MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – In an effort that seems directly aimed at President Donald Trump’s incredible achievements and milestones in immigration, especially illegal immigration, the ambassador to the United States says we should reopen mass migration.
Mexican Ambassador to the United States, Martha Bárcena Coqui, said on Tuesday that our country should “reopen itself to migration, amnesties, refugee inflows, asylum seekers, and more temporary contract workers.”
— Martha Bárcena (@Martha_Barcena) November 18, 2020
Ambassador Bárcena Coqui spoke of the U.S. immigration system at a forum arranged by the National Immigration Forum (NIF), saying (the immigration enforcement) “has to be based on facts and realities.”
“The facts and realities is the need to protect the most vulnerable, the need to keep open the generosity towards refugees, the need to recognize the complementarity of labor markets and demographic profiles, the need for temporary workers in the United States.”
Again, that’s “Keep open the generosity to refugees.”
Ambassador Bárcena Coqui did not address the fact that “refugees” are actually illegal aliens, and it is against United States federal law for people to come into our country without a work, tourism, or student visa.
The ambassador added that the United States shouldn’t view migration as a security threat:
“If you conceptualize migration as a national security issue, if you [push for] securitization of migration, and what is even worse, if you criminalize migration, then your approach always be policing, contentious [and] reduction of migration.
So, what we need is really to conceptualize migration … as an economic and social and political phenomena.”
But again, illegal immigration is illegal.
Mark Krikorian, the director of the Center for Immigration Studies, responded:
“With all due respect to Madam Ambassador, she should mind her own country’s business, not ours.”
Rosemary Jenks, policy director at NumbersUSA told Breitbart News.
“The Mexican ambassador is going to tell us what is in the best interest of Mexico…but that doesn’t mean we have to do it – we have to do what’s in the best interest of the United States. of American, of Americans and legal immigrants.
You know we have the pandemic still raging, we have economic lockdowns still going on, we have unemployment way too high. We have underemployment way too high. We have American citizens hurting.
We absolutely do not need to reopen mass immigration — and certainly don’t need to give amnesty and taxpayer benefits to people who came here illegally. If Mexico thinks its plan is to just open up its own southern borders in the hopes that America will open our southern borders, that’s just going to reignite the caravans.
I hope that the Biden administration is planning for that because that’s not going to go well, and 2022 is not going to go well for Democrats.”
Ambassador Bárcena Coqui explained during the forum:
“The root causes of these migrations have [not] disappeared. On the contrary, we are seeing pent up, building pressure. People cannot move now because of the restrictions on movement because of the pandemic.
But the root causes are still there, [for example], the drought in Central America … a hurricane in Nicaragua and Honduras that have totally flooded Honduras.”
A Mexican governor doubled down on his push for immigrants from his state to vote for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden only hours after his federal government scolded him for interfering in another country’s election. https://t.co/pVFgbyZNot
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) November 2, 2020
The Ambassador continued:
“The United States should amnesty many illegal migrants from all over the world, and also import more migrants by accepting asylum applications at U.S. embassies, so the world’s migrants will not have to travel through Mexico.
What we would like to see, of course, is that the U.S. embassies in Central America could process even more of these requests for asylum, instead of having people crossing through Mexico and asking for asylum at the border.”
Rosemary Jenks states that the ambassador’s ideas and plans would be a disaster for Americans:
“They would absolutely destroy the employment opportunities for lower-skilled Americans, particularly for minorities and legal immigrants.
It would reduce wages among the people who can least afford reduced wages and put downward pressure on everyone else’s wages.
The people who would benefit from it, of course, would be the elites who can hire nannies, maids, and housekeepers, and who go stay at resorts and so on, while the rest of us suffer.”
Mark Krikorian added:
“As far as refugees and asylees go, Mexico is a signatory to the U.N. Convention on these issues. Mexico is about half the population, maybe a little less, of the United States.
It doesn’t take a nearly proportionate number of asylum seekers or refugees [as the United States. So, ‘Physician, heal thyself,’ would be my first response.
Whatever the ambassador said, it is an open question whether Mexico will truly open the floodgates again. The country has its own interest in limiting this transit migration because Mexican citizens are getting sick of the migrations.
And many of these people end up staying anyway, applying for asylum in Mexico, or just hanging around illegally, and that undermines the job prospects of Mexicans in the same way that it can undermine Americans’ job prospects.”
Finally, Rosemary Jenks concluded:
“The United States is a sovereign nation that should and can have complete control over its borders. Regardless of what our neighbors may think, our government owes it to the American people to have an immigration system that benefits America. Period. Full stop.”
