"Go F*ck Themselves": Rank-And-File Border Patrol Agents Livid Over Senate Funding Deal

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by Tyler Durden
Thursday, Feb 08, 2024 - 11:25 AM

Rank-and-file Border Patrol agents have slammed the Senate's $118B Senate funding bill that would guarantee 1.5 million illegal migrants entry to the United States, while sending the majority of funds to Ukraine ($60B+) and Israel ($14.1B), the Daily Caller reports.

RIO GRANDE CITY, TX – DECEMBER 07: A U.S. Border Patrol officer body searches an undocumented immigrant after he illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and was caught on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Four rank-and-file Border Patrol agents told the DCNF that the “catch and release” of illegal immigrants will continue if the bill is implemented, because it allows for the release of family units and single adults that show a credible fear of persecution should they return home.

The Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024 would add more personnel to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), along with more beds for ICE facilities, the expulsion of certain illegal migrants, and enhancing fentanyl interdiction. But let's not get it twisted - as less than 20% of the bill would actually go towards the border.

"Now that I’ve seen more of it, they can respectfully go fuck themselves. The more I’m seeing the more it just puts what they’ve been doing in writing. You want to shut this down, it’s real easy. Team up [the Department of Defense] with DHS and let us enforce like we were supposed to," one agent told the Caller, adding "I feel like we are the only nation in the world that is this dumb about the border. Maybe it’s because we haven’t."

Oh, and "Aliens from noncontiguous countries shall not be included in the sum of aliens encountered." Did America's enemies write this thing?

"Catch and release is absolutely happening," said Andrew “Art” Arthur, who serves as a resident fellow in law and policy for the Center for Immigration Studies, in a statement to the Caller.

In recent years, Border Patrol has recorded high levels of illegal immigration. Agents recorded more than 2.2 million encounters of migrants crossing the southern border illegally in fiscal year 2022, a new record, more than 2 million in fiscal year 2023 and more than 629,000 between October and January, according to federal data.

“It’s a load of bullshit,” a second agent told the DCNF. “We don’t need a border bill, we need to enforce the laws on the books.”

“Unaccompanied minors and families released, that’s unacceptable. They need to be removed,” the second agent added.

Two more agents told the caller that the bill is 'bullshit' for various reasons, including the release of families and certain single adults with 'credible fear' claims.

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"Another loophole that aliens are going to abuse," said a fourth agent.