Chinese Teens Trafficked into US Through Central America

Melissa Klein, New York Post, June 29, 2014

The signs at the Texas border offer a glimpse of the enormity of the problem of unaccompanied minors trying to sneak into the US.

The instructions are printed in English and Spanish, of course–but also, surprisingly, the instructions for help are also in Chinese.

Hundreds of Chinese teens are slipping into the US a year, immigration groups say, mostly through Central America and Cuba.

They make their way to New York City, typically on buses, where they are farmed out across the country to work in Chinese restaurants.

Lauren Burke, a lawyer who speaks Mandarin, has worked with some 200 kids under age 18 in the last five years. She now has a caseload of 30 who need legal status.

“Some of them are actually trafficked by their parents. The parents are very complicit,” Burke said. “Sometimes, the family member gets duped by somebody who says . . . ‘I see you can’t afford to send your kid to school anymore. If you send them to America, there are streets paved with gold.’ ”

They take complicated routes to get here, through cities where visas are easily secured. Guatemala and Cuba are favored stops, said Burke, executive director of Atlas: DIY, an advocacy group in Brooklyn.

From Guatemala, they take overland routes to the US border.

One of Burke’s clients flew from Bejing to Guatemala, then took buses to the border. Once there, smugglers put him in a coffin to cross the border.

Another girl hid in a Guatemalan tour-bus bathroom that was marked “Out of Order.”

Those who land in Cuba come to the United States hidden under the floorboards of boats.

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  • David Ashton

    Engelman knows what to do.

    • Jotun Hunter

      if the celestials were the master race he repeatedly claims surely it would be whites trafficjing their kids into china?

      • JohnEngelman

        Japanese are not sneaking into this country. Neither are South Koreans or Taiwanese. The Chinese economy is growing. As it grows there will be less incentive for Chinese to immigrate to the United States, even legally.

        • Jotun Hunter

          they may not be shoving off in rafts – but what do you think has been historically more prominent: westerners emigrating to korea/taiwan/japan — or the reverse? Why would that be so if they are so evidently superior?

          • JohnEngelman

            Historically people have immigrated to the United States because there were better economic opportunities here. That is true of Orientals. it is also true of Europeans.

            Many more Europeans have immigrated to the United States than Orientals. Does the European immigration to the United States reflect badly on Europeans or Europe?

            Orientals give evidence of their superiority after they move to the United States in ways that I have often documented, quoting people like Jared Taylor.

          • Jotun Hunter

            As usual you sre only capable of considering the US, there are plenty of asain immigrants across europe.

          • JohnEngelman

            Although I do not have the statistics at my finger tips, I am confident that Orientals behave and perform as well in Europe as they do in the United States.

          • Jotun Hunter

            that is besides the point – they are their own group with their own self-interests and they are not needed nor do they improve the situation in European or American society. They have their own ways and they stick to them . If they are so excellent allow them to excel in China, there is no need to take gambles with our own civilization (not that the dice aren’t already rolled)

          • JohnEngelman

            My beliefs about immigration are more nuanced than you give me credit for. A high rate of immigration benefits the employer – investor class at the expense of those who work for a living. It has an inflationary effect on prices and a deflationary effect on wages. Consequently, it is likely to raise profits.

            This would be true if the United States was being engulfed by blond haired, blue eyed Afrikaners.

            Other than economic considerations, I do not see why I should prefer Afrikaners to Chinese, Koreans, Japanese, and Vietnamese. I have never known Afrikaners. I have known many Orientals. I have always liked them.

          • me

            “Orientals give evidence of their superiority after they move to the United States in ways that I have often documented, quoting people like Jared Taylor.”

            “Orientals give evidence of their superiority after they move to the United States in ways that I have often documented, quoting people like Jared Taylor.”

            “Orientals give evidence of their superiority after they move to the United States in ways that I have often documented, quoting people like Jared Taylor.”

            Asians! They prefer that we call them ASIANS. Repeat a lie enough times, and it’s going to be accepted as truth–eh, Engelman? Mind control is such a hard task when you rely solely on parroting. You certainly must be a disciple of Ayers….

