EFE.- The San Diego Border Patrol, in California, reported this Wednesday that it has intensified its collaboration with Mexican authorities to address the increase in traffic of people in the region and arrest those responsible.
This Tuesday, the county government San Diego declared humanitarian crisis after in recent days more than 7,800 applicants for asylum were released into the streets without any kind of attendance.
According to the Border Patrol, the idea is intensify the so-called operations mirrorwhich are carried out simultaneously on both sides of the border.
In addition, additional resources have been allocated for the exchange of information between US and Mexican agencies, which they agreed to last Friday in Ciudad Juárez. deport migrants in the face of the avalanche of recent days.
“These operations are aimed at smugglers who explode to vulnerable people seeking to enter the United States illegally,” the Border Patrol explained in a statement.
Last week, these coordinated efforts led to the arrest of two alleged members of a sign in Mexico who were armed with a rifle assault near the Otay Border Mountain Wilderness Area.
Patricia D. McGurk-Daniel, head of the San Diego Border Patrolsaid in a statement that the collaboration highlights mutual commitment against serious challenges by organizations criminals involved in the traffic of people.
The southern border of California has been experiencing an increase in migrants who cross undocumented and who have been detained, which has forced the Border Patrol to release the migrants in San Diego.
In addition to San Diego, last week, other cities in Texas such as Eagle Pass and El Paso also declared states of emergency in order to meet the wave of migrants.
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