Child Smuggler Arrested At Falfurrias

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A 43 year old U.S. citizen arrested for attempting to smuggle children. 

Border patrol agents in Falfurrias say the woman was referred to secondary inspection after she began interrupting the agent during the immigration inspection at the checkpoint. 

The woman was trying to smuggle three unaccompanied children from Mexico, saying she was their mother. 

Her biological children were also inside of that vehicle, they were turned over to a relative.

The parents of the unaccompanied children were contacted. 

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