Immigration & Border82 Illegal Aliens ‘Rescued’ From Stash House in South Laredo, per Constable

In Texas border patrol sectors, there were more than 98,000 encounters with illegal aliens in October, according to the most recent data.
November 30, 2021
On Monday, law enforcement and border agents apprehended more than 80 illegal aliens, including three unaccompanied children, at a stash house in south Laredo, according to a press statement by United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Webb County Constable Precinct 2 officers also participated in the bust.

“Stash houses are a threat to national security and a threat to the people in our communities not only due to the criminal activity they are linked to but also because of the lack of sanitary conditions which can foster a breeding ground for illnesses or other communicable diseases,” the press release stated.

CBP stated that the individuals in question were from Honduras, Belize, Peru, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Mexico.

In a social media post on Monday, the Webb County Precinct 2 Constable highlighted the role of local officials.

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“Constable Pct 2 Deputies along with DPS [Criminal Investigations Division], and Border Patrol Agents dismantled a stash house in the Los Angeles colonia on Corrada,” the post read. “82 undocumented persons were rescued in this operation, and an undocumented individual was arrested for being the caretaker of the premises.”

There were 98,474 encounters with illegal aliens in Texas border patrol sectors, according to the most recent update CBP provided. The agency reported 7,443 encounters in the Laredo border patrol sector, which included 6,900 single adults, 320 unaccompanied children, and 223 arrests of people who were part of a family unit.

The State of Texas has taken a series of steps to address illegal immigration this year, including a border fence project, drug seizures, and arrests of illegal aliens.


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Hayden Sparks

Hayden Sparks is a senior reporter for The Texan and a lifelong resident of the Lone Star State. He has coached competitive speech and debate and has been involved in politics since a young age. One of Hayden's favorite quotes is by Sam Houston: "Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may."

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