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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Huge Spike In Illegals Coming From Nations South Of Mexico -- By PatDollard. The Texas Tribune

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And the trend is expected to continue. We either secure our border against an endless invasion, or soon we will be overrun by every single nation south of the border, including from South America. We have borders for a reason, and pretending one doesn’t really exist is suicidal.

Excerpted from The Texas Tribune: U.S. Border Patrol agents last fiscal year apprehended about 57,500 more people attempting to cross into the United States illegally via the southern border than in 2012, according to data released this week by the agency.

The spike, however, is attributed mainly to an influx of immigrants coming from countries other than Mexico. Agency officials said in a statement that those immigrants were “predominantly individuals from Central America.”

The federal government’s fiscal year runs from October to September. From October 2012 to September 2013, 117,667 Mexicans attempting to cross into the U.S. were apprehended in the Big Bend, Del Rio, El Paso (which includes the state of New Mexico), Laredo and Rio Grande Valley sectors of the U.S. Border Patrol — an increase of 13,360, or about 13 percent, from 2012.

But the number of apprehensions of immigrants from countries other than Mexico — which has fluctuated over the past decade — increased by 52,200, or 71 percent, in 2013. Keep reading

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