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So this is the Beto El Paso, where he wants to take the wall down.

 

He seemed to think it was fine having open access.


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I have to go down to El Paso in a few weeks, I will let everyone know.


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Sounds like it may be busy.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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35 minutes ago, Boiler said:

Sounds like it may be busy.

No doubt, especially when I head back into the US.

 


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No documents required.

 

Go Beto.


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2 hours ago, Chris Duffy said:

Clearly, He is an Idiot

What gave it away?


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Beeto Beeto [bum bum bum bum]

Beeto Beeto [dumb dumb dumb dumb]


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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/mar/29/us-mexico-border-immigration-chaos

 

Seems the Graun has not get the message  that there is no crisis.

 

Marissa Nuñez, a volunteer coordinator at Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, said the shelters in El Paso have been overwhelmed and that some migrants have been transported to shelters about 300 miles away in New Mexico.

“These past couple of weeks there has definitely been a huge, huge surge of people,” said Nuñez.

But advocates rushing to find shelter and legal representation for thousands of migrants say that the emergency response will not be sustainable over the long term.

At a city council meeting earlier this week, Ruben Garcia, the executive director of El Paso’s Annunciation House, said: “Annunciation House over the past four or five months has now paid out over $1m in hotels — we are not going to be able to sustain that.”

 

Where is Beto?


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Posted (edited)

There seems to be an ever increasing crisis and more caravans on the way.

 

The President needs to declare a state of emergency at the border...

Edited by Neonred

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1 hour ago, Neonred said:

There seems to be an ever increasing crisis and more caravans on the way.

 

The President needs to declare a state of emergency at the border...

I thought he already had ??

 

He needs to close it 

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22 minutes ago, Nature Boy 2.0 said:

I thought he already had ??

 

He needs to close it 

I think you are right.  Wow, this President seems to be taking the lead on a current problem in spite of what some members of Congress want to do.


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3 hours ago, Boiler said:

Where is Beto?

Beeto Beeto [bum bum bum bum]

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06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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A friend of mine was in Honduras for a week this month.  Said everywhere he was, from cities to remote locations,  everything looked pretty normal to him. 

 

So he asked his father-in-law where all the turmoil was?  Where are all the people fearing for their lives?  Where was the oppression, the killings?  His pops laughed, and said it was no more than a political stunt.  Said he had to close a tilapia farm and a coffee farming operation because he had no workers.  Said those who wanted to work, there were plenty of jobs available.  

 

So my friend persisted...  why are these people pulling up roots and heading to the US, if jobs are available and no one is persecuting them?  Turns out there have been advertisements around the country, promising people money to join the caravans (more than they could make via work), as well as the promise of a free house and job in the US.

 

Re-read that last paragraph, and let it sink in.  No need for me to make this up,  and  nowhere online can I find any stories like this. But he was THERE for a week, and this is what he learned.

 

Follow the money, I always say...

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