Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 1,500 migrants over the past weekend. Officials say many of the large groups are making the dangerous river crossing at night.
Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason Owens tweeted an image of a large group of migrants apprehended by Eagle Pass Station Border Patrol agents over the past weekend.
Eagle Pass Station continues to feel the strain of an influx of migrants looking to surrender to agents. EGT agents have encountered over 1,500 migrants since Friday. Some large groups are now crossing at night, greatly increasing the danger they face from the swift river water. pic.twitter.com/57hpVplYxY
— Chief Patrol Agent Del Rio Texas (@USBPChiefDRT) November 22, 2021
“Eagle Pass Station continues