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Federal law enforcement discovered a stash house and apprehended over 30 illegal immigrants in Laredo, Texas on July 12, 2021.

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The stash house was discovered during the morning. Over 30 undocumented individuals, including two minors, were taken into custody. All were from the country of Mexico.

The apprehended individuals were not wearing Coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) when found. The individuals were provided PPE and were medically screened then processed accordingly.

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Although the amount of people arrested in these stash houses is high, stash house apprehensions remain only a fraction of the total apprehensions made near the United States border. The overwhelming majority of apprehensions made by Border Patrol agents are while performing line watch operations near the border.