“Hostile… Aggressive” Migrants Breach Mexico’s Southern Border, Join Caravan

Hot Air | 4/14/2019 | Staff
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Mexican authorities said a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a border gate Friday and forced their way into southern Mexico to join a larger group of migrants trying to make their way toward the United States.

The institute said the migrants were acting in a “hostile” and “aggressive” way, and accused them of also attacking local police in Metapa, a Mexican village that lies between the border and the nearby city of Tapachula.

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This latest group brings the number of migrants in that caravan to well over 2,000. They’re heading toward Tapachula, where authorities expect them to wait to be issued documents allowing them to travel north to the United States. Members of the caravan are complaining that Mexico is slow-walking the admission process as well as the distribution of humanitarian aid.

This latest group may have competition in the race to make it to the US border. There’s already another 2,500 strong caravan stuck further to the west in Chiapas. They are similarly awaiting paperwork allowing them to strike out to the north. If the progress of these two groups is similar to what we’ve seen in the past, that could mean more than 5,000 migrants showing up along the border in the same short period, while the US courts and detention centers remain full.

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White House spokesman Hogan Gidley on Saturday told Fox News shortly before the announcement that the administration was working with DHS and ICE to try to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities.

“They have said they wanted all of these illegal aliens into their communities,” Gidley said while appearing on Fox News’ “Justice...
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