U.S. Setting Up Emergency Shelter in Texas as Youths Cross Border Alone

Julia Preston, New York Times, May 17, 2014

With border authorities in South Texas overwhelmed by a surge of young illegal migrants traveling by themselves, the Department of Homeland Security declared a crisis this week and moved to set up an emergency shelter for the youths at an Air Force base in San Antonio, officials said Friday.

After seeing children packed in a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Tex., during a visit last Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday declared “a level-four condition of readiness” in the Rio Grande Valley. The alert was an official recognition that federal agencies overseeing borders, immigration enforcement and child welfare had been outstripped by a sudden increase in unaccompanied minors in recent weeks.

On Sunday, Department of Health and Human Services officials will open a shelter for up to 1,000 minors at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, authorities said, and will begin transferring youths there by land and air. The level-four alert is the highest for agencies handling children crossing the border illegally, and allows Homeland Security officials to call on emergency resources from other agencies, officials said.

In an interview on Friday, Mr. Johnson said the influx of unaccompanied youths had “zoomed to the top of my agenda” after his encounters at the McAllen Border Patrol station with small children, one of whom was 3.

The children are coming primarily from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, making the perilous journey north through Mexico to Texas without parents or close adult relatives. Last weekend alone, more than 1,000 unaccompanied youths were being held at overflowing border stations in South Texas, officials said.

The flow of child migrants has been building since 2011, when 4,059 unaccompanied youths were apprehended by border agents. Last year more than 21,000 minors were caught, and Border Patrol officials had said they were expecting more than 60,000 this year. But that projection has already been exceeded.

By law, unaccompanied children caught crossing illegally from countries other than Mexico are treated differently from other migrants. After being apprehended by the Border Patrol, they must be turned over within 72 hours to a refugee resettlement office that is part of the Health Department. Health officials must try to find relatives or other adults in the United States who can care for them while their immigration cases move through the courts, a search that can take several weeks or more.

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Officials said many youths are fleeing gang violence at home, while some are seeking to reunite with parents in the United States. A majority of unaccompanied minors are not eligible to remain legally in the United States and are eventually returned home.

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  • MekongDelta69

    This dictator will never deport any illegal alien.

    More votes for Dems and more importantly (to him), the destruction of our once great country.

    • Ringo Lennon

      In all honesty, the country was well overrun way before Obama came into power. Lot of damage was done during Bush the first and Clinton’s terms. Even Reagan. Clinton was the worst though. Bring back Jimmy Carter!

  • Puggg

    “Emergency Shelter”

    Welcome wagon.

    • APaige

      More ‘Dreamers’. If cultures were really ‘relatively’ equal why do non-Western people risk their lives to live in Western nations?

  • JohnEngelman

    The emergency shelter should be set up in Mexico.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      “A majority of unaccompanied minors are not eligible to remain legally in the United States and are eventually returned home.”

      There is this. Eventually?

  • Wait till the Marxist media publish their pics of the sad little waifs to make us feel for them.
    I do feel for them. I feel the US should set up mobile, rapid response machine gun nests and skull and crossbones signs all along the border. A country that WILL not defend its borders is a farce.

    • connorhus

      I am sure there will soon be a domestic violence or child abuse condition/clause attached the same way they did with Female illegals who claimed they were escaping domestic violence.

    • Michael Whalen

      Reagan said it. If you don’t have a border, you don’t have a country.

      • LHathaway

        These nations could get so upset about the ‘brain drain’ they could erect their own wall to keep their citizens in. . . win-win

      • bilderbuster

        What Mr.Amnesty Reagan said and what he did as two term governor of a border state and two term president are worlds apart.
        Reagan signed the Amnesty bill during his second term and wasn’t facing reelection and avoided illegal immigration when he was governor.
        I’ve had it up to my keister with Reagan worshipers always giving him a pass on his act of treason.

        • ElComadreja

          You and me both. I’m sick and tired of the deification. He doesn’t deserve it for a number of reasons. He was no friend of the white blue-collar working class American.

  • shmo123

    I realize they’re just children, but if they’re Mexican nationals, they shouldn’t be allowed to enter the US at crossing points unaccompanied, and there should be some representative from the Mexican government present–on their side of the border– to deal with them. If they’re not Mexican nationals, then it should be incumbent on the Mexican government to deal with their illegals, instead of fobbing them off on us. This border insanity never ends, and invariably the American taxpayer gets stuck with the bill.

