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Mob of 150 Illegal Aliens Attack Border Patrol Agents
Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2013 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 11/27/2013 7:33:09 AM PST by Kaslin

As rumblings of possible illegal immigration reform continue to make noise on Capitol Hill, it's important to keep in mind the southern border with Mexico is anything but secure. On Sunday, a mob of illegal aliens attempting to enter the United States attacked Border Patrol agents with rocks, water bottles and other items. More from San Diego 7:

According to CBP, a Border Patrol agent ordered the Mexican nationals to stop, but they continued walking into the U.S.

Officials said the agent fired a PepperBall Launcher, but it did not deter the crowd.

“They had their phones out so this group was out to spark an incident. That's what they wanted to do, “ Border Patrol Union representative Gabriel Pacheco said.

Had cooler heads not prevailed it could have ended much worse, he said.

Even with reinforcements, agents were outnumbered, dodging threats, rocks and bottles.

More agents responded as the crowd became “unruly,” even hitting one agent in the head with a full water bottle, officials said.
Recently, Border Patrol agents rejected a proposal from the Police Executive Research Forum suggesting lethal force not be used against illegal aliens throwing rocks.

"Border Patrol agents work in a unique law enforcement environment and encounter threats that are not often seen by police and sheriff’s departments. One of these threats is the use of rocks by smugglers and illegal aliens to harass, distract, and assault Border Patrol agents. Rocks are prevalent throughout the southwest border, weapons that are close at hand, and are of sufficient size to cause extensive injuries to agents including death. The recent recommendations made by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) to limit the use of deadly force against rock throwers and vehicular assaults, are shortsighted and come from an urban policing mentality. Police officers often operate from patrol cars and have the luxury of multiple back-up units in close proximity should that need arise. They are able to contain and control a location thus making the arrest of any suspect easier. Border Patrol agents are not trained this way and do not have these same tactical opportunities," a press release from the National Border Patrol Council states. "Border Patrol agents are often on foot and outnumbered when encountering illegal aliens and smugglers, and are trained to close the distance with suspects in order to quickly control and arrest them. This often puts agents in a situation where they are assaulted by rocks. Additional agents may be miles away and less-than-lethal weapons unavailable. An assault that may commence quickly leaves agents at a tactical disadvantage and with little recourse other than to use their firearm to defend themselves."

As talks of amnesty have become more prevalent, we've seen border crossings double, making the work of Border Patrol Agents more difficult.

"We've seen the number of illegal aliens double, maybe even triple since amnesty talk started happening," an agent told Townhall, who asked to remain unnamed due to fears of retaliation within Customs and Border Protection [CBP], something he said is common. "A lot of these people, although not the majority, are criminals or aggravated felons. This is a direct danger to our communities."

Earlier this week, an illegal alien was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the brutal murder of Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, who was ambushed by a group of Mexican men along the border fence while trying to steal his night vision goggles. They murdered him and then stole his equipment. Rosas is survived by his wife and two children.

A Mexican teenager convicted in the execution-style murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in July was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday after an emotional hearing in a courtroom packed with family members and dozens of Border Patrol agents.

The defendant, Christian Daniel Castro-Alvarez, 17, appeared to hold back tears as prosecutors recounted the grisly details of how Castro-Alvarez and two other assailants ambushed Agent Robert W. Rosas Jr., 30, on a remote border trail east of San Diego.

Castro-Alvarez, who was 16 at the time, was spared a life sentence in part because he turned himself in and accepted responsibility for the crime, pleading guilty in November, according to federal prosecutors who recommended the 40-year term.

The shooting prompted a wide-ranging search and border crackdown that is continuing. The whereabouts of Castro-Alvarez’s companions, men in their mid- to late 20s, are unknown. The FBI, the lead agency on the case, would not comment on the status of the investigation.

Castro-Alvarez and the two men, after crossing the border on the night of July 23, held up Rosas and took night vision goggles and other items from his vehicle. When Rosas, a father of two, tried to take the gun from Castro-Alvarez, a struggle ensued.

