Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Letter: Washington Post reports 1,000 a day sneaking across border undetected

Letter: Washington Post reports 1,000 a day sneaking across border undetected

  • Comments

An April Washington Post story was headlined, "Border officials say more people are sneaking past them as crossings soar and agents are overwhelmed." It reported 1,000 people per DAY are illegally crossing the border and sneaking past Border Patrol undetected. Reasons given were that Border agents are busy dealing with migrant families, unaccompanied children. and the "soaring numbers" of male adults. Two officials told the Post that "got aways" are the highest in recent memory. Consider also that these people are entering unscreened for Covid and that the new Delta strain is spreading in America. Border agents in Van Horn, Texas recently found a box truck with 33 illegal sweltering migrants crammed inside not wearing masks. The San Antonio Express reported 4,500 illegal migrants have been found in cargo commercial trucks since October, a 132% increase over last year. Where is Biden's concern for Covid spread and safety for Americans health over this? Meanwhile, reports are that he may soon end Title 42, which has returned many adults.

Terrence Williams

East side

Disclaimer: As submitted to the Arizona Daily Star.


Subscribe to stay connected to Tucson. A subscription helps you access more of the local stories that keep you connected to the community.

Catch the latest in Opinion

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Perhaps you, like I, have noticed the local news lately swings between stories of massive new development projects in our desert Southwest and…

Comments may be used in print.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News