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VIDEO: Armed escorts help illegal immigrants cross border into AZ

A fence along the U.S Mexican border west of Nogales, Arizona, on March 16, 2018. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
April 24, 2019

A group of armed escorts recently help two migrants, a woman and her young son, cross the U.S.-Mexico border into Arizona.

An escort and the two migrants are seen easily slipping under the border fence.

Watch the 2-minute video here:

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo station apprehended the woman and her eight-year-old son after witnessing armed subjects escort the pair into the United States, west of Lukeville, Arizona, on Saturday night.

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Border Patrol cameras observed several men armed with rifles escort a mother and child to the international boundary west of Lukeville.

The armed men dropped off the pair in an area commonly used by smugglers to bring massive numbers of Central Americans into the country illegally.

This video and release were published on DVIDS. The video is by Lu Maheda of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs.