Breaking: National Border Patrol Council Reveals That White House Is Not Disclosing Full Details Of The On-Going Border Crisis
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The United States’ largest union of border patrol agents says that the White House is offering a false picture of the migrant crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. They said it “does not come close” to reality.
The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) represents about 18,000 agents. They took to Twitter on Saturday to praise the “few outstanding reporters” that have consistently covered the struggle of the border agents. The White House, however, said that “propagandists” are dominating the narrative.
“The amount of media coverage you see of the border mayhem by a few outstanding reporters doesn’t come close to capturing the full extent of what’s really going on,” NBPC said.
“Believe the propagandists in the WH or believe the agents who patrol the border 24/7 and see it firsthand.”
To them, they say the choice is simple: “Believe the propagandists or believe the facts.”
The NBPC called for Congress to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and said that the migrant crisis is a “certified disaster” under his management.
“Arrests up over last year again…but some in open border crowd would have you believe they’re ‘down 90% under Biden,’” the union continued.
The NBPC said that reporters who cover the migrant crisis may face criticism, but that doesn’t make their reporting less true.
“If someone reports the truth about what’s going on at the border, and is falsely attacked and labeled by radical morons to silence them, does it make what he or she reported less true?” the NBPC asked in another tweet.
Migrant encounters at the southern border have crossed the one million mark for Fiscal Year 2023. This marks what many Customs and Border Patrol sources say is an unprecedented pace for encounters.
As of last Friday, the total migrant encounters at the border were at 1,008217 for the fiscal year, which began in October.
This number far surpasses that of FY2021, where there were more than 1.7 million encounters overall.
Hitting one million early in the year has many agents concerned. Warmer weather and more agreeable conditions mean that even more encounters will happen in the coming months.
“Agents know leadership throughout the agency and the administration will celebrate two months of lower numbers instead of acknowledging the daunting task of being tasked at the border with yet another historical and preventable situation,” an agent told Fox News.
President Biden called on Congress to enact immigration reform to address border security and to grant amnesty to millions of migrants already in the U.S.
“America’s border problems won’t be fixed until Congress acts. If we won’t pass my comprehensive immigration reform, at least pass my plan to provide the equipment and officers to secure the border. And a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, those on temporary status, farm workers, and essential workers,” Biden said in his State of the Union address.
Many people are trying hard to bring awareness to the reality of the southern border. Republican lawmakers visited the southern border last week with Mayor Douglass Nicholls of Yuma, AZ. He praised this opportunity for those running the country to see the crisis firsthand.
“Having the attention this week from Republican members of the Judiciary Committee was important that will start changing some minds and opening up some of the discussion,” the mayor said.
The Biden administration has claimed that the southern border is under control.