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Border Crisis Gets Worse

The Biden administration was warned that if immigration measures put in place by the Trump administration were lifted, bad things would happen, and they are. For example, you may recall the recent news that over 50 illegal immigrants were found dead in an abandoned trailer in Southwest San Antonio.

The Daily Signal has reported that Sheriff Roy Boyd of Goliad County, Texas, joined with other law enforcement officials to raise alarm concerning the border crisis. Local officials are calling it an invasion.

Returning to Crosstalk for an update on this crisis was Mark Krikorian. Mark is a nationally recognized expert on immigration issues serving as the executive director of Center for Immigration Studies. They are an independent, non-partisan research organization examining and critiquing the impact of immigration on the United States. He's testified numerous times before congress and has published articles in many outlets.

Mark came right out and unhesitatingly said that our borders are being overrun. The Biden administration advertised during the campaign, and followed through once they got in, that they'd undo everything Trump did regarding immigration. They removed almost everything including "Remain in Mexico". Under this policy, if you claimed asylum, the government could make you remain in Mexico until the date of your hearing.

So in the end, Mark describes the U.S. as having an "open-ish" border. We're luring people to come here but we are making it hard for some of them so there is some smuggling going on. The result is that you end up with tragedies like we saw in San Antonio.

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Jul 11, 2022
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