Fifty-Six Illegal Immigrants Found In Texas Stash House

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Fifty-six illegal immigrants were found in a stash house in Texas Thursday, according to a Monday report.

Border Patrol agents and the Laredo Police Department found the 56 illegal immigrants, including men, women and children, after Homeland Security contacted them for help about suspicious activity at a residence in Laredo, Texas, according to LMT Online.

Authorities discovered the illegal immigrants were from Guatemala, Mexico and Honduras after they were arrested.

“The partnerships in Laredo between the United States Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations and the Laredo Police Department continue to show results in disrupting criminal organizations from operating in South Texas. We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to prosecute those responsible and prevent individuals from being subjected to deplorable conditions,” Laredo Sector Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Gabriel Acosta said in a statement.

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All 56 illegal immigrants have been processed, and Homeland Security Investigations is controlling the operation.

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