80 Percent Captured at Border Set Free in U.S., Says Agent

Article publisher: 
Article date: 
5 September 2016
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

A U.S. Border Patrol agent told Fox News Channel that eight out of ten illegal [alien] immigrants who are captured at the border are initially set free into the United States.

Border Patrol Agent Hector Garza, acting in his role as president of the National Border Patrol Council, Local 2455, appeared on Fox News Channel recently to discuss border security and the need for building a wall. “Eight out of ten people that are caught entering our country illegally are not deported and are allowed to stay in the United States,” Garza explained. “Unfortunately for Border Patrol agents, we are trying to do our jobs as best we can with the very limited resources that we have.”...



CAIRCO research

How many illegal aliens reside in the United States?

Border security and porous United States - Mexico border fence