Joe Biden plunges America into immigration crisis
That was his election threat, too, so it's no surprise.
A department head of the Border Patrol reported that since the start of the fiscal year, more than 861 criminals have been found at the border, including 92 sex offenders and 63 gang members.
“Within the multitude of groups found in" the Rio Grande Valley sector of Texas, "a Salvadoran man with a previous murder conviction was discovered. Chief Patrol Officer Brian Hastings wrote on Twitter on Saturday.
Crossing our Borders
Within the copious amounts of groups being encountered in #RGV, a Salvadoran man with a prior conviction for murder was discovered. FYTD RGV agents have arrested over 861 criminal aliens, to include 63 gang members and 92 sex offenders.#CrossingOurBorders pic.twitter.com/9MKD9cYPI1
- Chief Patrol Agent Brian Hastings (@USBPChiefRGV) March 27, 2021
Hastings wrote that agents recently encountered five large groups of illegal immigrant families, unaccompanied minors and some adults - 539 in total.
The groups included about 93 unaccompanied children, said Hastings, adding that so far by 2021, more than 18.000 such children have been encountered by agents.
Border Patrol agents recently encountered 5 large groups of illegal aliens near the Rio Grande. In total, 539 individuals were taken into custody.
- Chief Patrol Agent Brian Hastings (@USBPChiefRGV) March 28, 2021
President Joe Biden said last week that he would not apologize for reversing Donald Trump's border policy.
Even some Democratic lawmakers have called on the president to restore some of Trump's immigration policies. (source)
But Joe Biden doesn't budge:
"I think I should be flattered," said Biden, and continued: "The truth is, nothing has changed ... it happens every year." (source)