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Agents arrest 264 immigrants in 24-hour span

Posted: 10:14 AM, Sep 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-27 17:05:22Z

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 264 immigrants over a 24-hour span near the Lukeville Port of Entry.

Agents say they arrested a group of 164 immigrants Tuesday afternoon, as well as a group of 100 immigrants in the same area Wednesday.

Both groups contained people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Their ages spanned from 11 months to 59 years.

The suspects were processed at the Ajo Border Patrol Station for immigration violations.