Drone video footage posted on social media by Fox News' Bill Melugin captured the moment Border Patrol agents arrive on the scene after the Texas National Guard closed and locked a gate at a "major crossing area" for illegal migrants on the Texas-Mexico border.
"For the first time, we witnessed the TX National Guard close & lock a gate on private property at a major crossing area in Eagle Pass, denying entry to migrants who just crossed illegally & expected to be let in. Border Patrol then came w/ a key & let them in for processing," Melugin captioned the first of three videos.
Then the Border Patrol arrived, unlocked the gate, and held it open to let the group of illegal migrants in "for processing."
Melugin said Border Patrol agents opening gates for illegal immigrants is nothing new.
"What’s new is TX is now closing the gate & denying entry at this major crossing location. Always open in months past, including this video I shot in May," he wrote.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) accused "Biden’s open border policies" of causing "this crisis."
Abbott has been bussing migrants to Democrat-run "sanctuary cities." New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) and Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) have accused the Texas governor of "cruel political gamesmanship" and "hateful politics," while complaining that their cities are being overrun with thousands of migrants. Meanwhile, sources say more than 2 million “migrant encounters” have been recorded so far this year, up from the previous record of 1,277,177 this time last year.
On "The News & Why It Matters," BlazeTV host Sara Gonzales and guests discussed the eye-opening video footage and ask, "will the Biden administration ever admit this is an 'open border'?"
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