A family – including a special needs daughter and a woman in a wheelchair – were stopped as they tried to cross the Rio Grande early Thursday, a sign of skyrocketing border crossings as states deal with record numbers of migrants.
The family crossed over just after midnight in 30-degree weather, according to Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens of the Del Rio sector, which covers the 245 mile-border along the Rio Grande River and Lake Amistad.
‘Never a dull moment…,’ Owens said, above photos of the family at the border and inside what appears to be a border patrol office and . ‘What could possibly go wrong?’
It is unclear if the family was detained or where they spent the rest of the day. Customs and Border Protection did not immediately respond to a request for comment from DailyMail.com.
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