PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- Officials with the United States Customs and Border Protection in Arizona released a new video showing Central American migrants scaling a border wall in the Yuma sector.
According to a tweet made by officials on the verified Twitter account of CBP Arizona, officials say the migrants were arrested on Monday by Border Patrol agents. In a 55-second long video that was posted, , migrants were seen scaling the wall with the help of a human smuggling suspect who had a ladder. The suspect was then seen hauling the ladder away.
On Monday #CBP #YumaSector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of 110+ Central Americans who illegally scaled the wall with the assistance of a smuggler with a ladder #NationalSecurity #SouthwestBorder pic.twitter.com/T19JzI3xeC— CBP Arizona (@CBPArizona) January 23, 2019
This video was posted just days after CBP officials say 376 Central American migrants were arrested and accused of illegally crossing the United States-Mexico Border. It also comes amidst a budget battle over the funding of President Donald Trump's border wall, which has triggered an ongoing partial government shutdown that is still ongoing, as of Wednesday.