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Joe Biden has lost Mexico. While our neighbor to the South repeatedly attacked President Trump for his remarkably successful border policies, they are now realizing that, just perhaps, President Trump was right — something we knew all along.

Shockingly, or not so shockingly if the sarcasm isn’t appropriately evident, Reuters reports that Biden’s disastrous policies are probably a.) causing an increase in illegal immigration and b.) helping prop up organized crime — and Mexico is understandably displeased.

“They see him as the migrant president, and so many feel they’re going to reach the United States,” Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said of Biden’s policies, which have led to a flood of immigrants, many of whom have tested positive for COVID, beating down America’s door. “We need to work together to regulate the flow, because this business can’t be tackled from one day to the next.” And indeed, detentions at the border in February were the highest in 15 years.

But Mexican officials are concerned not with the flood of illegals into the United States, but with another effect of the Biden Administration’s already-failed policy decisions — organized crime:

One Mexican official familiar with migration developments, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said organized crime began changing its modus operandi “from the day Biden took office” and now exhibited “unprecedented” levels of sophistication.

That includes briefing clients on the latest immigration rules, using technology to outfox authorities, and disguising smuggling operations as travel agencies, assessments showed.

“Migrants have become a commodity,” the official said, arguing they were now as valuable as drugs for the gangs. “But if a packet of drugs is lost in the sea, it’s gone. If migrants are lost, it’s human beings we’re talking about.”

Thanks to Biden, Mexican cartels, which are operating without fear, will gain power in an already dangerous region. Only time will tell how much damage our current President* will do, but it’s already clear that damage will indeed be done.

When Joe Biden began enacting his disastrous border policies, it became clear to everyone that they were a failure. Illegals surged to the border hoping to take advantage of the newly-lax security to muscle their way into the country. And, of course, gang activity increased along the border. While “hope” might be a strange word to apply to the situation, it’s the one Biden’s Southern Border Coordinator Roberta Jacobson chose.

 “We’ve seen surges before. Surges tend to respond to hope, and there was significant hope for a more humane policy after four years of pent-up demand,” Jacobson, who once served as ambassador to Mexico, said at a White House briefing. “There was a hope for a more humane policy after four years of pent-up demand, so I don’t know if I would call that a coincidence.”

She also admits that Biden’s policies may have helped smuggling operations.  “But the idea that a more humane policy would be in place may have driven people to make that decision, but perhaps, more importantly, it definitely drove smugglers to express disinformation, spread disinformation about what was now possible.”

“We are trying to walk and chew gum at the same time,” she says, referencing an age-old adage related to stupidity — as in “he’s so dumb I bet he can’t walk and chew gum at the same time.” Accidental self-burn aside, Jacobson says that they plan to solve the problem by spreading awareness that you can legally cross the border too:

We are trying to convey to everyone in the region that we will have legal processes in the future … But at the same time, you cannot come through irregular means.” 

“The border is not open,” she added, though she noticeably chose to say “irregular” rather than “illegal” to soften the statement. This administration is, to put it bluntly, a total sh**show on immigration — so much so that Jacobson was forced by Fox News’ Steve Doocy to admit that Trump did a better job at stopping illegals than Biden. Watch below: