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originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: djz3ro
I come from immigrants. Grandparents on my moms side, great grandparents on my dad's side.
All I'm saying is we can't take everyone and there is a process.
We lead the way because we are a country of immigrants.
originally posted by: Dfairlite
a reply to: BlackJackal
>Caravan starts at 2k
>Trump warns them to turn around
>Caravan grows to 5k
>Trumps tells other countries he'll pull their funding
>Caravan grows to 7500
>Trump threatens to send military to the border
>Caravan grows to 10k
>Trump sends military to border
>Caravan numbers now down to 1400
Your response = Drumpf is an idiot and is lying about the caravan! It's not even a threat!
It's really just sad how much mush must be between those ears.
A recent empirical analysis by three legal scholars described the U.S. asylum process as a game of refugee roulette; that is to say that the outcome of asylum determinations depends in large part on the personality of the particular adjudicator to whom an application is randomly assigned, rather than on the merits of the case.
“I want to get to the States to contribute to that country,” he told the AP last week, “to do any kind of work, picking up garbage.” Cristian, 34, shuttered his small business and left San Pedro Sula after gang members demanded $83 per month in protection payments — a fifth of his income. He has four daughters, and declined to give his last name after gangsters threatened him.
Jimenez Flores, a truck driver, faced death threats after he called the police on a gang that attacked his brother. “I spent four months hidden,” he said. “I couldn’t even go into the street. I can’t go back.”
Alba Luz Giron Ramirez, a mother of three and former shop worker, left San Pedro Sula, Honduras, after gangs killed her brother and threatened her. On Friday, she stood in a throng of women with small children at the border gate from Guatemalato Mexico. "Please ... Let us pass,” she pleaded to border authorities. Her son Ramon, 5, spoke quietly. “We want them to give us permission to go to Mexico,” the boy said. “We wouldn’t stay.”
Gerson Monterosa, a factory worker, fled Honduras after a group of young men demanded roughly $200 a month in “rent” — meaning extortion — just for living in his own home. (One in five Hondurans live on less than $1.90 a day, according to the World Bank.)
“They gave me a piece of paper saying that if I didn’t pay them they were going to kill me,” Monterosa said this week. “They gave a week or they were going to burn down the house.”
José Anibal Rivera, 52, an unemployed security guard from San Pedro Sula, crossed into Mexico by raft Sunday and joined the caravan. “There are like 500 more people behind me,” he told the AP.
Scarleth Cruz, 21, said she left oppression in Honduras but would take political asylum in Mexico.
“Why would I want to go to the United States if I’m going to be persecuted” there as well, she said.
originally posted by: IlluminatiTechnician
If you're a terrorist, and you wanted into America. This is the only logical move...to walk right in. You can't tell me that ISIS would pass up such an opportunity.
originally posted by: Dfairlite
a reply to: InTheLight
They've been offered asylum in Mexico (also, if they want asylum they have to apply for it the first country they get to after fleeing theirs. They have to go through two or three to get here) and they declined the offer. Doesn't sound like they're really looking for asylum from their terrible countries. Sounds like they want to abuse our broken immigration system and get some hand outs.
Sounds like they want to abuse our broken immigration system and get some hand outs.