Transnational criminal organizations recruit United States Citizens to facilitate their smuggling schemes, they continue to place lives in danger with little regard for their safety and well-being.Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Sean McGoffin on his team discovering travel trailers full of dozens of people attempting illegal entry into the U.S.
- Agents stopped two travel trailers at an immigration check-point.
- A total of 74 people were found in the trailers.
- The people in the trailers came from Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Peru.
- Why This Matters: Recent data shows the highest number of attempted entries at the southern border in more than 20 years, and a historic pace that might be the highest in modern data collection. This story reflects the lengths and danger of illegal border crossing.
Here's the press release complete with photos.
by Jenna Lee,