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Chris Cabrera

CBP Agent: Border Crisis ‘So Far Out of Hand You Wouldn’t Believe It’

Appearing Monday on CNN with anchor Jim Sciutto, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent Chris Cabrera defended President Donald Trump’s threat to close the U.S.-Mexico border amid rising illegal immigration, conceding “we’re struggling down here just to keep things going.” 

Central American migrants wanting to reach the United States are stopped by federal police officers before arriving at El Chaparral port of entry at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana on Sunday. Pedro Pardo | AFP | Getty Images

Border Patrol Reports ‘Large Groups’ of Migrants Crossing into Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector are reporting “large groups” of illegal immigrants crossing the Texas border with Mexico, according to a statement circulated Tuesday. They are mostly composed of unaccompanied minors and families from Central America.

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Border Patrol Agent: Traffic On Border ‘Unseasonably’ High, ‘It’s a Smuggler’s Paradise,’ ‘Very Porous Border’

Border Patrol agent and Vice President of the Border Patrol’s local #3307, the union representing agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector, Chris Cabrera said that traffic on the southern border is “unseasonably” “more than we’ve ever gotten this time of the year” and further described the border as a “smuggler’s paradise” and “very porous” on Monday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.”

MISSION, TX - JULY 24: U.S. Border Patrol agents detain a suspected smuggler after he allegedly transported undocumented immigrants who crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas. Tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants, many of them unaccompanied minors, have crossed …

Nearly 10,000 Illegal Immigrant Families, Minors Apprehended In September

During September, the final month of the fiscal year, nearly 10,000 unaccompanied minors and family unit members were apprehended illegally entering the U.S. through the southern border. That is, Border Patrol intercepted 4,476 unaccompanied minors and 5,273 illegal immigrant family unit members.

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BP Agent: Exec Amnesty Will Make Border Crossing #s ‘Even Higher’

Border Patrol Agent Chris Cabrera argued that if federal courts lift the hold on President Obama’s executive action on immigration, it’s “just going to allow these numbers [of people crossing the border illegally] to climb even higher” on Friday’s “Your World