The situation at the Arizona border took a concerning turn when a migrant issued a chilling warning, according to an independent journalist. The incident, captured on video by 1stResponderMedia and shared on X, involved an interview with a group of migrants who had illegally crossed the border near Sasabe, Arizona. Among them was a Moroccan migrant and another male whose nationality was undisclosed.
The second migrant’s response to a question about his origin was unnerving. He implied that the interviewer, and by extension the public, would soon become familiar with who he is, stating, “If you are smart enough, you will know who I am. But soon, you are gonna know who I am.” This cryptic message, delivered with a hint of menace, has raised alarms about potential security risks at the border.
1stResponderMedia’s spokesperson reported that the individual was detained by Border Patrol agents and taken to a processing center, but his fate beyond that remains unknown.
This incident underscores the escalating challenges faced by border enforcement agencies. The Tucson Sector of the Border Patrol has seen a dramatic rise in migrant apprehensions, with nearly 120,000 encounters in the first two months of the fiscal year 2024, and an additional 115,000 apprehensions in December and the early weeks of January. These figures, provided in unofficial reports reviewed by Breitbart Texas, paint a picture of an overwhelmed border system.
Bob Price, an editor and senior news contributor for Breitbart Texas, notes that these numbers are still subject to official confirmation. The final figures for December are expected to be released mid-January, with January’s numbers following in mid-February.
A migrant who illegally crossed into the United States threatened me, saying "You find out who I am very soon," simply because I asked him where he was from. These are the people @AliMayorkas @POTUS @DHSgov and @CBP are letting in. pic.twitter.com/iblMnNndpa
— 1strespondersmedia (@1strespondermed) January 21, 2024
This event, particularly the migrant’s ominous statement, has intensified concerns about border security and the identities and intentions of individuals entering the U.S. illegally. The uncertainty surrounding the individual’s background and the vagueness of his threat have contributed to the growing apprehension about the security challenges at the southern border.