Trump threatens AGAIN to close part of the border

Clay Curtis
April 25, 2019

More than 418,000 illegal aliens have been apprehended by Border Patrol and law enforcement this year despite little cooperation from Mexico.

Mexico has returned 15,000 migrants in the past 30 days, a senior government official said on Tuesday, pointing to an uptick in deportations in the face of pressure from Trump to stem the flow of people north.

The Mexican troops had believed the US soldiers were south of the border and therefore in Mexico. The Mexican military eventually let the two American soldiers go, and later claimed that they were "confused" over whether they were in American or Mexican territory since the incident took place south of the border wall, but not south of the actual border.

'It has been reduced in size by Mexico but is still coming.

"I don't know one Border Patrol agent that is going to accept that story that the Mexican military thought that these national guardsmen were in Mexico", Judd said on "Fox & Friends".

Trump recently backed off his threat to seal the entire border, citing Mexican cooperation. Mexico must apprehend the remainder or we will be forced to close that section of the Border & call up the Military. Mexico blamed the incident on confusion, and said it was not looking for confrontation with the U.S. "The Coyotes & Cartels have weapons!" the president tweeted early Wednesday. On Monday, Mexican officials said 371 people were detained, in what was their largest single raid thus far on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through the country a year ago. -Mexican trade totals more than $1.6 billion a day.

"But we're not going to fight with the USA government", he said.

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The area where the confrontation occurred is south of America's border security but is still technically US land. "He is a brilliant man", Mr. Trump said earlier this month en route to Texas.

The president has warned of a full-fledged crisis at the border for months.

Trump's frustration comes as the number of apprehensions at the border surpassed 100,000 in March.

The leader of the United Constitutional Patriots was arrested last weekend on 2017 weapons charges following widespread criticism spurred by videos of the group stopping migrants who illegally crossed the border.

The Department of Homeland Security already has been expected to ask the Pentagon for additional military assistance, and defence officials have said this likely will result in the deployment of 300 to 500 additional troops to provide various kinds of support to Customs and Border Protection. The president appointed then-CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan to replace her as acting secretary.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on Wednesday on the Trump administration's controversial policy of sending asylum seekers back to Mexican border towns to await their U.S. immigration court hearings.

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