A leader of a 5,000-strong migrant caravan heading towards nan U.S. separator has claimed that Latin American nations are 'ganging up' connected nan Biden management and creating artificial problems, successful bid to extract money from Washington DC.
Irineo Mujica, a U.S. national who describes himself arsenic a quality authorities defender, told Real America's Voice he was 'shocked' that Joe Biden was being played by Mexico's president and different location leaders, and said nan White House 'has a batch to learn'.
Mujica many times said Biden has 'dropped nan ball', and said he preferred Donald Trump because his argumentation connected nan separator was clear.
'This is being utilized by nan countries to make judge they get what they want from nan United States,' said Mujica.
'I americium wholly stunned. Joe Biden has mislaid nan ball. Where is nan American intelligence?
'Don't they cognize all nan countries are colluding against nan United States to make judge they person this situation beryllium made?
'They make nan baby, now they effort to waste it.'
Irineo Mujica, a U.S. national who describes himself arsenic a quality authorities defender and is accompanying nan migrant caravan, said nan Biden management was being played by Latin American leaders
A caravan of 5,000 migrants departed from nan confederate Mexican separator metropolis of Tapachula connected Monday to make their measurement to nan bluish separator region crossed from nan United States
The migrants near Tapachula and traveled 9 miles to nan metropolis of Alvaro Obregón, wherever they slept Monday nighttime and departed early Tuesday greeting successful hopes of stepping astir 15 much miles
Migrants from Central America, Venezuela, Cuba and Haiti initiated nan trek connected Monday aft they had grown disappointment pinch nan agelong hold times nan Mexican authorities was taking.
They had been waiting to process their exile aliases exit visa applications astatine nan main migration processing halfway successful nan Chiapas municipality of Tapachula, adjacent nan Guatemala border.
Mexico's National Migration Institute, which is tasked pinch approving aliases denying nan applications, has been backed up pinch requests.
Migrants usually hold weeks aliases months to person their position legalized, which allows them to activity and move freely successful nan country.
But connected Monday they group disconnected without nan paperwork, hoping to scope nan separator and declare asylum.
The march is said to beryllium nan largest since June 2022 erstwhile 6,000 people, galore from Venezuela, took disconnected from Tapachula.
Mujica is seen successful Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, connected October 20 demanding free transit permits beryllium fixed to migrants
Mujica hands retired cookies and crackers successful Tijuana successful November 2018. He says nan business now is arsenic bad arsenic he's seen it
Mujica, who was accompanying them, claimed that Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's president, was complicit successful nan chaos.
'I americium a quality authorities defender for almost 70 years and I person not seen it worse,' he said.
'This is not normal. This is being utilized by nan countries to make judge they get what they want from nan United States.'
He said nan Latin American nations were 'transporting people, letting group in', arsenic a measurement to get money from nan United States to woody pinch nan situation.
Mujica said he crossed pinch a group of group done nan Darien Gap, nan treacherous agelong of jungle separating Colombia and Panama, and nan Colombian president, Gustavo Petro, turned a unsighted eye.
He claimed nan authorities was successful cahoots pinch nan supplier cartels to profit from nan migration.
'All those group went through, and aft that each state has been conscionable providing them rights, charging them $20, $30 aliases $40, and past conscionable pushing them in, pushing them in, each nan measurement to nan Mexican border,' he said.
'And past erstwhile you get to nan Mexican border, you don't person wide deportation.'
A migrant pushes a stroller arsenic he walks on nan roadworthy successful Tapachula, Mexico, alongside a caravan of astir 5,000 group from Central America, Venezuela, Haiti and Cuba successful an effort to scope nan U.S. border
Mujica said nan Latin American governments 'weaponize' nan migrants, releasing aliases holding them astatine will to extract money from Washington.
'As an American national I would say: do not springiness Mexico aliases immoderate of those countries that wholly responsible, immoderate money. Give them zero cents.'
He added: 'It's not humane what they are doing.
'Because they are charging that blood, of nan migrants, to nan United States.
'Definitely Joe Biden has mislaid nan shot - he has a batch to learn.
'I deliberation nan policies of Joe Biden are worse than Donald Trump, arsenic Trump astatine slightest knew what to opportunity to extremity immigration.
'He has mislaid each nan respect of countries.
'Obrador tin propulsion them successful and get what he wants from nan United States.'
Single adults and family units were seen walking on nan road connected Monday arsenic constabulary served arsenic escorts.
The group stopped traveled adjacent to 9 miles, reaching nan municipality of Alvaro Obregón, wherever they camped retired overnight, according to Mújica.
They were backmost connected nan roadworthy connected Tuesday by 5am and planned to beforehand different 15 miles, according to Univision.
Venezuelan nationalist Daniel González said that he had been connected nan roadworthy for 3 months and is not readying connected returning because of nan dire economical business backmost home.
Day 2 of Migrant caravan successful Southern México. Today they started stepping earlier 5am. They scheme to locomotion astir 15 miles. The roadworthy to nan US separator is still very long, but they said, are wished to get there. @UniNoticias pic.twitter.com/fd6hMDVoww— Pedro Ultreras (@pedroultreras) October 31, 2023
The latest caravan of astir 5,000 is said to beryllium nan largest since 6,000 people, mostly Venezuelans near Tapachula successful June 2022
Oscar Gutiérrez besides abandoned Venezuela pinch his woman and 2 daughters and hopes Biden will let them to resettle there.
'In Venezuela things are very tough, we can't unrecorded pinch nan money we get, it's not capable for us, and that's why we're going to nan United States,' he said.
'We're going to support going,' he said. 'In Tapachula, cipher helps us.'
Honduras autochthonal Leonel Olveras said: 'The don't springiness retired papers here. They inquire america to hold for months. It's excessively long.'
A migrant family joined a caravan of migrants that near Tapachula, Mexico, for nan United States
A migrant woman sleeps arsenic different caravan members remainder pursuing a agelong time of travel
Migrants haven grown tired of having to hold weeks aliases months to person their exile aliases visa applications approved by Mexico's migration agency
Some of nan migrants successful Tapachula had expressed liking to activity for nan authorities and thief pinch nan betterment efforts successful nan edifice metropolis of Acapulco, which was ravaged past week by Hurricane Otis.
The latest caravan comes astatine a clip erstwhile Biden is facing aggravated unit to trim nan number of undocumented immigrants astatine nan southwestern United States border.
U.S. Customs Border and Protection recorded 269,735 encounters on nan confederate separator region successful September, nan astir since December 2022 erstwhile 252,315 interdictions were registered.
Overall, CBP reported 2,475,669 interdictions successful fiscal twelvemonth 2023 (October 2022 to September 2022), surpassing nan erstwhile fiscal twelvemonth erstwhile 2,378,944 encounters were recorded.
'In consequence to precocious rates of encounters crossed nan southwest separator successful September, CBP surged resources and personnel,' CBP acting commissioner Troy A. Miller said successful an October 21 statement.
'We are continually engaging pinch home and overseas partners to reside historical hemispheric migration, including ample migrant groups walking connected freight trains, and to enforce consequences including by preparing for nonstop repatriations to Venezuela.'