A gaggle of migrants who breached the U.S. border fence by the Pacific Ocean at Playas de Tijuana have been detained Thursday by Border Patrol brokers in Border Area State Park.
The group of about 35 individuals included ladies and youngsters who stated they have been principally from Honduras and got here to Tijuana in a caravan.
Video shot from the Mexican aspect exhibits the group climbing by way of a damaged piece of fencing and operating down the seashore.
Brokers with the Border Patrol had the group sitting on the sting of a muddy trail while they collected their belongings into paper luggage.
The detained migrants have been instructed by Border Patrol agents not to converse with the media.
One member of the group, a man in his early 20’s, was detained separately and stored his eyes closed as he was loaded into a separate van.
The group was apprehended roughly 200 yards from the border fence on the U.S. aspect.
Entry to the world is usually closed to automobiles during times of wet climate. The world the place they have been stopped is about one mile from the parking zone at the entrance to Border Area State Park.
The migrants have been loaded into Border Patrol vans, which drove away at about 6:15 p.m. Thursday.
Some areas of the path have been muddy and badly flooded after current rains.
On Wednesday, photojournalist Tom Franklin captured video of two migrants slipping by way of the porous border fence in Playas, where a piece of the lattice fencing had been pulled back. Franklin went again to the fence Thursday to see if it had been repaired.
“As we arrived we noticed a big group of individuals — about seventy five individuals — jammed up towards the fence wanting via, a gaggle of about 20-30 had snuck via the fence and a lot of them have been operating down the seashore within the distance.”
After the final of the migrants slipped by means of — two ladies with one holding a toddler — a Border Patrol SUV drove as much as the fence and blocked the gap.
Within the video shot Wednesday, the migrants could be seen operating down the shoreline in Imperial Seashore, while an agent chases after them.
One of the males seen in the video is fleeing whereas he is carrying a small youngster in his arms.
It stays unknown if the 2 males and youngster who slipped via the fence Wednesday have been apprehended.
A spokesman for Border Patrol stated Wednesday he was not immediately conscious of both incident.