Dozens of Murderers, Sex Offenders, and Gang Members Arrested By Border Agents in October and November
Since October, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents arrested dozens of convicted murderers, sex offenders, and violent gang members as they attempted to enter the United States illegally.
A total of 292 illegal aliens with prior criminal convictions were arrested by Border Patrol in the month of October. Agents encountered 307 who had outstanding warrants or were wanted by law enforcement.
“Every day, criminal aliens attempt to illegally enter the United States between the ports of entry, often concealing themselves among families or taking a role of a parent with a child during this humanitarian crisis,” said El Paso Border Patrol Sector Interim Chief Gloria Chavez. “The men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol are our first line of defense in identifying these criminals further protecting every city, county, and community across our nation.”
Remember when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said she wanted to do away with the Department of Homeland Security, which includes Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement?
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) criticized U.S. Customs and Border Protection and said she we should talk about “eliminating their existence.”
Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender as he attempted to illegally reenter the United States near Calexico, CA. The man has a prior conviction for assault with sexual motivation out of Clark County, WA.— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 18, 2019
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And let’s not forget how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other Democrats advised illegal immigrants to hide from ICE and resist deportation in July.
Already this fiscal year, in the month of October, Border Patrol agents arrested 292 aliens with prior criminal convictions. 307 criminal aliens encountered by agents in October were found to be wanted by law enforcement or had outstanding warrants. pic.twitter.com/EuaiibwqLC— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 20, 2019
55 gang members affiliated with the Latin Kings, Ms-13, and other violent gangs were apprehended in the month of October.
In October, just starting the new fiscal year, Border Patrol agents have already arrested 55 gang members. They are affiliated with, among others:— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 21, 2019
▫️ Latin Kings
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Agents also arrested a convicted murder who tried to re-enter the U.S. near Carrizo Springs, Texas. Two other convicted murders were arrested in Rio Grande Valley within three days of each other.
Agents apprehended a convicted murderer as he attempted to illegally reenter the United States near Carrizo Springs TX.— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 21, 2019
Strong border security is necessary to identify & prevent dangerous people like this from entering the country.
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Border Patrol agents in @CBPRGV, TX arrested 2 convicted murderers in separate events in recent days. One w/ a conviction out of San Diego County, CA, & the other out of McAllen, TX.— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 19, 2019
We’re here to keep dangerous people from entering the community.
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Last week, border agents also arrested a previously deported sex offender who entered the U.S. illegally. Records show the man was convicted in California for continuous sexual abuse of a minor. The 54-year-old male was sentenced to 8 years in prison and was subsequently ordered removed from the U.S.
Border Patrol arrested a sex offender near Dulzura, CA for illegal reentry. He has a prior conviction, w/ an 8 year sentence, for continuous sexual abuse of a child out of CA.— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 15, 2019
Strong border security helps keep criminals off the street.
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Agents arrested a convicted murder as he tried to re-enter the U.S. at the El Paso Sector.
Border Patrol agents from El Paso Sector, @CBPWestTexas arrested an illegal alien w/ a conviction for 2 counts of murder and 1 count of attempted murder out of Illinois as he attempted to reenter the US.— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 15, 2019
This is why border security is so important.
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On Friday, a tractor-trailer filled with 17 illegal aliens including minors were discovered at a checkpoint near Laredo, Texas. The driver drove off road to avoid being apprehended by Border Patrol agents. The people were sealed inside the trailer with no means of escape.
A tractor-trailer fled an immigration checkpoint near Laredo TX. The driver ditched the rig off-road to avoid apprehension. 17 illegal aliens, including minors, were sealed inside with no means of escape.— USBPChief (@USBPChief) November 22, 2019
Smugglers endanger lives.
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A reminder to all Americans: 235 of Democratic seats are up for re-election in 2020.