Washington Post: Mexican kids held for months under Obama in cages.


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Obama held illegal children in cages2Washington Post:

By Joshua Partlow
March 11, 2015

LAREDO, Tex. — Last spring, as Central American children flooded into Texas in a way he had never seen in his three-decade career, Border Patrol agent Robert Harris decided to experiment.

His intelligence analysts estimated that 78 percent of the guides smuggling other migrants were Mexicans younger than 18 — teenagers often hired or conscripted by drug cartels that knew they would not be prosecuted if caught — and he wanted to attack this loophole.

“Why don’t we remove these juveniles from the smuggling cycle?” Harris, the outgoing commander of the Laredo sector of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, recalled thinking.

Now, as a result of that decision, young Mexicans are being held for months without charge in shelters across the United States, sometimes without their parents’ knowledge. Since the program began in May, 536 juveniles have been held — 248…

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One thought on “Washington Post: Mexican kids held for months under Obama in cages.”

  1. And just for fun….

    Anyone who does business in China or uses Chinese shipping needs a bank account there. Changes in Tariffs & the exchange rate are handled with short term loans.

    If not for that trade would come to a screeching halt.

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