Representatives of Border and customs services of the USA (United States Customs and Border Protection – CBP) said the deterioration of the situation on the border with Mexico near the town of El Paso.
According to available data, illegal immigrants in large numbers arrive to the town of Ciudad Juarez. In response, security CBP initiated the strengthening of the U.S. border.
Near El Paso urgently erect additional barriers, including concrete blocks and barbed wire. The CBP guide described them as “proactive“. They have to secure the U.S. border and to prevent the infiltration of illegal immigrants in the United States.
“To wait until a large group of people will gather on the border and try to cross it illegally, it is inadmissible for us. It is extremely important that we were ready before they arrive to the border crossing, “said Hector Mancha, head of field operations CBP.
In early February, Donald trump visited the checkpoint in El Paso, calling it “one of the safest cities“. Sources report that the first measures to strengthen the border in this region was adopted immediately after the visit of the President of the United States. At the moment the construction of additional fencing continues.
Last week, the American leader has declared a state of emergency in the United States of America. This step Donald trump went in order to Fund their initiative for the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico.
The President demanded that Congress allocate $5.7 billion to the construction boom, but found no support from Democrats. In the end, trump has resorted to the alternative, having decided to declare a state of emergency to Finance the construction of the wall by the Ministry of defense.
The U.S. government to urgently strengthen the border near the town of El Paso, fearing an influx of illegal immigrants updated: Feb 22, 2019 author: Paul cat