Laken Riley was a 22-year-old nursing student at the University of Georgia — but now she is a victim of a heinous crime.
Riley was going for a run on campus this past Thursday when a Venezuelan illegal immigrant allegedly kidnapped and killed her. The 26-year-old immigrant, Joe Antonio Ibarra, beat her so brutally that he disfigured her skull.
Ibarra had reportedly crossed into the U.S. illegally near El Paso in September 2022, and the border patrol caught him, gave him a ticket, and released him into the U.S.
He was then arrested in New York and was charged with acting in a manner to injure a child less than 17 as well as with a motor vehicle license violation.
It’s an undeniably horrific tragedy, but the response from the press has also been grotesque.
In a CNN report, they claimed that “there’s little evidence linking illegal immigration and crime after the Venezuelan migrant was charged in connection with murder of the 22-year-old Georgia nursing student.”
Glenn Beck is disgusted by the response, but they’re not entirely wrong.
“It’s not entirely true. It is the administration’s new regulations and guidelines that are letting all of these people in. We’re having all of these problems because of the new guidelines,” Glenn explains.
“That’s what’s causing crime. We’re not enforcing our laws at the border, and then we’re not enforcing our laws in our cities. Our government isn’t enforcing the law, our DA’s aren’t enforcing the law, and that’s why you have criminals going crazy,” he adds.
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