Fox guest: Federal judge "encouraged" migrants to "break our laws, cross the border illegally, [and] drain border patrol resources"

Fox guest: Federal judge "encouraged" migrants to "break our laws, cross the border illegally, [and] drain border patrol resources"

Brandon Judd: “So, basically, what the judge just told them is, go ahead and cross the border illegally" 

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From the November 20 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom:

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SANDRA SMITH (CO-HOST): So how does what -- the decision by this judge, how does it make it easier for those who are already at the border to seek asylum? 

BRANDON JUDD (PRESIDENT, NATIONAL BORDER PATROL COUNCIL): So, basically, what the judge just told them is, go ahead and cross the border illegally. Instead of going through a port of entry, which is a legal process, the judge just encouraged them to break our laws, cross the border illegally, drain border patrol resources, because then we have to deploy our resources to those areas to take them into custody. This is the wrong decision. It's the wrong message to send. And this is what is spurring these caravans to continue to come, as we see caravans stacking up upon caravan. It's very disappointing that a judge would take this stance to encourage lawlessness. 

Previously

Tomi Lahren on caravan of asylum seekers: People "should be upset and outraged when there is invasion by foreigners"

Fox's David Bossie on the migrant caravan: "These people don't belong ... they're going to use and abuse your citizens"

Fox's Jeanine Pirro questions whether the caravan includes "pedophiles," "career criminals," or "people who think they can beat their wives"

Posted In
Immigration, Immigration Myths, Immigration Reform
Network/Outlet
Fox News Channel
Person
Sandra Smith
Show/Publication
America's Newsroom
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