Ariz. Border Patrol Arrest Over 500 Illegal Aliens Under “One and Done Initiative”

A U.S. Border Patrol agent surveys the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Arizona.(Photo/ Reuters)

July 14, 2017

OAN Newsroom

Officials along the U.S.-Mexico Border nab over 560 illegal aliens in just one month alone.

The Customs and Border Protection Agency prosecuted 565 people who were arrested on their first attempt at crossing the border near Tucson, Arizona in June.

Crossing illegally just one time results in a misdemeanor charge, while multiple crossings become a felony.

Before June, most illegal immigrants were not charged on their first attempt at crossing the border.

Officials say the “one and done initiative” was reinstated to prevent illegals from injury or death while crossing the Sonoran Desert.

Last month Border Patrol rescued 80 illegals who were lost in that desert.

  • FreedomFighter

    They should be horse whipped then deported. No exceptions or excuses. They are ALL criminals.

  • Fred

    And charging them with a ‘misdemeanor’ means they do not get a court-appointed lawyer either!
    Good move on Trump’s part.

  • Kay Crawford

    We wont give our country away to foreigners. We are sick of watching the traditions we have had be wiped out and replaced with mexican traditions or the morning call to prayer of muslims. get the hell out.

    • Section Ate

      Explain you accepting DTrump’s giving the U.S. away to the “USSR,” @Kay Crawford.

  • Mac

    Always good to hear our security is being taken care of by the people that get paid to do it. I bet the BPA are enjoying their work.

  • Mary Valley

    We have the right to know who is voting in our elections.

  • Mary Valley

    Why don’t countries work harder to make their country better and encourage their people to stay and help their fellow citizens? Who gave permissions for all these hoards of people to descend on Europe and America?
    These are not immigrants, they are invaders.

  • Dr Food

    My wife and I have spent a considerable amount of time in Costa Rica, a somewhat socialist democracy. This Country is lush and full of people of great personal character. It is also close to third world in many respects. That being said, the way they view elections is one of national pride and personal responsibility. Everyone has to vote IN PERSON at their designated voting place and have to find a way to get there on their own. Many walk miles and wait in long lines to vote. When they cast their ballot their right index finger is dipped in purple ink that takes about 48 to get rid of. this accomplishes three things. One, they must show their government issued ID to vote, two, there is no double dipping, and three everyone knows who voted. Wow! that was easy, or was it? Try this in the USA and you will hear screams of voter suppression, discrimination, and on and on. Do you really believe a person can not get to a polling place in the USA? If so, you need to move to another planet because you’re hopeless.

  • usa patriot

    One and Done or in the desert its Fry and Goodbye. Your choice. Just stay home and correct your political problems there.

  • A marcus Young

    The president should warn the president of Mexico to control his borders. If now we will.

  • Patricio Amenabar

    Stop the rescue mission and send the bodies back to Mexico; it will make the Mex authorities think twice about ignoring the illegal issue.

  • Clyde Mitchell

    Great job. Close the border and make those coming into this country go through the legal process.

  • KMA

    Finally our laws are being enforced!
    I.C.E. needs to find those who are transporting these illegals and terminate with EXTREME PREJUDICE!

  • Clinicaleducator1

    Lock em all up!!!

    • DC Cooper

      no, then we have to pay for them. send them back immediately.

  • Opinionsgiven

    While all the Democrats are focused on fake Russian this or that POTUS Trump gets down to business

  • Mark

    e-verify NOW!
    build the southern wall NOW!
    But good job in the meantime.

  • BillVA

    But how can they enforce the law? I thought it was broken!

  • 808Americans

    SCORE!

  • tedlv

    Good start!

  • Dino Slaughter

    Good story. They are too stupid to realize how dangerous the desert is in Summer. I am especially concerned about the poor children who are dragged out on the desert to die.

    • jc Dalia

      Desperation leads to desperate, foolhardy actions.

      • Bokonon9

        Exactly. I want them deported, not dead or injured. I keep remembering that if I were in the same hopeless situation, I would try to sneak into the US too. There but for the grace of God go I.

    • constitutiononly

      The children are used as a kind of shield. The adult illegals know that border patrol might be kinder if children are involved. All illegals, including children, must be located and tossed out. I think it is time to begin “chipping” all illegals so that they can be located when they attempt another invasion.

