Border Patrol Agent: Belief Is ‘It’s a Good Time To Come In If Mrs. Clinton Is Elected,’ ‘Huge Uptick Like We Saw Two Years Ago’

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On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Chris Harris, a Border Patrol Agent and member of the National Border Patrol Council, which has endorsed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, said that among people crossing the border “the belief is that they need to get in now, if Donald Trump comes in, or it’s a good time to come in if Mrs. Clinton is elected, and there’s a belief that they’re going to get amnesty. There’s a belief that they’re being welcomed now, whether that’s true or not, that’s the belief that they have in Central America. And so we are seeing this huge uptick like we saw two years ago, but the media’s kind of strangely quiet about it.” Harris said, “I just called back to my station. I still work there. And what — they just picked up a couple groups from El Salvador, a group of 10, a group of 11. They’re family units, women and children, and, again, the belief is, whether it’s true or not, the belief is that they need to get in now, if Donald Trump comes in, or it’s a good time to come in if Mrs. Clinton is