Sheriffs Call On Biden To Fire Homeland Secretary Mayorkas Over Lack Of Border Control


Sheriffs in 17 states are calling on President Joe Biden to fire Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, urging the president to replace him with somebody who will re-establish control over America’s southern border.

The Western States Sheriffs Association (WSSA) said in a position paper obtained by The Epoch Times that “a great deal of progress was made” in enforcing the U. S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration but that sheriffs are now witnessing “a complete and total breakdown” of enforcement efforts.

The number of illegal immigrant apprehensions at the border under Biden has set multiple records already, including the top yearly total. Apprehensions dropped in October, but the number marked the highest ever for the month.

Nearly 1.7 million illegal immigrant arrests have taken place this year. The government projects that total to rise above 2 million by the end of 2021. An untold number of others evaded arrest or detection and are inside the country.

WSSA said that Mayorkas was appointed to uphold U. S. laws and secure the border, but that the policies he’s enacted “continue to dismantle the security of our country and the enforcement effort of the hard-working federal officers assigned to an extremely difficult task.”

Sheriffs are in disbelief as the southern border has “turned into an invisible line in the sand,” according to the paper, raising concerns about the human and drug trafficking and crimes committed by illegal immigrants once they make it into the United States.

“After witnessing this disaster over the past several months and listening to the continued rhetoric and intellectual dishonesty from Secretary Mayorkas, The Western States Sheriffs Association, and its membership must emphatically state our position of having NO confidence in the ability of the Secretary Mayorkas, and his leadership within the Department of Homeland Security, to affect any positive outcome on this matter,” the sheriffs said.

They called on Biden to remove Mayorkas an… (Read more)

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