Rosas was shot multiple times in the head.

This post has been updated.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; borderagents; borderoutofcontrol; borderwars; botderagents; foreignnationals; illegalaliens; illegalimmigrants; invasion; mexico; obamaforeignpolicy; obamalegacy; rosas

1 posted on 11/27/2013 7:33:09 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

It’s called an invasion. That attack is a foreign “insurgency” and should be treated as such.


2 posted on 11/27/2013 7:34:23 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Kaslin

A thankless job being done for a thankless government!


3 posted on 11/27/2013 7:35:33 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Kaslin

I think they should be shot - with deadly force.


4 posted on 11/27/2013 7:35:35 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Kaslin

Return fire with well aimed 5.56 rocks should sufficiently solve the problem.


5 posted on 11/27/2013 7:35:46 AM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: a fool in paradise

It sure is but that arrogant pos occupant of the Spite House and the rats in the House and senate are welcoming this because it means future rat voters


6 posted on 11/27/2013 7:37:39 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

Teh Chinese would have killed every last one of them and los problemos solved . .


7 posted on 11/27/2013 7:37:53 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Kaslin

Holder will get right on this by sending some of the DOJ Nazis and tons of cash to help the Illegals organize


8 posted on 11/27/2013 7:42:58 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: Kaslin

They aren’t illegal aliens, they are undocumented guest workers and future Democrat voters. Also, they weren’t “attacking” the border patrol agents, they were “renewing” them.

I’ve come to understand that the reason Democrats don’t care if immigrants learn to speak English is that the destruction of the English language is part of their agenda.


9 posted on 11/27/2013 7:43:18 AM PST by Junk Silver
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To: Kaslin

Call Congress.

tell them no Amnesty nor immigration bill of any kind from the House as it WILL be MERGED with the Senate Amnesty bill

democrats started importing 3rd world socialist immigrant scum since the time of the marxist JFK and his brother jacko lantern face( the kennedy 1965 immigration bill)

this is the source of all our problems, countless millions of 3rd world immigrants who vote for democrats(socialism)


10 posted on 11/27/2013 7:46:09 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Kaslin

While all the BPAs are busy taking care of this bunch hundreds more are rushing in other places because there is no BPA there to stop them.

Just a guess, but I would say someone on this side higher up in the govt. is coordinating this.


11 posted on 11/27/2013 7:46:55 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Kaslin
Remember, it was a republican that labeled American citizen border watch folks as vigilantes.

Jorge Bush called a group of older folks as such for simply monitoring cross border illegal activity and reporting it to authorities.

Never once did they attempt to apprehend the invaders....yet touted by the potus as vigilantes.

Un-freakin real!

12 posted on 11/27/2013 7:48:04 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: FReepers
Amnesty?!
Hell No!!!


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13 posted on 11/27/2013 7:48:19 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: servantboy777
Republicans in Congress stopped Amnesty for the 12 years they held the House. This even opposing W Bush

ditto for hillary care, gun control, global warming carbon taxes etc.

just some facts

14 posted on 11/27/2013 7:54:39 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: a fool in paradise
It’s called an invasion. That attack is a foreign “insurgency” and should be treated as such.

I was going to post the same, but call it an act of war. Either way - you're right. In a more rational era in American history, they wouldn't have had the courage to try this.

15 posted on 11/27/2013 7:59:53 AM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether the majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: Kaslin

Machine guns.

Drones.

Flamethrowers.


16 posted on 11/27/2013 8:06:29 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: a fool in paradise
*It’s called an invasion. That attack is a foreign “insurgency” and should be treated as such.*

Can you imagine the outrage from the White Haus and the massive counter attack if illegals tended to vote Republican once they became citizens?!?!

17 posted on 11/27/2013 8:08:13 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: Kaslin

Right... keep them alive so they can rearm or sue or whatever for tactical advantage and inciting others for a free abuse ride without consequences.

