Mexico Moving 12,000 Officials to Border

Focus being placed on activities of cartels.

Mexico’s foreign minister said his country has deployed at least 12,000 officials to its northern border with the U.S. to help deal with the surge in migrant arrivals. He also confirmed they are sending security personnel to the country’s southern border with Guatemala.

He went on to voice concern for minors reportedly being used by human smugglers to facilitate their passage while calling the practice a “major human rights violation.”

“There is an agreement with the United States and there will be an investment in Central America; there is no way we can regulate this phenomenon if there are no options in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, mainly,” stated the Mexican official. “The other thing we agreed on is that we have to go after these traffickers because this is something we had not seen in the whole of history, we’ve never seen trafficking of minors on this scale.”

The United States continues to face the biggest migrant surge in 20 years with Customs and Border Protection holding more than 15,000 undocumented minors in custody.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the assistance being sent by the Mexican government to help curtail the activities of the drug and human-smuggling cartels.
  • For Border Protection agents caring for thousands of unaccompanied children.
  • That administration officials would visit the border and take action.

Sources: One America News, CNS News


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