US Border Patrol brokers in Arizona encountered and arrested an unlawful immigrant convicted of kid rape and incest on Monday, because the variety of arrests of prison migrants greater than doubles from 2019.
Yuma Sector brokers arrested Edgard Antonio Gutierrez-Martinez on Monday, based on sector chief patrol agent Chris T. Clem, who posted a photo of the unlawful immigrant to Twitter on Wednesday.
Gutierrez-Martinez has felony convictions for first-degree youngster rape and incest, Clem revealed, including that brokers turned him over to US Marshals for prosecution that morning.
Authorities reportedly discovered of his convictions when doing a background test, based on CBS 13.
His arrest comes as Border Patrol brokers are seeing placing numbers of prison unlawful immigrants on the border. By way of the top of August in FY 2021, which ended Oct. 1, 9,278 prison unlawful immigrants have been arrested. There have been 2,438 arrested in FY 2020 and 4,269 in FY 2019.
Up to now week, Border Patrol brokers in Texas have arrested a number of migrants crossing into the US with “serious criminal history,” together with sexual abuse, indecent liberties with a baby, and different prison sexual offenses.
Final month, officers revealed 1,323,500 unlawful immigrants tried to cross from Mexico into the US this yr.
In August, Border Patrol brokers encountered 208,887 illegal immigrants, marking the primary time that greater than 200,000 unlawful immigrant encounters have been recorded in consecutive months since February and March 2000 (which noticed 211,328 and 220,063, respectively).
Republicans have urged transparency and motion from the Biden administration on the disaster on the border, particularly calling on the White Home to undo three actions it took originally of the administration.
“That is unconscionable,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told reporters Wednesday. “And Joe Biden and Kamala Harris precipitated it. The best way to repair it, is reverse the political selections they made on January 20 of this yr, they might do it and repair it. It is just partisan politics that stops them from doing so.”
Regardless of the report numbers of encounters on the border, the State Division has mentioned they beat the earlier low for the quantity of refugees allowed into the US. In FY 2021, the division claimed it allowed 11,411 refugees to enter the nation, barely lower than the earlier low of 11,814 set in 2020, based on the Related Press.
The quantity reportedly doesn’t embody the 1000’s of Afghans delivered to the US following the complete US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.