THIS is why we have border patrol. This is why we need secure borders.
Border Patrol officials in the Rio Grande Valley Sector reported they have arrested more than 100 previously deported sex offenders that illegally re-entered the United States since October 1, 2016.
Those are some numbers we like to see!
On Wednesday morning, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Mobile Response Team working in Brooks County (Falfurrias), apprehended a Mexican national. After taking the suspect to the Falfurrias Station, a records check revealed a criminal history that includes a charge in 2007 for Aggravated Sexual Assault, Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Marlene Castro reported in a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas. He is being processed for prosecution on a charge of illegal re-entry after being deported as a sex offender.
About an hour later, McAllen Border Patrol agents working near Sullivan City, Texas, arrested a man from Guatemala. The Guatemalan national has a criminal history that includes Aggravated Sexual Battery. Castro reported the Guatemalan faced this charge in 2007.
The Rio Grande Valley Sector reported the arrest of 1,100 criminal aliens since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017. These numbers come from arrests made in the McAllen and Falfurrias Stations. Nearly ten percent of those arrests are violent sex offenders.