Illegal alien families surging across border at record pace

It looks like our porous southwestern border has sprung a few more leaks.  Reports are coming in that areas previously thought to be secure along the Texas-Arizona border have seen a record increase in families crossing into the U.S.  Washington Times: The pattern of illegal immigration appears to be shifting yet again as families traveling together — usually mothers and their children — surge across the southwestern border at a record pace, posing more challenges for an Obama administration still struggling to figure out how to handle them. They are increasingly coming into remote areas of Texas and Arizona where Border Patrol officials thought they had licked the problem. Analysts say it signals that new cartels are involved in trafficking. Pushed from their homes by poor economies and violent communities, encouraged to come to the U.S. by friends and relatives who have made the crossing, and enticed by lax enforcement, more than...(Read Full Post)

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