The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border continues to escalate under the disastrous policies put forth by President Joe Biden. The recent release of hundreds of migrants onto the streets of San Diego, California, by Border Patrol agents clearly shows the recklessness and incompetence of the Biden administration’s approach. The footage captured by Fox News exposes the devastating consequences of Biden’s policies, which have resulted in migrant overcrowding, overwhelmed facilities, unsanitary conditions, and potential COVID-19 outbreaks.
These unmarked white Border Patrol buses, believed to be directly linked to the Biden administration’s policies, have unleashed chaos in multiple cities. The migrants that were released appeared bewildered and disoriented, with no clear direction or guidance. Furthermore, the migrants hail from as far away as China and Pakistan, highlighting how Biden’s open-door policies are inviting migrants to take advantage of the overwhelmed southern border.
NEW: Watch as Border Patrol mass releases hundreds of illegal migrants to a city street in San Diego as CBP facilities are overcrowded.
Migrant: “It’s no problem if I go to Chicago?”
BP agent: “You can do whatever you want, you’re free.”
These are Biden’s buses, not Texas. pic.twitter.com/X7J9Vq9AfK
— Bill Melugin (@BillMelugin_) September 15, 2023
The Border Patrol’s response to one migrant, who inquired about traveling as far as Chicago, exemplifies the recklessness of the Biden administration’s policies. Instead of enforcing the law and preventing illegal immigration, Border Patrol agents simply chose to respond with an alarming statement, “You can do whatever you want. You’re free.” This statement demonstrates that the Biden administration is incapable of upholding the law, controlling the border, or ensuring the safety of American citizens.
It is not just San Diego that is suffering from this reckless border policy. Tucson, Arizona, witnessed similar scenes, and in Sierra Vista, a Guatemalan family was released without guidance or direction in a Dollar Tree parking lot. These “street releases” have aroused obvious concerns among local authorities who are rightly concerned about public safety and the welfare of migrants.
Contrary to the Biden administration’s claims of making progress in handling the border situation, the ground reality paints a far more alarming picture. An upcoming projected figure of around 230,000 border encounters for August potentially marks the highest monthly number in 2023. This is partly due to the Biden administration’s reversal of Trump-era immigration policies such as the “Remain in Mexico” policy, and instead, has resulted in lax immigration policies and an invitation for illegal migrants.
Furthermore, the Biden administration’s lack of preparedness for the influx of unaccompanied minors is also triggering a humanitarian crisis that requires urgent attention and action. As facilities become crowded and unsanitary, the situation has the potential for disease outbreaks, endangering both migrants and American citizens.
More and more American citizens are raising their concerns about the Biden administration’s policies that appear more concerned about supporting illegal immigration than protecting their own citizens. It is time for Biden to rethink his border policies and take immediate action to protect the American people. Rather than an Obama-era approach to immigration, Biden should adopt Trump-era policies to handle the border crisis and uphold the law while ensuring migrants’ welfare.