With the United States’ southern border being swamped by a flood of illegal immigration, five of the men arrested this weekend are examples of why the country needs a strong border, and of the dangers the Biden administration’s policies are presenting.
According to Customs and Border Protection, two are known gang members and three already have histories of sex crimes in the United States.
One, apprehended Sunday evening near the Calexico, California, Port of Entry, is reportedly a member of the Paisas gang, according to a CBP news release. A 41-year-old native of Mexico, the man has a lengthy criminal history and has been previously deported, the release states.
The man has reportedly been convicted of several felonies previously in the U.S., including grand theft, robbery, and “re-entry by of a deported felon.” According to CBP, he was initially removed from the country in August 2004.
The second gang member arrested,