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Border Agents encounter 95 illegal immigrants

Posted: 5:30 PM, Jul 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-31 23:33:00Z

Border Agents encountered 95 illegal immigrants Saturday eight miles west of Lukeville.

According to a press release from CBP, the group consisted of multiple families, ranging from three months to 60 years.

The group was transported to the Ajo Border Patrol Station. Everyone in the group appeared to be in good health.

Border Patrol’s mission is to protect U.S. borders between official ports of entry and agents are equally concerned with the safety of anyone they encounter. Tucson Sector Border Patrol officials continue to publicize warnings about the dangers of entering the U.S. illegally; especially during the summer months when temperatures can exceed 120 degrees., CBP said.