It's Like the Wild West in the Rio Grande Valley


EDINBURG, TX – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) disrupted alien smuggling cases this week. 

On Tuesday afternoon, RGV agents received information of a suspected stash house located in Harlingen, Texas.  Agents, with the assistance of the Cameron County Precinct 5 Constable, removed 22 subjects kept inside the house. The smuggled subjects were from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.    

Wednesday morning, RGV agents working along U.S. Highway 281 near San Manuel, Texas, attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on a Ford F-150. The vehicle failed to yield and sped away, ultimately veering off the road crashing into a ranch fence. The F-150 continued to cause property damage as it advanced through the ranch. Approximately 25 yards into the ranch, the vehicle came to a stop and several subjects absconded from the vehicle. A search of the area lead to the discovery of ten subjects, all determined to being illegally present in the United States. The driver was not located.

Hours later, RGV agents attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on a U-Haul on FM 490 near McCook, Texas. As agents got behind the U-Haul, the driver abruptly maneuvered off the road and came to a sudden stop.  The driver was observed absconding into the brush. Agents search the vehicle resulting in the apprehension of ten illegal aliens, the driver couldn’t be located. 

All subjects are being processed accordingly.

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CGM5, Fri, 04/16/2021 - 16:46

This is just one of the things President biden has done for the USA so far. I can't wait to see what the next 3 years and 8 months brings.

As said elsewhere on this site, the "surge" started under trump in April of 2020 for a variety of reasons, mostly economic impacts due to covid and natural disasters. 

"“CBP has experienced an increase in encounters and arrests. This is not new. Encounters have continued to increase since April 2020"

Remind me again who was president in April of 2020?

"The number of encounters at the border has been rising since April 2020 due to reasons which include violencenatural disastersfood insecurity, and poverty in Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries of Central America."

The article (and others by right wing news) mentions some phantom "executive order" but can't seem to ever actually point (or link) to which one they are referring to. All of Biden's executive orders have to do with people that were already here (and came here under trump in the case of halting deportations for 100 days, as they exclude people that came here after November 1st.)

The fact is that this "surge" is being played up by the republicans because they have nothing else to pin on Biden. This "surge" started under trump and would have continued under trump if he had a second term. This information is from the border patrol itself;

And if you look at those numbers the highest "enforcement actions" and "total encounters" in 3 years was in 2019, when trump was president.

Even former REPUBLICAN president Bush says tone down 'harsh rhetoric'

"I can't wait to see what the next 3 years and 8 months brings."

Hopefully a much needed update to our aging infrastructure, some sort of universal healthcare, and fix the tax loopholes for corporations and the super rich.

But it actually sounds like you are being sarcastic and want the president to fail, what kind of American wants the president to fail? Not a true American that is for sure.

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