- Hundreds of migrants tried to get through the border gate in Del Rio, Texas.
- Before the situation turned into a violent clash, only a few families were able to cross the border.
- The situation began to get complicated when families belonging to Haiti arrived.
The situation in Del Río, Texas, has been getting complicated for some years now due to migration, since the situation has been complicated due to the caravans of Central American families and from other parts of Latin America that have tried to cross the border from that point on. This is why migration agents tend to take special care of this particular part of the country.
Recently a video was released showing hundreds of migrants that met in Mexico to go to the border gate in Del Rio, Texas, although upon seeing the situation that was unfolding the authorities decided to go quickly to the scene of the events to stop the situation before it got out of control, although that did happen.
Texas Border Migrant Video: Del Rio, Texas
It was through a video on Twitter that the situation that happened in Del Rio, Texas, became known. Where hundreds of migrants living in Mexico stood at a border gate in Del Rio, Texas, and tried to make their way into the United States as Border Patrol agents and law enforcement officers struggled to hold the line.
At first, it is observed in the recording presented by a Fox reporter that the groups were ‘demonstrating’ to gain access to the border that is closed, but after a couple of attempts, only a few had the good fortune to enter , which caused quite an uproar as most of the people who were left out came from Haiti, Venezuela and Cuba. Filed Under: Texas Border Migrant Video
Texas Border Migrant Video: Turned Into a Violent Confrontation
Local media have described the situation, mentioning that the violent confrontation began when US authorities, including state troopers, began admitting selected migrant families through the gate and into the United States, which did not please many who also they wanted the same opportunity, so they spoke out against it.
Of course, this did not please the immigration authorities, who, seeing what the people who had not been chosen were trying to make their way through the door together with the families, decided to put an end, but only made it difficult for them to US officials shut the huge door behind every family or ‘single’ person who wished they could reach ‘the other side’. Filed Under: Texas Border Migrant Video
Texas border migrant video: Agents pushed the door
According to the video that circulates on social networks, you can see what is happening in Del Río, Texas. Where eight federal agents and policemen pushed the door to prevent hundreds of people from the Mexican side from breaking through. Most of the migrants who tried to get through the gate were men, although there were also a couple of women who were there.
The clip that was shown on Twitter was quickly shared by more people, who mentioned the unfairness of the situation, since they should not have given preference to certain families to be able to enter the border gate, since that was the real problem with other people who were at the scene, looking quite upset. Filed Under: Texas Border Migrant Video
Video migrants border Texas: A spokesman gave statements
A Border Patrol spokesperson from the Del Rio region told the news outlet that the messy incident was brief and the rest of the encounter peaceful despite the early crowding to get through the fence, but that at first they had been a group quite large which set up the confrontation, showing upset at the idea of passing.
He further clarified that the problem started when: “the agents chose to allow families to go through the door one at a time, but as soon as the door was opened, others in the back mistakenly thought that the entire group was being admitted. and they tried to push those who were in front of them through the American authorities quickly pushed back to close the door ”, so there were people who got upset and complained. Filed Under: Texas Border Migrant Video
Texas Border Migrants Video: Migrants from Cuba, Venezuela and Haiti, Demonstrated
According to the spokesman for the Customs and Border Protection Office, he clarified what had happened in a matter of the video that had circulated through networks, where migrants are seen trying to pass through the door that is in Texas and that only a couple of people were able to enter, in addition to clarifying that there had been more than 300 people trying to enter and from which countries the groups came.
“The Del Rio sector of the US Border Patrol, in coordination with law enforcement partners, encountered more than 300 undocumented immigrants near Del Rio, Texas. These more than 300 people started out as several smaller groups that gathered to surrender to law enforcement near the river. The group consisted of unaccompanied youth, single adults, family units and pregnant women from various countries, including Cuba, Venezuela and Haiti, ”they said through an email sent to the media, the customs and protection office. Filed Under: Texas Border Migrant Video
The migrants tried to help
The same CPB (Customs and Border Protection) spokesperson mentioned to The Post, that: “the migrants in the crowd helped control the situation and told those who were pressing that it was not their turn”, which was a He tried to alleviate the situation, but only ended up causing a stir that after hours he managed to calm down.
Once individual families, children and adults were allowed through, each of them was transported to federal immigration facilities for processing and actions have been taken against their activities at the border gate. , but for an instant they had the opportunity to ‘cross’ the border. Filed Under: Texas Border Migrant Video HERE YOU CAN SEE THE VIDEO APPARATUS
It doesn’t bother Biden
According to New York Post, mentions that the event of the migrants in Del Río remained somewhat calm, but that these types of situations have become the point of shock, which is worrying for the Biden administration, which has resisted describing the dramatic increase migrants to the border as a crisis, even as more people try to cross the international border illegally each month.
Since his policy from the beginning was to help ‘migrants’, although the actions he has taken from the beginning are the opposite, so to show concern about the situation that occurs would be to accept that something is wrong in the administration of the president and how is it that you have decided to continue with the plan you established from the beginning, even if it is not helpful.
Criticisms of Kamala Harris
It was last March that President Joe Biden entrusted one of the most special tasks during his administration to Vice President Kamala Harris, who would be handling the problem and has been repeatedly criticized for it, first for taking so long to finally visit the border and then for not stopping in the Rio Grande Valley, the epicenter of the migration crisis, during his visit to the border last month.
In addition to that, Harris has been faithful to his word to proclaim the message of “Do not come” to Latino migrants, who desperately seek the opportunity to enter the country, although the border continues to be closed due to the health crisis that has afflicted since the year past, so people who have been aware of his speeches have taken some discomfort to the vice president for his messages so pragmatic.
Most of the migrants are from Haiti and Cuba
Henry Cuellar’s representative spoke of the situation that occurred, since his district includes Del Rio, Texas. And in an interview he mentioned that how the Del Rio region is located in south-central Texas, where Border Patrol agents are responsible for arresting people who enter the country illegally, among the official crossing points they are seeing mostly Haitians and Cubans who try to enter, but are mostly apprehended and deported.
Perhaps the increase in the number of migrants from these countries is due to the fact that serious problems have arisen in their places of origin that have put their inhabitants in check, who flee desperately trying to find a better place to live and what they see. in the United States a better chance of life for themselves and their families.
These are alarming numbers of migrants, at that point on the border
According to NYP, agents in Del Rio encounter an average of 900 illegal immigrants a day, a high number for the region, one of the nine areas in which the Border Patrol divides the southern border of 2,000 miles. is that the situation has been considered worrying and more if the corresponding authorities decided to ignore what is happening.
Protocols have been followed and rules have been set so that migrants do not cross the border, but they have not been effective because every day the situation worsens in the place and more so at the border point where it has been located, that is why the agents of migration have acted in search of a new protocol that becomes effective.
De Santis and Abbott met to talk
The same media outlet has mentioned that Greg Abbott from Texas and Ron De Santis from Florida, met in Del Rio to discuss how the Florida State Police were assisting the Texas State Police with the high flow of illegal immigrants, to search a solution to the conflicts that have arisen in the previous weeks despite the closure of borders.
In June alone, immigration officials encountered nearly 189,000 people attempting to illegally immigrate to the country from Mexico, the highest number in 21 years. More than 113,000 of the 189,000 encounters were of single adults, while the rest were families and unaccompanied children, who are most in danger.
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