Illegal aliens, beware!

Steven Seagal has officially joined the fight against illegal border crossings after he was sworn in as a sheriff’s deputy in Hudspeth County, Texas over the weekend.

Seagal has signed on full-time to help secure the Texas/Mexico border. Of course, police work is nothing new for the action star. Seagal has been a deputy for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana for almost 20 years.

His work in Louisiana even spawned an A&E reality series called ‘Steven Seagal: Lawman,’ in which he takes viewers along for the ride as he and his team of deputies respond to crimes in progress in Jefferson Parish. However, a rep for Seagal insists his new role on the Texas border has nothing to do with the reality show.

A local sheriff confirmed Seagal’s sincere interest in protecting American borders, saying, “It became very clear to me that Mr. Seagal is not in this for the celebrity or the publicity … He’s like the rest of us that live down here, he has a sincere passion for his country and he wants to do more to help.”

[TMZ]