DHS: Heat Kills Illegal Immigrants

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner, July 2, 2012

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents discovered multiple victims of high heat in recent weeks, as would-be illegal immigrants died in the desert attempting to make the crossing into the United States.

“In separate incidents Saturday, agents discovered three deceased subjects, all of whom are believed to be illegal immigrants,” the Department of Homeland Security announced last Monday. {snip}

Such tragedies are not uncommon. “As temperatures increase, the risks associated with crossing the Sonoran Desert cannot be understated,” DHS said. “Last month, Border Patrol agents located 19 deceased individuals, a result of blistering temperatures setting in earlier this year and ruthless smugglers who lie to desperate immigrants by telling them they will walk a short distance.”

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  • Anon12

    I have no empathy whatsoever for illegals or legals. My compassion has long dried up for any nonwhite in my country. They deserve NONE. 

  • roadgeek

    Too bad.

  • NYB

    The United States – Mexico frontier is only 2000 miles long. 

    Cyprus has a 190 mile fence.  Botswana has a 300 mile electric fence.    India has a 340 mile fence along the Kashmir border, and a 2400 mile border barrier with Bangladesh.

    While spending trillions on security around the world, the United States has effectively fenced less than 100 miles of its border.

    • mikejones91

      That’s what we need to recognize. We could still “patrol” the world (which I don’t agree with) via aircraft. Satellite imaging. Maybe a few “para military” operatives keeping watch on foreign soil. We could save billions and invest that in DOMESTIC security. As in COMPLETELY securing our southern border. 

  • mikejones91

    That’s a bit harsh. Regardless of race, they are still humans. HUMANS that do NOT belong in THIS country, but still HUMANS. WE (as whites) are the humanitarians of this planet. ALWAYS remember. WE are the most humane humans.

    • IstvanIN

      Harsh?  Because if a few of them die of thirst we don’t care?  It would be better for them to come to here, rape and murder our people, destroy and bankrupt our cities, and replace our cluture with their failed culture?  I should feel bad for them?  If they die in the desert they won’t get into a car drunk and kill an American.

      • Or drop multiple anchors!

      • KenelmDigby

        And remember they voluntarily chose to put themselves in this hazardous situation.

        If I committed a burglary, and during the course of the burglary I slipped off a roof and broke my neck, absolutely no one would have pity or compassion for me – people would smirk to themselves ‘good’.
         These trespassers are the exact moral equivalent of burglars – in fact they are worse, burglars don’t demand the right to take over your property.

    • KenelmDigby

      For a ‘deterrant’ to be worthy of that name, it needs to actually deter.
      “When the cat’s away the mice will play.”

  • KenelmDigby

    The elements doing the work the political class refuses to do,

  • Next order of business:  Eric Holder sues the sun.

  • KenelmDigby

    You musn’t forget that the people literally dying to reach the west, WILL, in a generation’s time be racially abusing and attacking Whites in the streets – just like they do in present day France, Britain and Sweden.

    That’s why I have no compassion for them.

  • Spartan24708

    Yes it’s sad but what about the Mexicans back in Mexico suffering from the heat? I agree- it’s time for a border fence. 

  • The__Bobster

    Hollow, ideally.

  • 14POLK88

    Sounds like good news to me!!!