As a new caravan that began in Honduras and quickly swelled to an estimated 2,000 people made its way toward Mexico on Tuesday, Mexicans who live along the border towns that will likely be most affected took to the Internet to lash out against another wave of migrants, Fox News reports.
“Work? Yes, there might be work for people who actually want to work, not for the lazy bums looking for entitlements,” said one commenter, with the screen name Azucena Santos, in Spanish on a YouTube page belonging to Shialeweb, who was recording the caravan. “Poor Mexicans, what’s in store for you!”
“Now look, let’s see if whacko [Mexican President] Lopez Obrador mobilizes the Marines and keeps these idiots from coming to Mexico. Give them enough to eat, at least.” ~Juan Palomina
A Mexican resident named Luis Mendez was far more unwelcoming. “We do not want caravans of (emojis of rats). Fight conditions in your own country. You are not welcome here.”
A big new Caravan is heading up to our Southern Border from Honduras. Tell Nancy and Chuck that a drone flying around will not stop them. Only a Wall will work. Only a Wall, or Steel Barrier, will keep our Country safe! Stop playing political games and end the Shutdown!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 15, 2019
President Trump said Tuesday that a “drone flying around” will not stop the new migrant caravan that is moving from Central America toward the U.S. border with Mexico, doubling down on his claims that “Only a Wall will work.”
Families who have lost loved ones at the hands of illegal immigrants surrounded former Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan on Tuesday as he called for a border wall to be built.
“We’re here about a border wall, I’m not a politician; I’m not running for office. I’m a career law enforcement officer that retired about six months ago. There is no manufactured crisis, We need a border wall. The question isn’t how many got arrested by border patrol, The question is how many did not get detected by border patrol? There’s no president of the last six presidents that’s done more for border security, public safety and people like the angel families than President Trump.” ~ Homan
What started out as 500 headed to our border has already grown to over 2,000 and it is expected to reach over 5,000.
Here’s the video report via Fox News:
Chris “Badger” Thomas is a Veteran who served our country as an Army Combat Medic.