The Central American caravan is here as large group caught crossing Rio Grande

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Rio Grande River
Rio Grande River

MCALLEN, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol (MCS) station agents encountered a large group of 107 illegal aliens entering south of La Joya, Texas.

On Saturday, MCS agents working near La Joya, Texas, responded to a report of a large group of illegal aliens crossing the Rio Grande.  The group consisted of 107 illegal aliens, consisting of mainly family members and unaccompanied alien children (UACs).  In the group were 95 family members, 10 UACs, and two single adults.  The nationalities of those in the group included: Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Romania. 

This year, RGV agents have encountered 36 groups of 100 or more people illegally entering the United States.

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