Washington — On Sunday, Land Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas saidfollowed by Biden. Defended the administration's immigration policy. Thedeathsof 53 immigrants abandoned behind the trailer of the tractor said US immigration authorities have repeatedly warned against trips to the southern border.
"We have repeatedly said that we continue to warn people not to embark on dangerous journeys," Mallorcus said in an interview with "Face the Nation." "In San Antonio, Texas, we tragically saw one of the tragic consequences of that dangerous journey. Many people can't even get into the hands of exploitative smugglers, and we
Secretary says immigrants traveling through Central America to the US-Mexico border will try to travel from smugglers. He said he often receives false information.
"They make their lives and save their lives, they don't care about their lives, they just make a profit."
The death of 53 immigrants abandoned in a tractor trailer in the heat of the sultry San Antonio is as the most deadly human smuggling incident in modern American history. It seems. The federal charges were filed against four people allegedly involved in death.
Mallorcus said the Byden administration will work closely with Mexico to disperse the corps of immigrants trying to cross the border into the United States, and a large number of immigrants will arrive along the southern border. He said that dealing with is a "regional issue". Local response is required.
"These are very sophisticated cross-border criminal organizations. They have evolved over the last three decades," he said. "In the 90's I accused them, and they were much more rudimentary. Now they are very sophisticated using technology and they have crossed very organized borders. It's a criminal company. "
But Mallorcus said the United States is also stepping up its efforts through technology and human resources, and border authorities have saved more than 10,000 people this year.
"Can tracks go through sophisticated means? Sometimes," he said. "But we stopped drugs in more immigrations than ever before. We rescued more immigrants. We are really witnessing a regional and hemispherical range of challenges, We are responding accordingly. "
The Byden administration has set a record level ofimmigrant arrests in May and is deadly in Texas. Following the smuggling campaign, it continues to defend immigration policy, but on Thursday the Supreme Court saidto help judgesunleash the Trump-era "stay in Mexico" policy. Pave the way for.
Under a program enacted under former President Donald Trump, asylum seekers had to wait for litigation proceedings outside the United States.
Mallorcus, the department is "satisfied" with the decision, and the "remaining" in Mexico "program has" inherent flaws "and" unreasonable human costs ".
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