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Border Patrol catches group of 89 Latin Americans trying to cross border illegally

Confirmed through chief patrol agent
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Posted at 10:21 AM, May 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-03 14:38:06-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The U.S. Border Patrol caught a group of 89 people illegally crossing the border.

Chief Patrol Agent John R. Modlin confirmed the immigration bust Monday evening.

He says Ajo Station agents found the group near Lukeville, Ariz.

According to Modlin, the people crossing into the U.S. included Brazilian, Cuban, Mexican and Peruvian citizens.

Modlin adds the group was made up of adults, as well as families.

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