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Border agents apprehend 171 immigrants from Central America

CBP border crossing video
Posted at 11:53 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 14:53:38-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Yuma sector border agents apprehended 171 immigrants from Central America over the weekend.

According to CBP, the group dug underneath an outdated portion of infrastructure and crossed into the United States.

CBP says the occurrence happened after suspected smugglers in Mexico coordinated the entry.

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