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Border Patrol Uncovers 18 Adults, 2 Children Hiding Under Truck’s Trailer Boards

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Thanks to President Joe Biden’s immigration policy, human smuggling attempts are becoming increasingly common.

Amidst the largest illegal immigration surge in recent history, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is under far more pressure to enforce border security. Unfortunately, an oft-ignored aspect of Border Patrol is how often the law enforcement agency saves lives.

Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero of the Del Rio, Texas, sector tweeted photos on Tuesday of 20 illegal immigrants Border Patrol agents discovered packed under the floorboards of a trailer. The worst part, though, is that two children were found after inspecting the trailer.

The children, ages 10 and 15, were jammed with adults into a long container underneath the floorboards. As if being packed in like human sardines wasn’t bad enough, Skero noted, “With temperatures on the rise, smuggling attempts like these have a high potential to turn deadly.”

Skero tweeted another set of photos on Tuesday, seemingly of a separate incident, where it was revealed three people were locked in a truck with one person “trapped inside a padlocked toolbox.”

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