EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents discovered close to 40 migrants hidden inside tractor-trailers.
Two of the failed smuggling attempts happened at the Falfurrias Checkpoint over the weekend.
During secondary inspections, a border patrol K-9 alerted to the trailer where agents found 28 undocumented migrants hidden, some between pallets of flour.
In Kingsville, at the Javier Vega Junior Checkpoint on Sunday, agents discovered another 9 migrants trying to conceal themselves within crates of produce.
The migrants were from Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico.
They were all taken into custody.