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Immigration Official Says Border Agents Arrested 30,000 Illegals in Last 10 Days

Border Patrol chief reports huge numbers of illegal aliens apprehended at Southern Border

 on 7th May 2019 @ 1.00am
border agents are reporting an overwhelming number of illegal aliens being arrested © press
Border agents are reporting an overwhelming number of illegal aliens being arrested

A US immigration official has reported that CBP agents have arrested over 30,000 illegal immigrants who have crossed the Southern Border in the last ten days alone.

Brian Hastings, Chief of Law Enforcement Operations for United States Border Patrol, says his agency has apprehended the huge amount of illegal aliens while other officials warn of the worsening crisis.

Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost has been posting updates on Twitter regarding the overwhelming number of migrants making their way to the US border, describing the situation as “unsustainable” and “beyond capacity.”

Provost says that temporary living facilities are experiencing crippling overflow, forcing the government to release illegal immigrants into local communities as a last resort.

“This is a challenge unlike any we’ve ever faced before,” Hastings told “Fox & Friends” on Monday

“We’re up to 474,000 arrests so far this fiscal, and just the last 10 days alone, 33,000 arrests for us.

"So, our facilities were not designed to handle this type of flow or more importantly, this demographic — about 63 percent being family units and UACs, or unaccompanied alien children.”

border patrol chief carla provost says the situation at the border is  unsustainable © press
Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost says the situation at the border is 'unsustainable'

In March, U.S. Border Patrol released 14,500 migrants into the Phoenix, Arizona area and 37,500 into south Texas, according to CDN.

They were also forced to release 24,000 illegal immigrants into El Paso, Texas, and 8,500 into San Diego, according to Fox News.

“As I’ve said before, we’re being overwhelmed right now,” Hastings said.

tens of thousands of migrants have been apprehended at the southern border this year  so far © press
Tens of thousands of migrants have been apprehended at the Southern Border this year, so far

He also criticized current immigration law and said there must be a consequence for entering the U.S. illegally.

“Our facilities just simply weren’t designed to handle this type of flow or this demographic,” Hastings continued.

“And so with that, we have had to look at for the safety of our agents and for those that we detained, releasing process noncriminal family units which we don’t want to do.

"We want to apply a consequence, but with the outdated laws we simply cannot apply a consequence with what we have right now.”

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