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“Transnational criminal organizations recruit United States Citizens to facilitate their smuggling schemes, they continue to place lives in danger with little regard for their safety and well-being.”

Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Sean McGoffin on his team discovering travel trailers full of dozens of people attempting illegal entry into the U.S.

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  • immigration
  • border
  • Agents stopped two travel trailers at an immigration check-point.
  • A total of 74 people were found in the trailers.
  • The people in the trailers came from Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Peru.
  • Why This Matters: Recent data shows the highest number of attempted entries at the southern border in more than 20 years, and a historic pace that might be the highest in modern data collection. This story reflects the lengths and danger of illegal border crossing.

Here’s the press release complete with photos.