    • ThomasER916

      I’d shoot a child. That’s the child of an invader. That child will grow up to be the same trash you see in Mexico. When I see a baby alligator or polar bear I don’t let it grow up in my bath tub.

      • bilderbuster

        The US protected the border between East and West Germany for 50 years and protects the South Korean border from 1953 until the present and these things don’t happen.
        The US/Mexican border remains open because the criminal US government wants it open no matter the lies it tells it’s citizens.

        • ElComadreja

          Dead on. Things are the way they are because the elites want them that way.

      • ElComadreja

        I believe in a shoot to kill policy at the border. This nonsense would stop quickly.

        • ThomasER916

          When Egypt employed a ‘shoot to kill’ policy their illegal immigration was almost completely gone. Why? If they shoot you at the border then what will happen when they see you inside? Interestingly enough when Hosni Mubarak was ousted by a concerted effort of Obama, the US State Dept, American technocrats, and the Muslim Brotherhood the illegal immigration to Israel from Africa through Egypt started up again.

          • mikebowen55

            That’s a good thing though. Israel should be a multiculti mecca because that’s what their fellow tribesman work so tirelessly outside of it’s borders for every Western nation on the planet.

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      I’ll repeat something I posted on another thread.

      Do you remember the first ‘Jurassic Park’ movie? There was a scene where the first visitors to the Park’s lab where watching a clutch of dinosaur eggs hatching in an incubator. They were all going “oooohh” and “aaaahh” and “aren’t they amazing” etc., etc. Then somebody asked the Lab Coat in Charge “What kind of dinosaurs are these”? The LCIC casually answered “Oh, these are velociraptors”. That was followed by a collective “Duuhhh …” that turned into a stunned, horrified silence as they all realized what they were looking at.

      Same thing here only we haven’t gotten to the “Duuhhh …” part yet – and likely won’t because of the real racists in the MSM.

    • kikz2

      by law, they have a right to us educating them… all they have to do is get here….and prove residency w/a utility bill…..that’s it.

      • mikebowen55

        What law? There is no rule of law in this nation. The law is whatever the tribe wants it to be.

        • kikz2

          i agree completely…….we break our own laws in doing so………..SCJOTUS as interpreters under power of the Constitution struck down Plyler v Doe…and established precedent……

    • SentryattheGate

      Mexico quadrupled their population within 50 years, while the US didn’t even double our’s, INCLUDING ALL THE IMMIGRANTS WE TOOK IN! A retired professor told me that, while he was a visiting prof. in Mexico, the Mex.president would get on radio and TV, urging his people to have more babies! I think it’s part of the decades-long plan for the North American Union (also called the Security and Prosperity Partnership) and explains why the border hasn’t been enforced, resulting in tens of millions of illegals (used to the dictator’s boot)! Both bushes, Clinton and Obama have signed on to NAU. It’s not reported on by the presstitutes, and the name has changed again to cover the trail.

  • mobilebay

    Line the border with border agents and the national guard and turn back anyone who tries to get in. These people, even though they are youngsters, are not our problem. We will never get out of the debt we’re in and they only add to it.

    • Sick of it

      Apparently the “National Guard” is going to be busy fighting wars overseas while the “border patrol” sets up checkpoints within the United States from which to harass American citizens. The government is not only letting these people invade the country, they’re letting the worst of them out of prison after they’ve committed violent crimes!

      • kikz2

        israel has the contract here in texASS, according to gov. goodhair.

    • bilderbuster

      Minefields are a very cost effective to secure a border.

  • jeffaral

    Since there’s no law enforcement against infiltrators, citizens should set up anti-illegals militias and do the job of arresting and handing them over to the border patrol.

    • RisingReich

      I’m told members of the Minutemen are behind federal bars…..

      • Bossman

        They put themselves there by engaging in stupid and vile acts that had nothing to do with illegal aliens.

        • Sick of it

          You’re right. If they were smart, they would have targeted the government first and THEN gone after your extended family.

        • ThomasER916

          They should have shot you first. Anything else is “vile.”

      • jeffaral

        If that’s true they should be considered heroes and martyrs.

  • kenfrombayside

    The debate over amnesty is being watched intently south of the border. When word spreads of a possible amnesty, more mestizos will crash the border. After the last “amnesty” in 1986, millions realized there will be another.

