And Rep. Veronica Escobar’s staff is training them to use a loophole in the policy by pretending that they do not know how to speak Spanish, The Washington Examiner reported.
The National Border Patrol Council’s El Paso chapter and several Customs and Border Protection personnel told the Washington Examiner aides to Rep. Veronica Escobar, who took over 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s district, and the local Catholic diocese have interviewed thousands of migrants in Juarez over the past few weeks to find cases where Department of Homeland Security officials may have wrongly returned people.
“What we believe is happening is Veronica Escobar’s office is going … to basically second-guess and obstruct work already done by the Border Patrol,” a senior union official said in an interview with The Examiner.
“What we’re hearing from management is that they’re attempting to return people, and the story was changed in Mexico, where a person who understood Spanish before now doesn’t understand — where a person who didn’t have any health issues before now has health issues,” they said.
“They went through and interviewed everybody, cherry-picked them, brought them back, and now are using them as tag lines. They’re going over there and manufacturing a lot of these issues,” they said.
The Border officials said that they are concerned that what she is doing is using the interviews to then claim the Border Patrol is not allowing legitimate asylum seekers in.
“We had finally found a happy medium ‘cause we always get crapped on when it comes to immigration laws, and then they’re finding loopholes to bring them back,” another official said.
Former immigration judge Mark H. Metcalf said it is “more of a stunt than a genuine threat to the integrity of the process.”
“She’s trying to obviously say these people have been wrongly denied their claims and they’re waiting when they shouldn’t be,” he said.
But, he said, if it is proven that she is coaching migrants to create fake stories to get into the United States she could be prosecuted.
A Department of Homeland Security official aware of the situation said Democrats, nonprofit organizations, and 2020 hopefuls “are furious that these migrants” are not permitted to “await their court dates in the U.S., where they have the opportunity to disappear and slip into the interior never to be seen again.”
“By opposing a system that assists migrants and speeds wait times, these individuals are exposing a cause that looks more like a cover story for their political motivations.
“Any efforts to subvert and obstruct federal law enforcement operations should receive a full review,” they said to The Examiner.
In one incident, an Escobar aide and diocese official walked a male migrant over the bridge in June and asked for him to be admitted into the U.S. because they had found he had “cognitive disabilities.” Officers took the boy and turned the case over to the Border Patrol, where an agent found a Constituent Information and Privacy Release Form with the U.S. House of Representatives seal on it inside the 17-year-old’s file. Two officials said the paper would have to have been put in his file while he was interviewed in Mexico and was not supposed to have been left there because it would reveal to the Border Patrol that a member of Congress or their staff was meeting with migrants in Mexico.
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The boy has since returned to Mexico because the medical condition was not diagnosed by a medical professional but by an aide of the congresswoman, one official said Friday.
“Management saw that form and was like, ‘What is this?’ and reached out to our International Liaison Unit. And ILU said, ‘Yes, Veronica Escobar and several other politicians are in Mexico trying to defeat the MPP program,'” the union said to The Examiner.
“Resources are being diverted into a foreign country in an attempt to reverse already-decided legal action, meaning these people were found inadmissible under a new program and they must remain in Mexico. They’re trying to subvert that,” they said.
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Trump: Deportation Raids For Illegal Immigrants Starting ‘Fairly Soon’
This article was sourced from InfoWarsPresident Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin “fairly soon” as U.S.
migrant advocates vowed their communities would be “ready” when immigration officers come.
Trump, who has made a hardline immigration stance a key issue of his presidency and 2020 re-election bid, postponed the operation last month after the date was leaked, but on Monday he said it would take place after July 4.
“They’ll be starting fairly soon, but I don’t call them raids, we’re removing people, all of these people who have come in over the years illegally,” he told reporters at the White House on Friday.
President Trump: "Well, I don't call them raids. I say they came in illegally and we're bringing them out legally. These are people where we have the papers, we've gone through the court system. They'll be starting fairly soon." pic.twitter.com/cJ6A2d3EAL
— The Hill (@thehill) July 6, 2019
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last month said operations would target recently-arrived undocumented migrants in a bid to discourage a surge of Central American families at the southwest border.
ICE said in a statement its focus was arresting people with criminal histories but any immigrant found in violation of U.S. laws was subject to arrest.
The collapse of the US border will bring in a new era of lawlessness that will bring about a new fascist authoritarian control system headed by the globalist elite.
Biden Open to More Attacks After Opposing Decriminalization of Illegals, Saying Migrants ‘Have to Get in Line’
This article was sourced from BreitbartFormer Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that he does not believe in decriminalizing illegal immigration, opening him up to even more attacks from the left and potentially putting him at risk of losing the support of left-wing Latino Democrats who are still upset at former President Barack Obama’s deportation policies.
When CNN anchor Chris Cuomo asked Biden if illegal immigration should be decriminalized, Biden replied: “No, I don’t. I think people should have to get in line but if people are coming because they are actually seeking asylum they should have a chance to make their case.”
Biden did say, though, that he believed illegal immigrants should have access to health care, especially during emergencies.
“I think undocumented people need to have a means by which they can be covered when they’re sick. And the idea is I think that is what we should be doing by building more clinics around the country, not just for undocumented but other people when they’re ill, when they’re sick. This is just common decency,” Biden said. “Let me tell you something: In an emergency, they should have health care. Everybody should, anybody here in the country. How do you say, ‘You’re undocumented I’m going to let you die, man.’ What are you going to do?”
Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor who was Obama’s Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary, had his breakout moment at last week’s presidential debate when he called for eliminating section 1325 of the U.S. immigration code that criminalizes illegal immigration and blistered former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke for opposing decriminalizing illegal immigration.
Days later, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) released his immigration plan and vowed to “virtually end immigrant detention” though executive orders if he gets elected president.
As Breitbart News has reported, left-wing amnesty activists are still upset at Obama’s immigration policies. Erika Andiola, a prominent Dreamer activist who is now with RAICES, warned Democrats last week that activists do not want more “Obama-type actions” on immigration and demanded that all presidential contenders denounce the Obama-Biden administration’s deportation agenda. She reminded Democrats that Obama created “a big, strong immigration enforcement machine that was taken by [President Donald] Trump and that was made even bigger.”
Biden, who has tied himself to the Obama’s legacy, has no choice but to defend Obama’s deportation policies. During the debate, Biden said Obama “did a heck of a job” on immigration. Though Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) made headlines for confronting Biden on busing, her more significant moment during the debate may have actually been when she pivoted and criticized the Obama-Biden administration’s deportation agenda.
“[T]his was one of the very few issues with which I disagreed with the [Obama] administration, with whom I always had a great relationship and a great deal of respect,” said Harris, who opposed the Obama administration’s “secure communities” initiative when she was California’s attorney general.
Harris’s opposition to Obama’s deportation agenda may have been music the ears of Hispanic Democrats. In a Univision poll conducted after the debate, Harris became the top choice of Latino Democrats after entering the debate as the sixth choice of Hispanic Democrats.
This week, Jeh Johnson, Obama’s Homeland Security Security, warned Democrats that supporting policies to decriminalizing illegal immigration “is tantamount to declaring publicly that we have open borders” and will be unpopular with Americans.
“That is unworkable, unwise and does not have the support of a majority of American people or the Congress, and if we had such a policy, instead of 100,000 apprehensions a month, it will be multiples of that,” Johnson told the Washington Post.
But the party’s left-wing voters may side with Castro, who has called decriminalizing illegal immigration “un-American.” And that could pose significant problems for Biden if gets into a prolonged fight for the nomination after South Carolina in states like Texas and California.
This article was sourced from TheFederalistpapers