ICE Flies 400 Central American Migrants Caught In S.Texas To AZ. And Releases Them At Bus Stops

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ICE Flies 400 Central American Migrants Caught In S.Texas To AZ. And Releases Them At Bus Stops

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Migrants, consisting of mostly women and children, disembark from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bus at a Greyhound bus station in Phoenix, Arizona May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Samantha Sais

Stories like this just make me shake my head almost in disbelief.  It raises so may issues it is hard to wrap your head around it.

The "Secure the Border First" crowd in Congress want another $40 BILLION to secure our borders before Immigration Reform can be passed.  Keep in mind that this is all tied to the Department of Homeland Security which was created after the 9/11 attacks to protect and defend the US from foreign terrorist.  It is now the largest federal agency.

Congress gave up a long time ago on trying to balance the budget.  Now all they talk about is managing the deficit.  

I wonder;  What did this incident cost in BP salaries, benefits, logistics, and transportation to detain these 400 Central Americans?  What did it cost to feed and care for them while a decision was made as to what to do with them?  Who made that decision?  What did it cost to transport them to the airport in South Texas where they departed for Arizona? What did it cost to fly them to Arizona?  Transport them on arrival to bus stations in Tuscon and Phoenix?  Did they have bus fare to some other destination or did ICE give them bus tickets and if so, how much did it cost?

I wonder what the BP agent who risks his life everyday apprehending illegal immigrants think about ICE flying them a 1000 miles to Ariz. and then releasing them and telling them to come back in 15 days for a hearing.  What was the rationale for this action?  Did it make the US safer from a terrorist attack which was supposed to be the mission of DHS?

I didn't include anything in this comment about immigration reform which is so desperately needed, starting with abandoning the current policy which seems to consist of "keep the Mexicans out".  I'll save that for a later discussion.

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PHOENIX (Reuters) - Authorities flew 400 people suspected of entering the United States illegally to Arizona over the weekend and released them at bus stops because detention facilities were full after a surge in migrants, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Over the past month, detention facilities in Texas overflowed with migrants for the first time as a large influx of Central Americans crossed the border into the Rio Grande Valley, said Andy Adame, a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman in Tucson, Arizona.

“We have enough manpower, it’s due to detention space,” Adame said in explaining why the immigrants, mostly families with young children, were sent to Arizona.

Many Republicans in Congress and some state lawmakers say the federal government is not doing enough to secure the U.S. southern border, while a number of groups push for policy reform to allow the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country to obtain a pathway to U.S. citizenship.

Many people who cross the border illegally from Mexico are quickly returned by the U.S. Border Patrol, but those from Central America and other regions are supposed to be transferred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) so they can be flown home.

The 400 migrants who crossed into Texas were transferred into the custody of ICE and released, dropped off at bus stops in Tucson and Phoenix, according to that agency.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the migrants will be required to report within 15 days to an agency office near where they were dropped off, and their cases will then be handled based on immigration enforcement priorities.

Federal officials under President Barack Obama have focused their immigration enforcement priorities on turning back unauthorized immigrants stopped in border regions and deporting others outside of those areas who are convicted of crimes.

On Tuesday, Obama asked his administration to hold off on making changes to deportation policy until the end of the summer in order to allow Congress time to pass immigration legislation.

Ira Mehlman, spokesman for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, which calls for restrictions on immigration, said the released migrants will likely slip away and avoid deportation if they do not commit any crime.

"Essentially, they have gotten successfully into the country and it's unlikely that they're going to leave,” Mehlman said.

(Reporting by David Schwartz in Phoenix; Writing by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Cynthia Johnston and Grant McCool)

http://news.yahoo.com/central-american-migrants-texas-flown-arizona-released-221507496.html
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635787at
Like many of your great stories DD that I appreciate , it's sad how this thread will never have as close views or comments as one of those threads because  so and so was killed or beheaded. People are naturally like that now a days and it's sad they care more about people being killed or killed already over the great stories people should really be interested in. When people speak of change but yet sit at home waiting for the next confortation video, people like you DD and chivis and more of u actually do make a change and not by exploiting only the murderous and horrific ways of Mexico but actually giving people hope in the mexican people that they will and can succeed in this war , one day, but the people of Mexico will win this long horrible war.
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So I would like to say thank you DD , chivis and the many others tht spend there personally time to inform people like us of the fight and struggle the good people are having . Don't stop your great work and let any fools bring you down.

