Border Patrol agents say DHS's new immigration policy is 'riddled with holes'

The DHS announced that they will oust Venezuelan migrants who were caught jumping the border, and send them back to Mexico.

Updated: October 16, 2022 - 7:33pm

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Border Patrol agents say that the Department of Homeland Security's new immigration policy regarding Venezuelan border jumpers is "riddled with holes" and won't work. 

The DHS announced recently that they will oust Venezuelan migrants who were caught jumping the border, and send them back to Mexico. But Mexico will only take back a certain unspecified number of them, the Washington Times reports.

President of America First Legal, Stephen Miller, told the Washington Times that the Biden administration is fooling people into thinking they are making any kind of steps towards securing the southern border. 

“This is another pathetic misdirection from the open borders zealots running the Biden administration. Between backdoor parole, exempt demographics, arbitrary caps, asylum fraud, and the masses of gotaways (because they aren’t going back to Venezuela), it’s just a thin smokescreen for yet more open borders,” Miller said in an interview with the Times. 

Many politicians have run on securing the border if they win elections in the 2022 midterms. 

Republican candidate for Arizona attorney general Abe Hamadeh said during an interview with "Just the News, No Noise" that the border is one of his number one priorities. 

"My concern is the cartels," Hamadeh said, referring to his main priority if elected in November. "The cartels are sophisticated operations and that's why on day one, I've committed to classifying the cartels as terrorist organizations, so we can have enhanced sentencing when we start processing them."

"With all the illegal immigrants who are coming, there's fentanyl pills," Hamadeh emphasized. "I mean just the other week, we had fentanyl pills that looked like candy that was coming across the border. So this is no longer a crisis; this is a disaster. And it's completely created by the federal government's neglect."