Trump Vows to Send Illegal Immigrants ‘Straight Back Home’ As Report Indicates Nearly 300,000 ‘Gotaways’ Evaded Border Agents in Less Than 4 Months

Donald Trump vowed that if elected he would send illegal immigrants "straight back home" as reports indicate nearly 300,000 'gotaways' escaped into the country since October.
Screenshot: Twitter Video - @MAGAIncWarRoom

Donald Trump, during a campaign speech in South Carolina, vowed that if elected he would send illegal immigrants “straight back home” as reports indicate nearly 300,000 ‘gotaways’ escaped into the country after crossing the border since October.

Trump, who is seeking the Republican nomination for President in 2024, spoke about the border crisis that has exponentially worsened during the Biden administration.

He echoed past statements that other countries aren’t sending their best when it comes to the migrant surge and said the situation needs to get “straightened out fast.”

“They’re sending people that are killers, murderers, they’re sending rapists, and they’re sending, frankly, terrorists or terrorists are coming on their own, and frankly we can’t allow this to happen,” added Trump.

“So the illegal border crossers are going to be sent straight back home,” he said. “Those bad ones, especially, and they’re gonna go fast.”

RELATED: MAGA Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene Demands Answers on 73,000 ‘Gotaways’ at the Border in November

Nearly 300,000 Gotaways at the Border

Trump’s hardline approach to illegal immigrants crossing our border comes as sources with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have indicated 293,993 known “gotaways” have evaded agents since the beginning of the 2023 fiscal year.

The fiscal year began in October.

Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins reported on the incredible numbers and the outlet noted ‘gotaways’ are now on pace for “unprecedented numbers.”

“Border officials are worried because they don’t know who these people are, where they are from or where they are trying to get to within the U.S. interior,” according to Fox.

It should be noted these are only known ‘gotaways’ – illegal immigrants that have been spotted through other means of surveillance but were not processed by CBP.

RELATED: What Invasion Looks Like: Video Shows Hundreds of Single Adults Calmly Marching Across the Border, Meeting No Resistance

The Numbers Are Staggering

Agents indicate the total number of ‘gotaways’ under President Biden has risen to nearly 1.2 million. And the numbers just keep getting worse.

There were 389,155 ‘gotaways’ at the border in fiscal year 2021. In fiscal year 2022, there were nearly 600,000 such cases.

Projected outward, 2023 would see just shy of 1.2 million more, roughly twice as many as the previous year and much more than the previous two years combined.

When including border encounters, there have been over 1 million illegal border crossings in under 4 months. And Biden’s open border policies are to blame.

Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Tom Homan echoed Trump’s comments that these ‘gotaways’ aren’t the best people.

“There’s a reason” illegal immigrants aren’t turning themselves in he claimed. “Because they don’t want to be fingerprinted.”

“These are gang members. These are going to be sexual predators. These are going to be criminals. These are going to be people carrying fentanyl,” Homan claimed.

“Not all of them,” he added. “But there’s a reason they didn’t turn themselves in to take advantage of the giveaway program of the Biden administration.”

The Washington Times last week reported that the Biden administration has been releasing illegal immigrant criminals and preventing border agents from making further arrests.

“ICE said it released 515 migrants with criminal convictions and 641 facing active criminal charges [in December],” they revealed. “Officers said the releases were tied to the Title 42 pandemic border policy.”

“One ICE officer said his region was instructed not to make any further arrests.”

It’s difficult not to think this entire border crisis is by design.

Representative Jim Jordan announced a February 1st date for the first Judiciary Committee hearing to investigate the Biden border disaster. Accountability may finally be on the way.

Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #3 on Feedspot’s “100 Best Political Blogs and Websites.”

Rusty Weiss has been covering politics for over 15 years. His writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, Fox... More about Rusty Weiss

Mentioned in this article::