    —————————————————————————————

    Keep the pressure on your reps in congress. Giving 11 – 30 million (nobody knows for sure) criminal lawbreakers legalization pure insanity. Plus, they could sponsor their relatives; that would bring the total up to about 50 million aliens in our midst. Of course, these new citizens will vote for the vile democrats and their socialist giveaways. Most of them will be unskilled, uneducated, low IQ etc. Stop this outrageous bill now. Don’t sit on the sidelines.You are not wasting your time. The American people don’t want this bill. You have to do all you can do to stem the third world assault:
    – Contact your 2 US Senators and rep in congress.
    – after biz hours, leave a message on your DC rep’s voicemail. All US Senators have multiple offices so it would be a good idea to hit all of the. Remember, be civil and don’t threaten
    – go to NUMBERSUSA then go to the take action button. You will be able to send faxes to your 2 US Senators and congressional for free. (I also gave a $50 donation).
    – use Business Reply envelopes to state your opposition to America’s insane immigration policies and the proposed amnesty. Don’t give the parties any money.
    – join an immigration group like FAIR. Strength thru numbers!
    – go to the RNC & DNC sites to email them.
    – Use the media: call a talk radio program; write a letter to your local paper. If the media outlet is liberal, then talk about economic impact of massive third world immigration.

    • Martel

      @ All Americans:

      Spend at least one hour a week doing this and it shows your serious about your views. The more the better, obviously.

      • So CAL Snowman

        I’ll spend approximately 0 hours because it does not matter. We reached the event horizon a long time ago. War is here. Far better to spend those wasted hours at a gun range or learning survival skills or networking with neighbors to form emergency plans. The illegal alien invaders are already here and they aren’t going anywhere. Call me a defeatist or whatever, I don’t care. Oh yes faxing the offices of Feinstein and Boxer is really going to make that key difference. This fight will not be won with the fax machine. I would rather work out and get my body even stronger and more fit than waste time contacting my worthless representatives.

        • Martel

          Considering it war and not caring about the numbers the enemy has makes no sense. Training your body has little effect on some white family getting overrun by Hispanics who might have been send back if the political pushback gets strong enough.

          • Sick of it

            The politicians are virtually all on the same side, in opposition to the people. It’s almost like virtual representation…

          • ElComadreja

            Taxation without representation rings a bell.

          • ThomasER916

            Actually it does matter. Considering it war means we help the Whites who are being overrun by bringing them into the fold, educating them, plundering the system, and destroying the infrastructure.

            Once the system in collapsed like the Soviet Union then we annihilate the Culture of Critique without exception, every man, woman, and child. That’s only 2% of the population. Chase out the invaders and reset.

      • jeffaral

        Writing to corrupt politicians will solve the immigration problem! Thanks for the belly laugh Martel.

        • Martel

          Everything helps, corrupt politicians are simply politicians who move in the direction the wind blows. Keeping them confident about promoting Amnesty surely doesn’t help. Supporting NumbersUSA financially or by promoting them also strengthens their position.

          Others believe mocking anyone taking action is the remedy. If you want to make comments on Amren for the rest of your life, moaning about how the world is changing, that is fine, I have no interest in this though.

          • SentryattheGate

            Politicians just want to be re-elected, When they see more wind is blowing in the direction of “stop the invasion”, they’ll go more our way. We can’t influence senators, governors and a president much, but it’s more likely with representatives. States are using the 10th Amendment to stop federal encroachment, there’s pushback against a Constitutional Convention (which could scrap the US Const.), against Common Core education, against fed. militarization of police, against the power of the UN, and against amnesty! I’m not naive, but there’s hope! Americans are waking up, Europeans are awakening too!

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          I once sent a petition to parliament. I asked parliament if they could please, please, please drastically reduce the amount of third world immigration coming into the country because of the many economic and social problems it causes. A few months later, after tabling the petition before the House of Commons, the MP wrote back to me saying that we need mass third world immigration because it grows the economy, makes us more prosperous and strengthens social cohesion. He didn’t address a single one of my points. Instead, I received a pro-mass third world immigration propaganda pamphlet.

          I was depressed for sometime afterward, largely because I had collected all of those signatures for nothing.

          • bilderbuster

            I did something similar once with similar results.

