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Veterans Group Works to Close Border Wall Gaps near San Diego

To slow the growing flow of migrants into the United States from Mexico, a small group of military veterans entered the mountains east of San Diego and installed bellows wire in a small gap in the border wall. The group of veterans, who call themselves “Border Veterans,” included current U.S. House candidate Kate Monroe, who is running against Democrat Mike Levin (D-Calif.) in the state’s 49th District race.

Monroe, a Marine Corps veteran, joined the group on Wednesday and highlighted the effort in a post by X, writing, “When I joined the Marines, I risked my life once to serve my country. And I said. I hope to serve our country again in this way. But it’s a shame that I had to do it and no one else had the courage to do it. ”

on newsnation report, the group was photographed at the base of the border wall just east of San Diego, where migrants from all over the world are being taken into gaps in the border wall by cartel smugglers. The group acknowledges it doesn’t know how long temporary measures to fill the gap will last before smugglers remove the wires, but Monroe told a NewsNation reporter, “It’s not going to stop us. “It doesn’t deter people from coming here.” If we can stop them for a day, an hour, a week, we can stop more people from coming to this country. ”

Efforts within Mexico to curb the flow of migrants using freight trains to reach the Texas border have reduced border crossings in Texas by more than 60 percent since December, including in the Border Patrol’s San Diego area. Some areas along the western border are on high alert. Not affected by the measures.

Customs and Border Protection officials said the number of migrants entering the San Diego region, which includes the eastern Jacumba and Boulevard neighborhoods, has increased sharply since last year. The official told Breitbart that anxiety in Texas from October through the third week of February was up 76% compared to the same period last year.

To date, more than 140,000 immigrants have entered the United States near San Diego in fiscal year 2024, compared to just over 80,000 during the same period in fiscal year 2023.

The official said the increased influx into the sector has made it difficult to catch migrants and transport them to processing facilities. “Some people are camping near the border fence while waiting to be detained, and migrants spread across the sector continue to cross the border, and the logistics are too much for us at the moment.” Sources say groups of migrants passing through the area where border veterans have installed wire to fill existing gaps include China, Turkey, several African countries, and many other countries outside the hemisphere. This may include immigrants from other countries.

As noted by News-Nation, civilians are prohibited from tampering with or manipulating the border wall, but sources told Breitbart Texas that the group’s activities are a concern to authorities. Most likely not, he said, and it would be a welcome site to rank and register Border Patrol agents. Immigrant traffic in the area is overwhelming.

Randy Clark He is a 32-year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol. Prior to his retirement, he served as Division Chief of Law Enforcement Operations, directing operations for nine Border Patrol stations within the Del Rio, Texas area. Follow him on Twitter @RandyClarkBBTX.

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