Trump Makes BAD Agreement with Mexico to Stop Migrant Caravan

When news of a caravan of Honduran migrants heading north reached America, President Trump warned the president of Honduras to stop them or risk losing US aid and funding.

He ordered the caravan to stop and turn around, but they ignored him and continued north.

Trump then threatened to send military troops to the border to stop the caravan and he accused Democrats of being behind the caravan.

Democrats complain Trump has no proof, but the proof is that the migrants were heading to the US because of the call from so many Democrats to open the border.

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It has now been announced that President Trump has reached an agreement with Mexico to stop the caravan and to spend time processing their claims of asylum.

Fox News – U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on a plan to handle the approaching migrant caravan making their way up from Central America, a senior administration official told Fox News on Thursday.

Under the deal, which was developed over the course of several months, Mexico requested that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) establish shelters along its southern border with Central America, the official said.

Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Geronimo Gutierrez elaborated on the request, during an interview on Fox News’ “Special Report.”

“Just today, the Mexican government, and this is a very important step, requested the intervention of the U.N., the Office of the High Commissioner on Refugees, to help Mexico review any asylum claims from the members of the caravan,” Gutierrez said. “That will allow us to have a process by which in our border we will make sure that of serving human rights, respecting international law, if there are legitimate claims to refugee, those can be processed in a very clear way.” …

The biggest problem I see with this agreement is that it involves the United Nations and will leave up to the UN to vet the refugees and then determine what country they will be sent to.

Knowing how much the UN has against the United States of late, it is likely that the majority of the refugees could still end up here in the US.

This will set a dangerous precedent that will prompt tens of thousands of other foreigners to try the same tactics so they can end up legally in the United States.

Allowing the United Nations to make the final determination is just as bad as having the Democrats in control and opening the border, since the UN has no respect for American sovereignty.



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David Jolly
R.L. David Jolly holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology and an M.S. in Biology – Population Genetics. He has worked in a number of fields, giving him a broad perspective on life, business, economics and politics. He is a very conservative Christian, husband, father and grandfather who cares deeply for his Savior, family and the future of our troubled nation.

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