From The Caravan To The ‘Conveyor Belt’: Massive Smuggling Operation Brings Migrants To America’s Border

Hot Air | 3/15/2019 | Staff
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Last year there were multiple caravans made up of thousands of Central American migrants which made their way to the border. Some of the migrants caught rides on trucks or buses part of the way, but a lot of them also walked a significant portion of the journey, making it a long and difficult trip. Today the Washington Post reports smugglers are perfecting a new approach to bring people to the southern border, one which makes the journey a lot more comfortable and treats smuggling almost as a form of tourism.

U.S. officials call the system “The Conveyor Belt” and have asked Mexican authorities to help stop it.

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Once they arrive at the border, they simply line up and wait to cross over and be taken in by authorities. The migrants know that, if they have children with them, they will be released into the U.S. pending a hearing and that is what they are seeking.

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The pattern has become so routine that U.S. officials say some large groups form their own queues as they present their documents to agents, as if they were waiting in the arrival...
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