Border Patrol

YUMA, AZ (AP) — Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was traveling with.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working with a helicopter crew recovered the body Monday.

The woman’s name wasn’t released, but authorities say she was in her 40s.

Border Patrol officials say the cause of death is pending an autopsy.

Mexican authorities informed the Yuma Sector Operations Center that they had been contacted by a group of 10 immigrants lost somewhere in the desert.

The caller stated one of the women in the group was losing consciousness and they left her behind.

Border Patrol official say the nine other immigrants were found in good health and will be sent back to Guatemala.

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Any 'migrant' who enters the US illegally should be immediately deported within 2 days. Not 2 years. If they are claiming amnesty then enter the US legally.


I agree with the first part of your statement. The second part, I think you meant to say asylum and they are doing it legally by presenting themselves to and immigration official where it be at a port of entry or not. That's the frustration part about all of Drumpf's minions screaming and yelling because the greater majority of illegals are following the law and procedures. Don't like it then change the laws, good luck with that.

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