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WATCH: 376 Migrants Cross Border into Arizona, Nearly Half of Them Children

A group of 376 Central American migrants illegally entered into the U.S. into Yuma, Ariz., on Monday, reportedly the largest group of migrants to ever tunnel into the country. The migrants burrowed through to the U.S. via seven passages dug under border fencing and then turned themselves in to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

CBP Arizona tweeted the arrival of the migrants on Thursday.

ABC News reported that 179 of the migrants were children, including more than 30 who were unaccompanied by a relative.

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Additionally, as the ongoing government shutdown closes in on a month, the Trump administration is warning of an incoming caravan of 1,300 people traveling from El Salvador.

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James Cullum
Multimedia journalist James Cullum has reported for over a decade to newspapers, magazines and websites in the D.C. metro area. He excels at finding order in chaotic environments, from slave liberations in South Sudan to the halls of the power in Washington, D.C.

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