Border Patrol Agents confirmed this week that nationals from 50 different countries have been detained in the latest ‘migrant caravan’ arriving at the US-Mexico border near El Paso, Texas.
“A caravan-size influx of migrants is flooding across the border each week in just a single sector, a top Border Patrol official told lawmakers Tuesday — the latest indicator of the growing migration crisis on the southern border,” reports Fox News.
“Much media attention has focused on caravans coming across from Central America,” said Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Patrol Agent Rodolfo Karisch during Congressional testimony Tuesday. “But the fact is that RGV is receiving caravan-equivalent numbers every seven days.”
“People are traveling across hemispheres to attempt to illegally enter the U.S., using the same pathways as the Central Americans,” he said.
Karisch confirmed countless immigrants have arrived in the region from China, Bangladesh, Turkey, Egypt, and Romania.
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