          • JohnEngelman

            Repeat a lie enough times, and it’s going to be accepted as truth–eh, Engelman?

            – me

            Professor J. Philippe Rushton spoke at six American Renaissance Conferences. Do you believe that he lied when he wrote in RACE, EVOLUTION, AND BEHAVIOR: “For the past twenty years I have studied race differences in brain size, intelligence, sexuality, personality, growth rate, life span, crime, and family stability. On all of these traits, Orientals fall at one
            end of the spectrum, Blacks fall at the other end, and Whites fall in between.”

          • me

            No, but your lies about mass Asian immigration being ‘beneficial’ to the United States ARE lies.

          • JohnEngelman

            I have acknowledged on many occasions that immigration contributes to the growing race gap. On the other hand, Orientals are good people. I have always liked them.

          • me

            Where do you stand on mass invasion of immigrants, both legal and illegal, to the United States? Are you for or against it? Quit being so evasive and answer the question. We already know that Asian women are your ‘ideal’, but are you willing to have a society made up of Latinos, Asians, Blacks, Muslims, and other racial groups imposing their forms of government and culture here? Are you willing to keep paying into a broken welfare system, which increases your tax bill towards supporting the children of these invaders? Are you willing to see race conflicts continue to add to the instability and criminal activity of entire cities, towns, and neighborhoods? Are you willing to concede your livelihood in order that an Asian can take your means of income?

            The trouble with Whites is that they never advocate for their own, like all of the other races do. You will soon be a minority in this country, surrounded by hostile anti-Whites. Any children you have, even if half-Asian, will be subjected to a life of misery. Don’t kid yourself in thinking that the other races of people are going to be as beneficent and altruistic to Whites as Whites have been to them. Confucius said: “The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved.”

          • JohnEngelman

            I have answered these questions previously, but I do not mind repeating myself.

            I like immigrants. I appreciate the cultural diversity they provide. I like ethnic restaurants, ethnic shops, ethnic festivals, and so on.

            Nevertheless, I recognize that a high rate of immigration has economic, environmental, and social costs. Indeed, a high rate of immigration conflicts with nearly everything else liberals are trying to achieve.

            Consequently, I am opposed to amnesty. I favor locating and deporting illegal immigrants, and going to greater efforts to keep illegals out. I am opposed to H1B Visas. I am in favor of more restrictions on legal immigration.

          • me

            Thank you for your answer.

          • JohnEngelman

            Two more points. I do not want diversity to be achieved by affirmative action policies. I am in favor of race profiling. The racial groups I admire get along fine without affirmative action because they perform well. They are not targeted by the police, because they behave well.

          • me

            Here we go again….How much ‘diversity’ do you condone? 10% non-White? 50% non-White? 80% non-White? Great googly-moogly, just when I thought you were seeing the dangers in ‘diversity’…..

          • JohnEngelman

            I like diversity, but I want it to be earned, and voluntary. I enjoyed the ethnic mix in the San Francisco Bay area. I have always had good experiences with Orientals, and usually with Jews and Hispanics. The small number of Jews I did not have good relations with were not devout, so I did not consider them to be authentically Jewish, although they were Ashkenazi.

        • White Dragon

          You mean when Whites become a minority, the US will lose its appeal.

          Mmm… I wonder if it’s because Whites build more desirable societies?

          Remember, more diversity = less democracy, less happiness, and less trust of others including your own race. And Van Hanen’s research clearly states, more diversity = more conflict.

          • JohnEngelman

            Arthur Jensen: Now what if you had different racial groups that are compatible in abilities, general values and standards of living, as the Asians here seem to be? I mean, they’ve been conspicuously successful in our society, and what problems they’ve had have largely stemmed from their success.

            Jared Taylor: Well, it seems to me that if there are two racial groups that can live side by side in harmony, it appears to be whites and Asians.

        • China currently has very many poor people. If I was Chinese, I’d join their army and call it good.

