13 illegal immigrants found on property near San Carlos

Some 13 illegal immigrants are in custody and being processed for deportation after being detained in northern Hidalgo County.

It all happened at a home off Sunflower Road and Mile 17 & Half North near San Carlos around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Office deputies were called to the property after a concerned citizen saw more than a dozen people there.

Deputies went to the property and found the group.

U.S. Border Patrol officials told Action 4 News that the 13 people on the property were all illegal immigrants.

It TMs not clear which countries the immigrants came from but they are all being processed for deportation.

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