Illegal immigration was a central theme of Trump's presidential bid, and he repeatedly invoked the issue ahead of the November 6 midterm elections as a caravan of migrants from Central America made their way toward the United States and deployed some 5,800 us troops to the border.
Many in the camp in Tijuana have fled gang violence and crime at home, but she's unashamedly an economic migrant. On one hand, he said he is frustrated with those who are potentially putting children in harm's way by bringing them to the border not knowing what they will face. Earlier this year Epshteyn was featured in a segment about the president's family separation policy, which led to the forcible separation of about 2,000 children from their parents, slamming Trump's critics for acting as though "those who are tough on immigration are somehow monsters". "We have rejected this".
Trump hit out again by threatening a permanent closure of the frontier, and defended the use of tear gas by U.S. border patrol, saying it was "very safe". But most hang on to the hope of entering the U.S.
Despite Trump's desires, a current lack of will to compromise from Democrats makes getting the wall funding seem unlikely.
U.S. troops deployed to the border on Trump's orders were not involved in the operation.
The circumstances at the San Ysidro border crossing Sunday were exceptional, but the question facing the agents was not.
"It's a term that's used because, as you know, many people, it's a very violent, terrible thing, that they feel they have an advantage when they're with a young child, and they call them grabbers", he said. "While Gastélum noted he did not agree with the measures taken by CBP agents, he said he has ". mixed emotions and [is] a little bit mad with the people who are taking their kids, taking their little ones, their siblings to a point where it is very risky for them and it is not fair".
Mexico has offered to consider asylum claims.
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What do people at the border say?Meade said it might not be worth the time and resources to take them to trial. That includes use of helmets, shields, chemical agents or tear gas.
"We have been approached by folks who have expressed complaints", Becerra, who is the son of Mexican immigrants, said.
"We're very busy", Hastings said.
"No circumstance justifies the use of force against migrants, particularly in the case of women and children", the Salvadoran government said in a statement. The chaos followed what began as a peaceful march to appeal for the United States to speed processing of asylum claims.
Senate Democrats say they're willing to put $1.6 billion on the table, a number that's far from what the White House wants.
According to the border forces, some of the asylum-seekers had thrown projectiles at them.
"People here are pretty dug in", said Rubio, a Republican. "And that is, give us shelter, give them food, water, medicine, everything that a person needs to be dignified and have a place where they can stay dignified", he said.
Tyler Q. Houlton, spokesman for Homeland Security pushed back on accusations that Border Patrol agents targeted women and children with the tear gas, but said people who join a violent mob trying to break through the border are going to see "unintended consequences".