Border Patrol agents say they’re struggling to keep up with the routes illegal immigrants are using to cross into the United States.
According to The Santa Fe New Mexican, U.S. authorities encountered more than 400 families and unaccompanied children this week alone near Antelope Wells, the same place where 7-year-old Jakelin Caal, allegedly crossed.
The area is located in a dangerous and remote part of the desert.
Border Patrol agents have started to amp up their medical staffing to manage the influx of immigrants arriving but resources are thin.
Officials are now starting to direct traffic to nearby El Paso and Nogales, Arizona.