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Border Patrol raids El Paso & Sunland Park stash houses, finds 65 smuggled migrants

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents raided two Borderland stash houses utilized by human smugglers this week, rounding up over five-dozen migrants, authorities said Friday.

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One of the stash house busts occurred in Sunland Park, where border agents said the found 43 people who were in the country illegally. Of those 43, there were 25 Ecuadorans, six Mexicans, six Guatemalans, four El Salvadorians,
and two Brazilians.

Another raid turned up 22 migrants hiding inside a home in central El Paso, including 10 Ecuadorans, four Guatemalans, three, Mexicans, two Nicaraguans, two Hondurans and one El Salvadorian.

All 65 migrants discovered at the two locations were adults, none were children. Officials indicated they were all returned to Mexico.

A Border Patrol spokesman said the agency has seen a 261% increase in encounters with single adults in the El Paso sector this year.

Jim Parker

Jim Parker is the Director of Digital Content for ABC-7.



          1. Congressional Republicans toured the border this week with Trump and the Governor. They know how messed up Biden made it.

          1. You’re a nitwit. Communists like you hate America and clearly want to destroy it.

      1. This makes me sick char liar doo doo. There have been 6,918 ‘criminal noncitizens’ arrested by Border Patrol in 2021 with four months left in the fiscal year

          1. By inviting every third country to invade this country. That’s how Char liar doo doo. That’s how.

  1. There have been 6,918 ‘criminal noncitizens’ arrested by Border Patrol in 2021 with four months left in the fiscal year. If this doesn’t make an American sick than nothing will. But of course char liar doo doo and his maggot pet alberto love it. They love that these criminals are killing, robbing and raping Hispanic citizens. That’s their sickness.

    1. I recall KVIA ran an article last week on the psycho in Las Cruces that sliced up and beheaded the victim. Kicked the head around like a soccer ball. What the leftist media neglected to say was the perp was an illegal alien. ICE put an immigration detainer on him.

      1. Hey nitwit why don’t you post evidence to disprove it. You are all ridiculous mouth no action. You won’t get that info on fake news CNN, ABC or MSNBC.

      2. Not my claims you idiot. According to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data, there have been 6,918 arrests of “criminal noncitizens” by Border Patrol in FY 2021 up until the end of May, with four months still to be recorded.

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