The three most popular destinations for migrants pouring across U.S. border

The three most popular destinations for migrants pouring across U.S. border
Migrants headed toward U.S. border (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Interesting destinations.  Oakland is not as obvious as you’d think, although of course it does have the mayor for it.  The strong U.S. economy and the general meltdown south of the border are major drivers of this migrant surge.]

Border patrol agents say they continue to apprehend large groups of illegal immigrants, many from Guatemala, who increasingly are being led into remote desert areas of the United States by human smugglers who have deceived them with promises of financial gain and protected immigration status.

“Multiple areas along the Yuma and Ajo (Arizona) corridors are being exploited by criminal organizations,” Customs and Border Protection announced last Friday.

Based on interviews with members of these large groups, CBP said a “majority” of the illegal immigrants have three final destinations in mind: Charleston, S.C.; Oakland, Calif.; and Homestead, Fla.

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