A Honduran woman clutched her small baby boy from the back of a Border Patrol transport truck. She was sitting with 12 other people, mostly children, who had just made their way from Reynosa, Mexico, across the Rio Grande by the Anzalduas port of entry in Texas.

The mother, who had crossed first with one baby, had left her infant and older son along the banks of the river in Mexico. Her two children followed in a second raft and joined their mother after the Border Patrol took her into custody.

“We’re fleeing gang violence,” the mother told the Border Patrol agent, who detailed the conversation to TheBlaze on the condition that he not be named. The group did not run, but voluntarily turned themselves in to U.S. federal custody and claimed what is known as credible fear to apply for asylum in the U.S.

They all knew it was only a matter of time before they would be set free.

Border Patrol agents along the southwest border have been directed not to speak with journalists after the public became aware that more than 47,000 undocumented children have illegally entered into the country over the past eight months. Most of the undocumented children crossed through the Rio Grande Valley sector and many times, they traveled alone.

Several of the children in the Honduran woman’s group were under the age of 10 and had traveled alone looking for their parents who were in the country illegally and seeking asylum. Like most children who come, they made the dangerous trek believing that they would not be deported once they arrive. Some traveled clinging to the top of the train known as “The Beast” from Central America, or piled in overcrowded buses until they reached the border towns of Mexico.


The agents were roughly 20 minutes from the McAllen Border Patrol station where the 13 new illegal immigrants would be processed with more than 1,000 other people being held in the small facility.

The group, like the thousands of illegal crossers before them, would be held until they were bused or flown out to other facilities across the country for long-term care.

“They have heard that anybody who crosses into the United States can stay,” said a Border Patrol agent who works in the sector and is not authorized to speak on the matter. “So they keep coming.”

And the notion that everyone can stay in the United States once they cross the border seems to be a recurring theme among illegal immigrants coming from Central America–mainly Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. They all know that their family and friends before them received an “order to appear in court” document that allows them safe passage throughout the country.

The illegal immigrants rarely report to court within the 90 days ordered, and most disappear into the fabric of immigrant communities throughout the country without fear of deportation.

In fact, the children and adults respond with very deliberate and rehearsed answers when questioned by Border Patrol.

They immediately claim credible fear from gang violence or say, “I was scared I would be killed,” one of the Border Patrol agents working along the border told TheBlaze.

“It’s something they’re all saying and it’s obvious that it is well-rehearsed and it is a consistent story,” said Albert Spratte, a Border Patrol agent and union representative with the National Border Patrol Council’s Local 3307 in the Rio Grande Valley sector. “We can’t even get them to answer their name before they tell us the gangs were the reason they fled their country.”

Spratte and Border Patrol Agent Chris Cabrera, the main union representative in the sector, spent the day with TheBlaze along the Rio Grande.

Cabrera said that on “at least one occasion we had a confirmed MS-13 that was released to his family,” referring to the ultraviolent transnational Mara Salvatrucha gang. Because the 17-year-old had no criminal history in the United States, he was allowed to stay.

“Once they get north of the checkpoint and into the interior of the United States, they’ve basically disappeared and there is no accountability for them. [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement] isn’t going to deport them and these people know it,” Spratte said. “It’s worth it for them to come now just in case something later changes with regard to deportation.”


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  • Katherine McChesney

    And yet Obama is permitting MS13 to cross the border.

  • Bobbala

    Blacks have the same problem. Everywhere they flee becomes what they escaped when they get there. Israelis appear to be the only ones to have figured this out and not apologized.

    • Erasmus

      Yet, it’s the Culture of Critique in this country who are among the most implacable opponents to America securing her borders.
      (It’s the old “One Standard for me and other for thee” again, which has made them so “beloved” everywhere they’ve ever gone.)

  • Publius Pompilius Quitus

    Immigration is a racket. It benefits plutocrats on the right and the left, giving socialists lots of new voters and corporatists lots of workers at sub-par wage levels. Immigrants
    themselves are only allegorical footballs, I’ve thought, each side using them for their advantages. But I guess immigrants, too, have an agenda.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      The third world immigrant agenda is to mass immigrate, breed excessively once they’re on western soil and when they reach large enough numbers, to close ranks and look out for members of their own race and ethnic group. The elites are setting us up for WWIII or the Yugoslav War × 100.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        It will come down to bloody warfare over control of resources such as water and land, as it always has throughout the course of human history.