          • Carlos Geary

            You are right China has very many poor and illiterate people.

  • Magician

    “Streets paved with gold” over here in America? HA! HA!

    More like, Streets covered with cigarette butts, empty beer bottles and cans, homeless people, empty factories and offices, abandoned houses….

  • Marc Zuckurburg

    Who’s behind this?

    You’re welcome.

    • me

      Ni hao, Marc!

      • Marc Zuckurburg

        That is neither a feature of my parties nor my hung over mornings.

        • me

          But…but….you’re married to it.

          • Marc Zuckurburg

            Oh please, not even she was dumb enough to believe that I actually meant those wedding vows. I sometimes recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag. You think I actually believe that?

      • Magician

        This woman in the photo you just posted looks slightly better looking than Priscilla Zuckerberg

        And I guess the “Party with this” woman is the same one as “Wake up to that” woman but, the one above is not necessarily better looking than the one below. If she was smiling in the photo below, and stayed a bit away from the camera, they must have looked equally (un)attractive

        • me

          Imagine what their offspring are going to look like…..

          • Marc Zuckurburg

            Quality paternal genes.

  • Anon

    They really need to hire more knowledgeable people to write articles like this.
    There is no such thing as a “Chinese”. China, unlike the US, is not a homogenous country. There are about a dozen races, all of which speak various different languages, many of whom cannot even communicate with each other. They all HATE each other. They are all slaves in a race based national socialist state.
    The race that own, runs, and benefits exclusively is a small racial subgroup of 1% of “Chinese” people known as the Han. All Han are members of the communist party. All members of the communist party are Han. Only Han are allowed to be educated, have jobs, participate in the economy etc. All others do exactly as they are told or are shot. The Han live in a first world nation inside a failed third world slave state.
    So, what is the article talking about? Only Han are allowed to travel to places like the US. The other 99% have the potential to escape but no oriental community will help them in any way.
    Han, coming to the US are not a big deal, even if it’s the impoverished failures. Those others, however, might as well be Haitians or Nigerians. That westerners have no clue what the difference is……

    • JohnEngelman

      The race that own, runs, and benefits exclusively is a small racial subgroup of 1% of “Chinese” people known as the Han.

      – Anon

      —————

      China Demographics Profile 2013

      Ethnic groupsHan Chinese 91.5%, Zhuang,
      Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uighur, Tujia, Yi, Mongol, Tibetan, Buyi, Dong, Yao,
      Korean, and other nationalities 8.5% (2000 census)

      • White Dragon

        Legally speaking, Whites cannot become a recognized group in China. Neither can Jews (Mr. Engleman). Therefore, China is safe from ‘hostile elite’ infiltration.

    • Jotun Hunter

      not only should we and do we not care about relativistically and heart-bleedingly knowing all the ins and outs of our foreign invaders who are at least physically indistinguishable, your outrage is tantamount to screeching that the chinese don’t themselves insist on forever distinguishing between a Welshman, Briton, or Scot (or celtic, briton, ango-saxon, pict if you prefer).

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    We need to deport all illegals, including the children. We don’t need them. Not even the Chinese ones.

  • Shawn_thefemale

    ‘She now has a caseload of 30 who need legal status’
    I beg to differ. They need sent back.

  • Who Me?

    Two hundred Chinese kids in 5 years, as compared to how many Latinos of all ages in the last 5 days?

  • David Ashton

    The Chinese population of Britain seems to have “grown” along with the Chinese “economy”. Still, the financiers of the Cameron Party do not worry if Beijing takes over our communications and nuclear industries, and much else. Our future “partner outside Europe” has 10 million more Communist Party members than we have people. Britain once owned an island near the Asian mainland called HongKong. How soon will China own an island near the European mainland called England? Thank you, Roosevelt.

  • David Ashton

    Once again he quotes the Jensen-Taylor exchange, as if Jensen’s dubious personal opinion was infallible scripture when it was a tactic to disabuse his critics of xenophobia allegations; “Race [doesn’t] really matter much to [Jensen] at all”. And note he says “If”.

