Migrant Caravan Surges Toward US Border Demanding Team Biden ‘Honor Its Commitments’ – Biden Responds – Not Yet

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After President-elect Joe Biden promised sweeping changes to President Trump’s immigration rules, many analysts warned this would provoke a massive wave of immigrants trying to enter the U.S. illegally. I wrote about it here.

It is now clear that these warnings were valid, as nearly 10,000 migrants recently crashed their way through Guatemala security forces on their way north to the United States.

And Biden’s pledges are being used by the migrant leaders to justify their actions.

Fox News reported that the group Pueblo Sin Fronteras (People Without Borders) issued a statement on behalf of the current migrant caravan of 2021. The statement read:

We recognize the importance of the incoming Government of the United States having shown a strong commitment to migrants and asylum seekers, which presents an opportunity for the governments of Mexico and Central America to develop policies and a migration management that respect and promote the human rights of the population in mobility.

The statement added: “We will advocate that the Biden government honors its commitments.”

Biden pledged to end Migrant Protection Protocols on the first day of his presidency. President Trump enacted these protocols which requires that asylum-seekers wait in Mexico while they await their immigration court cases in January 2019.

Biden also promised a “groundbreaking” immigration reform plan that he said would provide a pathway to citizenship to more than 11 million illegal aliens currently in the United States. This pledge was combined with a promise to enact a moratorium on deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Together, these dramatic policies to ease immigration and limit enforcement of illegal entry into the U.S. has as expected created a surge of migrants heading to the U.S. border.

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan blamed the incoming administration for the caravan. In an appearance on “Fox & Friends” he said:

We’re looking at two groups that are well over five thousand. And one of those groups have already gotten through the Guatemala border…It’s coming. It’s already started, just as we promised and anticipated it would with this rhetoric from the new administration on the border.

Meanwhile, members of Biden’s team are urging migrants not to come to the U.S. now. “There’s help on the way, but now is not the time to make the journey,” one official told NBC News.


Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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TRACTOR MAN
TRACTOR MAN
9 months ago

Sounds like a cracker jack of a security force.

Keith Clark
Keith Clark
9 months ago

After stealing the election with millions of fake ballots here is the very first issue the Biden Crime Family will need to deal with. How can they make a profit off of this? Stay Tuned, same batshit crazy people, same batshit crazy policies.

Gene Ralno
Gene Ralno
9 months ago
Reply to  Keith Clark

Profit is not the motive for erasing U.S. borders. Votes are. Illegal aliens often vote en bloc for democrats. Hatred runs both ways and this will make citizens and resident aliens hate illegal aliens more than ever. And hatred is the root of spontaneous violence.

Joey Baloney
Joey Baloney
9 months ago
Reply to  Gene Ralno

Actually their end goal is no borders for anyone – universal government under one ruler. we will all become serfs.

True American
True American
9 months ago

Where have you been. This is what the dumercrats have wanted.

Joey Baloney
Joey Baloney
9 months ago
Reply to  True American

the plaid-pants establishment republicans want this too – cheap illiterate labor to exploit. They’re all in this together.

Richard Hennessy
Richard Hennessy
9 months ago

Biden doesn’t want to rock the illegal alien boat until he first tries to get a major amnesty bill, without any significant border control or permanent legal status restrictions, passed. He doesn’t want too much illegal alien publicity to shine the light on what he and Democrats are all about just yet.

FedUp
FedUp
9 months ago

This fake pres gives them a promise & proves how weak they really are. These “people” will take them over. No backbone, weak kneed.

Gene Ralno
Gene Ralno
9 months ago

Any bloodshed or trouble of any kind is due to the president-elect, even though he’s clearly deranged. Where are the armed minutemen?

paul st
paul st
9 months ago
Reply to  Gene Ralno

All have been labeled Domestic Terrorist and are now Enemy Number 1 for the Washington Establishment

Meathead
Meathead
9 months ago

Let them step foot in America and then open fire with the .30 Cal. machine guns. Caravans will reverse course rapidly.

paul st
paul st
9 months ago
Reply to  Meathead

NO WAY , The Washington Establishment want them here. Besides you can’t Kill Women and Children .

Debi Utterback
Debi Utterback
9 months ago

Oh great. We have to deal with illegal felons and now this. What a shame.

donna
donna
9 months ago

He let all those immigrants think he was just gonna fling open the borders and let them in…….they staked their lives on it. Biden like, after he was elected, he now tells them to wait ? After they have made a journey most would not even think about to find a new life ? This is disgusting, the fool did not realize what an undertaking letting all of them in to our country would be….where do they go, where are they fed, housed and taken care of ?? You can bet your tushy HE had or has no clue !!! I bet ya BLM and people with student loans have empathy for them……they too know how it was to be lied to during a campaign. Shame on you , Joe Biden, if this is how you are gonna run our country YOU are gonna need all the help you can get and a short leash by your handlers. Have no faith in this man’s ability and I am NOT alone.

Pamela Jean Cooper
Pamela Jean Cooper
9 months ago

With Covid and our Americans out of jobs and you want to let in the illegals…. you are a joke for a President.

Pam
Pam
7 months ago

I agree with you whole heartily Pamela -We don’t need them here..Biden should be more worried about our housing crisis and the problems this country is facing. What about the homeless vets ?

paul st
paul st
9 months ago

Thank You Americans for allowing Uncle Joe to GIVE your Social Security funds that you have paid into years to Illegals . Already here and Millions on the way .

Joey Baloney
Joey Baloney
9 months ago

To all those low wage earners who think they will be better off under Biden – here comes your replacements!

Alan
Alan
9 months ago

Will the U.S. act to make it’s borders something more than lines on a printed map? We had best find out, and quickly too.

Pete
Pete
8 months ago

Ha! Security my ass! An electric fence would do better.

Pam
Pam
7 months ago
Reply to  Pete

And land mines.

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