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Latest US Immigration Move Tagged Political Opportunism

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Latest US Immigration Move Tagged Political Opportunism

800 US troops are moving to the Texas border as well as 5, 200 troops expected to be deployed to the south-west region by the end of the week according to the head of US northern command, General Terrence O’Shaughnessy. The government’s is responsible for the thousands of Central American migrants who are presently in southern Mexico and are heading north. They are said to include families, children and elderly people.

US President Trump, en-route winning the presidential election in 2016, fueled fear and anger concerning illegal immigration. His latest move is coming just days before the midterm elections. He is leveraging on the caravan situation in his campaign for next week’s midterm polls with the expectation of firing up his core support. In a tweet on Monday, he ordered the migrant caravan to go back as they won’t be received into the US except through legal process. He also stated that the Military is waiting for them at the border as their movement is seen as an invasion of the country.

Critics Response

This latest move has been condemned as political opportunism by the American Civil Liberties Union, a human rights organization.

Policy counsel, Shaw Drake said the military is being forced into furthering the president’s anti-immigrant agenda of division and fear. He continued to say it is another aggressive move by Trump to trump immigrant families including children seeking the country’s protection. He concluded by saying military personnel are not permitted by the law to be involved in immigration enforcement, and nothing justifies this move.

Mexico is equally tightening the security on the country’s southern border. Migrants usually use rafts to make their way across the Suchiate River on the southern border. It is not known if the US has a hand in Mexico’s move, but their move is obviously in favour of the anti-immigrant agenda by the Trump government.

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The US Government Says ‘NO’ to the Migrant Caravan

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The US Government Says 'NO' to the Migrant CaravanA large number of migrant Caravans moving across Mexico are relying on the strength of numbers to gain access to and seek Asylum in the US. At the Guatemalan border town of Tecun Uman, more than a hundred Central American migrants are said to have forced their way past a customs gate in order to gain entry into Mexico. In the same vein, thousands of Central American migrants are also reportedly making its way through southern Mexico in order to get to the US border.

In response, the president of the United States, Trump is making plans to shut the US borders to Central Americans as well as not granting them the opportunity to seek asylum in the US. 10000 additional US troops are to be deployed to the southern border to help in security operations for the imminent arrival of the migrating caravan.

Once on American soil, overseas candidates are eligible to apply for asylum, but the government currently putting such provision on hold as a result of the threat it poses to national security according to officials. Taking advantage of the authority offered him by the Immigration and Nationality Act, Section 212(f), it’s legal for the president to declare some migrants ineligible for asylum.

What do officials say?

Nothing is finalized yet according to the White House officials. The above is only one of various methods under consideration, and the United States will not forecast to caravans or smugglers the exact strategy to be used; hence no final decision has been made according to a white house official who spoke under anonymity.

According to the latest estimates from Mexico, caravan migrants still have more than 900 miles to get to US border and have dwindled to 3000 people. Those moving through southern Mexico are said to be largely poor families traveling with children and surviving on handouts. It is to be noted that despite the threat claim made by Trump’s administration, no evidence has been provided to show that dangerous criminals are part of these migrants so far.

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