Illegal Migrants Using Military Tactics to ‘Invade’ US Southern Border In Arizona

CBP SRT officers check equipment before an operation / Photo by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The U.S. is now facing not one, but two, illegal migrant surges at the border. Adding to the already worrisome border and humanitarian crisis created by President Bidens’ radical immigration policies and migrant-friendly statementswe now have a surge of single, male illegal migrants using military tactics to avoid the U.S. Border Patrol and ‘invade’ the U.S. along the border in Arizona.

In the Tucson Arizona area, the Border Patrol is seeing a dramatic rise in these attempted crossings.

Encounters are up more than 150% this year from the same period last year, while Border Patrol’s drone sightings of illegal migrants have tripled in the same time period.

But as CNN reports, unlike in Texas, where many turn themselves in as families to try to claim asylum, these illegal migrants in Arizona are single men, and they don’t want to be caught:

They’re not giving themselves up to get into the legal system in the US. They’re trying to cross on their own and avoid the Border Patrol at all costs. So, when they’re spotted, they don’t give themselves up. They run…

And they are using military-style tactics to avoid detection and evade the Border Patrol:

Migrants come north dressed like soldiers, wearing camouflage. They wear boots made from sections of carpet to obscure their footsteps. Crucially, they come across in multiple groups as small as one or two people, dropped along the border and told to enter at different times to outwit and overwhelm Border Patrol agents.

CNN adds:

“What they’re doing is what we call swarming,” Sabri Dikman, acting deputy chief patrol agent of the Tucson Sector, told CNN. “So instead of in years gone by where we’d have a group of 20, a group of 30 crossing the border, currently we see 10 groups of two, so what happens is they split up, they cross the border, and it takes two agents or one agent to address each one of those individual groups so we become task-saturated.”

Significantly, says the Border Patrol, these are not families or unaccompanied children crossing in Arizona. Instead, 85% of the illegal migrants they encounter there are single adults, some of whom have criminal records.

CNN continues:

Why are they coming now? Many believe that US law and Border Patrol operations changed with the new administration. And smugglers are taking advantage of that perception, lying to migrants about how they will be received at the border.

“We interview almost everyone that we arrest,” Dikman said. “What we’ve found is some of them do have a perception that there’s been a change in immigration laws — a perception that there’s a gap in enforcement on the US border.”

CNN concludes:

This is the new reality: not one, but TWO [emphasis added] surges on the southern border. In Texas, it is largely families and children, who often turn themselves in to authorities. Here in Arizona, it is single adults, directed like soldiers, doing all they can to avoid capture and come north.

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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Wildmann
Wildmann
3 months ago

Shoot a few of these INVADERS! They’ll STOP Coming!! They’d shoot Americans Sneaking into THEIR KRAP HOLE Countries!!

paul
paul
3 months ago
Reply to  Wildmann

No , they save their bullets to shoot Americans

CaptTurbo
3 months ago

There are probably the terrorists that the fake president has invited.

Wildmann
Wildmann
3 months ago
Reply to  CaptTurbo

Stop all Welfare and Programs to Non-Citizens and they’ll taper off their Invasion!

joe
joe
3 months ago

Indict Democrap sleepy Joe Biden for treason, by his not enforcing the US Consitution to maintain
secure US borders!

Dan
Dan
3 months ago

STOP calling biden the American president! The game of charades is over!
TRUMP IS THE RIGHTFUL PRESIDENT!

MarkOwen
3 months ago
Reply to  Dan

You are so right, Biden wasn’t elected he was appionted by the Democommunist party. Nikita Kruschev said in his speech,”We’ll just wait, United States will destroy itself fron within”. And it’s happening now.

MarkOwen
3 months ago

I said it before and I’ll say it again, we are having a Red Dawn invasion. Military age young men single, and together coming across our borders in droves. All dressed in civilian clothes being transported all over the country by our own government. Wait gor it, not long it will be happening soon.

Wharf Rat
Wharf Rat
3 months ago

Whose teaching them that? Maybe the terrorist coming thru

Wildmann
Wildmann
3 months ago
Reply to  Wharf Rat

Bet the Chinese are sponsoring this Invasion! I lived in Texas many years! Most Americans have No Idea what they will have to DEAL WITH SOON! These Illegals will be claiming their Civil Rights, to remain here collecting Benefits! There will be only One Way to DEAL with them once they reach Critical Mass!

Lupe Alonzo Gonzalez
Lupe Alonzo Gonzalez
3 months ago

So clearly they aren’t the poor suffering refuges, they are most likely terrorist plants, get rid of them by any means!

Lupe Alonzo Gonzalez
Lupe Alonzo Gonzalez
3 months ago

ugh, ‘refugees’

paul
paul
3 months ago

get rid of them ? Biden Administration is paying them .

Trish
Trish
3 months ago
Reply to  paul

With our money. I want him arrested, and before he is hung for treason. I want us to get a refund.

James B Jacobs
James B Jacobs
3 months ago

They are not refugees. They are here for the freebies promised them by the Democratic party if they will vote Democrat.

Joe from the great state of Georgia
Joe from the great state of Georgia
3 months ago

Wildman has the right idea. A hummer with a M60 on the gun ring will change a lot of minds. It would change the minds at the Texas and the Arizona border. Biden piglosi and Schumer need to have to open their wallets to pay for this invasion. Piglosi needs to introduce immigration legislation. Require e verify for all jobs. Violators who don’t use e verify will get six months in jail per illegal alien and a 25K fine per illegal aliens . Would not take long to self deport. No welfare.

Rocky Scott
Rocky Scott
3 months ago

Either shoot them or put rattlesnakes in swarms along with alligators etc all along the border.

Wildmann
Wildmann
3 months ago
Reply to  Rocky Scott

That won’t work! They’ll Bar-B-Que and eat them!!

Tony Winters
Tony Winters
3 months ago

Why are they coming now? Theya re coming because the Biden Socialist Regime Invited them. These men that are sneeking arocss the border are not all coming just for the Free Stuff promised by the Democrats/Leftists/Liberals/Socialists they are carrying drugs as reported by ICE and the Border Patrol. So not only are these Illegal Aliens coming to take jobs and suck up Social Services meant for American Citizens, they are coming to Kill Americans with the drugs that they are carrying. If they are deploying Military Tactics then they should be dealt with by the Military. This looks like a great way to get our Military Snipers some Real Life Training. You can only learn so much for a paper target, but a Live Moving Target at night, great training.

Terry
3 months ago

I’ve been trying to tell people this, I have lived in Arizona for year’s, and they are up to no good. THIS is what Joe Arpiao was fighting, giving them bus rides back to the border.

JoanneC
JoanneC
3 months ago

It eventually had to come to this. So, when Chinese soldiers, who enjoyed their time training in Canada, and ISIS soldiers want to enter America under the DNC open arms program, and a whole host of territorial openly start killing Americans in their homes, what will Biden/ Harris/Pelosi/Obama/Schumer do?

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Ron
Ron
3 months ago

OMG ! Its only Going to Get Worse 1 america is being destroyed. I’m sorry I Voted for Joe Biden Now !


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