VIVA MEXICO!!! Y VIVA EL MOVIMIENTO!!! ANIMO MI GENTE
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@635787at.  Thank you for the kind words.  I have been at this long enough to know that the old newspaper adage is true;  "if it bleeds, it leads".  Meaning that blood and gore stories take precedence over policy or what I call "big picture" stories.

Who killed who, and who is leader of whatever  cell of whatever cartel, or how many were killed yesterday in some little town with a name that I can't pronounce in a state that most people didn't know existed are important stories.  But I try to put them in the perspective of where they fit in a much larger puzzle or "big picture" such as the proliferation of cartels in the last decade.  (The exception to that is when there is a story on how many were killed in my hometown, or who is the leader of the criminal element in hometown - now that is an IMPORTANT story).

Thanks again and am glad you enjoy my stories.  
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Just don't give up the fight . ANIMO DD
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The migrants are part of Obama's dream of creating a Marxist Utopian society. Too bad they don't realize they are being used.

I wish more Mexicans would grow some body parts and fight like the AD to fix Mexico instead of running to the US because they believe in this Obama Utopian crap. Stupid fools.

This is gonna be another Utopian Hello Hole like every other Utopian Hell Hole on Earth...unless the American people fight like we did againts the British Gov, and the Mexicans sucking off the US government tit wake the f*ck up.

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And I give u the biggest moron on BB ,el eternal code congrats bro.
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I've read about Marx. Obama and his wife do in the spirit of Marx, promote socialism and class and racial intolerance.

I don't lean right or left, i'm not a republicrat or a demipublican. I don't care about politics just like I don't care about what sport team wins.

I only care about each individual's God given rights and each individuals freedom. Freedom is something you fight for and demand. Just ask the AD. Now is the end and now is the beginning.

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"I don't care about politics"

There's your problem right there. You believe in this big delusion and you don't take the time to study what is actually reality and who really is in control.

Hint: It's not the Illuminati or any other secret society.
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Just saw on mexican news station that possibility dr. Mireles has been killed
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K_Mennem
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Interesting read DD.

On the money issue, it still was likely cheaper than flying them back to Central America and then busing each small group back to rural areas.

Regardless, I agree and it seems like a waste of resources to go through the steps taken here.
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I am not bothered by this.  In fact, because of what I know, I am happy about it.

the usual practice is to take them to the international bridge and tell them to walk into mexico.
Mexico, a country where most of them are undocumented in the same way as in the US.
Mexico, why not Canada if they are going to export a "problem"? I ask facetiously
Mexico where Zetas await them on the mexico side of the bridge.
Mexico where often they are sent without even a bottle of water.
Mexico where they are stuck without resources in a land of people that despise them much worse than in the US...

Yep, K speaks of plane tickets to central America...right, that happens in less than 5% of cases.  I pay for transportation back to central America, I know what the real story is.  
the real story is that for years the US has deported central americans to mexico not central America.  and expose them to servitude, exploitation and death.

So given the alternative, I welcome the US drop offs
 
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Good point chivis, and K , Central Americans are not taken all the way home just because they say they do in tv or something , it's all a image , USA would get bad publicity if they found out they where just leaving all immigrants on the bridge and telling em good luck in your country . By rural areas your meaning each specific Central American country ? Because USA has NEVER taken u directly to the state you live in in your country.
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@Nacho.  Who would you suggest pay for it?  If no one else wants to, what would you suggest we do with them?

Maybe we could send all these Central American mothers with children back across the border and haul them maybe 100 miles into Mexico, just to make it harder for them to try to return to US.  That would put them just about at San Fernando, in the heart of Zeta country, where the 72 were massacred.  That would probably eliminate the problem.

Would really like to hear your ideas on a solution.
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precisely DD
 
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