Project Veritas’s investigative journalist James O’Keefe released an undercover video of a border patrol worker testifying about the sexually-offensive behavior of some immigrants entering the southern U.S. border.
The main topic of the video was the document dubbed ‘’Border Intelligence Daily’’, which reportedly consisted of data about the sex offenders coming at the border.
According to the document, there were never as many offenders trying to re-enter the U.S during the last five years.
The report indicated that just this year 214 criminals attempted to enter the U.S., which is a staggeringly high number compared to the total of 154 people for the whole last year.
An unfortunate change in policy
Many of these people have allegedly already been deported during the term of former President Trump’s administration.
They have likely found an opportunity in President Biden’s recent actions that were approving of non-sustained immigration.
The most critical was Biden’s abolition of former President Trump’s Operation Talon, a policy aimed at deporting sexual offenders among immigrants.
This move provoked Attorney Generals from 18 U.S. states to issue a joint statement in which they condemned the abolition of Trump’s policy.
The Attorney Generals stressed that a disproportionately high number of prior convicts are now trying to enter the U.S.
They referred to Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse data collected by the Syracuse University that suggest that, between 2014 and 2018, almost 20,000 illegal immigrants were arrested for sexually-offensive behavior.
Attorney Generals used this information to show that many of these people might be encouraged to enter the U.S. after the cancellation of Operation Talon, thus endangering the safety of American citizens, especially women and children.
After warning against the possibility of sexual offenders coming to the U.S., Attorney Generals emphasized that there would be no one to fight sex crimes if the federal government does not take decisive actions to prevent these people from crossing the U.S.-Mexican border.
Alan Wilson, Attorney General from South Carolina, provided additional comments in an interview with ABC 4 News.
He warned that allowing convicted sexual offenders to arrive in the U.S. may spoil all the efforts legal authorities took against sex crimes and human trafficking in South Carolina.
South Carolina is just one of the states whose Attorney General signed the joint statement against the abolition of Operation Talon.
Others include Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Utah, Montana, Mississippi, West Virginia, South Dakota, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, Indiana, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, and Alabama.