  • Bill Jr

    Why Are They Being So Lenient? Isn’t It a Federal Felonious (That’s Felony, For Jay) Crime To Break Into America Illegally? Are They Deporting Them After Their Sentence Is Completed? Are They Letting Them Out OR (Own
    Recognizance (Again, For Jay) Before Tria? I Hope Not. Wouldn’t It Be Cheaper Just To Catapult Them Back Into Mexico At An Altitude High Enough To Ensure Many Bones Are Broken So We Can Feed The Starving Coyotes and Wolves?

  • Noli Timere

    Send them to Jerry Brown in California. He needs the votes…..

    • All American

      Or Hawaii

  • Rosicrucian32

    I’m sure the progressives were ready to push back hard on any new immigration policies introduced by the current administration. I can only imagine their severe disappointment in finding that the standing immigration policies were sufficient if only they were ENFORCED.
    Go figure

    • LILLIBETH

      Obama ordered our laws to be ignored and invited many more illegals in.

  • Jed55

    Thank you President Trump for not backing down & sticking to your promise to keep the U.S. safe.

  • Realist

    CBP you ROCK!!!!!!!! Keep up the great work!

  • R A.

    Awesome stuff!! A President who actually wants to enforce our EXISTING laws!
    re: “Border Patrol rescued 80 illegals who were lost in that desert…” um well, I think they should have been left to fend for themselves instead of being “rescued”.

    • All American

      Now We The People must let our government know that America is in dyer need of a Federal Law that requires all voters show American ID🇺🇸

      • R A.

        We’ve had voter ID law in Virginia for years, but as blue as this state is going, (shamefully), wonder how long it will last.
        Corey Stewart for Senate!!!!!

        • All American

          In Florida we use paper ballots and voter ID is required.
          Strict photo ID required: Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Strict non-photo ID required: Arizona and Ohio.
          America is immediately in need a National Federal Law Now requiring Strict voter ID requirements in every State of Our Union!

          • john smith

            Tell me what color do you think the states are that don’t want voter id? And why do you think they are against it?

          • R A.

            Not to butt in here, but in my opinion, strict voter ID laws would make it tougher for dead people and illegals to cast their ballots, which the Blue states count on receiving.

          • But in Laficornia and other (D) controlled states, the LIBERAL governors and legislatures have given Illegal Aliens driver’s licenses (IDs) and signed them up to vote with Motor Voter “Laws.” I’d like to see those Motor Voter registrations challenged as unconstitutional!

          • Marty Kirkpatrick

            ME TOO! My state does this, against all efforts to inject reasoning into the capitol {deadened by money heads.}

          • All American

            It won’t take a rocket scientist to answer your questions!
            The answer is in the The US Constitution which states in Amendment XV, which was ratified by the states in 1870: “Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.”
            If there are Americans without ID they need to obtain or forfeit their right. PERIOD!
            Key statement: “The Right of The United States Citizen”
            This is precisely why our AG must ensure that the law is precisely followed.
            Anyone can say they are a citizen but this must be verifiable. We need ID for everything and this must include ID for all those who vote for any political office in our country.
            American Taxpayers aka Voting Americans need to rally for Federal Voting Laws🇺🇸United We Stand!

          • Motoko53

            You have to show ID to fly in an airplane, buy a beer in the grocery store, check into a hotel, rent a car, cash a check at the bank, the list goes on and on. So why not require ID to vote??? (Big hint: it prevents the massive voter fraud that permeates our elections)

            Anyone who thinks that minorities cannot or will not obtain proper ID in order to vote is ignorant of the fact that you have to have an ID to even function nowadays.

          • DC Cooper

            Ha ha, I been reading these comments and now have to chime in. MASSIVE VOTER FRAUD ? really? you have proof of this? I think it’s the biggest lie being spread around today. Statistically speaking, voter fraud adds to a handful of votes nation wide.

          • Dr Food

            If it is a lie, why would anyone resist proving it when it is so simple. Look at who voted and boom, argument is over, one way or the other. How can you, or anyone for that matter, say there is no fraud when drivers license with a photo is issued to non citizens.

          • DC Cooper

            Maybe because one registration equals one vote? there was 119 million votes cast in 2016. they figure about 1-2 hundred were illegal. That doesn’t even show up as a percentage. Every state says there was no voter fraud, only Trump and his cronies.
            you have been fed a lie from Trump himself because he cannot live with not winning the popular vote. It steals his legitimacy somehow. He is so insecure it hurts.

          • Matt

            Every state says there was no voter fraud?
            That;s is a LIE
            6+ states had charges of voter fraud

          • DC Cooper

            I said statistically speaking. That means whatever was illegal, was so small it was insignificant and useless to observe

          • Mac

            There’s a Fed initiative going on right now and states do not want to expose the truth. Additionally, census as well plays into representation in the fed and state levels.

