Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents kicked off the new year with the apprehension of 2,200 migrants. The apprehension included a little girl who made what officials called “the treacherous journey” by herself.
Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason Owens tweeted images revealing the apprehension of 2,200 migrants over the New Year’s Day weekend.
2022 is off & running!
This weekend, Del Rio Sector agents brought in the New Year with:
2,200 undocumented migrants arrested after illegally crossing the border
7 smuggling attempts stopped
12 migrants rescued pic.twitter.com/3570u6LjT7
— Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens (@USBPChiefDRT) January 3, 2022
“2022 is off & running,” Chief Owens tweeted.
Agents also stopped seven human smuggling attempts and rescued 12 migrants over the weekend.