Palin Says Border Protest Will ‘Take Our Country Back’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) said this week that the protest movement calling for a secure southern border would lead to significant changes, including acting as a catalyst to stopping the flow of illegal aliens into the country. The former governor was joined by hundreds of residents from across the country who traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border.

The former governor spoke to the crowd in Dripping Springs, Texas. She said that the “eyes of the world are on Texas right now” amid the ongoing standoff between the Biden administration and the Lone Star State.

“Our federal gov is sanctioning to allow this invasion,” she said. “We’re going to take our country back.”

The convoy has attracted hundreds of people from across the country, with the organization calling for “law-abiding, freedom-loving Americans” to take part.

The group’s organizer Robert Agee said that the country was “founded on immigrants. But it’s the bad actors coming across wanting to do harm, and that’s why the border needs to be fixed. “These officials we’ve hired to do the job are not doing what we pay them to.”

The group was also joined by Texas State Rep. Carrie Isaac (R), who called for the United States to build a wall along its border with Mexico.

The convoy plans further stops in Arizona and California.

The flow of migrants into the country has increased significantly since President Joe Biden took office in 2021. Last year saw more than three million border encounters, setting a new yearly record. Furthermore, the December figures topped 300,000 for the first time in history.

Many conservatives have faulted the policies of the Biden administration, including its decision to end former President Donald Trump’s Title 42 asylum policies.

The flow of migrants has also increased strain on a number of cities and states, including self-declared sanctuary locations. Some, like New York, have started to send migrants to other locations and city leadership introduced a number of budget cuts to pay for the cost of the migrants.