I dont think so pal, you are not exempt with special priviledge when ultimate intent is murder.


18 posted on 11/27/2013 8:10:49 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: Kaslin

El Juego Knockout?


19 posted on 11/27/2013 8:12:04 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: a fool in paradise

Indeed, these obvious felonies need not be legalized down to misdemeanors or acts of nonviolence.


20 posted on 11/27/2013 8:12:36 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: DJ MacWoW

Bolshevik gang... mnshevik government exempt.


21 posted on 11/27/2013 8:13:12 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: Kaslin

Reminds me of the intifada. It all started with rock throwing mobs.


22 posted on 11/27/2013 8:15:11 AM PST by RKBA Democrat ( There is no worst president but owebama, and valerie jarrett is his prophet.)
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To: Democrat_media

Sure, you’re correct. Conservatives are NOT in control though. Many times we come out on top simply because the issues of the day run up on election cycles.

The moderates poll and do the big...oh crap right before the primaries and begin adjusting their message to keep power.

Case in point....remember the whole, (build the border fence) push before congressional elections some years back?

After the elections were done....republicans/democrats voted to cut appropriations for the entire project. Smoke and mirrors.

Republicans have a dismal track record regarding core conservative principals.


23 posted on 11/27/2013 8:25:57 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: Kaslin; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

24 posted on 11/27/2013 8:28:15 AM PST by HiJinx (Bambi is Safe for Another Year.)
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To: Junk Silver

The’re ILLEGAL ALIENS!!!

fine and/or imprison any one that employes them!


25 posted on 11/27/2013 8:29:35 AM PST by dalereed
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To: Kaslin

In a sane world, the BP would have called for backup, set their weapons to “rock and roll” and gone to town.
Kill ‘em all. No sorting required.


26 posted on 11/27/2013 8:30:19 AM PST by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: HiJinx

Look on the bright side. At least they weren’t tunneling.


27 posted on 11/27/2013 8:31:36 AM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: All

"As I toured DreamWorks, I could tell just by their faces there
were some folks working here who snuck across the border, but
they came to Hollywood b/c they are weenies like me.... they got
bigtime penis envy of you Hollywood swordsman. "

Obama added: "Believe me, Washington is a sex wasteland ever
since Bill Clinton got lewinskied and impeached. That's why the
Dems and me gotta get amnesty passed---them hot sauce mamas
look dam good and they're hot to trot."

28 posted on 11/27/2013 8:41:58 AM PST by Liz
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To: TADSLOS
Diversionary tactic for those who were tunneling?
29 posted on 11/27/2013 8:53:02 AM PST by HiJinx (Bambi is Safe for Another Year.)
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To: HiJinx

Could be. Then again, these days under Obama reign, who needs to tunnel anyway? Just throw rocks and do some knockout work on the BPA’s on your way to freebie land.


30 posted on 11/27/2013 8:55:01 AM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: PATRIOT1876

Rush once said that if the illegal aliens, once allowed to become U.S. citizens and started to vote Republican in great numbers, Harry Reid would build a railroad deep into the heart of Mexico and ship all the illegals back there.


31 posted on 11/27/2013 9:00:26 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: HiJinx

A mob? Slate’s reporting it’s a myth...


32 posted on 11/27/2013 9:25:18 AM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: IMR 4350
They put these people, up to this for $100 a piece and then run a drug load a mile down the road.

They do the same thing with boats from SD to LA.

33 posted on 11/27/2013 10:03:10 AM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Kaslin

How many times over the past 20 years have we witnessed the Congress pass legislation to ‘secure the border’? And, still, we have an invasion?

Time to provide the hammer that this pesky nail deserves. Close it down. Lock down the border.


34 posted on 11/27/2013 10:49:38 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: Kaslin
The community organizers are getting the community organized and are turning up the heat.
35 posted on 12/01/2013 8:55:20 AM PST by rdcbn
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To: HiJinx

bttt


36 posted on 12/01/2013 7:08:41 PM PST by Dante3
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