We have seen the southern border crisis take a turn for the worse as immigrants poured into the country before President-elect Donald Trump takes office and sets the plans in motion for building a wall. As Europe tightens restrictions on refugees crossing borders, more immigrants have turned their sights to the U.S.
The U.S. has already been taking somewhere in between 70,000 and 110,000 legal refugees per year from various countries, which include up to 10,000 Somalian refugees and 12,000 Syrian refugees per year, WND reported.
Apparently, that is not enough.
According to Reuters, Africans, as well as immigrants from Central America, have been looking to make their way to the U.S. via Tapachula, on Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala.
Because Mexico has few diplomatic ties with African nations, it’s difficult for authorities to deport illegal immigrants from Africa back to their homelands. As a result, the Mexican government, under President Enrique Peña Nieto, chose to deal with the situation by giving them temporary transit permits, which gives them 20 days to leave Mexico, according to Reuters.
In practice, this allows the immigrants almost three weeks to make their way north to the U.S. border without being detained by Mexican immigration authorities.
Moreover, Breitbart reported that Mexican officials actively support these immigrants as they make their journey to the border with the United States.
Unbelievable. Even while Peña Nieto was signalling his willingness to discuss border security with the new administration, it would seem that Mexico has been doing everything it possibly can to sabotage Trump’s presidency before it even properly starts. Giving a surge of immigrants free passes to the U.S. border is despicable in every way.
Trump campaigned on building a stronger border, and we have never needed it more than we do now. European countries have come to realize their mistake in opening their borders to hundreds of thousands of refugees, and we cannot suffer the same fate.
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