          • DC Cooper

            your not listening. it doesn’t add up to a fart in the wind. Trump just wants the voter info to hand over to Putin so can get a second term.

          • FreedomFighter

            Stupid all your life or just since you realized you are a libtard?

          • LB

            We are listening, just not agreeing.

          • Mac

            That’s hysterical!!! Old Barry the Bennyboy was all for helping Puttin with Nukes and You Idiots on the left love communists, e.g., Noriega, Castro, Putin etc. and swapped Nuke tech with Iran, China, helped Russia with Libya and let them off with Crimea and swapped spit with just about every commie in the world. Yet a developer having business relations with the very same group, and encouraged by the State Dept., now it’s a problem? Barry Bennyboy was a patsy for Soros for 8 years, selling out the middle wage earners with his social engineering ideology. Get a grip for crimes sake. It’s the most idiotic mantra of my time. Pathetic indeed. Now, scrub the voter lists.

          • DC Cooper

            You sir, need two tin foil hats.

          • Mac

            Again, hysterical! Tin hats for truth. Thanks. Better than listening to MadCow guessing her way through cattle feed for the imbecile viewers like you.

          • DC Cooper

            Where do you get this stuff? You have been brewing in this stew for years I bet. You sir, should be seeing a therapist.

          • Mac

            Yeah, its the stew. Most Americans have been eating the Barrybenny Boy Shitstew for far too long.

          • LB

            You do realize that in 2000, in a state with significant numbers of illegals, Bush won by a statistically insignificant amount? that was all it took to win the election. In the recount, they had to throw out more votes that couldn’t be verified than he won by? in this past election, several states were won by on a few thousand votes. IF EVERY VOTE COUNTS, EVERY ILLEGAL VOTE MATTERS.

          • DC Cooper

            you mean the other time in history republicans lost the popular vote but won the electoral college? Every vote doesn’t matter equally, the electoral college makes that so

          • LB

            They mattered in Fla in 2000. They mattered in Ohio, Wisconsin, Penn, NC, FLA, Iowa and Michigan in 2016.

            If you don’t understand the constitutional process for electing a President, and can’t do the electoral math, or take it for granted, you lose, and deserve to lose. The popular vote doesn’t matter. Hillary now understands that every vote counts, state by state, not just LA, SF, Chicago, DC and New York City votes.

            Now the people in all of those states she lost also understand, whether on the winning or losing side, EVERY vote counts. They understand that in LA and Chicago, which is precisely why they work so hard to fake them.

            It’s also a statistical mistake to assume that if we had a popular vote process, Trump would have lost. Not because of illegal votes, but in spite of them. When you have hard core leftists states like CA, Ill and NY, it suppresses voter turn out for conservatives because even conservatives fail to understand that every vote counts, even though an electoral loss is all but certain. Otherwise it gives people like you something to blame other than the monstrously failing policies of the left, offered up by the most corrupt politician in American history.

            Now you have to resort to blaming the constitution. Some patriot you are.

          • DC Cooper

            When a state with 200,000 voters has ten electoral votes and a state with 2,000,000 voters has ten electoral votes, the votes don’t have equal value. It’s gonna be quite a ride, finding out the truth about Trumps Russian friends and our election.

          • LB

            OK, I’ll call you and raise you one. MD, MN, MO, WI each have 10 electoral votes. Which one has 2,000,000 people, and which one only 200,000 and what do the other two have?

          • DC Cooper

            do you think California votes have equal value to those in N. Dakota?

          • LB

            Yes. why do you think they don’t?

          • DC Cooper

            While i don’t know the exact numbers, I do know that a state like ND that has for example, 10 electoral votes for 250,000 voters, compared to Californians with ten electoral votes having 2,000,000. How can the votes have equal value?

          • DC Cooper

            the electoral college was implemented when the horse and buggy was the way to get news around the country. we should have the popular vote as the decider. all votes should matter equally. Thats all I’m saying.

          • LB

            They had the option to have popular vote. If you bothered to read the history of the debate surrounding the electoral process, you would realize that it was rejected. It wasn’t rejected because of horse and buggies. Even under the system they chose, it didn’t take long for popular votes to be the means by which electors were chosen. So whether it’s by EC or by PV, all the votes still have to be counted and reported, so it’s not like horse and buggies had anything to do with how we get around the country.

            So if you think we should do away with the EC because it’s a throwback to another era, then you would not be advocating the use of popular voting or a form of democratic government. Those are a throwbacks to a time when people believed in Zeus and thought the earth was flat.

