Border guards of Chop Detachment detained a group of illegal migrants from Republic of Afghanistan. Travellers intended to get illegally to one of EU countries crossing the state border in the area of BS “Novoselytsya”. However, their intentions were not realized because one of the local residents noticed the group of five unfamiliar persons of Asian appearance and called to border subdivision informing border guards about this. In the course of five minutes, administrative-operative group headed personally by the commander of the subdivision started a search of unfamiliar persons. In 20 minutes group of illegal migrants was detained on the way to the state border. At the present moment, administrative-procedural actions are hold. The future destiny of the travellers will be decided by the court.