Past Features

November 25, 2015

Agents: New spike in Central American
migrants makes border vulnerable

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske
Arizona Republic -- Phoenix -- November 24, 2015
CBP commissioner says that number of crossers has doubled this fall, when numbers usually are declining, raising concerns
    The Border Patrol is seeing another wave of Central American migrants crossing the border illegally, and some agents are worried the influx is draining resources that could leave the southern border vulnerable in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks.
"To use a football analogy it's like the end-around play," Border Patrol agent Chris Cabrera said.
    "You draw everyone's attention to one side and in the meantime they hand the ball off to the other guy and he comes right up the opposite end. It happens all the time down here." Read More......