          • irjsiq

            In How Many Precincts, were there More Votes Cast, than the number of Registered Voters, IN THAT PRECINCT??

          • Matt

            So you want me to do the research for you?
            Look it up yourself
            i did, read from 3-4 different sources and don’t take the word from one
            that is of your political belief

          • LB

            Who figures? CNoNews, MSNBCUlater? Of course the states say there isn’t any. They are charged with the responsibility. What do you expect them to say?, “Yeah, we’re F’d up”.

            In other news, prisons are full of innocent people.

          • Melissa Wymore

            So if voter fraud statistics are so insignificant, Trump legitimately still one the Presidency. Without New York and California’s illegal votes, Trump would have won the popular vote too. I hope the most popular candidate never determines who will run our country.

          • Matt

            Proof yes
            Hillary got votes
            that’s proof to me there is voter fraud
            There’s been voter fraud in Illinois for 90+ years
            they found dead people voting for 40+ years after they died
            They charged over 400 individuals in Texas alone

          • DC Cooper

            lets say thats true for every state. that would total 20,000 out of 19 million votes cast. What do you think that percentage is? it’s 0.0175%, less than 1/10th of one percent.

          • DC Cooper

            sorry, I made a mistake. it’s 0.00175. less than 1/100th of 1 percent

          • Mac

            Your dad made the mistake.

          • FreedomFighter

            It’s mom too!!

          • Mac

            Another semantic comment. Let’s say the moon was green, and cows gave chocolate milk….. .0001% of fraud is………Fraud!

          • DC Cooper

            Statistically, no it is not.

          • LB

            specifically, yes it is.

          • Mac

            Here’s the fraud in person! If the roles of all states were examined, I will put money down its bigger than massive. Why all the fuss for ID’s DC?? American Citizens Vote. Not Illegal aliens.

          • DC Cooper

            What would every state in the country have to gain by allowing voter fraud on the scale you suspect? You think only evil democrats run the elections in each state? your brainwashed by Infowars

          • LB

            They don’t “allow” it. They don’t have a good process or police it properly so it happens. In some cases, though, the politicians in power actually do have a vested interest in promoting fraud because it’s what keeps them in power. Chicago has been doing for years.

          • Mac

            I believe in American citizens voting and could care less about party affiliation. While democrats aren’t evil per se, they are party first over country, and the constitution. And I think infowars is funny when bashing demoncraps.

          • constitutiononly

            Dumas County, South Texas, LBJ.

          • LB

            No, DC, you really don’t have to chime in, thanks.

          • libertybells2

            Boy is your head in the sand or somewhere else. As someone who has worked the polls for years in NH I could tell you many stories of outright voter fraud.

          • DC Cooper

            is that the state where Ma. bussed up hundred s of illegal voters to stack Hillary’s numbers? Ha haha, dumb dumb.

          • libertybells2

            Yep you’re right on that…they are dumb dumb, dumber than rocks..but that is what is expected from liberal leftist commies.

          • DC Cooper

            you allowed hundreds of imported voters to come up from Ma and commit voter fraud? you a–hole…

          • libertybells2

            You got an answer to stop them when the ones in charge are like yourself, democrats…you are the a__hole. Blocked waste matter.

          • DC Cooper

            your a fool. please don’t have children.

          • You misspelled your name, DB Cooper.

            You are a closed-minded LIBERAL TROLL who wouldn’t admit the truth of illegal aliens voting in US elections if the proof were stapled to your forehead! You are an ignorant TROLL, and either foolish or brave for coming to a Conservative web site to peddle your TROLL rubbish!

          • DC Cooper

            DC was on purpose. You are slow.

          • georgia dawg

            dc, you can’t find voter fraud if you don’t look for it, it is that simple.

          • libertybells2

            Exactly. But in our NH case it was right before our eyes and the monitors did nothing about it. Because…they were all dem workers.

          • Todd c

            Sir, many Americans have died defending my right to vote and if 1 person voted illegally opposing myself they have stolen my vote. I am willing to take up arms and defend my right to vote!

          • DC Cooper

            cool.

          • Mary Valley

            In some places you need a picture ID to buy cough syrup.

          • irjsiq

            As previously mentioned: i.e. Photo ID would make too hard for the ‘Dead’ and/or non-citizens to vote

          • irjsiq

            also, ‘Paper Ballots’ and ‘Hand Counting’, should truncate Ballot Box Stuffing. AND, Anyone not bright enough to obtain a Photo ID, In the Digital Era, is likely Not Bright enough to Cast a Ballot anyway!

