Skip to comments.White House strikes deal with Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala to enforce borders
Posted on 04/12/2021 5:56:56 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
The Biden administration has reached agreements with Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala to boost security at their borders in an attempt to curb a surge of migrants to the southern U.S. boundary, White House officials said on Monday.
“The objective is to make it more difficult to make the journey and make crossing the borders more difficult,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters. “We worked with them to increase law enforcement at the border to deter the travel, which is a treacherous journey ... where many lose their lives.”
The agreements were struck in recent weeks, she said.
Psaki said Mexico will maintain 10,000 troops at its southern border, which she said would double the number of interdictions each day. Guatemala will keep 1,500 military and police personnel at its border with Honduras, with 12 checkpoints set up along migration routes.
Honduras “surged 7,000 police and military to disperse a large contingent of migrants,” she said.
Officials in the two countries have been communicating daily, a senior administration official told reporters last month.
At the time, Mexican officials who briefed the delegation said the country was boosting its enforcement efforts along migration routes and its southern border as spring migrant caravans began to travel upward from Central America.
A top domestic policy official announced the plan during a television appearance earlier in the day, stating that the measures would help to protect unaccompanied minors who are arriving at the southern U.S. border in growing numbers.
"We've secured agreements for them to put more troops on their own border. Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala have all agreed to do this. That not only is going to prevent the traffickers and the smugglers and cartels that take advantage of the kids on their way here, but also to protect those children,"
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Wonder how big the payoff was
Well.well,well.....The Trump view was right......
Lol! In other words, the Biden government did just what Trump did....but probably at three times the price.
Color me underwhelmed (which is the highest rating Slow Joe and the Ho team coule achieve).
Isn’t this what Trump had already worked on and put into place? Oh, yeah. That was before Biden’s Wrecking Crew took all that apart with a New & Improved Policy.
Yes, they are endorsing the Trump administration policy. How funny.
I wish there were more honesty about this whole subject.
The media tend to talk about how these illegal aliens are coming to America, seeking a better life, escaping poverty and the damages caused by hurricanes.
They NEVER talk about who the heck is organizing all these caravans which march to the border. Does anyone think that these caravans just spring up spontaneously????
And they NEVER talk about how there is strong suspicion that human traffickers are involved with all of this. They never talk about how the traffickers are also the drug cartels and assorted gangs in Mexico who facilitate all of this, and are profiting from this.
Just how many billions of dollars will this cost, and will it do any good?
This Harris Biden administration is a comedy of errors that might just get us all killed.
US Taxpayers get screwed again
Didn’t we just DO THIS under President Trump?
Oy! These People!
gee what a good idea! /s
Dims love to spend others money/. That’s their answer to everything.
I wonder how bad Pres. Biden got pantsed.
They’ll just print up a few billion dollars, put them on a pallet and send it south.
So, reinstating the Trump rules... ROFLOL
Wonder how big the payoff was?!
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This Harris Biden administration is a comedy of errors that will just get us all killed. /fixed
Didn’t Donald already do this? What happened?
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