1200 Migrants Apprehended in Single Day in West Texas near Border

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El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 1,200 migrants in a single day over the past weekend. The apprehended migrants included citizens of four nations — including Turkey.

El Paso Sector Chief Patrol Agent Gloria I. Chavez tweeted images from four large-group migrant apprehensions in a single day along the U. S.-Mexico Border. The illegal border crossings led to the apprehension of more than 1,200 migrants.

Busy times! Just today, #ElPaso #USBP agents have encountered over 1,200 migrants & counting entering the border illegally. Haitians, Cubans, Nicaraguans, and Turkish nationals to name a few. We do what we can with what we got! So much & appreciation for my troops! pic.twitter.com/RMR6iVZKht

Agents identified the migrants as citizens of Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Turkey, Chief Chavez reported.

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