TAPACHULA, MEXICO – Another human caravan of migrants is making its way from the Mexico-Guatemala border. At its starting point of Tapachula, the caravan was already estimated to be 11,000 strong.
Officials believe that by its third day, it had already reached 15,000 and could continue growing before reaching the southern border of the US.
The largest-ever migrant caravan of 15,000 people is heading to the U.S. border.
Politicians in Washington just sent $40 billion to Ukraine.
A fraction of that could have finished President Trump's border wall.
— Kimberly Guilfoyle (@kimguilfoyle) June 7, 2022
As President Biden and the leaders of 31 nations that make up Central, North, and South America gather in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas conference to discuss numerous aspects of multi-national relations, immigration is high on the list of planned topics.
The Daily Mail said it has namely been the issue that has been a drag on Biden’s popularity.
There were 1.7 million illegal crossings in 2021. That was a 379% increase over the last year of Trump’s presidency. In fact, the four months of Trump’s term that fell in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, the monthly average 74,113. In the time since taking office, Biden’s open border policy has seen 182,276 average monthly encounters.
The Biden administration has four months that saw well over 200,000. The May numbers have yet to be released, but they are estimated to top the 200K mark as well. Assuming that Biden’s average number of monthly encounters is met, that would add an additional 911,380 to the FY2022 books.
With FY2022 nearly 4 months from closing out and May’s numbers unreleased, we have already seen close to 2 million encounters with illegal immigrants. This growing caravan and others like it will likely push the totals for this year well beyond the 2.2 million mark.
Let’s not forget that the White House is appealing a federal court ruling that temporarily halted their efforts to lift the Title 42 protection of quick expulsion under COVID-19 restrictions.
Title 42 has facilitated the expulsion of close to 2 million migrants.
And what needs to be recognized is that these numbers are capturing only the number of crossings in which CBP agents encounter the immigrants. How many people are able to clear the border undetected?
According to CBP estimates, roughly 1,000 people manage to reach the interior of the US with no encounter with law enforcement, every day.
As reported by the Washington Post, CBP recognizes that “got aways” are a growing issue, but they are not equipped to be able to make contact with everyone who enters the US in remote areas.
“There are maybe 20 groups a day that are observed, but there’s nobody to try to go after them,” an agent told the Post on the condition of anonymity. “They just keep walking until they’re out of sight.”
So, what does Biden’s border Czar intend to do? Vice President Harris has committed $3.2B in aid to Honduras, Guatemala, Venezuela and El Salvador to address the “root cause.”
Those are words that she has failed to define or identify, although she has alluded to things like climate change, violence, poverty and economic insecurity.
In addition to these economic investments, to make progress in northern Central America, we also must combat corruption, promote rule of law, reduce violence, support labor rights, and empower women. These remain important priorities of our Root Causes Strategy.
— Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP) June 9, 2022
Ironically, the delegates from those nations are not in attendance at the Summit. Some were not invited, others chose not to attend because the others were not invited.
When caravan members are interviewed, they always point to dictators, oppression, government corruption and abject poverty as the primary reason they are making the trip to the US.
So, if that is the root cause Harris is referring to, does that mean that $3.2B is going to be handed over to corrupt dictators, who force their citizenry into abject poverty, to help battle abject poverty.
For more on the risks associated with these caravans, we invite you to
“Mostly peaceful” caravan continues to surge towards our southern border, violence included
Note: Some of the video in this piece may be hard to watch for some.
CHIAPAS, MEXICO – As politicians in Washington, DC continue to play games with our national security, and the the Biden Administration does nothing to secure our southern border, another large caravan makes its way north.
Despite the claims from many on the left that these are just people looking to come to America to seek a better life, people who are escaping poverty, brutal government regimes and the effects of “climate change,” the harsh reality is: there are some really bad people making their way to our country.
And they will get here at all costs, violence included.
And why wouldn’t they? It is being rewarded. More on that below.
As initially reported by Breitbart, here are the tweets showing the violence occurring to our south.
🚨 Algunos integrantes (rezagados) de la caravana migrante golpean con todo lo que encuentran a su paso
Salían de Pijijiapan, Chiapas
Así se confrontaron con elementos de la Guardia Nacional y el Instituto Nacional de Migración 👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/3B4GukUtpk
— Manuel Lopez San Martin (@MLopezSanMartin) November 4, 2021
“Some members (stragglers) of the migrant caravan strike with everything in their path They left Pijijiapan, Chiapas Thus, they confronted elements of the National Guard and the National Institute of Migration.”
Armed with only riot shields, the small number of Mexican National Guardsmen are forced to retreat.
“This is how the migrant caravan faced elements of the National Guard in Chiapas.”
— Imagen Televisión (@ImagenTVMex) November 4, 2021
Members of this caravan pulled this soldier from the back of the truck, hitting and kicking him. At one point you can see the size of the rocks he is being pelted with.
He was beaten into unconsciousness before stripped and robbed of his gear.
🚨 Así golpearon a un elemento de la Guardia Nacional que estaba en el piso, inmóvil, algunos integrantes de la caravana migrante
Salían de Pijijiapan, Chiapas
La brutalidad 👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/EhDFoP6EOC
— Manuel Lopez San Martin (@MLopezSanMartin) November 4, 2021
“This is how some of the members of the caravan beat an element of the National Guard who was on the ground, immobile. The brutality.”
If only it stopped there.
— Ana Luisa (@HNoticiasMX) November 5, 2021
“The migrant caravan brings many criminals, since they not only beat the #NationalGuard, they also rob them.”
We should all be disturbed by what we see and what is happening.
Meanwhile, this is what American media coverage looks like. Keep in mind, this is just a sample of mainstream media outlets, this is not exhaustive…but it is representative.