        • mikebowen55

          What we really need to do is set up an organization parallel to the government that represents us and saps any remaining legitimacy from the corrupt and irreparable established government. Something that is organized along the lines of Hezbollah would be ideal I think.

    • SentryattheGate

      Thank you! Yes, we have to DO something! Just venting here won’t stop this travesty! I have done all of the above since the mid-90’s; it gets easier! People, don’t feel intimidated about contacting your senators and reps.; you don’t have to present your argument; the aides just take a tally of how many are for or against the issue. We “burned up” the phone lines to Congress, when they were talking amnesty in 2006! Congress was so chastised that they have waited 8 years to bring it up again!

  • Alex Smarts

    Put them on a boat to China.

    Let the Chinese deal with them.

    • LACountyRedneck

      Israel.

    • ElComadreja

      The Chinese deserve them.

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    Just what America needs: more Indio yoofs to fill the swelling ranks of gangbangers already here. The cheap labor lobby has the U.S government in its pocket. The invasion will continue until the traitors in power here are deposed.

    • Bossman

      The USA should’ve occupied all of Mexico and try to integrate the Indians. Mexico and her many Indians are still the unsolved problem of North America.

      • ThomasER916

        No. The USA should have invaded Mexico and wiped out the Amerindians. That would have turned Mexico into a 1st world nation.

  • Romulus

    One way or the other, america will reach critical mass of foreign migrant,invading colonizers.
    When that tipping point is reached, America, in any historical context will ceast to exist in any recognizable form.
    We,.. The american people, will be put up against the government as we attempt to maintain our sovereign right to our own land. The powerful WILL be going out in full force to roll back the bill of rights.
    In the immortal words of sean connery in “The Untouchables”, “What are we prepared to do?”

  • Simonetta

    “If you breed ’em,
    and can’t feed ’em,
    then you must either bleed ’em
    or secede them.”

    Mexico makes far, far too many babies; and all the unneeded children get pushed into coming here by their irresponsible parents.

    Historically when that happens, some politician solves the problem by having a big stupid war that kills off all the surplus young people. Or it sends the unwanted young out into the world to be the slaves of whoever will take them.

    My new bumper sticker:

    “If you can’t feed ’em, don’t breed ’em.”

    It’s just got to be in Spanish to be effective:
    ” Si usted no puede alimentarlos, no los críe.”

    • Bossman

      That kind of thinking should apply to the whole world.

      • ThomasER916

        Nope. Just Negroes and Amerindians. The rest of the world doesn’t have horribly low IQ’s.

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          Actually, the majority of the world’s population have horribly low IQ’s, with the exception of white people and select Northeast Asian varieties.

    • kikz2

      this is what i say to myself at the ‘child fund’ commercials.. you know the ones.. the fly-eyed crying blacks and browns wandering thru landfills and raw sewage outside their hovels….. let the unholy roman see and all other bleeding heart religions deal w/them, they’re the ones who banish birth control in those countries. but that presents another problem, because the churches just import them here. Mormons, Lutherans, Catholics…

    • jayvbellis

      “These Orks aren’t from Mordor”

      (Riders of Rhohan on discovering that the White Wizard Sauramon has betrayed them)

      What’s happening here is that nasty Central American Amer Indians are being smuggled all the way through Mexico by Mexican cartels who use extreme violence to ensure they don’t try to settle in Mexico.

  • OhWow

    Breaking: Gucci stores will now have 1 loaded gun encased in a thin glass dome sitting atop a table near each store entrance. Gucci executives were able to be reached to explain the move. “We felt the need to help people break the law if they want to do it. So now if someone is worried they won’t have the tools to rob our store, they can simply take the loaded gun and hold the store up. We felt this was the most humane way.”

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Friedman was wrong when he said you can’t have a welfare state and mass immigration at the same time. Even without social welfare policies, there would still be mass immigration. This is because the direction of the migration is determined by the existence of the real wage differential between countries. Because there are no labor shortages in any of the great western “democracies” (indicated by rising wages and rapidly decreasing levels of unemployment), the endless massive migration from the third world will simply put downward pressure on average real wages and living standards until the real wage differential is completely eliminated, resulting in the equalization of internal economic conditions between first world and developing nations. This suggests that one of the fundamental aims of massive third world immigration is the achievement of universal egalitarianism by turning western countries into an extension of the third world.

    • IstvanIN

      You are leaving out one important fact: guarding the border! North Koreans break into China and when the Chinese authorities find them they get booted back. China does not have a massive influx of Koreans.

