209 migrants caught crossing into Starr County, Rio Grande City agent says

2 months 2 hours 13 minutes ago Tuesday, November 29 2022 Nov 29, 2022 November 29, 2022 11:46 AM November 29, 2022 in News - Local

Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station agents encountered a large group of migrants crossing into Starr County without permission Monday, according to U.S. Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez.

The migrants were compromised of 30 family members, 40 unaccompanied children, and 139 adults from Central and South American countries, and Cuba — totaling 209 people.

This is the 12th large group to cross since Oct. 1, totaling 2,000 apprehensions.

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