National Guard Deployment Led to More Than 10,000 Arrests of Illegal Aliens, Says CBP

Article author: 
Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner
Article publisher: 
American Renaissance
Article date: 
17 July 2018
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

The National Guard’s deployment to the southwest border in mid-April has led to 10,805 “deportable alien arrests” of people who illegally entered the United States from Mexico, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokeswoman said Monday.


The National Guard’s presence also helped lead to the interception of more than 3,300 others who were turned back before they crossed into the U.S., CBP press secretary Corry Schiermeyer said in an email to the Washington Examiner. The Guard’s deployment has also led to an additional 11,686 pounds of marijuana being seized as a result of their work.

There are 1,601 National Guard troops at the border assisting with various surveillance, maintenance, and related operations. {snip}...