Skip to comments.Bus driver error results in detention of 50 Mexican immigrants at Canadian border
Posted on 07/28/2013 3:34:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek
DETROIT The bus driver made a mistake; there was no turning back.
Fifty Mexican immigrants, none of them documented citizens and only three with Green Cards, were on a bus from the Hispanic Center in Grand Rapids destined for the Mexican Consulate in Detroit Thursday when they found themselves unexpectedly under the scrutiny of Canadian border officials.
Ariel Moutsatsos, the minister of press for the Embassy of Mexico in Washington D.C., says the bus driver "made the wrong decision" and inadvertently took the highway onto the the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit to Windsor, Ontario. Once on the bridge, vehicles must cross over to Canada Customs.
Fourty-seven of the 50 passengers were detained temporarily but have since been released, said Moutsatsos. Forty-one, 10 of them minors, received notices to appear for migratory status hearings in the U.S. and could face deportation, he said.
Three others remained jailed due to criminal records. One of the detained had a warrant for a previous attempt to enter the U.S. without proper documentation.
Moutsatsos did not know the previous crimes of the other two jailed immigrants.
They are being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and an Mexico Embassy-provided attorneys plans to meet with them Monday, said Moutsatsos.
He said the bus was a service provided by the Grand Rapids agency and the passengers were headed to the Mexican Consulate to tend to various documentation needs.
MLive Detroit was unable to reach the Canadian Border Services Agency, Mexican Consulate or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for comment Friday afternoon.
Yes that Hispanic center is trafficking illegals. No sympathy that the lawbreakers were busted.
LOL. It takes Canadian border officials to enforce US laws and border security.
The US Congress is pathetic, useless, cruel to Americans,
kind to al Qaeda, obedient to Islam, and criminal
beyond their SEC and ObamaCARE exclusions.
ONLY Canada and Russia now support freedom of America
making the truth hard to bear.
Americans should feel so safe.
Our troops are being killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, but our nation remains wide open for illegals and terrorists to slink in and do us bodily and economic harm.
Our defenses are being dismantled by a complete socialist African moron in order that a rogue country that should have been wiped out in 1950 and a clique of Arab countries . This is due mainly to our missile defense system being emasculated by an emasculated phony man of mystery who is inhabiting the White Hut.
America is doomed as long as this weasel remains as president.
Also..I don’t know if there were any illegals involved in this but Detroit lost one of it’s better citizens to a hit and run driver early Saturday morning.
The “Eat em up Tiger’s” guy, James Van Horn was one of two pan handlers hit and killed in the street as Van Horn Pushed “Dreadlock Mike” in his wheelchair.
Van Horn was one of those panhandlers who had actually found a useful niche and wasn’t shooed away from Comerica park they way most are. I encountered him a couple of times and he was a decent guy.
“Fourty-seven of the 50 passengers were detained temporarily but have since been released,...”
Buh-bye, amigos! Won’t be seeing them again.
One of those held was a repeat offender border jumper. I’m most curious about why the other two were detained.
They have American children to rape and kill,
and many Americans to slaughter by their knives and cars
... as deemed 'A-OK' by the US Congress who remain protected, themselves!!!
I have a distant NZ relative. Way back in the 70s she worked for a cruise ship co.
One cruise stopped in NY. She got off and decided to stay. Got a job as a nanny, bought a car, etc.
One day she decides to visit Canada so she drives up, spends a day or two there.
When she tries to re-enter the U S agents refuse entry, no visa.
They made her park the car in Canada and gave her 24 hrs to pick up her things and leave the country.
Banned her from coming back for 5 yrs. IIRC.
My how times have changed.
Do it again.
Do it again.
Do it again!!!!
Reopeat as necessary.
Really ironic isn’t it? Illegal immigrants here to do the work that Americans (Obama’s welfare group) will not do and then Canadian border patrol agents doing the work that American immigration agents will not enforce! Bizarre!
Probably only two-time offenders; don’t they get 3 “free” crimes now?
If Obama had a bus load of illegals..
2-3 crimes free; we’ll (maybe) act if they do something really terrible, like... nothing. Frigging congress is full of criminals, too. My BP is spiking, just from thinking about it, darnit.
Here is the Hispanic Center in Grand Rapids MI web page.
Of course none of this will be examined, it does not fit the plans of Obozo to “uncover this rock”.
Here is the profile on the CEO of the “Hispanic Center”
And look at the list of the “employees” of the Hispanic Center.
They warn about copyright violation if you try to copy anything (one work or a name) on the website.
These people are government connected somewhere.
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