60 Undocumented Immigrants Found In Cold Trailer

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60 undocumented immigrants are rescued from a frigid trailer over the weekend at the Falfurrias checkpoint.

U.S. Border Patrol discovered the large group during a secondary inspection early Saturday morning, August 19. They were found among thing ice and pallets of broccoli in 49 degree temperatures.

The Central American immigrants all declined medical attention. The driver was arrested and is pending federal charges for alien smuggling.

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