Skip to comments.Hoping for Asylum, Migrants Strain U.S. Border
Posted on 04/11/2014 5:42:49 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
HIDALGO, Tex. Border Patrol agents in olive uniforms stood in broad daylight on the banks of the Rio Grande, HIDALGO, Tex. Border Patrol agents in olive uniforms stood in broad daylight on the banks of the Rio Grande, while on the Mexican side smugglers pulled up in vans and unloaded illegal migrants.
The agents were clearly visible on that recent afternoon, but the migrants were undeterred. Mainly women and children, 45 in all, they crossed the narrow river on the smugglers rafts, scrambled up the bluff and turned themselves in, signaling a growing challenge for the immigration authorities.
After six years of steep declines across the Southwest, illegal crossings have soared in South Texas while remaining low elsewhere. The Border Patrol made more than 90,700 apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley in the past six months, a 69 percent increase over last year.
The migrants are no longer primarily Mexican laborers. Instead they are Central Americans, including many families with small children and youngsters without their parents, who risk a danger-filled journey across Mexico. Driven out by deepening poverty but also by rampant gang violence, increasing numbers of migrants caught here seek asylum, setting off lengthy legal procedures to determine whether they qualify.
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People. They. Are. Everywhere.
It seems America is under attack from South of the border and the WH. And no one is willing to admit it.
The commie ‘RATS’ “11 million” number is a joke. They’ve been spewing that crap since the 1990s. It’s actually somewhere between 35 to 50 million. Can we really afford to import that much poverty? “Act of Love” my ***! It’s time to put a condom on that “act of love”.
“I often wonder the churches hardly ever say anything about parents hiring some the most dangerous drug cartels in Mexico, entrusting their childrens lives.I ask would Jesus, say,go ahead and hire the dangerous drug smugglers . Don’t worry about U.S. DHS they do not ...”
Oregon and Washington were both, once upon a time, conservative then people fleeing California’s craziness moved in. Look at Oregon and Washington now - total craziness.
Letting the illegals into the U.S. will accomplish only one thing - all the problems which they were running away from will begin to occur right in your neighborhood. Drug gangs, murder of your neighbors by persons unknown, kidnapping and extortion just to name some of the nicer effects. Don’t let the illegals into the U.S. at all - if they have problems, let them solve their problems where they originated.
Amazing to see this in the NY Times.
THE TRUTH OBUT THER BORDER
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