Three unlawful immigrants dressed up in “extraordinary” camouflaged outfits meant to assist them mix into the New Mexico desert have been discovered by Border Patrol brokers, the federal company stated Thursday.
Footage posted to the Border Patrol’s social media accounts present the trio sporting so-called ghillie fits, which are sometimes utilized by hunters to mix in with the outside.
On this case, the disguises have been meant to appear like dry brush within the desert close to Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Regardless of the camouflage, the immigrants have been noticed by Border Patrol brokers on horseback.
“Those who enter illegally into the USA, will usually use extraordinary techniques to evade detection and arrest,” tweeted US Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Gloria I. Chavez Thursday. “Kudos to El Paso Sector Santa Teresa station brokers for interdicting three migrants sporting ghillie fits.”
Extra excessive techniques utilized by immigrants to keep away from being caught on the border might need to do with the US’ amnesty coverage. Immigrants from sure counties, like Venezuela and Colombia, often qualify to start the method of in search of asylum within the US, as long as they’ll make it to American soil.
Immigrants from these international locations who cross the US border illegally actively hunt down Border Patrol brokers to say asylum and switch themselves in, as seen in video from earlier this week the place brokers opened gates to the border wall in Texas for them.