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Smugglers instructing adult migrants to say they’re teenagers

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Smugglers instructing adult migrants to say theyre teenagers

Customs and Border Protection officers made two separate apprehensions over the weekend in which 24-year-old Mexican men pretended to be 17-year-old Guatemalans. The men, who turned out to be brothers traveling separately, told border patrol they and others were being instructed by smugglers to claim they were teenagers. They were told if they could pass off as teens, they would be released into the United States interior.

This isn’t the first time illegal immigrants have been caught using our progressive rules regarding minors to their advantage. Smugglers have been buying or “renting” children whenever they can to pose as relatives of illegal aliens, some of whom are violent criminals. Lack of proper records in Central American nations makes it challenging to identify people, so when young adults claim to be teens, they have a chance of slipping through he system and getting into the United States more easily.

Yuma Sector BP Rescues Pregnant Woman, Two Men Claiming to be Children, and 10 other illegal aliens

Later that day at approximately 7:45 p.m., Yuma Station agents located two subjects west of Avenue B and near County 24th Street. One subject was unconscious and apparently suffering from heat exhaustion. The second subject, also suffering from heat exhaustion, initially claimed to be a 17-year-old juvenile, but through an investigation was determined to be a 24-year-old Mexican national. They were transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center by ambulance and treated before released to agents. Both subjects were processed for immigration violations.

The two 24-year-old men from Mexico in the above incidents were later found to be brothers who were traveling separately.  Both were instructed by a smuggler to make the false claim.

Children are being exploited at the border because of rules that were initially meant to protect them. These rules create loopholes illegal immigrants can use to gain access to the U.S. interior. We must address this immediately.

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Asylum agreement with El Salvador is silly

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Asylum agreement with El Salvador is silly

The Trump administration has come to an “asylum cooperative agreement” with El Salvador that means anyone who passes through the nation must have been rejected asylum there in order to apply for asylum in the United States. Acting Homeland Security Director Kevin McAleenan signed the agreement Friday.

Unlike similar agreements in the works with Mexico and Guatemala, this one makes no sense. To understand why, look at a map.

El Salvador

Keep in mind, migrants FROM El Salvador would not be affected by this agreement since it would be El Salvador from which they’re seeking asylum. This means the agreement will only apply to those who go out of their way to cut through El Salvador from Honduras, which will be effectively zero. Even those who do will claim they went through Honduras to Guatemala, so the agreement is meaningless.

But it’s actually worse than meaningless. Every move the administration makes to secure the border will be viewed through a critical judicial lens. By signing an agreement with El Salvador, a nation rife with violence, it makes other agreements vulnerable as well. We do not need to be wasting time in court battles over an agreement that will have no practical effects because doing so allows th activist judiciary another opportunity to strike at effective agreements such as the one in place with Mexico and the one in the works with Guatemala.

This was a symbolic effort, one that is not only unnecessary but also puts real efforts at risk. I back the President’s plays on the border the vast majority of the time, but this one makes absolutely no sense.

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Illegal immigrant convicted of killing NFL player has additional years added to sentence

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Illegal immigrant convicted of killing NFL player has additional years added to sentence

A Guatemalan national who has reentered the country illegally at least twice was convicted of killing an NFL player and his Uber driver. Now, a federal judge has added 42 months to his prison sentence for illegally reentering the country.

Manuel Orrego-Zavala, 38, swerved and struck Jeffrey Monroe’s vehicle after he had pulled over because Indianapolis Colt’s linebacker Edwin Jackson was feeling sick. Both men were killed instantly. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison. When that sentence is complete, he will be transferred to a federal penitentiary where he will serve the additional 3.5 years.

U.S. District Chief Judge Jane E. Magnus-Stinson handed down the sentence this week.

Fox News host Shannon Shannon Bream discussed the sentence with U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler as well as ways illegal immigration laws must be enforced to prevent further crimes committed against American citizens.

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Migrant surge lessens, allowing criminal apprehensions at border to rise

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Migrant surge lessens allowing criminal apprehensions at border to rise

The number of migrants and asylum seekers crossing the border to be willfully apprehended by border patrol agents has been on a sharp decline since May. Conversely, the number of smugglers, formerly deported criminals, and potential terrorists being apprehended by border patrol has gone up in the same time period.

Resources have been strained for months as border patrol contends with the masses of humanity flooding the border seeking asylum. But efforts by Mexican law enforcement, hot weather, and changes in asylum policies have reduced the number of people making it across the border.

With the reduced need to do paperwork and cater to the migrants, border patrol agents have been allowed to do their pressing work of securing the border and locating illegal immigrants who do not want to be found.

Migration Flow Down but Border Security Events on the Rise

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/migration-flow-down-border-security-events-rise-us-border-patrol-agentsEL PASO, Texas – Reduced border crossing numbers aided by efforts of the Mexican government have allowed U.S. Border Patrol Agents from El Paso Sector to reemphasize traditional activities, resulting in drug seizures and criminal apprehensions along the West Texas and New Mexico borders.

On September 12, during routine activities, Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Alamogordo Station Highway 54 Checkpoint discovered three bundles of heroin with an approximate weight of 9 lbs. Both driver and passenger were taken into custody and turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration along with the heroin.

During a separate incident near Ft. Hancock Station, Border Patrols Agents received a citizen report of possible illegal alien activity. Responding Agents encountered a U.S. Citizen who was wanted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Austin. Further records checks revealed an extensive criminal history, including a conviction for Sexual Assault. The subject was turned over to Hudspeth County Sheriff’s Office for extradition.

Opinion

File this under “duh.” Of course border patrol is able to apprehend more criminal illegal immigrants when they’re not spending so much time passing out diapers and filling out paperwork for migrants. We’ve long said the biggest threat from the migrant surge isn’t the migrants themselves but the criminals they aid and abed by drawing attention away from border patrol’s mission to keep the borders secure.

This also means Mexico deserves huge kudos from patriots who may have been skeptical about their desire to stop the flow of migrants crossing our borders. They’ve kept their promise and slowed the flow dramatically before migrants are able to step foot on U.S. soil.

The fight is far from over. As weather cools and migrants attempt another surge, it will be imperative for Mexico to keep up the pressure and for the administration to do everything in its power to dissuade attempts to cross the border. Congress isn’t going to help until Republicans can take back control of the House. Until then, it’s up to the White House to keep us safe.

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“With this temporary reduction of migration flow at the border, our Agents are adding consequences to those involved in criminal activity, resulting in increased interdictions of people being smuggled, detention of criminals, and seizure of narcotics.” – Gloria Chavez

Final Thoughts

This news runs contrary to the Democrats’ narrative that border patrol’s job is not being hampered by Congressional policies or their push for open borders. Now that they’re processing fewer migrants, they’re actually catching many more bad guys.

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