Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas claimed that the U.S. Southern Border was secure and that the department would be working to ensure its security, describing it as a “historic challenge.”
So historic, in fact, that it’s simply not true. “Mayorkas then blamed lawmakers who stated they would not commit to broad immigration legislation until they confronted the issue” writes the Foreign News Desk.
Mayorkas’ comments faced pushback and outrage from numerous Border Patrol agents and groups who are actually present and monitoring the border. They argue hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants crossing every month is not indicative of any sort of security at the border.
Foreign Desk News writes:
Some agents have told reporters that