MS-13 members and other criminals are embedding themselves among a record number of “family units” pouring over the Rio Grande Valley sector of the Texas border with Mexico following the uproar and reversal of President Donald Trump’s efforts to curtail human trafficking and illegal immigration at the southern border. Trump was attacked by Democrats, the media, open border activists and the courts for holding adults for criminal and deportation processing apart from minors found with them at the border.
Recent press releases by the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector indicate how out of control is the border.
Also, a report Wednesday by local KVEO-TV featured the Border Patrol stating the problem in the Rio Grande Valley is worse than the flood of illegal alien families in 2014 under the Obama administration.
The Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector is reporting a record number of illegal family migrations from Central American countries. The previous record was set back in 2014.
At sector headquarters in Edinburg agents say those are record breaking numbers. However, what is more concerning is the influx of criminals trying to get into the country illegally.
Agent Marcelino Medina says, “What we consider threats in the mix, we continue to see gang members, criminal aliens inside these groups trying to disguise themselves among the family units and unaccompanied children.”…
…Recently, in two separate incidents, Border Patrol agents apprehended 150 individuals comprised of family units and unaccompanied children all from Central American countries. Agents say it’s these large groups that concern them because of individuals trying to hide their criminal identities.
“We have seen sexual predators, people wanted for murder, and people wanted for assault. We’ve even encountered several types of gang members; MS-13 and 18th Street gang being the most prevalent.” Added Agent Medina…