Skip to comments.Illegals Using Fire To Clear Border
Posted on 06/18/2007 8:24:03 PM PDT by CAWats
U.S. Border Patrol agents seeking to secure the nation's border in some of the country's most pristine national forests are being targeted by illegal aliens, who are using intentionally set fires to burn agents out of observation posts and patrol routes.
The wildfires also have resulted in the destruction of valuable natural and cultural resources in the National Forest System and pose an ongoing threat to visitors, residents and responding firefighters, according to federal law enforcement authorities and others.
In the Coronado National Forest in Arizona, with 60 miles of land along the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Forest Service firefighters sent in to battle fires or clear wild land fire areas are required to be escorted by armed law enforcement officers.
Armed smugglers of aliens and drugs have walked through the middle of active firefighting operations, the authorities said.
The Border Patrol's Tucson, Ariz., sector, which encompasses most of the Coronado National Forest, has the highest incidence of cross-border violators in the nation.
Nearly 500,000 illegal aliens were apprehended last year -- more than 30,000 a month. In addition, nearly 100,000 pounds of marijuana, with a street value of $200 million, was seized as it was hauled through the Coronado National Forest.
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They know that if the Border Agents do their job, they’ll end up in jail.
Hmmm...Illegal aliens just creating the fire-breaks that Americans won’t do?
Just say NO to Illegal Alien Amnesty!! Keep calling!! Its NOT OVER!!
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"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
Declare areas burned out in such a manner to be free fire zones.
It's a good thing that I'm constantly reminded that these people are breaking our laws because our economy is dependent on them.
Otherwise, I might start thinking that what they're doing - the tactics they are employing - seems an awful lot like an invasion.
And we are told to believe there's only 10M illegals in the country....
Likely New York Times headline on this story:
“Bush’s Refusal to Allow Free Access for Undocumented Workers Causes Global Warming”
You may find this interesting.
They break our laws,they burn our forests,they bring in drugs,they steal our jobs,SAY NO TO THE KENNEDY,McCAIN,BUSH BANANA BILL !!!
Bring in a couple helicopter gunships and lets see who starts the fires.....
Well, there you go. They can destroy our country and society, and liberals will welcome them with open arms, but now they’re destroying pristine habitat, so watch for them to scream for something to be done.
If that’s all it takes, I volunteer to go torch some scrub brush. :p
Paging Al gore... Paging Al gore *crickets*
The illegal aliens are burning the brush and trees that they usually hide behind to cross the border...
And where are the environmental whackos?
If Bush was doing the job, those arsonists would not be on this side of the border.
Gee, but, Tony Snow said this isn't an invasion.
I hear you.