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Border Patrol: 11 immigrants found inside Nogales residence

Posted at 8:09 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 11:10:21-04

The Border Patrol reports finding 11 immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally hiding in a mobile home in Nogales, Arizona.

Border Patrol Agent Daniel Hernandez said Thursday the mobile home is located several miles north of the border and apparently was being used as a stash house.

Stash houses are locations where immigrants temporarily stay after being guided or transported across the U.S.-Mexico border before going to another location.

According to the Border Patrol, agents went to the location Monday in response to a call about suspicious activity and that Nogales police conducted a welfare check after two people entered the mobile home.

The 11 people inside included nine men, one woman and a teenage boy.

They were taken away to be processed for immigration violations.