Skip to comments.US, Mexico agree on plan to handle migrant caravan from Central America
Posted on 10/18/2018 6:11:00 PM PDT by Hojczyk
U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on a plan to handle the approaching migrant caravan making their way up from Central America, a senior administration official told Fox News on Thursday.
over the course of several months, Mexico will request that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) establish shelters along its southern border with Central America, the official said.
Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Geronimo Gutierrez elaborated on the request, during an interview on Fox News Special Report.
Just today, the Mexican government, and this is a very important step, requested the intervention of the U.N., the Office of the High Commissioner on Refugees, to help Mexico review any asylum claims from the members of the caravan, Gutierrez said. That will allow us to have a process by which in our border we will make sure that of serving human rights, respecting international law, if there are legitimate claims to refugee, those can be processed in a very clear way.
If an individual manages to evade the new system and travels through Mexico to eventually cross the border into the U.S., Mexico will now allow those persons to be returned to Mexico, the official told Fox News. Currently, the U.S. has had to house those people until their cases could be adjudicated before being removed to their country of origin.
At the established shelters, U.N. officials will vet the refugees to decide which ones have legitimate claims for refugee status, the official told Fox News.
If a person or persons is determined to have a legitimate claim, they will undergo a U.N. process of being placed in a host country, which could ultimately be the U.S. or any other country that has an agreement with the UNHCR, the official said.
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Send them to Germany.
Hopefully by napalm..
Best to go ahead and set up 700 miles of concertina wire along our southern border.
No Free stuff,Correct?
These U.N. “officials” will probably grant asylum to every single one of them.
Send then to VENEZUELA; that nation is losing its populace and needs replacement slaves.
baloney Gutierez - if they truly wanted assylum they would have stopped in Guatamala or mexico not try to get thru to US. and oh how easy to process their papers in southern mexico and then fly them in or truck them up etc.
Germany would be a suitable destination. I would suggest Canada, so that Justine Trudeau would have to deal with this, except that they would end up in the USA all too soon.
U.N. officials will vet the refugees to decide which ones have legitimate claims for refugee status, the official told Fox News.
And not just no, but Hell No
Good that Mexico is cooperating. Hope it really works.
>>These U.N. officials will probably grant asylum to every single one of them.<<
INHO this is a very bad move by President Trump because inviting UN apparatchiks to determine who is eligible for admittance to our country is a terrible precedent.
Oh, great idea. We stop them in Mexico and process them there before they come into America with refugee status.
How is this a win?
And we let the UN evaluate them.
And...... America takes it up the azz once again.
I hope trump has a back up plan cause you CAN NOT trust the Mexican government!! I know what I speakth!!!
>> if they truly wanted assylum they would have stopped in Guatamala or mexico<<
Well and truly said. This is a terrible move by President Trump, tantamount to relinquishing a piece of our sovereignty to people who despise our country.
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