The Office of Customs and Border Protection announced Monday that it had intercepted two large groups of Venezuelan immigrants entering the United States via the southern Mexican state of Texas.
Last Sunday agents found one in 48 and two groups of 120 Venezuelan immigrants in La Paloma. Press release Issued by Border Guard.
The immigrants said they were staying in a shelter in Madame Morocco, Mexico, which they could not name.
Of the Venezuelan population, 86 were adults and 82 were members of family groups. Age 3 months to 74 years.
“They were found in good health and transferred to the Border Police Station,” Customs and Border Security said in a statement.
More than 5.9 million Venezuelans have fled the country in search of better living conditions in the face of the economic, political and social crisis facing Venezuela, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
In recent months, in the column of Venezuelan immigrants To the United States illegally This has increased significantly, which has sharpened the authorities.
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