening, MCS agents and the Hidalgo Police Department set up a perimeter and arrested about 10 people using the storm drain to illegally enter the U.S. All subjects were citizens of Mexico and 洪都拉斯.

The migrants apprehended at the hotel room and using the storm drain are all being processed, CBP said.

Hidalgo is about 20 miles south of Edinburg, a stone’s throw from the U.S.-Mexico border.

The discovery came as thousands of Haitian migrants have overwhelmed agents at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent days. 在星期一, 多于 6,000 Haitians and other migrants were 已移除 from an encampment at a Texas border town.

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