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Monday, April 02, 2018

An army of illegal aliens is marching on America

Sounds like the first line of a movie script based on some dystopian future, doesn’t it? But it’s actually an underreported story from the real world.

I first became aware of this developing tale thanks to a tweet from Nicolas Medina Mora lionizing the work of Adolfo Flores of Buzzfeed. What is Adolfo up to?

Flores is apparently on a lengthy trek through all of Mexico with a literal army of migrants from a number of countries including Honduras. Normally one might imagine that a potential national security crisis for the United States such as this would be cause for raising the alarm. Instead, the Buzzfeed reporter is cheering them on and talking about their “struggle.”

You won’t see much in the way of coverage of this on the major networks or CNN, but Buzzfeed is covering it.

For five days now hundreds of Central Americans — children, women, and men, most of them from Honduras — have boldly crossed immigration checkpoints, military bases, and police in a desperate, sometimes chaotic march toward the United States. Despite their being in Mexico without authorization, no one has made any effort to stop them.

Organized by a group of volunteers called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders, the caravan is intended to help migrants safely reach the United States, bypassing not only authorities who would seek to deport them, but gangs and cartels who are known to assault vulnerable migrants.

Organizers like Rodrigo Abeja hope that the sheer size of the crowd will give immigration authorities and criminals pause before trying to stop them.

This isn’t a group of family members or some isolated, organized clan. This is an army.

More here

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Anonymous said...

Makes it easy for ICE agents to round them up like cattle and herd them to the damn border...if they like marching so much march them right on out of the United States!!!!

Anonymous said...

When the shots start ringing, everyone will scatter!

Anonymous said...

It's actually an annual pilgrimage. The group is as of right now over 2000 miles from the US. Nothing to see here.

Anonymous said...

Shoot them as they come across the border.As soon as a few are shot they'll turn back.

Anonymous said...

Of course Mexico does nothing. Their just passing through on their way to America. If we knew they were headed to Canada, we would lwet em go too.

Anonymous said...

Right my thoughts exactly!! The nerve.

Anonymous said...

I believe the illegal army marching towards our border should be met with a army of legal armed citizens.

Anonymous said...

Call ICE to round them all Up , fill up the truck !!!!

lmclain said...

Trump should make a national call for volunteers to man the border.
With rifles.

ANYONE crossing in places other than official border crossings gets shot at.

Hundreds of thousands would volunteer a week's vacation.

After a couple of weeks, illegal immigration pretty much stops. And so does the meth and fentanyl.
Its a win-win-win-win-win.
EXCEPT for criminals.