Border Patrol Apprehends 15 Migrants with Fake IDs in Louisiana

Breitbart | 8/20/2019 | Staff
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New Orleans Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 15 migrants for using fraudulent documents at a government meeting in Louisiana last week. The 15 included one unaccompanied minor.

During a Gulf Coast Safety Council training meeting in St. Rose, Louisiana, Border Patrol, ICE officers, and Social Security Administration investigators encountered a group of illegal immigrants attempting to use fraudulent documents. The migrants presented what officials believed to be counterfeit Social Security cards and driver’s licenses, according to a statement.

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The agents carried out a brief investigation and determined the migrants to be of Mexican and Nicaraguan origin. The agents placed the 14 Mexican nationals and one Nicaraguan national into custody after determining they had no legitimate documents allowing their legal presence in the United States.

“These arrests represent a beautiful example of Department of Homeland Security components working together to ensure national security,” USBP New Orleans Sector Chief Gregory Bovino said in a written statement. “Illegal aliens can use fake identification to thwart the E-Verify System used by some corporations. Some of these...
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