The Mexican government must help poor migrants travel to the U.S. border, says Mexican immigrant and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos. https://t.co/kHHU9ckxPG
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) October 8, 2019
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What border crisis? Chinese cartels are now reportedly operating out of Mexico in the drug trade
November 16, 2020
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – Most people understand that drugs have been coming across the southern border of the United States, but few would expect the Chinese to be involved.
However, we are now learning that there is a group of Chinese drug dealers and cartels that have been operating in Mexico for some time, and the drug they are peddling is to blame for many American deaths.
CHINA MOVING DRUGS IN MEXICOhttps://t.co/m6dYkieyP9
— DRMBM (@drmdphd) November 13, 2020
It is not marijuana or cocaine that these Chinese drug traffickers are making and delivering across the US border. They are manufacturing fentanyl and methamphetamine in clandestine laboratories in the Mexico City region, and a large amount of those drugs are sent into the US.
According to Mexico-based security and intelligence, a large portion of the drug manufacturing and export business is being conducted by a group known as the “Los Zheng” wing of the Chinese cartel.
This group is believed to have the largest presence inside of Mexico and is known for trafficking the deadly drugs.
— Priscilla Menchaca (@PriscillaMench5) November 13, 2020
Fox News received intelligence findings from a security firm known as Fortress Risk Management, which outlined that the Zheng crew operates through what appears as legitimate shell companies that offer veterinary services.
They also offer clothing sales, maintenance of computer systems, and clinical laboratories in Mexico.
The group uses the ports of Michoacán, Manzanillo Colima, Lazaro Cardenas in Mexico. They are also known to use the port in Ensenada Baja, which is in California, for the supposed legitimate business dealings.
Lee Oughton, the co-founder of Fortress, said:
“They [Zheng] have the collaboration of customs authorities and members of the Sinaloa and Jalisco Nueve Generacion cartels in Mexico. Once in the country, the drug is transported by air and land to the United States through the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Sonora.”
En China, el cártel de Los Zheng, dedicado a la distribución global de los precursores del fentanilo, ha ofrecido préstamos a organizaciones criminales para que paguen sus nóminas.
(Aquí una nota sobre cómo el gobierno mexicano les sigue la pista: https://t.co/wkglZ2wToK)
— Oscar Balmen (@oscarbalmen) April 16, 2020
In addition to Fortress and the Mexican Authorities noticing the actions, the United States Department of the Treasury’s Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has also taken notice. They have recently named four Chinese people and one entity underneath the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act as Zheng associates.
OFAC alleges that the group is guilty of “facilitating payments for the purchase of fentanyl analogs or other controlled substances, including synthetic cannabinoids or cathinone, for the Zhen Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) – known for its endeavors in Colombia and Mexico – and directed by alleged Chinese synthetic opioid trafficker, Fujing Zheng.”
Fujing and his father, Guanghua, were previously indicted by the United States in 2018 “with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute controlled substances, conspiracy to import controlled substances into the United States, operating a continued criminal enterprise, money laundering, and other crimes.”
Despite the indictments, the Zheng alleged criminal enterprise is still operating at a large capacity. Ed Calderon, a former Mexican law enforcement officer who an expert in narcotics investigations concurred that the group is up and running.
Not only does the group appear to be fully functioning, but they also have a way to compensate for any member of the organization that is arrested. He said that they have first, second, and third tiers of people that can fill in the voids should something happen. Calderon said:
“You can’t bring anything into the country [Mexico] without paying off someone. There are a lot of fixers and guards assigned to these entry ports making a killing from China too.”
Richard Higgins, president of HTG, LLC and a well-known strategic security and information warfare consultant said:
“For the past 12 years, Chinese criminal organizations have become the backbone to the drug cartels, with chemicals supplied to the cartels and laundering of tens of billions of the cartel profits in North America and Europe.
“Chinese-organized criminals south and north of the border are very sophisticated using WeChat and other forms of encrypted communication.”
— Bajo Palabra (@BajoPalabraGro) December 31, 2019
This organization and its distribution of fentanyl and methamphetamine into the United States has no doubt drastically increased the number of overdose deaths over the last few years. The Centers for Disease Control contends that overdose deaths have risen 10% compared to the same time last year.
In shocking statistics from the CDC, they estimate that over 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses from the highly addictive narcotics. That statistic is just for the first three months of 2020, so the total number of overdose deaths will most likely significantly increase by year’s end.
Although the United States government contends that these operations happen without the knowledge of the Chinese government, retired Special Agent in Charge at the DEA Derek Maltz alludes otherwise. He said:
“As part of the CCP’s unrestricted warfare model, they have progressed significantly against America with their enhanced role in the drug business. They can make multibillions and, at the same time, undermine the security of America.
“A kilogram of fentanyl can kill 500,000 people, so the administration should look at the death rates and treat this as a serious national security threat as opposed to only a public health crisis.”
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