Border Patrol Rescues Three Dozen Migrant Children, Pregnant Girl, Among Group of 57 Abandoned by Smugglers in 108 Degree Arizona Desert

The Border Patrol in Tucson, Arizona announced over the weekend the rescue of 57 migrants abandoned by smugglers as they illegally entered the U.S. through the Arizona desert in 108 degree heat. The majority of the group of illegal aliens were minors: 36 children including a one-year-old and an underage pregnant female. 17 of the children were unaccompanied by a family member. 21 adult illegal aliens were also caught as part of the group.

Top photo, mother holding young child in middle of group of illegal aliens apprehended at the Arizona border with Mexico. photos by CBP via Twitter.

The Daily Mail described the area where the migrants were rescued as right on the border. A short barrier fence can be seen in the background of the bottom photo.

“The border in the area, which on the US side is Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, runs only a few hundred feet from a Mexican highway and is physically controlled by a waist-high vehicle barrier and sensors.”

This is the kind of dangerous illegal immigration President Trump is trying to put an end to with his proposal for on the spot deportation of illegal aliens caught crossing the border, as he reiterated Monday morning.

“Hiring many thousands of judges, and going through a long and complicated legal process, is not the way to go – will always be dysfunctional. People must simply be stopped at the Border and told they cannot come into the U.S. illegally. Children brought back to their country……”(Typos corrected)

“….If this is done, illegal immigration will be stopped in it’s tracks – and at very little, by comparison, cost. This is the only real answer – and we must continue to BUILD THE WALL!”

CBP press release:

Border Agents Encounter 57 Aliens in Record Heat
Release Date: June 23, 2018
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a large group of aliens during a heatwave, some in distress, including a pregnant female, west of Lukeville Friday afternoon.

Agents were alerted to the group’s location after receiving a call from the Sonora, Mexico’s 9-1-1 center relaying information from persons within the group. The callers, stated they had crossed the border illegally, and requested assistance.

Ajo Station agents patrolling nearby immediately responded to the area, as well as agents from CBP Air and Marine Operations.

Through the collaborative search effort of CBP assets on the ground and in the air, agents encountered 21 adults, 36 minors, 17 of which were unaccompanied, to include a one-year-old toddler. The group was comprised of undocumented aliens, from Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

Although several appeared to be dehydrated, medically trained agents immediately assessed all the aliens for health concerns, and found only one person required further medical attention. An underage pregnant female, was provided intravenous fluids by Border Patrol EMT’s for dehydration, and is being transported to a local area hospital for further treatment.

All persons found were given water and food, and removed from the 108-degree-temperature stifling the area, to the Ajo Station for processing.

Regardless of the unscrupulous and ill regard for human life attitude by smugglers, Border Patrol Agents work tirelessly to ensure not only the safety and security of our nation but also the safety of those who they come in contact with. Due to the extreme heat, Tucson Sector Border Patrol officials warn that summer is an especially dangerous time to be stranded in Arizona’s desert. Anyone in need of emergency assistance should call 9-1-1 immediately as dehydration can be deadly if not treated.

Arizona’s desert is a merciless environment for those unprepared for its remote, harsh terrain and unpredictable weather. The Border Patrol advises anyone in distress to call 9-1-1 or activate a rescue beacon as soon as possible.”

CBP Arizona posted several photos:

If American parents did this to their children, the kids would be taken away from them.

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