By Charlotte Cuthbertson | The EPOCH Times
South Texas’s Rio Grande Valley has been the busiest border sector for illegal alien crossings for years. But last week a sudden spike in numbers saw Border Patrol apprehend more than 20,000 illegal immigrants in one week.
“It’s the hottest part of the summer and apprehensions are skyrocketing!” Border Patrol Chief for the sector Brian Hastings wrote on Twitter on July 25.
Hastings said the number of large groups has increased, with a record-breaking 298 in one group encountered in La Grulla last week.
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