Published: Thu, November 29, 2018
Global Media | By Garry Long

Homeland Security: We Are Prepared to 'Shut Down' Ports of Entry

Homeland Security: We Are Prepared to 'Shut Down' Ports of Entry

It was not clear from the ministry's statement how numerous migrants were among those arrested on Sunday or when the deportations would take place.

"So, what do we have to do?" "And they are going to give me papers and a year's work permit".

'We need border security in this country, and if that means a shutdown I would totally be willing to shut it down, ' he told Politico. "That is something we have to do".

Mexico's Interior Ministry said Monday that 98 migrants would be deported following the incident.

"That has happened before and, if we are rocked, that would happen again tomorrow", he told reporters.

"We're going to have these negotiations and there's a deadline".

"Do it by plane, do it by bus, do it anyway you want, but they are NOT coming into the United States of America".

When she learned it would be almost impossible to cross quickly under current USA policies to the United States, she resolved to be patient, and get a Mexican work permit meanwhile. It was unusual in part because of the large number trying to cross illegally - officials said it was between 500 and 1,000.

Officials also reported more interest from migrants wanting to start the process of staying in Mexico.

President Donald Trump has strongly defended the use of tear gas at the Mexican border to repel a crowd of migrants that included barefoot, crying children as well as angry rock-throwers.

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Pineda, who had traveled for nearly a month from the violent northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula with her 6-year-old son, said she had arrived in Tijuana 13 days earlier, feeling unwell. A sign said the school would remain closed until further notice.

Carmen Rodriguez said parents had been calling for authorities to do something since the migrants arrived, adding her 9-year-old daughter won't be returning to classes until they are gone. "Yesterday we observed the increase, an increase of asylum requests", she said.

"And in some cases, you know, they are not the parents". "This is costing us $30,000 to $40,000 dollars a day to keep these people here and all those funds have to come from some place - and it is municipal funds".

Army Capt. Guster Cunningham III, a spokesperson for the task force on the ground with the Border Patrol mission, said military police only step in after Border Patrol, other federal law enforcement personnel, and state personnel, including National Guard and local law enforcement resources, are utilized "so as to preclude [the Defense Department] being a first line of contact with migrants".

The use of tear gas during Sunday's events have also sparked debate.

Several migrants told UPI they worry Mexican authorities will seek to remove them from the camp and deport them after Sunday's march, the surge at the border and the use of force in response by US authorities. The country's Interior Department said about 500 people attempted to rush the border, while USA authorities put the number at 1000. The vast majority of those, from what we call the northern triangle, are economic migrants, though. A job fair matching migrants with openings in Baja California saw a growing number of inquiries.

"There has been progress made - especially in getting officers better training and better equipment", said Josiah Heyman, a professor with University of Texas at El Paso and director of the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies.

"They were under assault by a hail of rocks", he said. Let's put people before politics, ' McCarthy said.

There "you can earn money and live well" if you're willing to work, he said.

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