Amidst escalating border chaos, aggressive migrants confront American journalists, exposing the consequences of the Biden administration’s lenient immigration policies.
The harassment of American reporters by aggressive migrants in El Paso this week highlights the escalating crisis at the border, which has become a significant problem for the Biden administration.
With over 150,000 migrants in northern Mexican states waiting to cross into the United States and the looming expiration of Title 42 expected to bring hundreds of thousands more from Central America, concerns about national security, economic stability, and the safety of migrants and Americans alike have been heightened.
In the video clip below, reporters can be heard asking a line of migrants about their origins before a man in bright clothing angrily confronts a cameraman, shouting obscenities about America.
This recent incident is just one of many examples of the disorder and lawlessness that currently plague the border, a situation that has been worsened by the Biden administration’s lenient immigration policies. These policies have encouraged unprecedented numbers of migrants to embark on the perilous journey to the United States.
CNN reports that over 150,000 migrants are now waiting in northern Mexican states to cross the border. With Title 42 set to expire on Thursday, it is anticipated that hundreds of thousands more from Central America will head towards the border. This influx of illegal immigration poses a serious threat to American sovereignty, national security, and economic stability.
“More than 150,000 migrants are waiting in northern Mexican states to cross into the United States,” reports CNN — and “hundreds of thousands more from Central America are on their way as Title 42 expires on Thursday.” pic.twitter.com/PJMqjjY2kR
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) May 9, 2023
By reversing many of President Trump’s strict immigration policies, the Biden administration has sent a clear message to the world: the United States is open for business. Migrants have been quick to seize upon this message, leading to overcrowded detention facilities, overburdened border patrol agents, and a surge in crime and drug trafficking.
In response to the worsening situation, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced this weekend that the state will deploy up to 10,000 National Guard members and 1,200 Texas Department of Public Safety troopers to address the crisis.
Additionally, he unveiled plans to establish the “Texas Tactical Border Force,” a specially trained group of National Guard members stationed in critical areas to intercept, repel, and redirect migrants attempting to enter the United States illegally.
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) May 9, 2023
The incident in El Paso offers a mere glimpse into the broader problem at the border. The migrants involved in this altercation were not peaceful refugees seeking asylum but rather angry individuals who felt entitled to harass American journalists.
It is crucial that the United States ensures immigration occurs legally and in a manner that benefits our country. Allowing thousands of illegal migrants to pour across our borders unchecked is not the solution.