Donald Trump Threatens To Close Mexico Border ‘Permanently If Need Be’

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Around 1,000 Central American migrants held an initially peaceful rally in Tijuana, on the border with the United States, on Sunday.

MA politicians have reacted with horror and condemnation to the photos of migrant women and children fleeing from tear gas fired by USA border agents near Tijuana, Mexico, on Sunday.

Border Patrol agents deployed tear gas to dispel the group because of the risk to agents' safety.

"[CBP] effectively managed an extremely risky situation involving over 1,000 individuals who sought to enter the U.S. unlawfully in large groups".

President Trump threatened to permanently close the USA border with Mexico on Monday, saying he'll take the drastic action if members of a swelling migrant caravan are not deported back to their Central American homelands.

The US Government has defended its response to use tear gas after left-wing critics in the country said it was an over-the-top response.

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Many have become increasingly desperate with the realization of the obstacles still before them in reaching the United States. He could not see from his position if the migrants had managed to get across the actual border.

San Diego Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott confirmed the report in an interview on Monday, adding the majority of those arrested were adult males.

"What I saw on the border yesterday was not people walking up to Border Patrol agents and asking to claim asylum", Scott said.

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, briefs the media on election interference, at the White House, on August 2, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Nielsen has said that the U.S. will not tolerate any "lawlessness" at the U.S. -Mexico border. I observed as the migrants, pushing baby strollers and wheelchairs with their meager belongings on their backs, streamed across the Tijuana river to the Mexican immigration offices and through fences to neighboring train tracks.

About 5,000 Central American migrants have been staying at a sports center in Tijuana for more than a week. US border agents reacted by firing tear gas into Mexico.

"Mexico should move the flag waving Migrants, many of whom are stone cold criminals, back to their countries", he said.

Donald Trump has demanded that Mexico move thousands of migrants, gathered at the USA border, back to their home countries. U.S. Border Patrol contacted paramedics and took her to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. "So some people got rocks and threw them because many kids were fainting", he said.

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Host Erin Burnett scoffed at Mr. Judd's facts, saying the agents were using tear gas against women and children this weekend. "Congress, fund the WALL!"

More than 5,000 migrants are now residing in the border city of Tijuana, according to reports, which has drawn the ire of the mayor.

A group of migrants climbed a fence as they tried to reach the US-Mexico border.

Sunday's confrontation at the border occurred where there is already a physical barrier.

In a diplomatic memo to theUS Embassy in Mexico City on Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Relations requested an "exhaustive investigation" into the use of non-lethal weapons by the United States toward Mexico, the ministry said in a statement.

U.S. authorities needed to "minimize the level of force that is being used", he added.

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