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Two migrants rescued from desert heat in southwestern Arizona near border

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two migrants who got lost in the Arizona desert after illegally crossing the border. Border Patrol teams responded to a 911 call and provided emergency medical assistance.

Yuma Sector Chief Patrol Officer Chris T. Clem tweeted photos showing Border Patrol emergency medical technicians providing intravenous fluids to migrants who got lost in the desert after illegally crossing the Mexican border in southwestern Arizona.

Welton Border Patrol Station officials received a 911 call on May 9 regarding two migrants in distress in the desert. Officers launched a search and rescue operation and located the migrants.

Officers assessed the migrants and began providing emergency medical assistance to the two men.

Chief Clem also tweeted a photo on May 10 showing an incident in which a smuggler bailed out a Cadillac sedan and left the vehicle running with migrants still inside. The officer used his vehicle to stop the sedan.

A search of the vehicle led to the arrest of six migrants. Officials did not reveal nationality or other demographic information about the six migrants.

Officers also arrested the driver, a US citizen, in connection with the failed human trafficking incident.

Unofficial migrant apprehension figures were obtained earlier this month from a source operating under the aegis of US Customs and Border Protection, revealing that officers in the Yuma area apprehended around 27,000 migrants in April.

Combined with official CBP reports, officers in the Yuma area apprehended 176,000 migrants in the current fiscal year which began October 1, 2021. This represents an increase of nearly 600% over the previous year. during the same period.

Bob Price is associate editor and main contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an original member of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is a regular panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What are you getting at? Sunday morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Confrontbook.



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