Planes carrying 130 undocumented immigrants land in El Paso

ELPASOTIMES — Two planes carrying undocumented families apprehended in South Texas arrived in El Paso Saturday, officials said. Ramiro Cordero, spokesman for the Border Patrol El Paso sector, said two flights carrying 130 people landed in El Paso. He said the immigrants would be processed at different locations in the El Paso sector. Monsignor Arturo Bañuelas, pastor of St. Pius X Parish in El Paso, said the immigrants arrived in the morning. One immigrant passed through El Paso on a bus from Phoenix. “Ruben Garcia is trying to bring together people from the community to respond to this urgent need,” Bañuelas said. Garcia is the executive director of Annunciation House, which helps undocumented immigrants in El Paso. [Read More]