More than 20,000 migrants caught in the Rio Grande Valley

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ROMA, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector encountered another large group crossing the Rio Grande.

Early this morning, Rio Grande City agents responded to the report of a large group of illegal aliens that had crossed the Rio Grande near Roma, Texas. Upon arrival, agents encountered 170 illegal aliens comprised of family units and unaccompanied children from the countries of Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua.

In the month of March, Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended over 20,900 individual classified as family units and more than 3,700 unaccompanied children.

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