At least 336 migrants were stopped by Border Patrol agents as they walked in a caravan along the US-Mexico border in Texas - one of the largest single groups encountered in the area.
Agents apprehended the group Tuesday and provided medical treatment to many of the migrants who were suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, according to Brian Hastings, the chief patrol agent for the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector [RGV].Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Some of the migrants were hospitalized for additional treatment.
'The journey is dangerous, and smugglers have no regard for human life,' Hastings wrote in a tweet.
Border Patrol officers from the U.S. Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector treat one of the 336 undocumented migrants who were found crossing a stretch of the United States-Mexico border in Texas on Tuesday. The group is believe to be one of the largest encountered by agents, according to Brian Hastings, chief patrol officer for the Rio Grande Valley Sector
A woman is treated for a heat-related illness near the United States-Mexico border in Texas on Tuesday. The woman was among a group of 336 migrants who were stopped by officers assigned to the U.S. Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector
Children and adults await to board U.S. Border Patrol buses in Texas after they were detained for crossing the United States-Mexico border on Tuesday
DailyMail.com reached out to the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector for additional comment.
The discovery of the massive group comes two days after the RGV Sector announced that officers apprehended more than 20,000 individuals for illegally entering the United States along the southwestern