Border Patrol: More than 4,000 Apprehensions in First Week of Fiscal Year

4 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Monday, October 08 2018 Oct 8, 2018 October 08, 2018 7:02 PM October 08, 2018 in News

WESLACO – Border Patrol agents say they’ve already seen a 100 percent increase in apprehensions for the fiscal year.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Manuel Padilla says the numbers have doubled for those crossing the border illegally.

Over 4,000 arrests were made for the first week of this fiscal year compared to the more than 2,100 arrests were made the first week of October 2017.  

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