150 caravan migrants attempt to storm border at San Diego crossing

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/1/2019 | Leslie Eastman
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As New Year’s opened in San Diego, 150 Central American caravan migrants attempted to illegally cross the border during the cover of night and holiday festivities.

They were successfully repelled by the US Border Patrol.

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More than a dozen migrants were apprehended after 150 migrants tried to climb the border fence in San Diego, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The incident happened New Year’s Eve at an unspecified time.

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According to the agency, 45 migrants turned back due to CBP’s increased presence at the border before another group of migrants started throwing rocks at agents.

Border Patrol agents added that the group tried to lift toddler-sized children over the concertina wire, but agents were unable to help the children because too many rocks were being thrown.

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Agents used pepper spray upwind and tear gas of the migrants to try and deter them from throwing rocks.

CBP says the measures weren’t aimed at the migrants and “successfully suppressed the rock throwers causing them to flee the area.”

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Most of the migrants returned to Mexico through a hole under the fence and by climbing back over the fence.

Despite the press attempting to weaponize the compassion of Americans against their own best interests, these is a great deal of support for the Border Patrol’s actions.

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Meanwhile, another migrant caravan with as many as 15,000 participants is preparing to leave Honduras on January 15.

“They say they are even bigger and stronger than the last caravan,” said Irma Garrido, a member of the migrant advocacy group Reactiva Tijuana Foundation.

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Meanwhile, thousands of Central American migrants from a caravan that left Honduras in October remain stranded at the U.S.-Mexico border and languishing in crowded Tijuana shelters while they wait out a lengthy process to file asylum requests with the United States.

..Garrido said this new, larger caravan will...
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