Skip to comments.Young Migrants risk their lives to reach the Texas border
Posted on 05/13/2012 6:31:39 PM PDT by mdittmar
MONTERREY, MexicoFederal authorities in Mexico are investigating a mass murder after 49 mutilated bodies were dumped on highway leading to the Texas border. Investigators say identifying the victims will be difficult since the bodies were missing their heads, hands and feet.
These days the risky road north to the Texas border is more dangerous than ever but young immigrants still make the trip.
Texas Governor Rick Perry sent a letter to President Obama complaining the state is coping with a surge in illegal immigrants who are minors and traveling alone.
At a migrant shelter in Monterrey, men share tips and horror stories about what lies ahead.
Casa del Migrante, a shelter run by the Catholic Church is a temporary safe haven for weary travelers who need a hot meal and a place to rest for a few days. Most are from Central America.
"I want to study and get ahead, "said Jesus Calderon, a baby faced immigrant from Honduras who is making his way to Houston.
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So how many legal migrants die in their attempt to cross the border?
I’m guessing, not many.
Oh, these guys will just claim to be eligible for Rubio’s Dream Act. It’ll be heartwarming.
Just wait until it starts occurring on our northern border.
They should all be directed to Kalipornia.
Why don’t they just put a sign on the border:
IDIOTA! NO TAJABO AQUI! OBAMA PRESIDENTE!
And the libs claim that if pot and drugs were legal this wouldn’t happen.
Besides blaming Americans, what are Mexican authorities doing about the deaths of these people who were killed an mutilated.
Mexico is not a country, it’s a criminal enterprise.
Maybe they should just stay home.
Where they should be shot.
There is one thing we’re all forgetting. These people come here wanting to work. While millions of our citizens don’t want to work. I say we work out a trade.
BTW...Are they making them out to be heroes?
I wonder how many victims were beheaded by machetes given to them by Eric Holder....
It is said, we can't afford to send all illegals home. I say we can't afford to keep on keeping them.
The just want to do jobs that American won’t. Like attempting to kill the police. sarc..
CHICAGO (WLS) - Chicago cops who tried to shut down a noisy party early Saturday were attacked by a Mexican Ranchera band which tried to steal one of their guns, prosecutors alleged.
Musicians Federico Villa-Martinez, 35, and Antonio Villa, 43 brothers who perform together as Dueto Hermanos Martinez both appeared in court in bloodstained clothing Sunday.
Together with Lino Sarabia-Martinez the 24-year-old boyfriend of Villas daughter they allegedly attacked two officers who were responding to a noise complaint shortly before 3 a.m. at Villas home in the Northwest side neighborhood of Hermosa.
Villa-Martinez allegedly punched one officer in the face and threw a full bottle of booze at him, while Villa allegedly grabbed the other officers night-stick and beat him over the head with it. Both Villa and Sarabia-Martinez then allegedly tried to grab the second officers gun from his holster during a struggle in the alley of the 4700 block of West McLean.
The attack left the second officer in need of 10 staples to a bloody gash on his head, prosecutors said.
All three defendants said they had been drinking, according to a police report. They were ordered held on bail of $100,000 each Sunday by Judge Maria Kuriakos-Ciesel.
All Mexican nationals, they asked that the Mexican consulate be informed of their arrest.
And Parkland Hospital is their hatchery in the United States.