NOW THERE’S A THOUGHT
“For those that continue to seek improper and illegal entry into this country, be forewarned: This is a new era. This is the Trump era,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions told an audience of Customs and Border Protection agents in Nogales, Arizona, on Tuesday.
He had a special message for those who are the true boots-onthe-ground in the region: “We hear you. And we have your back.”
The Trump administration has authorized an additional $374 million in funding for the federal agency, which has operated with 1,700 agents below the congressionally mandated minimum of 21,370 agents, this according to the National Border Patrol Council.