Shocking Video Captures Dozens of Migrants Illegally Crossing U.S. Border – Click to Watch

10

Dozens of Migrants Caught Illegally Crossing U.S. Border near Jacumba, California

A shocking video from Jacumba, California has captured the moment when two large SUVs pulled up to the U.S. southern border and unloaded dozens of migrants who proceeded to cross into the country illegally. The incident took place in the eastern portion of San Diego County, which is monitored by the Border Patrol’s San Diego sector.

Jacumba, California migrants

Two SUVs were seen pulling up to the U.S. southern border near Jacumba, California, and unloading dozens of migrants who entered the country illegally. (Bud Knapp / FOX Nation)

The video, shot by FOX Nation’s Bud Knapp, shows the migrants leaving the area of the SUVs and walking towards the border wall. As they reach the end of the wall section, they turn the corner and enter the U.S. illegally. It is at this point that they notice they are being recorded and start jogging, while the two SUVs quickly leave the area.

According to Knapp, the group of migrants included nationals from China, Turkey, Brazil, and India. He also mentioned that there was only one Border Patrol agent nearby when the crossing took place.

Surge in Border Crossings

The San Diego sector has recently experienced a significant increase in border crossings, coinciding with Texas’ efforts to secure its southern border with Mexico. On Sunday alone, there were nearly 1,100 Border Patrol apprehensions in the San Diego sector, including 97 Chinese nationals and 91 Turkish nationals. The majority of these illegal crossings were made by single adults.

Last week, a group of former FBI officials sent a letter to lawmakers, warning about a “new and imminent danger” at the southern border. They claimed that the U.S. is being invaded by military-age foreign nationals. The letter highlighted the fact that there were over 302,000 migrant encounters in December, following a record fiscal year of 2.4 million encounters in 2023.

Political Debate and Calls for Action

The issue of border security has become highly politicized, with Republicans blaming the Biden administration for the migrant crisis and the reversal of Trump-era policies. On the other hand, the administration argues that it needs more funding and reforms to address a “broken” system and deal with a crisis that extends beyond the U.S.-Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security has also noted an increase in the number of returns of illegal immigrants.

In the midst of this ongoing debate, it is crucial to find effective solutions to secure the border and address the underlying causes of migration. The situation at the border requires a comprehensive approach that balances humanitarian concerns with national security interests.

Migrants waiting to cross into the US

Asylum seeking migrants wait in line to receive donated food, with a rainbow in the distance, at a makeshift camp while awaiting processing by the U.S. Border Patrol on November 30, 2023 in Jacumba Hot Springs, California. The remote community, with a population of 600, has seen a recent influx of hundreds of immigrants arriving daily and sheltering in makeshift camps in the desert cold as they await transfer to established U.S. Border Patrol detention centers with limited capacity.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

It is important to address the root causes of migration, promote regional cooperation, and provide humanitarian assistance to those in need. Additionally, enhancing border infrastructure and investing in technology can help improve border security measures.

As the nation continues to grapple with this complex issue, it is crucial for policymakers to work together to develop comprehensive and sustainable solutions that prioritize both national security and the well-being of individuals seeking a better life.

Fox News Digital’s Adam Shaw contributed to this report.