Congresswoman’s staff seeking out migrants in Mexico, coaching them to reenter U.S.

Congresswoman’s staff seeking out migrants in Mexico, coaching them to reenter U.S.

[Ed. – According to this report, the staffers are literally telling migrants from Central America to pretend they don’t speak Spanish, so they won’t be required to “remain in Mexico” while they await asylum processing.  But don’t they know they’re trying to get people tickets to “concentration camps”?]

The National Border Patrol Council’s El Paso chapter and several Customs and Border Protection personnel told the Washington Examiner aides to Rep. Veronica Escobar, who took over 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s district, and the local Catholic diocese have interviewed thousands of migrants in Juarez over the past few weeks to find cases where Department of Homeland Security officials may have wrongly returned people. …

Under the bilateral Migration Protection Protocols, or “Remain in Mexico” policy, anyone returned must be fluent in Spanish because they may have to reside in Mexico up to five years until a U.S. federal judge decides their asylum claim. A Democratic politician’s aides reescorting people back to the port are telling officers the Central American individual with them cannot speak Spanish despite their having communicated in it days earlier, CBP officials said.

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