Mexico’s government has deployed nearly 15,000 troops and National Guardsmen to its border with the United States, Mexico’s defense minister, Luis Cresencio Sandoval, said during a press conference Monday.
Under pressure from US President Donald Trump, to slow the surge of humanity from all corners of the globe crossing into the U.S., Mexico promised earlier this month to reinforce its southern border with 6,000 National Guardsmen but had not previously disclosed the extent of it’s operation on its northern border.
This week’s big leak about a Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation was orchestrated by acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan in an effort to sabotage the raids before they were scheduled to take place, according to three current and two former senior administration officials.
Amid furor among leftist mayors and politicians across the nation that illegals should not be repatriated, President Trump has delayed his plan for mass repatriation for two weeks, in the hopes that a bipartisan solution can be arrived at. The President tweeted that he has decided to delay the coming operation for two weeks, at the request of democrats.
The President added he hopes Democrats and Republicans can work together to solve the asylum and immigration loophole problems. If not, the operation to repatriate starts.
Immigration enforcement officials will move on Sunday to detain a group of 2,000 that received final orders of removal.
The operation is backed by President Donald Trump and will take place amid opposition from Kevin McAleenan, Trump’s acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
Today, the airline Volaris launched the Reunite Families program for Central American migrants who are in Mexico illegally and wish to return to their country, by offering flights for one dollar plus taxes.
A New York state law that allows illegals to obtain driver’s licenses also enables them to vote in elections, according to state officials.
The law, supported by state Democrats and the big business lobby, allows the 725,000 illegals to be eligible for driver’s licenses when they are of age. State officials, even a Democrat state Senator, say the law will effectively allow illegals to vote in elections.