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USMore than 100 Central American migrants recorded scaling border wall, officials say

05:30  24 january  2019
05:30  24 january  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

Part of new U.S.-bound migrant caravan crosses into Guatemala

Part of new U.S.-bound migrant caravan crosses into Guatemala Part of new U.S.-bound migrant caravan crosses into Guatemala

At the current pace of nearly 100 ,000 migrants each month, officials say more than a million people will have tried to cross the border in a 12-month period. The flow of migrant families has reached record levels, with February totals 560 percent above those for the same period last year.

More than 100 Central American migrants were caught on camera illegally scaling the US-Mexico border wall in Arizona, just one week after 376 migrants tunneled through to the US near the same location. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents "apprehended a group of 110+ Central

Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona shared a video Wednesday of what they said was more than one hundred Central Americans climbing over a border barrier with a ladder.

The group of more than 110 migrants was apprehended on Monday by Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector, the agency said on Twitter.

The Central Americans were accused of having “illegally scaled the wall with the assistance of a smuggler with a ladder,” the tweet said.

New caravan crosses Guatemala, first migrants enter Mexico

New caravan crosses Guatemala, first migrants enter Mexico A new caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States made its way across Guatemala Thursday, with the first members crossing into southern Mexico. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Bundled up in the early morning cold of the Guatemalan capital, hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants set out on the next leg of their trek, hitching rides on passing trucks or walking toward the Mexican border, about 300 kilometers (190 miles) away.

Shocking moment more than 100 migrants are caught on camera climbing over the US-Mexico border wall - before being immediately arrested by Arizona US Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona released video of more than 110 Central American migrants climbing over the border wall

The number of migrant families crossing the southwest border has once again broken records , with unauthorized entries nearly double what they were a year ago, suggesting that the Trump administration’s aggressive policies have not discouraged new migration to the United States.

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The black-and-white video showed a steady stream of people as they made their way over the structure. Toward the end of the clip, a group was recorded leaving the area, while someone on the other side of the barrier also darted away.

More than 100 Central American migrants recorded scaling border wall, officials say© FoxNews.com The wall was scaled with the help of a ladder-carrying smuggler.

The video comes more than a week after a group of 376 Central Americans reportedly made their way into the U.S. at the Arizona border via holes that were dug beneath the barrier, the Border Patrol said.

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Members of the group were arrested after they entered the country on Jan. 14. They did not attempt to avoid law enforcement prior to their apprehension, the Border Patrol said, according to The Associated Press.

Funding for border security and construction of a border wall or physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border continues to be a point of contention between Republicans and Democrats amid the ongoing partial government shutdown, which began on Dec. 22.

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