Culberson County in West Texas has seen an increase in illegal immigration of over 400 percent over in the past year, according to a report by Breitbart News — and the latest arrests include 40 migrants found crammed in a stock trailer in West Texas.
President Joe Biden and his White House aides continue to deny that there is a border crisis, but the numbers say otherwise.
According to the Culberson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies recently stopped a truck pulling a horse trailer in Van Horn Texas that continued 40 illegal migrants crammed in together in a rural area that during the Trump administration rarely saw such high numbers of migrant trafficking.
That’s just one example of the incredible lengths immigrants are going to in order to enter the United States undetected, according to the report.
Deputies in the previously quiet county have begun working with state and federal officials including the Texas Department of Public Safety and Border Patrol to investigate individuals like the driver of the truck, attempting to ensure that smugglers are brought to justice.
The sharp increase in trouble with illegal immigration has deeply affected counties in the Big Bend Sector of the state where previously there was little activity.
According to Breitbart’s report, Border Patrol makes the fewest arrests around Big Bend of any sector on the border. however, that has changed since late 2020.
“Border Patrol in this region apprehended more than 25,000 migrants illegally entering the sector. This compares to slightly more than 4,000 during the same time frame last year,” Breitbart reported. “The increase of over 400 percent is staggering.”
While Border Patrol has been forced to lean on local law enforcement due to the overwhelming volume of immigrants to process and care for, small-town lawmen like the sheriffs in Culberson County are left to reminisce of days when they weren’t dealing with people crammed in cattle trailers or smugglers running from the law.