According to this article, the Presidents of Mexico and Guatemala are working together to ensure safe passage for the migrants moving from Central America through Mexico on their way to the United States.
Accompanied by the president of Guatemala, Otto Perez Molina, the governors of Chiapas, Quintano Roo, Campeche and Tabasco, and cabinet members, President Pena Nieto said that this program, with five lines of action, has dual purpose: protect and safeguard the human rights of migrants entering and transiting through Mexico and to sort international crossings to increase the development and security of the region.
How nice that they are going to help more aliens to get to the US.
This highlighted the vision of President Pena Nieto that, “instead of putting up walls, obstacles and difficulties,” he has a vision of togetherness…..
To encourage access to Mexico to obtain the card Guatemalans and Belizeans will have free access to the card and the bearer can enter for up to 72 hours to the states of Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo and Tabasco.
Agents of the National Migration Institute (INM) and other authorities should ensure full respect for the rights of cardholders.
The second point focuses on providing more security for migrants, so the proper operation of the 12 official border crossing with ensure 10 with Guatemala and Belize and two points will be converted into customs review of Comprehensive Border Traffic Care Centers with participation of the INM, the SAT, the Federal Police, the Department of Defense and the Navy of Mexico, among other agencies.
President Pena Nieto gave instructions to the Cabinet to increase security measures against crime; Segob, along with officials from Guatemala, strengthen the intelligence network.
The third point of protection and social action centers on duplicating medical units, improving shelters, detention centers and the support centers DIF considers “outdated” by the growing child migration.
The fourth point of regional responsibility is aimed at putting in place the mechanism for special care of children and unaccompanied migrants, with El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala and Honduras.
Finally, coordination is created for the Comprehensive Migration at the Southern Border, so the President instructed the Secretary of the Interior, Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, to immediately define its paramaters.
I am all for humane treatment of people around the world, but how many more illegal immigrants must the United States absorb?
The Mexican news source, Eluniversal.com, is very supportive of Obama’s unilateral action to change immigration laws, and very angry at those who opposed having illegals housed in their neighborhoods. The entire article can be found and translated here.
With Obama in office, the flow of illegals isn’t going to end. In May 5,366 illegal immigrants were detained at the border, in June the number rose to 30, 380. It’s clear that Obama will continue to encourage illegal immigrants to come to the US with the help of the the leaders in Mexico and Central America. Can our Congressmen do anything to stem the tide? Or is Obama above the reach of Congress? So it would seem.
(Hat Tip to Delegate Bob Marshall for this story.)