Border Patrol apprehend group of 100 migrants in California, most from 12 countries other than Mexico


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US Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of 100 migrants Tuesday morning in California.

Officers from the San Diego area apprehended the group of migrants nearly half a mile east of Border Field State Park in San Diego at 2 a.m., according to a patrol news release. border.

Officials said the migrant group was made up of citizens from Africa, Asia and South America.

The migrant group included 79 adults, 18 members of the family unit, as well as 3 unaccompanied minors. They are from the following countries, according to the CPB:

Somalia (37)
India (17)
Cameroon (8)
Senegal (7)
Mauritania (7)
Afghanistan (6)
Ethiopia (6)
Pakistani (4)
Burkina Faso (3)
Brazil (3)
Guinea (1)
Togo (1)

US Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of 100 migrants Tuesday morning in California.
(Reuters, File)

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Most people did not speak Spanish, necessitating resources for translation assistance, officials said, adding that all migrants were medically assessed.

Border Patrol officials say that of the 145,618 migrants who were apprehended in fiscal year 2022, 44,444 were from countries other than Mexico.


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