Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended nearly 175 migrants in multiple human smuggling stash house operations over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Agents took the migrants into custody and processed them under CBP guidelines.
On June 1, Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) agent received information about a mobile home being utilized as a human smuggling stash house near La Grulla, Texas, according to information obtained from Border Patrol officials. Agents arrived and found 24 migrants inside the mobile home. Agents identified the migrants as foreign nationals from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.
On Memorial Day, McAllen Station agents received a call from the Mission, Texas, Police Department regarding a migrant who escaped from a human smuggling stash house. The migrant directed the agents to the stash house where they found 62 migrants inside the residence. Law enforcement officers did not find a “caretaker”