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Lack of manpower creates 12-hour wait times for trucks delivering goods to the U.S.

Posted at 10:02 AM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-03 11:52:17-04

 Trucks delivering goods from Mexico to the United States are facing up to 12 hours of gridlock.

 Drivers said the halt came after a transfer of U-S Border Agents to immigration duties at several border crossings.

 U-S Department of Homeland Security Officials said recent redeployment of about 750 officers on the border led to the slowing of legal crossings and commerce at ports of entry.