Border patrol agents in the Del Rio sector found two young children along the Rio Grande.
On Sunday, border patrol agents from the Del Rio sector met two young children abandoned by smugglers along the banks of the Rio Grande. Officials from the Del Rio sector tweeted a photo of the five-year-old boy and his seven-year-old sister.
These two Honduran children were left in the hands of smugglers, to be abandoned alone by the river on Sunday afternoon. When asked about their parents, the 5 and 7-year-olds claimed that their mother remained in Honduras. Nice job from everyone involved! pic.twitter.com/lkhNCLojYw
– Chief Patrol Officer Del Rio Texas (@USBPChiefDRT) 22 November 2021
Border patrol officers asked the children where their parents were. The children told officers their mother remained in Honduras.
The Rio Grande Valley remains the busiest sector with the arrest of 45,234 migrants in October.
In the first month of the new fiscal year, October, agents in the Del Rio sector apprehended more than 28,000 migrants. These apprehensions make the Del Rio area the second busiest of the nine border areas in the southwest, according to the Southwest Land Border Encounters October report released by U.S. customs and border protection officials after hours earlier. this week.
Between last Friday and Monday, agents in the Del Rio sector apprehended more than 1,500 migrants. Authorities report that many large groups are now crossing at night. This tactic makes it easier for migrants to be swept away by the rapid currents of the Rio Grande, officials said.
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