U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted several convicted sex offenders – including pedophiles – attempting to enter the U.S. illegally via the Southern border. On January 9th, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry apprehended a 43-year-old man with an outstanding felony warrant out of Waco, Texas, for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. “A CBP officer processing commercial bus traffic arriving from Mexico, referred Erick Omar Lopez Cruz, a 43-year-old male Mexican citizen and United States Lawful Permanent Resident, for a secondary inspection. After escorting the passenger to secondary, subsequent biometric verification through
‘God’s Hand is With Us’: Illegal Migrant Caravan Leaders Are Issuing Violent Threats to U.S. Border Security.
This year’s largest caravan of illegal migrants is on its way to an undisclosed area of the Mexico-U.S. border. While the Mexican government is reporting a three-thousand people-strong group (3,000) is set to arrive in the coming weeks, journalists in Tapachula have reported anywhere from five-thousand (5,000) to seventy-thousand (70,000) are awaiting the asylum process. Even without correct papers, most plan to make the journey north. The main caravan is being led by individuals such as Mexican-American Irineo Mujica. Mujica is part of a “pro-migrant” organization that operates internationally, and has been investigated for human trafficking in the past. As