“The agreement we have with Canada, it’s called the Safe Third Country Agreement,” Vaughan said. “People can’t asylum shop. We’ll return people that are trying to gain asylum and were turned down in another country. People can’t come through Canada to get to the United States. We’re allowed to send them back to Canada. If somebody from Pakistan tries to come to the United States via Canada, claiming asylum, we can return them to Canada and vice versa. We do need that kind of arrangement with Mexico. … If they come to the legal port of entry, we do not have to grant them admission. We can give them a fair hearing, but if we determine that their claim is not credible, then we’re under no obligation to let them into the country.” … [Read more...] about Jessica Vaughan on Caravan ‘Stunt’: ‘Mexico Is Letting This Happen’
The big Caravan of People from Honduras, now coming across Mexico and heading to our “Weak Laws” Border, had better be stopped before it gets there. Cash cow NAFTA is in play, as is foreign aid to Honduras and the countries that allow this to happen. Congress MUST ACT NOW! … [Read more...] about Where Is the Caravan of People Seeking Asylum in the U.S. Now?
Even coordinators of the caravan seemed to misunderstand the debate in the U.S. when Trump's endorsed a "nuclear option" for pushing funding for his border wall through Congress. They told worried families Tuesday that the U.S. president had floated the idea of using a nuclear weapon against the caravan of mostly women and children who have fled violence in Central America. … [Read more...] about ‘Really Sad’: Caravan Migrants Confused by Trump’s Angry Tweets
Earlier this week, he threatened to dismantle the North American Free Trade Agreement if Mexico doesn't reduce the flow of immigrants coming across the southern US border. He also said "our country is being stolen" when referencing the caravan and illegal immigration, and he essentially declared that a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was dead. … [Read more...] about Trump threatens Honduras’ foreign aid over migrant caravan
For now, she stays at a church in Puebla where other exhausted migrants lay on thin blankets, resting in a bare room adorned with a simple cross. Many churches have opened their doors to migrants as most of the people in the caravan are expected to arrive in the city Thursday. From Puebla, the caravan will continue to Mexico City. … [Read more...] about Caravan won’t end in Mexico. Some migrants will risk trip to US border