Border Patrol Official: Caravan Migrants Pushed Women and Children to Front of Clash While Assaulting Officers

ㅤ"What I find unconscionable is that people would take children intentionally into this situation. What we saw over and over yesterday was that the group, the caravan as we call them, would push women and children toward the front and then begin, basically, rocking our agents."

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 11/26/18. See "migrants, border wall, caravan."

U.S. Military, DHS Conduct Training Exercises Ahead of Caravan Migrants

ㅤ"U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the Tucson Sector teamed up with Department of Defense (DOD) personnel to conduct training exercises and harden ports of entry in advance of the anticipated arrival of Central American caravan migrants. Officials estimate the region could become saturated with thousands seeking asylum or crossing the border illegally."

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 11/15/18. See "caravan, migrants, border."

Pentagon: 'There will be additional force' beyond 5,200 troops sent to border

ㅤ"The Pentagon on Tuesday said the 5,200 troops to be sent to the border beginning this week is is expected to rise.
ㅤ’What I can confirm is there will be additional force over and above the 5,239, the magnitude of that difference I don’t have an answer for you,’ U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command head Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy told reporters at the Pentagon…"

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 10/30/18. See "border, pentagon, troops, caravan."

DHS' Nielsen: Border in Crisis, 150,000 Trying to Cross Each Day

ㅤ"’We have a crisis at the border right now,’ she said. ‘We are stopping between 151,700 people a day trying to cross illegally into this country. This caravan is one iteration of that but frankly, we eventually see caravans every day with these numbers.’
ㅤNielsen called a caravan currently making its way north as one having a ‘moment-to-moment’ membership. ‘This isn’t a ticketed event if you don’t have a membership in the caravan,’ she said.
ㅤ’There are consistently moment to moment folks raising a hand saying they are part of the so-called caravan and then there are others who yesterday said they were part of the caravan, today say they are no longer a part of the caravan. What we are really talking about is the flow of people that are headed towards the United States. They have chosen to break laws along the way.’"

Full story at Newsmax. Posted here on 10/28/18. See "kirstjen nielsen, caravan, border."

Another migrant caravan gathering at Guatemala border

ㅤ"Hundreds of Honduran migrants hoping to seek asylum in the U.S. are gathering at the Guatemala-Mexico border to embark on a second migrant caravan.
ㅤBetween 1,500 and 4,000 people will reportedly gather in the town plaza of Tecun Uman, Guatemala, to launch a similar caravan like the one that passed through the town just days prior, USA Today reported Friday.
ㅤThe bridge connecting Tecun Uman to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, is closed but the newspaper reported that the migrants are planning to cross the Suchiate River in two groups. They will either take rafts, which charge 20 quetzals, or $2.50, per person, or wade through the waist-deep water."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 10/26/18. See "caravan, migrants."

Trump administration weighing order to bar Central American migrants from claiming asylum: report

ㅤ"President Trump is reportedly considering implementing a plan to block Central American migrants fleeing for the U.S. from claiming asylum when they reach American soil.
ㅤThe move reported by the Washington Post Thursday night is the latest potential escalation in the President’s preoccupation with a caravan of such migrants slowly trekking toward the the southern border.
ㅤThe report said Trump is looking at using authority like he did when he implemented a travel ban on certain majority Muslim countries to bar Central Americans from entering the country as a matter of national security."

Full story at The Hill. Posted here on 10/26/18. See "caravan, migrants."

Former Federal Prosecutor About Caravan: Trump Has Authority to 'Stop All Immigration'

ㅤ"Powell explained, ‘It’s under 8 United States Code Section 1182 F. It derives from the very clear language of the statute that says he can make a finding that it is in the national interest — it doesn’t even say national security; it just says in the national interest — to halt all immigration for any aliens, and that means any and all.’"

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 10/24/18. See "caravan, immigration, president."

1,500-Person Caravan Headed Toward U.S. Gets Bad News, Report Says


ㅤ”On Monday, the 1,500-person caravan headed through Mexico toward the United States received bad news as the Mexican government is now reportedly going to be breaking up the group of people before they can reach the U.S. border.
ㅤAdolfo Flores, national security correspondent for immigration at BuzzFeed News, tweeted: ‘Mexican immigration authorities said they plan on disbanding the Central American caravan by Wednesday in Oaxaca. The most vulnerable will get humanitarian visas.'”

Full story at The Daily Wire, image from dailywire(.com) – 4/3/18. Tags: mexico, caravan, adolfo flores, central america. 𑗉

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