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CBP’s Morgan: Biden Border Security Policy ‘Dangerous’ — Tells Cartels and Smugglers ‘Ollie Ollie, In Come Free’

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan on Friday’s FNC broadcast of “Fox & Friends” reacted to presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden saying in an interview he wants healthcare for illegal immigrants and that he would stop building the wall at the country’s border with Mexico.

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WATCH: BORSTAR Agents Rescue 3 Dehydrated Migrants in Desert

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued three migrants who became lost and dehydrated in the desert in two incidents over the weekend. A video tweeted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan shows a Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) paramedic agent responding to assist in the rescue.

Border Patrol BORSTAR agents from the El Centro Sector provide medical assistance to dehydrated migrants in Southern California. (Twitter Video Screencapture/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

CBP Commissioner Morgan: Floyd’s Death ‘Absolutely Tragic’ – Cannot Allow Criminals to Take Advantage of Lawful Protest

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan stated that everyone is “united” that George Floyd’s death “is absolutely tragic and those responsible should be held accountable” and that lawful, peaceful protesters should be supported. He also stated that those who are “taking advantage” of those who want to lawfully protest “as an excuse to continue their criminal activity” cannot be allowed to continue.

Acting Customs and Border Protection director Mark Morgan speaks with reporters in the briefing room at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Migrant Family Apprehensions at Border Down 92% in Feb from May 2019 Peak

The apprehension of migrant families illegally crossing the border in February fell by 92 percent from the peak of the 2019 humanitarian and border security crisis in May. Under programs put in place by the Trump Administration last year, the release of migrants into the U.S. is also down 87 percent, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Border Patrol agents in Arizona continue to apprehend large groups of mostly Central American migrant families. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Child Rapist, Violent Criminals Arrested Crossing Mexican Border into U.S.

During the past 10 days, Border Patrol agents arrested a series of violent criminal aliens and dangerous gang members after they illegally crossed the Mexican border into the United States. Those arrested include a child rapist, violent sexual offenders, other violent criminals, and members of some of the most dangerous criminal gangs.

ICE removes MS-13 Gang Member

1500 Pounds of Liquid Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing

El Paso Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 1,500 pounds of liquid methamphetamine at the Ysleta Port of Entry. The seizure more than triples the total of all methamphetamine seizures at El Paso area ports for Fiscal Year 2019.

CBP officers seized more than 1,500 pounds of liquid methamphetamine at an El Paso Sector border crossing. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/El Paso Sector)

Migrant Family Apprehensions at Border Down 94 Percent from Peak in May

The apprehension of migrant families who illegally cross the border between ports of entry from Mexico into the U.S. fell by 94 percent from the surge’s peak in May 2019. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan credits President Donald Trump and his administration’s policies for the dramatic eight-month decline.

Mexican National Guards stand on the Mexican side of the Suchiate River near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, where they watch Central American migrants standing on the Guatemalan side of the river, early Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The number of migrants stuck at the Guatemala-Mexico border continued to dwindle Wednesday as detentions …

Migrant Family Apprehensions at Border Fall 90 Percent in Six Months

The apprehension of migrant families illegally crossing the border from Mexico in November fell by nearly 90 percent from the peak in May. Border Patrol officials cited closed loopholes in immigration and asylum laws as having a direct impact on the reduction of illegal border crossings by migrant families.

Ajo Station Border Patrol agents apprehend two large groups of Central American migrant families after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)