DHS: Mexican Military, Police Made 300 Illegal Border Incursions into U.S. Since 2004

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Caroline May
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18 June 2014
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National News
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Mexican military and law enforcement have made 300 unauthorized border incursions into the United States since 2004, the Department of Homeland Security revealed to California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter Tuesday...

In a response letter obtained by Breitbart News, Gil Kerlikowske, the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told Hunter that of the 300 unauthorized incursions since Jan. 1, 2004, there were 152 incidents involving a total of about 525 armed subjects.

“Of the 152 incidents involving armed subjects, verbal or physical contact was made with the armed subjects in 81 incidents (approximately 322 armed subjects in total),” he wrote, noting that an encounter with the Mexican military or Mexican law enforcement does not always mean a stand off or confrontation.

Of the 81 armed encounters, he noted, 131 subjects were detained...