  • Some traveled clinging to the top of the train known as “The Beast” from Central America, or piled in overcrowded buses until they reached the border towns of Mexico.
    Ah ha! The train picture I saw is now confirmed. It’s a sight. Who’s paying for the illegals’ passage on “The Beast”? You can bet Obama’s money is behind it. Entire villages are fleeing to the US at the invitation of the dictator-in-chief, as more US laws are broken.
    I’m also willing to bet, based on stories of gang tattoos on these creatures, that many of them will organize more gangs and begin killing each other and AMERICANS with impunity.
    In his two and a half years left, Obama has the chance to create chaos that will take decades to undo, if ever. He’s got the ball and he’s running toward the goal line to the cheers of his black and Marxist traitors. Who’s going to tackle the ball carrier?

    • Dr. Möbias

      “You can bet Obama’s money is behind it.”

      Obama’s money is NOT behind it. American taxpayer money is behind it.

      Obama is a controlled, useful idiot that couldn’t find his way out of a brown paper bag.

  • TruthBeTold

    The Beast:

    • Jesse James


    • Löwenmensch ᛟ

      Looks like some good places for a Ebola outbreak

      • TruthBeTold

        The second picture looks like anything you see in any third-world country.

  • Jesse James

    This is another campaign of organized chaos designed to disrupt the current existing order of the world and allow the globalist elites to advance their one world government under them plan, just like the Soro’s color revolutions, the false Arab Spring, the Ukrainian mess, and the outrageous invasion of Iraq by radical Islamist trained and equipped by our own government for the war in Syria. Isis? Really? Why would Islamic fanatics who supposedly believe in Allah as the only God name their group after a pagan goddess? I saw a sheet the other day used to organize protestors and provide them a “dress code” that was the exact same except for the language, one example coming from Egypt and other from the Ukraine. The point is that a great deal of effort, money and coordination is going into a great many of the worlds flash points. This is planned chaos designed to create opportunity – for what I am not sure yet but there is a method to the madness. The big question to me is what will our military do as the evidence of a treasonous anti-American globalist cabal within our own government become harder and harder to ignore. Most of the senior leadership are probably co-opted but there are a lot of real patriots among the retired Generals and on active duty at the ranks of Colonel and below.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    “We’re fleeing bringing gang violence.”


    When have government officials told the truth about ANYTHING?

    “Fleeing gang violence, the server crashed and all the emails are gone…”

    And now Cornyn wants money to close the border…the mexican border.

    “Border Patrol agents overwhelmed by a recent influx of immigrant children crossing the border illegally have been knowingly letting gang members enter the country…and officials are now trying to silence officers from talking to the media.”

    Gang bangers need political asylum and have dreams too.

    And, the republican leadership is doing…nothing, as always allowing Mariel Boatlift II to continue unabated, bringing disease, crime and pestilence upon the American population.

    When it comes to the size of the government 75% of Hispanics favor bigger government providing more services than a smaller government with fewer services.

    So they’re natural Republican voters, right?

    Images: Bringing much needed diversity to xenophobic, racist, Nazi Whites.

    Riding the Beast to the Great American Welfare State where the streets are paved with gold…

  • Who Me?

    Another year or two and American’s will be fleeing gang violence, by heading south…

  • IKUredux

    This will go down in history as the only invasion and takeover of a country where the hostile invaders never had to fire a shot. WOW! We Whites have not only engineered our own destruction, but we have actually provided the rationale as well. Have we collectively lost our minds? I prefer to think that we will regain our right mind. I pray to God we do. If we continue to allow White guilt(the concept we actually had to invent to make up for the poor abysmal showing of all the other races in contributing to the advancement of humanity) to influence our decisions, White Western civilization is done. You can go ahead and stick a sterling silver seventeenth century fork in it, or some piece of crap twenty first century, God only knows what kind of lead based metal fork made in China in it. Or, perhaps I should say chopsticks. Come on! Does anybody really think that fing chopsticks are the equivalent of the fork, knife, and the spoon? But, yeah, the Asians are so smart! Yup, they are so smart, this was the best they could come up with to eat food. Chopsticks suck. And, White people who are proud of being adept at eating with chopsticks, might as well brag about studying by candle.