Really DN? The same author Mark Stevenson on Y! has the exact same article with
more than twice as much information, including the fact that they were headed to
jobs in Northern Mexico.
DN subscriber got it right. Its' simply because the coyotes forgot to pay
off the federales.IF Mexico REALLY wanted to stop the flood of
illegal aliens leaving Mexico - they would stop them at the border in LARGE
I rad a much longer version of this article on the AP site. It seems part of the
story is missing."Juan Antonio Salmeron, a 48-year old
construction worker from La Union, El Salvador, said he wants to work in the
northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, picking fruit or vegetables. "You can earn
good money there," Salmeron said."People from Central
America are taking Mexican jobs.
Kabuki theater to fool the American public into thinking that they Mexicans are
really doing something to help stop the flood of illegal immigrants.Or, the coyotes failed to pay off the federales and this is a lesson to them
about the need to keep the payments coming.Meanwhile, a U.S. Marine
remains jailed in Mexico and Obama has not made a single phone call to try to
get him released.In any case, our relations with Mexican government
are not very good, which is a shame because so many Mexican citizens are good,
hard working people who would be good U.S. citizens if they came here legally.
And better relations with a functional government, not one overflowing with
corruption, would help crack down on the drug problems on both sides of the
The Obama administration has failed miserably in their primary responsibility:
protecting our borders. Illegal immigration causes low- and mid-income citizens
to become unemployed, and violent crime to increase. Any Islamic terrorists
wishing to install a Caliphate can cross our border with impunity.
Mexican authorities could score a lot of goodwill with people of the USA if they
will keep this up and put a sizable dent in the number of illegal aliens
flooding our southern border... something that Obama has been unable or
unwilling to do.It's hard to understand why Obama seems to be
unable or unwilling to understand how important secure borders are to the
security of our country. But apparently he doesn't. Now Mexico will start
doing his job for him. Someone obviously needs to.
June, July and August very few people head north. The heat is unbearable. Let
them conduct these raids in the busy months, then I'll believe it's
not just a publicity stunt.