Longer bridge wait times expected in El Paso as agents deploy to AZ, CA

El Paso News
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Wait times at El Paso area international crossings are expected to increase as Customs and Border Protection agents deploy to Arizona and California ahead of the expected arrival of the Central American migrant caravans. 

CBP West Texas tweeted the following Tuesday evening: 

The agency did not specify how many agents would travel to the other states. 

A small group of about 80 migrants that traveled ahead of the first caravan arrived Sunday in Tijuana, Mexico, across the border from San Diego. 

The first larger wave of asylum seekers appeared to be headed in the same direction, but was still more than 1,000 miles away as of Monday.

You can check current bridge wait times here.

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