Migrant rescued from Rio Grande moments before delegation of Congress arrived


Eagle Pass, TX - A Central American migrant was rescued from the Rio Grande when he ventured across in full view of Border Patrol agents.


The individual entered the water at the height of the "Venados Football Field" on the Mexican side and his intention was to reach Shelby Park, minutes before a meeting began between representatives of the security of southern Texas region with a delegation of Republican Congressmen and Congresswoman.

Elements of the U.S. Border Patrol rescued him and took him to American soil where, when he got off the boat, he declared that he had to cross into the United States because they had him kidnapped in a house from which he could escape.


The meeting delegation roundtable discussion pertained to the Immigration matter and took place only moments after the incident occurred.







Migrante rescatado del río Bravo momentos antes de la llegada de delegación del Congreso


Eagle Pass, TX - Un migrante centroamericano fue rescatado del río Bravo cuando se aventuró a cruzar a la vista de los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza.


El individuo ingresó al agua a la altura del "Campo de Fútbol Venados" del lado mexicano y su intención era llegar a Shelby Park, minutos antes de que comenzara una reunión entre representantes de la seguridad de la región sur de Texas con una delegación de congresistas republicanos.

Elementos de la Patrulla Fronteriza de Estados Unidos lo rescataron y lo llevaron a suelo estadounidense donde, al bajarse del bote, declaró que tenía que cruzar a Estados Unidos porque lo tenían secuestrado en una casa de la que podía escapar.


La mesa redonda de la delegación de la reunión se refirió al asunto de la inmigración y se llevó a cabo solo momentos después de ocurrido el incidente.



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