History will not look kindly on President Obama’s border security policies and his conscientious efforts to mislead the American people. Historians may refer to this period as the “Era of No Consequences,” which resulted in the increase of dangerous drugs like meth and heroin, as well as criminal aliens flooding our communities. Obama’s efforts to deceive the American public about border security, in order to pursue amnesty programs that were eventually rejected by Congress and the American people will go down as this Administration’s biggest -- and deadliest -- lie.
National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd called Secretary Clinton decision to give illegal immigrant Astrid Silva a national stage poor judgment and reckless. Flaunting the breaking of our nation’s immigrations laws will only encourage additional illegal immigration and further endanger agents. It is puzzling that as Americans grow more anxious about their security in light of terrorist attacks at home and abroad, the DNC and Secretary Clinton glorify lawlessness.
On Friday, July 15, 2016, U.S. Border Patrol Agents in the Laredo Sector arrested an individual suspected of entering the U.S. illegally. According to published reports, the suspect was combative, requiring agents to subdue and restrain the suspect.
While escorting the subject to the vehicle, the individual became unresponsive and agents immediately provided medical attention until Laredo emergency medical services arrived and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The NBPC recognizes any loss of life is regrettable. For this reason, all incidents resulting in death are thoroughly investigated by local, state, and federal agencies. No less than 5 different agencies will conduct separate investigations.
The men and women of the National Border Patrol Council extend their heartfelt condolences and support to the Dallas community and especially the Dallas Police Department. No words can express the depth of gratitude for the sacrifice the fallen officers made for their community. Know that we stand with you always and pray for your safety and comfort in these trying times.