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Immigration Status: Border Patrol and Miles Kilometres

immigration status: The semitrailer stopped in the checkpoint's primary lane where the driver, a U.S. citizen, was questioned about his immigration status, according to Metro News. His rig was kept for further inspection, and agents found the immigrants inside the trailer. The U.S. Border Patrol said in a statement Monday that the immigrants were discovered Friday at a checkpoint on U.S. 83, about 35 miles 56 kilometres north of Laredo in South Texas. The immigrants are from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. The Border Patrol says all of them are in good health.U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Nina Pruneda says the driver's identity and other details about the case are being withheld at this time. Thirteen were unaccompanied minors. ( As reported in the news.