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09:25  06 june  2019
09:25  06 june  2019 Source:   azcentral.com

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Border Patrol Sees 'Busiest Recent' Day Arresting Migrants on Memorial Day U.S. Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas, apprehended more than 2,200 migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday.

And a wall might not be able to fix that. In a two-day span in January, 362 migrants surrendered to the Border Patrol in Antelope Wells, overwhelming the small base’s capacity Border fencing erected in Southern California and Arizona in recent years drove some of the biggest migration flows toward

The group of migrants surrendered to agents after crossing vehicle barriers, the agency said in a post on its Arizona Twitter account Wednesday. Further details were not immediately available. Border Patrol agents have apprehended an average of 100 to 200 Central American migrants per day at the

A video released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday shows more than 130 migrants walking around a border wall in southern Arizona, the latest incident involving large groups of migrants seeking asylum in the United States.

The group consisted of 134 Central Americans who were walking around the west end of the pedestrian fencing Tuesday in the small border town of Sasabe, about 77 miles west of Nogales, the agency said.

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A record large group of migrants tunneled under the border wall near Yuma, Arizona , and turned themselves in to Border Patrol officials for asylum. The vast majority of them, like the group near Yuma Monday, surrender immediately or seek out Border Patrol agents in order to begin the asylum

"They walked about 100 yards, climbed under and over the vehicle barrier that is the only Similar to other groups of families, these migrants willingly surrendered to Border Patrol with no Earlier this month, Border Patrol agents stationed in the Yuma, Arizona , sector took around 375 migrants into

The group immediately surrendered to Border Patrol agents and eight members of the group were hospitalized, the agency said.

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Ten hours later, another group of about 30 people crossed the border at the same location, according to Customs and Border Protection.

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The agency said the influx of migrants has strained transportation, medical and manpower resources, creating a challenging "new normal" for border agents.

"The strain and human toll is frustrating for migrants, their families, the American public, and law enforcement agents alike," an agency statement read.

The Tucson Sector Border Patrol rescued 108 people who crossed the border illegally in the month of May, according to a Wednesday statement.

Malta navy rescues 370 migrants from Mediterranean

Malta navy rescues 370 migrants from Mediterranean Malta's navy said on Wednesday that it had rescued a total of 370 migrants from the Mediterranean in four separate operations. The navy rescued 63 migrants in distress after their dinghy started to take in water overnight, a statement said, and 99 in a similar incident on Wednesday. A patrol boat rescued another 61 migrants after they made a distress call, and then 147 more in a third rescue, the navy said. The rescued migrants, including many women and children, were taken to Malta for health checks.

Largest single group of migrants EVER burrows UNDER border wall : 376 Central Americans - including 200 minors - squeeze through seven Massive group crossed the border illegally on Monday near Yuma, Arizona . CBP says the Central American migrants 'inundated agents ' to request asylum.

(AP/FOX 10) - U.S. Border Patrol officials say 360 migrants - mostly families from Central America - have surrendered to agents in Arizona . Agents watched as the group left the buses and walked under a vehicle barrier along the border . Other groups recently crossed in the remote area near

Late last month, Customs and Border Protection said Yuma Sector agents had apprehended 17,578 migrants, most traveling as families, in a five-month period, overwhelming resources and holding spaces.

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