      • Einsatzgrenadier

        Guarding the border is very important. Our ruling elites seem to have forgotten that the whole purpose of having borders is to minimize competition with outsiders. This enables the state to optimize economic opportunities for whites, allowing them to maximize parental investment in offspring, thereby ensuring that the white race and white culture can survive intact from generation to generation. Globalization, the elite vision of a truly multicultural, borderless world, is simply the transformation of the west into a bastion of third world poverty and squalor.

    • Bossman

      Mexico can be integrated into North America and then the wage differential won’t be so great. It is going to happen anyway. Just think that half of what is now the USA used to be Mexican territory.

      • Einsatzgrenadier

        “Bossman”, what are you going to do when whitey isn’t around to make sure you have food and cash benefits on your EBT card?

      • Asouthernpartisan

        He Bossman. Ever hear of Reconquista? The truth is Mexico may have owned much of the land but they never attempted to populate it and depended on Gringos to move in and develop it because they knew that the white Europeans would deal with the Indian population, something that their mostly mestizo armies wouldn’t do. In reality the land belongs to Us fairly and legally. We brought culture, freedom, and political stability to a barren land. I said it year ago and I’ll say it again, the truth is that the invasion of Mestizos across our southern border served as safety valve to prevent a revolution in Mexico it was aided and abetted by our government for political reasons. Mexico has always been an unstable and corrupt nation. Look for that same instability and corruption to land here in this country in a more profound way than it has already become apparent and it will not be a multicultural blessing but will turn this country into a slaughter. house.

      • jayvbellis

        Oh shut up!

        The Southwest, West was once nominally part of the Spanish colonial Empire. Only Spanish people living there were a few Spanish Jesuit monks at some Catholic Misson. Only people living there were brutal Western Indians “Comanchees” and White frontiersmen, White pioneers.

        When The Spanish a Empire collapsed. Mexico got independence (real Spanish celebrate that they aren’t in same nation with Mexicans anymore) so Mexico made some ridiculous claim that Mexico claims all the territory was claimed in Spanish colonial Western US.

        This sort of like Mexico claiming Cuba and the Philippines now.

        So I has a descendent of the British colonial Empire can also claim India, Israel, British Palestine.

        Ha ha. You’re a funny guy.

        Hope you get locked in a port a potty after Central American neighborhood parties.

  • MBlanc46

    What on earth needs to “move through the courts”? They’re caught red-handed sneaking into our country. Take them back to the Mexican border and kick their rear-ends back over it. The Mexicans aid and abet them, let the Mexicans deal with them.

    • ThomasER916

      Their corpses should be the bricks of the border wall.

      • Bossman

        The time for that kind of thinking is long gone. But keep on dreaming.

        • bilderbuster

          If “That kind of thinking is long gone” then how come similar thoughts have occurred to myself and others?

        • ThomasER916

          I want you to protest. That will make it easier to identify you as a target.

    • Mergatroyd

      Or we could emulate Israel and most every other country in the world and greet them with automatic weapons at the border.

      • MBlanc46

        That might work, too.

  • none of your business

    A few days ago Freerepublic published an official statement by the Catholic Bishops. They are naturally in favor of total amnesty for all illegals. But they had an excellent observation, something like this. Approximately 300,000 illegals enter the United States every year BECAUSE OF EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED GUARANTEES OF EMPLOYMENT IN AGRICULTURAL, CONSTRUCTION OR SERVICE INDUSTRIES.
    They got that right. They only come here because they know they will get jobs. Many of the farmers, restaurant chains, food processing and construction contractors have 800 numbers circulated all over the primitive parts of Mexico and Central America. Traffickers don’t bring in illegals on speculation. Many are contracted to deliver the illegals to American businesses. WE can’t just blame welfare benefits and the illegals themselves. Most of the blame belongs to the businesses that hire them. It is the businesses that lobby for all the section 8 and welfare for the illegals because they cannot live in the wages they earn and thus need the welfare supplement.
    Maybe Whites should just stop working legally and let the businesses tax themselves to provide for their workers. I boycott restaurants as much as possible, but I need food and other things and I absolutely hate going into a store, bank, whatever and find every employee is some hispanic indio.

    • Mergatroyd

      After the priest abuse scandals and massive payout, I reckon the coffers are a little dry for the Catholics. More illegal aliens means more money for them and isn’t what this is all about?

