Illegal aliens rescued at border wall in California after 'perilous situation'

Article CAIRCO note: 
From article: The construction of the wall, however, did coincide with a sharp decline in apprehensions ...
Article author: 
Travis Fedschun
Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
8 January 2020
Article category: 
National News
Medium
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Three people were rescued over the weekend after they were found trapped in "a precarious situation" on a new section of border wall near San Diego, according to officials.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release said that around midnight Sunday, agents on patrol saw three people perched on top of the wall near Otay Mesa ...  

Agents called in firefighters with San Diego Fire Department to get the group down safely using a ladder truck...

How effectively the new barrier deters migrants and stops crossings is tough to calculate. The construction of the wall, however, did coincide with a sharp decline in apprehensions ...