Migrant influencer who told followers how to ‘invade’ homes running from authorities

The illegal alien who posted a viral video to social media encouraging foreigners to occupy people’s homes and giving instructions on squatting is on the run from the immigration authorities.

Venezualan TikTok influencer Leonel Moreno who first drew attention when he urged his followers to give money to support a criminal illegal Times Square shooting suspect is being sought by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) according to the New York Post.

The outlet reported that Moreno was enrolled in the Alternatives to Detention program which tracks illegals using GPS and other technologies after illegally crossing over into the United States in April 2022 at Eagle Pass, TX. But the “newcomer” violated the rules and is currently listed as an “absconder” according to internal ICE documents seen by the outlet.

According to the ICE documents, Moreno’s point of contact was Catholic Charities in Miami and he has reportedly been seen living in Gahanna, OH, a suburb of Columbus. The New York Post cites sources that said “ICE in Miami mailed Moreno an immigration court date in November 2022 after he never appeared in person.”

The illegal alien recently posted a video about how he planned to use squatting as a business model by exploiting lax laws to steal houses belonging to their rightful owners and then sell them.

Moreno has boasted that he and his family have been receiving $350 a week in freebies from the government since jumping the border and had claimed to be making $1,000 a day from TikTok.

“I don’t like to work,” Moreno told his followers. “Boys, in the US there are a million tricks, a million things to do,” he says as he outlines how to live effectively for free in a new country.

“I’ve concluded that the American Dream is real,” he said in another post, telling followers that he’s lived in the US for over a year without having to work for a living. “This is food of the best quality that they just give you.”

It now appears that Moreno’s TikTok account is no longer active although he continues to maintain a presence on Instagram and in a new video of him hamming it up and holding a small child, he whines that he’s being persecuted.

“They are chasing me,” he emotionally said. “My account has been blocked on TikTok…I need you to pay attention to what is happening. Because my family is in danger.”

“We have witnessed yet another individual who was allowed entry into the US under the ATD program, only to abscond and make TikTok videos explaining how to break the law. The question stands — how many thousands more are out there unaccounted for after fleeing this program?” John Fabbricatore, who was formerly a director of the Denver ICE field office told the New York Post, saying that the Alternatives to Detention program is “is nothing short of a failure.”

“The ICE Alternatives to Detention program, despite its multi-billion-dollar budget, is failing to meet necessary standards and has alarmingly high absconder rates. ICE fails to track down absconders and instead just removes them from the program,” Fabbricatore said.

“This underscores a lack of accountability and allows illegal aliens to commit further crimes before ICE will make them a priority for detention and further removal,” he added. “The Biden administration markets these policies as solutions, but in reality, it’s merely a smoke screen obscuring the chaos and failures at the border.”

“ATD enables noncitizens to remain in their communities — contributing to their families and community organizations and, as appropriate, concluding their affairs in the U.S. — as they move through immigration proceedings or prepare for departure,” ICE states on its website.

“ATD has been in place since 2004 and the number of participants has increased over time. Through the end of July 2022, approximately 4.5 million noncitizens were being overseen on ICE’s non-detained docket. Of those, more than 350,000 participated in the ATD program with absconder rates dropping dramatically over the past two years,” according to the agency.

Chris Donaldson


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