      Don’t look now but the Catholics are busy welcoming the most backwards refugees from Asian and Africa into your neighborhood through Catholic charities and onto your city and state’s welfare rolls.

      They need to be put out of business in the United States.

      • jayvbellis

        Again. Please do the research. Find out the specific bad guys at local catholic charities working to flood our nation with the worst (often Muslim) scum.

        We need to stop whining about “The Catholics”, “the Liberals” doing bad things. We need to make it personal , do what the Left does, “out” our enemies and punish them.

    • bilderbuster

      The large hotel chains are deeply invested in illegal workers too and lobby hard locally and nationally.

      • jayvbellis

        Do the research. Find out individuals lobbying for cheap immigrant labor in the large hotel chains. Don’t let enemies hide as anonymous parts of some nebulas “industry”.

        Make it person. Name names. Who are they? Where do they live? Where do they play golf? Who do they sleep with? Where do there children attend psh private schools?

        We need to learn the effective protest tactics of Saul Alinsky.

    • kikz2

      matricula consular id’s as well…. which get them drivers’ licenses….and so much more…..more! the mexican gov gives out information on how they are to register for ‘benefits’ food/shelter when they get here….

    • jayvbellis

      Agreed. And well said.

      I have worked with League of the South targeting specific, rich, traitorous (White) Agribusiness owners who deliberately hire very low wage, 3rd world workers, Illegal or technically “American” like Somalian Bantu Muslims from Minnesota, moved to Middle Tennessee to work in Donny Smith’s Tyson Food plants.

      Another bad guy target was the Onion King of some small Georgia Town who complained that he could get American workers to work 6 days a week in the hot son without any type of “breaks”. These traitorous White agribusiness owners want Neo slave labor, happy slaves and illegals will often accept Neo slavery for a short time, before they and there huge litters of nasty children simply disappeare in to sprawling slums, living 20 to an apartment.

      The key is to target the bad guy agribusiness owners by name, make it personal. Our side usually loses by focusing on far away impersonal forces in Washington, often giving a pass to the horrible traitors in our local areas. One traitor is that Rancher Cliven Bundy in Nevada. Old Cliven likes to make outrageous statements saying Nego slavery was a good thing and how he prefers to employ hard working “Spanish” (illegal) immigrants from South of the border, because they have better work ethic and better family values than today’s Americans.

      Yep, The likes of Cliven Bundy support slavery then and Neo slavery now – think mass immigration of “Spanish” (not!) agricultur workers is a good thing. The worst part is our confused,a Right Wing patriotard Militia folks in Nevada have made traitor Cliven Bubdy in to a folk hero – think old Cliven should be free to do whatever the Hell he liks with “his land” including welcoming invading hordes of Neo slave labor “Spanish”.

  • none of your business

    This sudden interest in the churren is because of the news stories about the 36,000 illegal dangerous felons released from prisons and not deported. Get everyone all sympathetic about the poor little waifs and everyone will forget about the 36,000 dangerous felons released to prey on us.

  • Juggernaut3000

    declared a crisis this week and moved to set up emergency shelter voter registration for the youths.

    There, fixed. This is to turn the illegal aliens youth into dreamers and let them bring in 90 of their closest relatives before the mid-term election.

  • ThomasER916

    We need to start burning those to the ground. At this point the “Border Patrol” is the “Treason Patrol.”

    • Mergatroyd

      Just make sure Jeh Johnson is in it when you light the fire.

  • archer

    I can’t believe they made it all the way from South America without help from someone. The Mexicans just don’t allow people from south of their border to enter, they must be complicit in this, also unaccompanied “children” traversing the length of Mexico don’t make sense.

  • bilderbuster

    Like this is just happening all on it’s own and isn’t part of the new strategy.

  • Malgus

    When I read that DHS had declared “a crisis”, I thought someone had a moment of sanity and clarity… and they were sending them back stacked like cordwood on C-17’s to their country of origin…

    Alas, it was not to be…

    Love how the last line is designed to pluck the old heart strings…

    “Officials said many youths are fleeing gang violence at home, while some
    are seeking to reunite with parents in the United States. ”

    (sniff) Boo hoo…. give them a Happy Meal, pin a $20 bill to their collar and send them back.

  • Sick of it

    Explain that to the tyrants in charge.