Report: Largest Illegal Alien Caravan Yet Crosses the Border into El Paso

On Sunday, a new caravan of illegal aliens that might be the largest in modern history crossed the Rio Grande River from Mexico into El Paso, Texas.

According to the Washington Free Beacon, the caravan of over 1,000 illegals crossed the river into the United states with the assistance of Mexican police; images from the scene showed Mexican authorities “escorting nearly 20 buses filled with migrants into Ciudad Juarez,” which is directly across the border from the city of El Paso.

The caravan, described by the Daily Mail as “the largest in history,” has already led to illegals “filling up the city’s shelters and hotels and straining its services.” Although the Mayor of El Paso has repeatedly and publicly pleaded with the federal government to provide assistance to the city, White House officials instead pressured the mayor to simply cover up the crisis, according to reports back in October.

The crossing took place just nine days before the federal policy known as Title 42 is set to officially expire. Title 42 was implemented during the Trump Administration, citing the COVID-19 pandemic to declare mass immigration a public health crisis and thus using even greater authority to effectively shut down both legal and illegal immigration.

Although President Donald Trump used it to reduce immigration levels to nearly zero percent in 2020, Joe Biden has refused to enforce the policy since taking power and has repeatedly sought to end it. After the Biden Administration took steps to end Title 42 earlier this year, a federal judge ultimately ruled that the policy must come to an end, although several Republican-led states are challenging the decision.

Just the announcement of the end of Title 42 caused a massive spike in illegal immigration, as illegals believed it would soon be even easier to enter the United States. This has worsened an already devastating border crisis, which has seen millions of illegals flood across the border since Biden took office, fueled by Biden’s campaign promises to provide amnesty and taxpayer-funded benefits to all illegals, including healthcare, education, and housing.

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About Eric Lendrum

Eric Lendrum graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was the Secretary of the College Republicans and the founding chairman of the school’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter. He has interned for Young America’s Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, and the White House, and has worked for numerous campaigns including the 2018 re-election of Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22). He is currently a co-host of The Right Take podcast.

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