Border Patrol documents reveal 160K illegal immigrants have been released into U.S. interior since March alone

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According to reports, leaked Border Patrol documents obtained by Fox News show that at least 160,000 illegal immigrants have been released into the country’s interior by the Biden administration, with often little or no supervision since March of 2021.

Furthermore, documents also note that over 30,000 illegal immigrants were granted limited parole authorities since this past August – making them eligible for work permits within the United States.

The recently obtained documents provide a glimpse into how the Biden administration has been letting massive numbers of migrants into the United States, sometimes with little to no oversight or threat of deportation for those crossing in illegally.

At least 94,570 illegal immigrants have been released into the United States with Notices to Report since March 20th. Those who get such a notice need simply check in with an ICE office when they arrive at their ultimate destination, which may be anywhere in the United States. Those who check in are neither deported nor held in detention while their immigration cases are being processed.

Meanwhile, since August 6th, the government has allowed approximately 32,000 immigrants into the United States through parole, which provides migrants with legal status and allows them to potentially obtain work permits.

According to federal law, parole power may only be utilized for “urgent humanitarian purposes” and “significant public benefit” on a case-by-case basis. Officials typically approve just a few instances of parole, but the Biden administration has been utilizing it more widely, notably in the parole of tens of thousands of Afghans into the U.S. as part of Operation Allies Welcome.

After reviewing the papers, former Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott, who served under President Biden, said that he thinks the government is exceeding its parole authority:

“By law and regulation a parole shall only be granted on a case by case basis and only for significant humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit. Neither of these appear to apply to the current situation.”

Recalling his experience, Scott noted the stark contrast between parole practices now versus his time as a field chief:

“As a field chief, I don’t believe I ever approved more than 5 or 10 paroles in a year. When I did, I ensured that the alien was monitored continuously and was detained or removed as soon as the circumstances allowed.”

According to the documents, the administration has freed an additional 40,000 illegal immigrants on their own recognizance since August 6th. The records also reveal that 128 single adult illegal immigrants were allowed into the United States on a single day in the Del Rio area without ATD (alternatives to detention) – which usually involves ankle monitoring or cadenced phone contact.

The agency has not published statistics for September, but there were more than 200,000 migrant contacts in both July and August, which were among the highest in twenty years. Migrants have continued to pour in in huge numbers since then. Per the documents, the Rio Grande Valley saw 5,900 migrants in a week, while Del Rio saw more than 2,900 in the same time frame.

Republicans have steadily blamed the ongoing border crisis on the Biden administration’s swift dismantling of Trump-era border safeguards.

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, on the other hand, has emphasized that most of the border issues are stemming from problems in Central America, such as poverty, corruption, and violence:

“The downturn in economies, the attendant rise in violence, the downturn in economies made more acute by reason of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the suppression of any humanitarian relief over the past number of years, and the pent-up thirst for relief among many different populations.

I think an accumulation of factors contributes to the rise in migration that we’ve seen.”

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Biden administration orders ICE to end workplace raids targeting illegal immigrants

(Originally published October 14th, 2021)

WASHINGTON, DC – According to reports, the Biden administration announced earlier in October that the practice of enacting mass arrests at worksites where illegal immigrants are present will cease.

The administration says that a renewed law enforcement focus will be directed toward exploitative employers who are the ones hiring illegal immigrants and holding them accountable.

On October 12th, the Biden administration stated that the practice of immigration raids at workplaces, according to Department of Homeland Security released memo:

“Cease mass worksite operations: The deployment of mass worksite operations, sometimes resulting in the simultaneous arrest of hundreds of workers, was not focused on the most pernicious aspect of our country’s unauthorized employment challenge: exploitative employers.

These highly visible operations misallocated enforcement resources while chilling, and even serving as a tool of retaliation for, worker cooperation in workplace standards investigations.

Moreover, such operations are inconsistent with the Department’s September 30, 2021 Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law and the individualized assessment they require.

Given these concerns, please ensure we no longer conduct mass worksite operations and instead refocus our workplace enforcement efforts to better accomplish the goals outlined above.”

In DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ preface prior to the new outlined policy for immigration enforcement, he wrote in the released memo that the practice of hiring illegal immigrants can be more effectively thwarted by targeting employers who are engaging in the act:

“Our worksite enforcement efforts can have a significant impact on the well-being of individuals and the fairness of the labor market.

Our accomplishments in this area make clear that we can maximize the impact of our efforts by focusing on unscrupulous employers who exploit the vulnerability of undocumented workers.

These employers engage in illegal acts ranging from the payment of substandard wages to imposing unsafe working conditions and facilitating human trafficking and child exploitation. Their culpability compels the intense focus of our enforcement resources.