          • Bokonon9

            Well said, sir.

          • FreedomFighter

            LOL. She is a “mam”.

          • Marty Kirkpatrick

            N.C.- SCOTUS found wording to declare our Voter ID laws discriminatory..apparently the way it differs from those strict voter ID states is in question.

          • LB

            If the photo ID is a driver’s license, it’s worthless in most states until the new drivers license requirements go into effect in 2020 that will require proof of citizenship.

          • Ginger

            Add Alabama to that list. Present your ID or you don’t vote. I can only guess Obama didn’t take us to liberal court is because our majority is always going to vote republican. It’s why we rarely have a lefty candidate make a stop here.

          • libertybells2

            Gee maybe I’ll move to Alabama and join the truly sane repubs excluding RINOs of course.

          • turnipweed

            My voting precinct in Louisiana won’t let you on the premises without photo ID. Those old ladies will give you “the look”, and you will be gone without argument.

      • TruthInLogic

        dire….not dyer

        • All American

          dire
          ˈdī(ə)r/
          adjective
          (of a situation or event) extremely serious or urgent.
          “dire consequences”
          synonyms: terrible, dreadful, appalling, frightful, awful, atrocious, grim, alarming; More
          (of a warning or threat) presaging disaster.
          “dire warnings about breathing the fumes”
          synonyms: ominous, gloomy, grim, dismal, unpropitious, inauspicious, unfavorable, pessimistic
          “dire warnings of fuel shortages”

    • jc Dalia

      They could not “discover” them and let them perish, but that’s quite cruel. Just send them back.

      • R A.

        I think it’s cruel when they come to our Country illegally and murder our citizens.
        Have you ever heard of KATE’S LAW??? And what happened to lead to it?

        I could give a RATS ARZ about those MFrs let em rot out in the desert.

        • jc Dalia

          You are, of course, justified in being very angry. Our elected leaders have failed us over the last 30+ years. They have made unkept promises and lied repeatedly. Meanwhile, their wealth and power soars.

          But what do you gain by doing as the criminal illegals do? Do you want to lower yourself to their level? Do you care nothing about maintaining the moral integrity of our great nation? Do you not value who and what we represent as Americans?
          Let Trump continue with his immigration policies. Make our congressmen accountable through our votes and peaceful protest.
          Enforce our laws. Prosecute invaders to the fullest extent of the law. Regulate our borders. Build a wall.
          Yes, I am familiar with Kate’s law.

        • LILLIBETH

          I understand your anger but many are very desperate people. They are being exploited too just like us. Yes I support President Trump.

          • TruthInLogic

            These desperate need to reform and help build their own countries OR apply to immigrate lawfully.

    • jlsharks1

      ha ha ha

      • All American

        Actually not funny…

        • jlsharks1

          Ops multi tasking I apologize to all readers. That was out of context.

    • Tango Uniform

      Federal elections should require federally-recognized ID, no matter what stated think.

      • Patricio Amenabar

        Californians should be baned from voting until they clean up their illegals voting fraud.

        • TruthInLogic

          banned….not baned

        • Carol Upton

          They have to get rid of Gov Jerry Brown and his demented, corrupt posse who support illegals first. Brown just signed a bill for a $52M dollar fund to DEFEND illegals at tax payer expense!! How is this even legal??

          • libertybells2

            Brown is a carryover from the 60’s where his brain was mushed up from LSD and now poor CA citizens are paying the price of this brain fried antiquated 60’s mentality who has destroyed CA as Obama did with the whole country.

  • global citizen

    Great. Keep the good work up. In this report they are called Illegals. Once they make it to a “Sanctuary City” they are beloved Immigrants and immediately getting all the goodies including a Democrats Voter Registration.
    Use these people to work at the Wall until they are processed and on their way home to Mexico.
    Our new Sheriff in town is doing a great job. MAGA

    • Expat47

      That’s a GREAT idea…
      1st offence 30 days public service on “The Wall” then booted back over the river.
      2ed offence 90 days public service on “The Wall” then booted back over the river.
      3rd offence 1 year public service on “The Wall”, shot at sunrise, then booted back over the river.

      • Bokonon9

        Brilliant idea! Expat47 in 2024.

      • constitutiononly

        How do you prevent the illegals who work on the wall from undermining the wall?

        • Expat47

          Geeze, GC and I have to figure out EVERYTHING?

        • turnipweed

          It’s called “supervision” and “inspection”, and it’s easy to spot subterfuge.