Mexico preparing for next “Migrant Caravan”

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/11/2019 | Leslie Eastman
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When I reported that 150 “caravan migrants” attempted to storm the border near San Diego on Christmas Eve, I noted that a second caravan had been formed in Honduras.

It appears that the next band of border busters is poised to enter Mexico.

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Mexican authorities will meet with Central American officials to prepare for the arrival of a planned new caravan of migrants headed to the United States next week.

The head of Mexico’s immigration office, Tonatiuh Guillen, left on Wednesday on a trip to El Salvador and Honduras to meet with his counterparts and other authorities, said Interior Ministry spokesman Hector Gandini.

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Mexico hopes to discourage a mass exodus from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, and wants Central Americans who decide to migrate north to do so in an orderly way and through legal ports of entry.

Border Patrol agents have apprehended 27,518 members of family units in December, which is the highest monthly total on record. Apparently, the robust economy and promise of social justice goodies (e.g., Medi-Cal benefits from California’s new governor) have inspired more to make the trek.

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Those caravan members, most of whom tried to exercise their legal right to request asylum in the USA, contributed to a third straight month of more than 60,000 migrants being detained at U.S. ports of entry and arrested in the vast stretches of border in between.

The Trump administration points to those numbers as proof that the...
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