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Arizona Sheriff Cites Flood of Border Agents Confirming Feds' No-Apprehension Policy

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posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 06:48 PM
Arizona Sheriff Cites Flood of Border Agents Confirming Feds' No-Apprehension Policy

An Arizona sheriff says he has been flooded with calls and emails of support from local and federal agents who back his claims that the U.S. Border Patrol has effectively ordered them to stop apprehending illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexican border.

“Upper management has advised supervisors to have agents ‘turn back South’ (TBS) the illegal aliens (aka bodies) they detect attempting to unlawfully enter the country … at times you even hear supervisors order the agents over the radio to 'TBS' the aliens instead of catching them,” one San Diego border agent wrote in an email to Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever.

“This only causes more problems as the aliens, as you know, don't just go back to Mexico and give up. They keep trying, sometimes without 10 minutes in-between attempts, to cross illegally,” continued the email, which was among a number of communications to Dever reviewed by “This makes the job for agents more dangerous. Not only are the aliens more defiant, they also begin to feel like they can get away with breaking our federal laws.”

The email is one of more than 100 messages Dever said he received from active and retired Border Patrol agents and law enforcement officers from across the country. Many wrote of what they said was their own experience and first-hand knowledge of Border Patrol’s efforts to reduce apprehension numbers by making fewer arrests.

posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 06:49 PM
Really? What is it going to take to get the FEderal Government to do their jobs? ATF policy of letting guns across the border.. ICE allowing illegals to enter the country... Border Patrol agents being thrown in jail for returning fire...

If the FEderal Government is not going to take their duties serisouly, then maybe the Arizona Govenor has it right.
edit on 19-4-2011 by Xcathdra because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 06:57 PM
I thought you would have figured out
the reason why they are here by now.

When the Revolution starts, the Feds will
call upon all 20 Million illegal immigrants to
fight against the Patriots. In return, they get
their US Citizenship and complete amnesty
of all crimes committed in the US.

This is TPTB reserve army.

The very same tactic was used in the
Revolutionary War and the Civil War
where the slaves were given their freedom.

posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 09:08 PM
reply to post by boondock-saint

All those theories are grandiose and what not, but they ignore the one element that is crucial.. Loyalty.

You cant expect all 20 million to be loyal to one person, and nor can you assume all 20 million are in on the same plans without it leaking out.

I just think its the Liberals who view international rights over sovereignty of the US and nothing more. San Francisso is proof enough of that BS.

posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 09:46 PM
Put Sheriff Joe in charge of Homeland Security. Then get somebody who is good friends with him and shares his views and put that person in charge of the Justice Department. And BOOM! Problem solved.

posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 12:47 AM
reply to post by Marked One

I am curious if this is not a Federal Law violation in and of itself. Refusing to excersize their oath of office by enforcing the laws of the US. I know officers have discretion doing their job, but when given an order that could be clearly illegal, it makes one wonder if we have grounds for a lawsuit.

posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 12:52 AM
We have a ranch down in Southwest Texas and we had the green light light for shooting any illegals on the property. We never did but we reported every one that we seen

posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 01:02 AM
reply to post by rowdyrich

I think we need to change the mindset on some of these illegals. If you are entering this country illegaly, and you are armed, then you are not an illegal alien, but an invading force.

Maybe creating a neutral zone on the southern border and allow the military to use it as a free fire exercise zone.

Come left 5 degrees and fire for effect comes to mind as well.

posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 01:06 AM
reply to post by Xcathdra

that sounds like a good idea

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