Border agents arrest two for 'human smuggling attempt' - Tucson News Now

Border agents arrest two for 'human smuggling attempt'

AMADO, AZ (Tucson News Now) - -

The Tucson Sector Border Patrol said agents stopped a human smuggling attempt on Thursday, June 8, near Amado.

According to a release, agents arrested two U.S. citizens who tried to smuggle a Mexican national through a checkpoint on Interstate 19.

 Agents said the Mexican man had a U.S. passport that turned out to be fraudulent. He was arrested for immigration violations.

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