Rio Grande sector Border Patrol nabs 500 illegals a day

Article publisher: 
Fox 7 Austin
Article date: 
18 November 2016
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

... We wanted to see how it was possible for them to enter the United States illegally so many times, so we rode with the Rio Grande valley sector border patrol to find out. Border patrol agents must secure 1,254 miles in Texas every single day.

“McAllen station is actually the busiest station in the whole country for illegal entries,” said Supervisor Border Patrol Agent Marlene Castro.

During fiscal year 2016, which ended September 30, border patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector apprehended about 500 undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens] per day.

“It's been a group, and then five minutes later another group, and then half an hour later you'll see another one,” Castro said...



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