Rain, The Caravan Will Suffer

Rain.

Cold rain, at least cold to someone from Honduras. Those who remained at the encampment by the Border must be miserable, but those who moved to indoor facilities seven miles from the Border are more comfortable.

Apparently not comfortable enough, because busses leave for Honduras daily, returning those who had swallowed the rumor that California was a Sanctuary State so they could simply cross into California. Too late they discovered reality.

More have applied to Mexico for work permits while they hold out hope for acceptance into the US, but they need to buy a few items in the meanwhile. A few take a bus into Tijuana and buy cigarettes or fruit for resale.

You could say the Caravan has dissolved, or it is dissolving. A few, a very few take busses to Tecate, or even to Arizona seeking an easier way through the Border. Each night a handful climb the fence, or try to swim around the sea end, but the Border Patrol Is virtually shoulder to shoulder awaiting them.

The driver of the vehicle who killed three of his illegals in a chase last week is a 20 something US citizen who lives in Tijuana. He is being held on $3 million bond and has been charged with three counts of murder and a boatload of lesser charges. He will probably be in prison for the rest of his life.

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Weekend Rush?

There is a Rush being planned this weekend, the announced purpose of which is to embarrass the incoming Mexican President. The Rush is being organized by a group called By All Means Necessary.

We had a truck carrying eight illegals run over a spike trip, overturn and the driver was hospitalized along with five of his illegal load, where they will be treated at taxpayer’s expense. Three were killed in the turnover.

An illegal was caught trying to cross the Border East of San Diego who had been released from a Honduras prison after serving a term for murder. He was arrested with two other illegals.

These data points are just designed to indicate that just before the Caravan has been stopped at the Border, individual members are not stopped and many individuals will try. The Caravan is a ready pool from which Coyotes will recruit.

The Caravan has been moved to better and indoor quarters, to avoid the inclement (Yes, that’s the correct spelling) weather. Many did not wish to leave the first camp because it is closer to the Border, and they could at least see the Border even if it was unsanitary. One third of the Caravan has medical problems according to the medical staff from Mexico. The ailments include HIV and TB.

You may think that TB has been virtually eradicated, but we see it regularly in San Diego including just a week ago at Southwest College. That college is the one nearest the Border