Border Patrol Apprehends 1500 “Special Interest Aliens” In 2018

The two Bangladeshi men, known as Special Interest Aliens by the Department of Homeland Security, made their way down an old dirt road that buttresses land owned by a private citizen. It was just 500 yards from the U.S. Mexico border and the Rio Grande River. Like thousands before them, they were smuggled by criminal trafficking organizations operating in Reynosa, Mexico into McAllen, Texas more than a week ago.