Undocumented Immigrant Rescued By The Office Of Air and Marine After Fall
Border Patrol said the Office of Air and Marine rescued an undocumented
immigrant who fell and injured himself while hiking in the mountains southwest
“They’re not going to come through an area that’s easy to traverse,” Brabble said. “Obviously they want to avoid detection.”
Brabble said agents are often asked to rescue illegal crossers who become stranded in the desert.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The headline and story has been changed to reflect that the Office of Air and Marine carried out the rescue. Updated 9/6/2013 at 11:45 a.m.