So, as politicians and the media in the US continue to ignore the reality of the existing border crisis and the influx yet to come, the Biden administration wants to hand some illegal immigrants close to $500,000 a piece.
They continue to point to the Trump administration as the reason all of this is happening.
After saying that paying massive amounts of money to illegal border crossers was garbage, Biden reversed and said:
“If, in fact, because of the outrageous behavior of the last administration, you coming across the border, whether it was legal or illegal and you lost your child, you lost your child, he’s gone, you deserve some kind of compensation, no matter what the circumstance.”
But they seem to forget that these separations were happening long before Trump took office. Not only did this practice pre-date Trump’s presidency, they found ways to justify it.
Only Trump was vilified.
CNN's Sam Vinograd: Yes, Obama also separated families at the border, but when he did it, it was "for their own protection." pic.twitter.com/q9ZGailOX3
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) April 9, 2019
And people wonder why migrants will attack police, soldiers and anyone else who stands in their way to get here.
Here is an indication.
Karine Jean-Pierre said, “The President is perfectly comfortable with the Department of Justice settling with individuals and families currently in litigation with the U.S. government.”
“Why would we be giving people who came here the right way money? I don’t understand the question.”
This was the response from the White House Deputy Press Secretary after she was asked by Fox News’ Peter Doocy if people who came here legally would also be receiving any money.
This administration has said that there is no reason to reward people for coming here the right way, but if you come here illegally, you just might get paid.
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Report: Biden team considering paying $450,000 to illegal immigrants ‘”separated from families” at border
WASHINGTON, DC – Multiple agencies within the Biden administration are reportedly in talks to hand of large sums of taxpayer money to illegal immigrants for the “psychological trauma” caused by being separated from family members at the border.
According to reporting from the Wall Street Journal, roughly 940 families have filed claims, via the American Civil Liberties Union, against the US government for their “suffering.”
The Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Health and Human Services are looking into these payments.
Some figures estimate that the average family claim consists of at least one adult and one child, and each individual could receive $450,ooo – meaning that the minimum amount of money that could be doled out would equal $846M.
Let me repeat that. The Biden administration wants to hand out at least $846M to individuals who entered our country illegally.
If even half of those claims include an additional child or adult, that total increases to $1.3B.
Other reports say that they ACLU is seeking roughly $3.4M per family affected. That math adds up to almost $3.2B.
Whether it is $846M or $3.2B, that is a lot of American tax dollars being spent to placate individuals who were breaking the law. And now the president and those who serve at his pleasure want to reward them.
Rest assured, there are plenty of people who believe that this payout will set a revolving door precedent.
Come to America illegally.
Claim to suffer some sort of trauma.
Sue the federal government.
Get paid a fortune.
Welcome to America.
You can stay.
Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
To make matters worse, the lawsuit details that each of these families dealt with the separation that caused their mental health issues starting in April 2018 as part of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.
Nevermind the fact that family separations of children and their parents at the border were well-documented as having been an issue going back to the Obama years and beyond.
Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU’s immigrant rights project, said that not only must the government provide a monetary compensation, but a pathway for remaining in the country.
“President Biden has agreed that the family separation policy is a historic moral stain on our nation that must be fully remedied,” Gelernt said.
It is important to note that while this lawsuit focuses on roughly 45 days in 2018, family separation has been taking place for much longer than just the Trump administration.
“Under all four administrations I have worked under, we have separated families for different reasons,” former CBP Chief Carl Provost said in an interview in August of 2018.
“Obviously, the welfare of the child is of utmost concern for us. And we are still separating if that is of concern. If the parent or the guardian has a serious, criminal history, we will still separate them as well.”
Again, we must point out that this is all revolving around people who broke the law to enter our country.
Let’s compare a few things, just to stir the pot a little deeper.
Biden wants to pay illegal immigrants $450,000 for their hardship while breaking our laws.
For perspective, if a service member is killed in action, their next of kin gets an insurance payment of $400,000.
Let that sink in. https://t.co/J3kuhDhyD5
— Dan Crenshaw (@DanCrenshawTX) October 28, 2021
Texas Congressman, Navy SEAL and disabled combat veteran, Dan Crenshaw pointed out:
“Biden wants to pay illegal immigrants $450,000 for their hardship while breaking our laws. For perspective, if a service member is killed in action, their next of kin gets an insurance payment of $400,000. Let that sink in.”
Hey Congressman, that is a valid point, and should cause all of our blood to boil. But, let’s look at this a little deeper.
These payments to illegal immigrants aren’t based on giving their lives for this nation. The lawsuits specifically point out that is is due to psychological ramifications. So, we need to compare apples to apples.
It would take 311.64 months, or nearly 26 years for that veteran, who fought to defend this country, to receive the same level of compensation ($450,000) as the illegal immigrant getting paid as part of this settlement.
According to a 2017 study, there are approximately 1.8 million veterans in the US diagnosed with PTSD. Based on the above averages, it would take
But, to be fair, those “separated” at the border were not single.
So, what about a veteran with a spouse and a child? They would receive $1,656.71 per month until the child turned 18. After that, the monthly payment would go down to $1,566.71. Assuming the child was 10 upon award, that would give that family the higher payment for 8 years.
Based on those figures, it would take that veteran’s family 71.3 years to reach the same level of payment ($1.35M) as the family of 3 that broke our laws coming here.
Hopefully, this provides a little perspective on what we are talking about here.
MAKE IT MAKE SENSE!
House minority leader Kevin McCarthy may have summed it up the best, tweeting:
Pure insanity. The Biden administration is reportedly looking to pay $450,000 to illegal immigrants who knowingly broke the law.
It's a slap in the face to our law-abiding citizens who wake up, go to work, and pay their taxes.
— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) October 28, 2021
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