SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (KWES) – U.S. Border Patrol agents working near Sunland Park apprehend 180 illegal aliens early Tuesday morning.

This group, like many others before, is comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested the illegal border crossers for violating the immigration laws of this country.

Border Patrol EMT’s conducted initial medical screenings and determined that some of the subjects required additional attention.

Sunland Park Emergency Medical Service responded to the scene where they provided medical attention and determined that some of the illegal aliens needed further medical treatment.

Those in need of further medical attention were transported to a local hospital.

This is the second group of more than 100 people since the beginning of the fiscal year in the Sunland Park area.

Similar large groups are being encountered at other border locations in the El Paso Sector.