700 Venezuelans Cross into West Texas Border Town in Seven Days

A law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, reported the illegal entry of 106 Venezuelan nationals south of Del Rio, Texas, on Thursday. The group consisted of 56 family units and was quickly apprehended by the Border Patrol. They were transported to nearby stations for processing.

Since Friday, more 700 Venezuelan nationals have entered through the small West Texas town. Most will be summarily released into the community to travel to their destination in the United States.

Last Friday, Border Patrol Agents apprehended 167 Venezuelans in the same area. On Sunday, an additional 112 made entry adding to the total. On Monday, 106 Venezuelan nationals made landfall in the same area. On Wednesday, over 200 Venezuelans illegally entered as well.