    Of coursze, JE only sees things in terms of – supposed – naked mental ability, not its use for cultural and linguistic domination (apart from his lifelong view that Chinese girls are better looking than ours). Who of us would wish to live in a purely Han-run society even if its mandarins and commissars were very clever? As for “civilization” just look at the Democide website of the recently deceased Professor Rudy Rummel, and divide by 10 just for argument the statistics of Chinese violent deaths past and present, and they still make you think – that JE should take Charles Murray or Ricardo Duchesne has his mentors re “the great things” of BOTH “Western and Asian civilization”.

    Anyway let him take his computer to one of Israel’s thriving Chinatowns and recycle his well-worn stock of AR quotes from there.

    • JohnEngelman

      Once again he quotes the Jensen-Taylor exchange, as if Jensen’s dubious personal opinion was infallible scripture when it was a tactic to disabuse his critics of xenophobia allegations

      – David Ashton

      Arthur Jensen, and Jared Taylor have made positive statements about Orientals in order to show that they are not motivated by xenophobia. I quote them in order to respond to those who challenge my right to post here.

      Although we have different motives, what we say about Orientals is true.

      • David Ashton

        Tedium.

  • David Ashton

    Muslim minority groups now causing trouble in Mao’s time were bombed by Chicom aircraft. The Chinese treat the Tibetans like colonial serfs. Interethnic marriages are not illegal in China, but the majority population remains ethnocentric. See e.g. Dikotter’s documentation on Chinese “racism”.

  • borogirl54

    The early Chinese immigrants referred to the US as “Gold Mountain”. Some of these kids could be so called “illegal” kids. Kids that are not registered in China because the parents would have to pay a fine because they violated the one child policy. These kids are not able to go to school or access health care.

  • JohnEngelman

    It has never been a problem for me in my life. I have always gotten along well with Orientals. Several of my best friends have been Orientals.

    • David Ashton

      Egotism.

    • Jotun Hunter

      Thats it, I’m sold, let them all in

  • Magician

    “Chinese Tee….”

    ENGELMANNNNN!!!!!”

    Just curious, which Asian country do you think has the best looking women? China? Japan? Korea? Singapore? Phillippines? Vietnam? Cambodia?

  • JohnEngelman

    By John Pomfret

    Washington Post Staff Writer
    Monday, June 28, 2010

    SHENZHEN, CHINA — Last year, Zhao Bowen was part of a team that cracked the genetic code of the cucumber. These days, he’s probing the genetic basis for human IQ. Zhao is 17.

    Centuries after it led the world in technological prowess — think gunpowder, irrigation and the printed word — China has barged back into the ranks of the great powers in science. With the
    brashness of a teenager, in some cases literally, China’s scientists and inventors are driving a resurgence in potentially world-changing research…

    In May, for example, a supercomputer produced in China was ranked the world’s second-fastest machine at an international conference in Germany. China is now in fourth place, tied with Germany, in terms of the number of supercomputers. China has jumped to second place — up from 14th in 1995 — behind the United States in the number of research articles published in scientific and technical journals worldwide.

    • JohnEngelman
    • Jotun Hunter

      Cucumbers! the worlds second fastest! After all these centuries guilt-ridden white liberals can breathe a sigh of relief, the chinese are back to their gunpowder making heights and we are no longer so cringe-worthyingly ahead of everyone else! weve finally defeated the neo-nazis and disproved our superiority! I mean just look at engelmans LINKS

  • Carlos Geary

    Hundreds of teens are slipping per year into the US, Canada, Australia, into every country of Western Europe, and even in South America (Brazil, Argentina). Human trafficking is a very profitable transnational business ($32 billion). Stop Human trafficking.

  • David Ashton

    I write here because I believe in Anglo and White solidarity. I try elsewhere to preach to the unconverted. I come from Waltham Forest, where my late aunt’s old shop became an HQ for a Muslim airplane terror plot and where the local Caliphate, i.e. Council, tried but failed to close down the historic William Morris Museum.