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Rio Grande Valley border patrol agentcaught two sex offenders and nine MS-13 gang members last week. Trying to enter the country.
Friday's agent found an immigrant convicted of sexually assaulting a victim under the age of 12 and was sentenced to nine years in Florida. He was arrested in a group of eight immigrants nearBrownsville, Texas.
A member of the MS-13 gang in Honduras, who was sentenced to prior deportation for drug and gun crimes
Then, on Sunday, McCarren's agentsMS-13 gang members-including members previously arrested and sentenced for causing physical injury to their families.
MS-13 or Mara Salvatrucha was founded in Los Angeles by Central American immigrants and expanded throughout the continent, especially in the northern triangles such as El Salvador and Guatemala.
Known for its particularly horrifying and horrifying crimes, its motto is said to mean "mata, viola, control," or "kill, rape, control."
Then, in the last five days, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has arrested seven more MS-13 gang members and two 18th Avenue gang members by RGV agents. Said.
US Border Guard agents stand on a cliff Looking for immigrants across the US-Mexico border near Sasabe, Arizona. (Salwan Georges / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
On Tuesday, an agent near Brownsville arrested an El Salvadorian indicted in New York.k In 1996, sexual contact with a victim under the age of 14-he was sentenced to only 15 days in prison.
Cross-border patrol chief NAB multiple sex offenders as "very proud" agents, carrying drugs over three days
Agents regularly contact gangsters Immigrant members and sex offenders (including child sex offenders) attempting to enter the United States illegally.
Last month,Border Patrol Chief Fraul Ortizhad agents in just a few days: 10 sex offenders, 3 gang members, 1 "assassination suspect", and He said he had stopped the fugitive who wanted to be murdered. From entering the country.
So far this year, agents have arrested 175 members of the MS-13 gang, compared to 113 last year. On the other hand, the number of convictions for sexual crimes by immigrants was 219, compared to 488 last year.
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Agents are on the South Border, May More than239,000 encounters with.
High-level CBP sources told Fox News that there have been 440,000 known escapes since the fiscal year began in October, with more than 50,000 in May alone.
Fox News' Bill Melugin contributed to this report.
Adam Shaw is a political reporter for FoxNews Digital with a focus on immigration. His contact information email@example.com Twitter: @AdamShawNY