While in the Yuma sector, the Daily Caller encountered migrants from Haiti, Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia, Mexico and Uzbekistan. Migrants cross the Colorado River from Los Algodones, Mexico, through the open border gap and await for border patrol to arrive to start the processing.
“I didn’t even want to try,” a migrant from Colombia tells the Daily Caller in October when asked if he attempted to cross illegally during the Trump administration. (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: Unaccompanied Minors Apprehended In Record Numbers At The Southern Border)
Migrants in the Yuma sector did not seem worried about deportation and thanked the Biden administration for its immigration policies.
“We thank him very much,” the migrants told the Caller.
Border Patrol agents are seeing a significant increase in illegal crossings in the Yuma sector of Arizona as the state of Texas prepares for 60,000 Haitian migrants expected to reach the southern border sometime in October.
Haitian migrants found a new route to cross illegally into the U. S. through Yuma the sector, an area nicknamed the “The Gap.” Border patrol agents encountered 17,097 migrants in August 2021 compared to just 694 in August 2020, an increase in illegal crossings of over 2,000 percent… (Read more)