In addition, unscrupulous employers harm each worker competing for a job. By exploiting undocumented workers and paying them substandard wages, the unscrupulous employers create an unfair labor market. They also unfairly drive down their costs and disadvantage their business competitors who abide by the law.”

The announcement of the new practice is a departure from the Trump administration’s approach to dealing with unauthorized workers.

Back in 2019, Immigration and Customs Enforcement rolled out one of the largest single-state immigration enforcement operations in the country’s history, arresting roughly 680 illegal immigrants working at food processing plants across Mississippi.

Secretary Mayorkas’ approach instead seeks to give “victims of, and witnesses to, labor trafficking and exploitation” a temporary status within the country by way of “deferred action, continued presence, parole, and other available relief for noncitizens who are witnesses to, or victims of, abusive and exploitative labor practices.”

While the move under the Biden administration falls in line with the aspirations of illegal immigrant advocates and the sort, this could serve as another area where congressional Republicans could say the current administration is crafting yet another proverbial welcome mat for illegal immigrants.

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Border county sheriff demands Fauci, Biden visit southern border: ‘We’re going to end up being a fourth world country’

(Originally published October 4th, 2021)

KINNEY COUNTY, TX – As migrants continue to flock to the southern border, and the country steels for a possible influx of up to a half million more this month, one sheriff in a border county is mincing no words when it comes to the seriousness of the chaotic influx under the Biden administration.

On the September 23 episode of Bannon’s War Room, Sheriff Brad Coe joined Steve Bannon to discuss the realities of the situation in Kinney county, TX, along the southern border.

He told Bannon:

“It’s total chaos.  It seems like every DPS trooper in the state is on the border right now, trying to do what Biden won’t…..

“We’re having to sit along the border to try to keep our country free of an invasion, and that’s exactly what it is….

“It’s passed by what few resources I have to try to keep the peace around here.”

Bannon asked Coe how the “honest, hard-working” Hispanic citizens in counties along the Rio Grande are responding to the massive influx of immigrants.

Coe responded:

“Well, the ones here in Kinney County, they’re tired of it…. Kinney County is about 96% Hispanic, and in talking with them and the people around here, they’re tired of it.”

He went on to say:

“The sheriffs are pulling together, I mean everything from El Paso down to McAllen, we’ve got a coalition, and we share information and tactics and resources to try to control this…. 

“The part that’s out of control is the fact that the cartels, this is driven by the cartels, and I would say George Soros and crew, to push these people in here to try to change the dynamics, the schematics of the United States.  

“We’re going to end up being not a third world country but a fourth world country, because Biden wants to let them all in.”

Coe continued with additional personal observations on the motivations of the immigrants, saying:

“I don’t have a problem with them coming up, with people coming in to the United States.  My in-laws are resident aliens.  But they worked their way up.  They worked their way through.  

“They are actually hard working people, and these, a bunch of these coming in, they are just here because they think the American dream is, we come here, we find a city, and we just sit around and collect money.”

Border county sheriff demands Fauci, Biden visit southern border: ‘We’re going to end up being a fourth world country'
Migrants at southern border, Rumble screenshot

Sheriff Coe returned to the War Room for an October 4 episode with Bannon.

On that broadcast, he discussed the threat of infectious diseases coming across the border.

He told Bannon:

“We confirmed there was some chicken pox.  There was a couple of cases of leprosy in this last group of Haitians that came through.  And we haven’t seen leprosy in the state of Texas in probably 30, 40 years, and they’re bringing it in now.  

“What’s next?  Tuberculosis?  Smallpox?  It’s all out there and it’s coming across the southern border.”

Turning the conversation to Fauci’s lack of attention to the influx of disease at the border, Coe added:

“[Fauci] fails to realize that…. He’s living in his little palace, God knows where, and refuses to come down here and see this firsthand.”

Sheriff Coe continued with an invitation to Biden administration officials to come and see the grim realities at the border, saying:

“I invite [Fauci], I invite the vice president, I’ll invite the president, any members of his staff that actually want to take a look — what it looks like, prior to them sending the Secret Service and trying to clear everything out to make it look nice and cleaned up, etc. etc.  

“They’re welcome to come down, sit behind this desk, go out with me on patrol, and we’ll take a look at what’s really going on.”

Coe also told Bannon that there was “no way” he could protect the citizens of Kinney County without the presence of the National Guard, saying:

“Even if they divide the 400,000 [immigrants] between, say, Del Rio and Laredo, that’s still thousands coming through here.  I’ve got six deputies.  In Val Verde County, I think you’ve got 24, 25 deputies.  

“There’s no way.  There is no way on earth that 6 or 30 people can handle two counties along the river, without some type of National Guard support.

“And the Governor does have the authority to activate the National Guard to prevent an invasion.  And that’s exactly what this is.”

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