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originally posted by: Flatcoat
Nearly 250,000 unaccompanied children or people traveling with family members were apprehended at the border in April alone, officials said, as opposed to some 59,000 in April of last year -- a 400 percent increase.
Asylum seekers reaching Mexico from Honduras, El Salvador and Venezuela caused a 103-per-cent spike in claims in 2018 over the previous years from almost to 15,000 to about 30,000, says the UNHCR.
originally posted by: luthier
a reply to: rickymouse
We need to face the fact we created the market for the drug cartels and possibly even helped politically.
It is time to face that we are huge part of destabilizing central America with trillions going to cartels over decades. War on drugs not so much a war on drugs....
It may be time to talk about taking out the cartels like we would terrorists in Pakistan.