Border Sheriff accuses Biden admin of being a ‘party’ to human trafficking as border crisis worsens
First on the fox: A border state sheriff has condemned the Biden administration over its immigration policies, accusing the government of being involved in human trafficking and sexual abuse of migrants as the crisis on the Mexico-US border intensifies.
Former Jackson County, Texas Sheriff AJ Lauderbeck told TOU Digital in an interview that the administration’s “zero enforcement policy” and the expected rollback of Title 42 had created “chaos” at the border.
The Biden administration has announced plans to end Title 42 on May 23, a public health order used to expel most migrants from the border due to the COVID-19 epidemic since March 2020.
New Guatemala’s migration fleet is expected to reach the southern border in May, when title 42 ends.
“Law enforcement in all the border states is very concerned about the loss of title 42 and what it really means is the chaos that the Biden administration has created since January 2021. Every problem that you have created in the first place. And so the law enforcement title 42 issues. Is very concerned about, “Lauderbeck told TOU Digital.
The Texas Sheriff, who serves as the current president of the Texas Sheriff’s Territorial Alliance and serves on the National Sheriff’s Association Border Security Committee, said it was “terrible” that the Biden administration was a “party” to migrant abuse and human trafficking. Border, noted that the Mexican cartel is being empowered and taking advantage of the increasing trafficking of migrants.
“This is the worst policy we’ve ever had to endure here as American citizens. And I mean, we’ll pay the price. I don’t think there’s any question about that,” Lauderbeck told TOU Digital. There are laws on books that are not followed.
“It’s terrible that our own government will do human trafficking in the United States and become a party to sexual abuse. Human trafficking is part of this. [is] Especially awesome. It’s something the US government is really taking part in, and there’s a party to it. We’ve never done that before. This administration and lawlessness It’s hard to believe what they present, and yet it’s happening here, and it’s been going on for over a year in the United States. ”
As a result, the Biden administration’s policies will only “serve to accelerate and strengthen the cartels,” he continued, noting that another migration fleet from Guatemala is underway and plans to reach the border by May 23, when Title 42 expires. Is.
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Lauderbeck also commented on three buses of migrants transported to Washington, D.C. this week under the direction of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying the governor was on the right track.
“I think we are being attacked and we believe our governor is on the right track here,” Louderbeck said of the buses.
However, the sheriff continued to say that it would be more beneficial if the federal government also took action and sent those individuals back to Mexico.
“In taking them to DC, I want the government to go ahead and send them back to Mexico. That would be a great move to support both Texas citizens and try to stop this madness going on.”
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White House Press Secretary Jane Sackie told TOU’ Jackie Heinrich on Wednesday that all the migrants on the DC bus were in immigration proceedings and that it was “nice” that Texas was helping them reach their destination.
“These are all migrants who have been processed by the CBP and are free to travel. So it’s nice that the state of Texas is helping them reach their destination because they are waiting and waiting for the outcome of their immigration proceedings.” Waiting. And they’re all in immigration. Proceedings. ”
Lauderback, who failed in his most recent bid for Congress, concluded by saying that the “disaster that we all witness and experience and accept now” was “absolutely preventable.”
He outlined measures taken by the Trump administration that he considered effective, including imposing economic tariffs on the Mexican government to implement the “live in Mexico” program, which would end “catch-and-release” in 2019. Was set by which the migrations were made. They were released internally as their asylum claims were being processed.
The tariffs could be “what it takes to stop some fleets and attract Mexico’s attention with their policies on cartels and fleets and other issues that come with such policies,” Loderbeck said.
“Unstable borders with open border policies are destructive in many ways.”