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The first wave of the Central American migrant caravan has arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, and was seen scaling the U.S.-Mexico border fence on Tuesday.

San Diego’s KSWB-TV reported several people scaled and sat on top of the fence dividing San Diego’s International Friendship Park from Tijuana.

Others crawled through openings in the fence onto U.S. soil before quickly returning as Border Patrol agents approached.

The Border Patrol released a statement saying some of those at the fence are members of the migrant caravan, The Washington Examiner reported.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection also released a statement on Monday indicating it would be closing lanes at two ports of entry in San Diego to “pre-position port hardening infrastructure equipment in preparation for the migrant caravan and the potential safety and security risk that it could cause.”

“CBP has been and will continue to prepare for the potential arrival of thousands of people migrating in a caravan heading towards the border of the United States,” said Pete Flores, director of CBP’s field operations in San Diego. “These preparations include training exercises, deploying additional CBP personnel, and partnering with the U.S. military to harden our ports of entry and the border area between those legal crossings into the U.S.”

The move is no doubt in response to how the caravan pushed through barriers and Mexican law enforcement personnel at the Mexico-Guatemala border last month, when the caravan was denied entry.

KSWB reported that 1,300 U.S. Marines in California will be assisting Border Patrol officers in strengthening the border as part of “Operation Secure Line.”

“(T)roops are tasked with tightening security, including installing barbed wire along the wall to make it more difficult to cross. Troops will also be providing medical support, military police and air support,” according to the news outlet.

“Anybody that jumps the border fence or crosses between the ports of entry will be arrested and they will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. That includes this group,” U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott said.

At San Diego’s San Ysidro port of entry, more than 100,000 people cross the border legally every day.

Scott told KSWB last week the detention facility to process undocumented migrants at San Ysidro holds 300 people and is at capacity.

“Mexico has already offered asylum to these individuals,” he said of the caravan. “Your asylum claim here, unless it’s fear from Mexico, is not going to probably go well.”

On Friday, President Donald Trump issued an executive order requiring any asylum seekers to come through a port of entry.

Regarding the migrants, Flores said, “We will not deny access to the ports of entry, but we may ask undocumented persons to wait until we have the capacity to process them.”

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23 Comments

23 Comments

  1. Randie Walton

    November 15, 2018 at 3:42 am

    Where are the Women, Babies and the Strollers the Dems keep talking about?

  2. Henry Fechner

    November 15, 2018 at 3:55 am

    Two suggestions: 1 Electrify the fence.2 Bring in dogs to help catch the ones that run. The rest will think twice about coming in illegally.

    • Tom

      November 15, 2018 at 4:17 am

      My thought also but make it 240 volts not 120 which would stick them to the fence. 240 will throw them off. Also get those sound cannons in place plus the. Heat ray.

    • Mary Murphy

      November 15, 2018 at 4:41 am

      Don’t just electrify the fence, but also run that barbed wired that has the razor edged barbs all the way up one side of the fence and down the other side, making climbing it very dangerous. Maybe we should even add a nasty infectious virus to it as well. I welcome all men, women and children who want to come in legally, waiting their turn and doing all that is require. If you come in illegally, you should NOT be allowed to participate, IN ANY WAY, in our welfare or social “goody” systems. PERIOD!

  3. Tom

    November 15, 2018 at 4:25 am

    When building the fence put downward pointing razor sharp 2ft and 4ft long spikes on the Mexican side also round the top of the wall coated with graphite grease with it slopeing towards Mexico.then have 3 to 4 rolls of razor wire ontop of that. If anyone crosses that give them a visa for determination.

  4. Patricia Halverson

    November 15, 2018 at 7:22 am

    Time to star shooting!!!

  5. Patricia Halverson

    November 15, 2018 at 7:23 am

    Time to start shooting!!!

  6. Patricia Halverson

    November 15, 2018 at 7:25 am

    If I already said it then post it asshole!!!

  7. Patricia Halverson

    November 15, 2018 at 7:26 am

    Stop your bull shit

  8. Patricia Halverson

    November 15, 2018 at 7:29 am

    Keep it up asshole your time is coming sooner than you think!!!! I can’t wait till all the deep state are in GITMO!!! It’s coming dip shit!!!

  9. Patricia Halverson

    November 15, 2018 at 7:31 am

    BOO!!!

  10. Patricia Halverson

    November 15, 2018 at 7:32 am

    You scared yet???

  11. Guido

    November 15, 2018 at 9:56 am

    Also anyone crossing illegally will never be allowed back in the country.

  12. Grace Joy

    November 15, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    What happened to the military’s Active Denial System? Why do we have it if not for this?

    These Invaders are HAPPY to be arrested & persecuted to the full extent of the law: They will have all the liberal lawyers & judges & Soros lackeys fighting to keep them, reporting on “atrocities”done to them, their diets, etc. How many tens of thousands & millions are we going to feed, shelter, & care for during this process? What about the millions more lining up to storm our borders?

    http://conservativemedia.us/u-s/video-militarys-active-denial-system-can-hit-illegals-at-700-yards-instantly-turn-them-back/

  13. Rocky

    November 15, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    So much for Trumps promise to keep this latest herd of Caravan people OUT ! What’s our military doing? Standing there watching them climb over because they are not allowed to actually stop invaders? I am bitter and angry. Why even vote on the Federal level when we are lied to by BOTH political parties?
    If what’s left of America is to be saved it’s going to be up to citizens to do it, government has already proved they will not!

  14. Earnie Bailey

    November 15, 2018 at 1:08 pm

    What bothersome to me is that people from around the world think they have a right to move to the United States. They think Obama is still in charge and will give them everything. Our borders have been so weak for so long that they don’t even mind getting caught. A little paperwork, a promise to show up for a hearing and away the go. They now live in the USA. Now they get life essentials from the citizens.

  15. abacus

    November 15, 2018 at 1:44 pm

    Shoot them off the top of the fence.

  16. Joe

    November 15, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    KILL THEM ALL

  17. FAST EDDIE

    November 15, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Where are all the troops that were supposed to deployed along the border? Marines ARE BEING sent in? What about that high energy defense system they were talking about?

  18. Mike

    November 15, 2018 at 4:25 pm

    Why aren’t our soldiers shooting them? America is gutless.

  19. Polly

    November 16, 2018 at 12:27 am

    Send them back

  20. Don

    November 16, 2018 at 2:53 pm

    Start firing shots just below the top and see how many others try to climb the wall

  21. Sam

    November 21, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    Go home. We don’t want you

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