122 Captured On/Near
Near Record Apprehensions in Southeastern Arizona
Across Border Escalates More
21 -- According to rancher Roger Barnett, with he and his brother's
help, the Border Patrol apprehended 121 illegal aliens on and
near his 18,000 acre ranch in Southeastern Arizona over the weekend.
According to Barnett, the flood of aliens is near the an all-time
high seen in 1999 and 2000. Over the past five years, the Barnetts
have turned over more than 10,000 illegal aliens to the Border
In a related story, a retired Border Patrol
Agent called American
Border Patrol headquarters this morning to report that he
spotted seven groups of suspected border intruders broad daylight
near State Route 92 between Douglas and Nicksville, Arizona,
a distance of about sixty miles. Three of the groups had been
stopped by the Border Patrol, but four had not. "This is
an incredible thing to see in broad daylight," he said.
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