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Former Border Patrol Deputy Chief: Obama Administration ‘Starving’ Border Patrol and ICE

Former national deputy chief of Border Patrol Ronald Colburn says that the Obama administration is systematically implementing a lax approach to illegal immigration that is “starving” Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Border Patrol officials’ operations.

“It’s ironic that over the past decade we’ve doubled the staffing levels of sworn uniformed armed officer personnel, yet we now find them with their sleeves rolled up repairing vehicles, processing paperwork, answering phones, changing diapers, mixing formulas, playing badminton with children — they’re doing anything except patrolling the border,” he says. 

He’s just returned from a trip to a border processing center in Arizona. Read the full story here


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