Biden’s Border: Alleged Human Smuggler Charged With Child Exploitation

An alleged human trafficker is under arrest in Kentucky on charges of transporting minors across the southern border for illicit purposes. This led to Republicans placing blame squarely on President Joe Biden and the border crisis he created and refuses to address.

Authorities took Shelbyville resident Natividad Aguilera Garcia, 37, into custody on accusations of smuggling three illegal migrants into the country. Two of them were children and at least one of the minors was allegedly exploited for adult purposes.

Garcia attempted to pass himself off as the uncle of the minor. He gave officials a fake birth certificate to back up his claim, but to no avail.

The suspect was arraigned Monday on numerous charges including online enticement of a minor, transportation of a minor for illicit activity, encouraging illegal entry, making false statements to federal agencies and presenting falsified documents to federal agencies.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Kentucky confirmed that Garcia faces a minimum of 15 years in prison on just one of the charges involving a minor.

Republicans are outraged at yet another horrific and very preventable tragedy resulting from the ongoing border crisis.

Republican Whip Tom Emmer (R-MN) told the Daily Mail that change needs to come from the top. “If Joe Biden and the Democrats actually cared about addressing humanitarian issues, they would start by reversing their open-border policies that are exploiting children.”

Homeland Security Committee Chair Mark Green (R-TN) noted, “These horrific stories are going to keep happening as long as President Biden and Secretary Mayorkas refuse to enforce our laws.”

After enduring untold hardships, Green said these minors are then released to so-called “sponsors” with minimal vetting.

A shocking report in February revealed that the Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement did not conduct proper background checks for 16% of minors released into U.S. homes.

The committee heard from a witness in 2023 who described the process of adopting a cat as more difficult than taking in an unaccompanied minor. Green said while the president apparently perceives a political benefit from unchecked migration, others face “shattered lives and broken futures.”