Mark and Charlie's Blog

Blog > Mark and Charlie's Blog > Democrats, Central American ambassadors trade blame for crisis on border

Democrats, Central American ambassadors trade blame for crisis on border

They point to shockingly high homicide rates as evidence of a social breakdown and say migrants also are fleeing to other Latin American nations, laying blame away from President Obama’s policies.

But Border Patrol agents say almost all the children tell them they have come to the U.S. to gain a foothold. The children aren’t trying to evade capture, but instead are hoping to be apprehended by Border Patrol agents.

Under U.S. policy, the government is required to try to match the children with family in the U.S., whether they are in the country legally or not — thus completing the smuggling circuit.

Taboola Teaser

Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree, Tulsa...
The officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday was not wearing a body camera, but other officers on the scene...
The police shooting of a man in Charlotte, N.C., sparked overnight protests and unrest. Protesters threw rocks at...
The father of bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami said Tuesday morning that he had called the FBI on his son. After...
A 28-year-old Afghani native wanted in connection with blasts in Manhattan and New Jersey that left 29 wounded has...