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Border Patrol sees a rise in Bangladeshi Nationals arrested this year

(KGNS)
Published: Jul. 30, 2018 at 9:03 PM CDT
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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three illegal aliens from the country of Bangladesh.

Two adults and one juvenile were apprehended after illegally crossing the Rio Grande River near downtown Laredo, Texas.

The Laredo Sector continues to have the highest number of Bangladeshi Nationals arrested nationwide.

Since the start of the 2018 fiscal year, the Laredo Sector has apprehended 473 Bangladeshi Nationals.

All persons apprehended by the United States Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks utilizing multiple databases including the use of biometrics to ensure those with a criminal history are positively identified regardless of their immigration status.