Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., estimated that 10 million illegal immigrants will have entered the country during the Biden administration.
"It's actually gonna have to be necessary," he said on the "Just the News, No Noise" television show in reference to former President Donald Trump’s vow to invoke the Alien Enemies Act should he win the 2024 presidential election.
"Because by the time Trump gets back in office, you will have had over 10 million, in my opinion, over 10 million illegal aliens cross our border and come into the country, under the Biden regime."
More than 1,300 migrants cross the border into Arizona daily, according to U.S. government data obtained by NBC News.
In a letter sent recently to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Biggs warned that Border Patrol may be undercounting the number of illegal immigrant “got-aways” at the southern border.
“Under current practice, U.S. Border Patrol agents report daily on the number of people they believe evaded apprehension,” Biggs said in the letter. “While those reports cannot be exact, agents typically provide a best guess based on visuals of escaping aliens, images of aliens captured on camera, or a 'sign' that aliens moved through an area.
“However, when agents report groups of aliens that exceed 20, no matter the number above, the group is reported as '20+' and counted as 20. For years, sources have claimed this maximum category of 20+ has led to underreporting.
"Now, given the sheer volume of people entering the United States illegally, gotaway groups regularly exceed that number, leading to further underreporting. Gotaway aliens pose a significant threat to the safety of our communities and our national security.”
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