A bunch of 311 migrants, principally Central American households and unaccompanied minors, was captured Monday close to El Paso, Texas., Customs and Border Safety (CBP) introduced.

That is along with the 330 migrants taken into custody by the Border Patrol’s El Paso sector earlier Monday, earlier than President Trump visited to make his newest pitch for a wall alongside the U.S.-Mexico border.

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The apprehended whole on Monday: 641.

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The Border Patrol was stunned by this second group as a result of it crossed close to the El Paso metropolis limits.

Comparable giant teams have been passing by way of the desert and surrendering themselves close to the Lordsburg space close to the Antelope Wells Port of Entry in New Mexico.

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The group crossed by way of Anapra, part of Ciudad Juárez that has extraordinary poverty. The Mexican metropolis is suffering from drug violence and it’s simply throughout the border from El Paso.

The migrants walked midway up Mount Christo Rey, a non secular pilgrimage web site in Sunland Park, New Mexico, going round a fence to cross.

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Trump has repeatedly pointed to El Paso to make his case {that a} border wall is critical, claiming that boundaries turned town from one of many nation’s most harmful to one in every of its most secure.

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Fox Information’ Ray Bogan and The Related Press contributed to this report.

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