Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that another wave of migrants is gathering at the Honduran border, getting ready to invade America.
This second wave — while much smaller than the 7,000 caravan of migrants heading towards the U.S.-Mexico border — is another stark example of why America voted for Donald Trump.
The illegal immigrants holding up flags of Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala stand in stark contrast of a bygone era where immigrants came to America, not to invade or demand entry, but rather as asylum seekers who respect their host’s generosity and laws.
Guatemalan authorities on Sunday estimated the new group, which gathered in a Guatemalan city near the border of Honduras was estimated at the time to be around 1,000. However the Journal citing other sources from church-run charities and activists puts the number closer to 2,500 and growing.
The invaders are planning to follow the same route through our southern border with little actual interference from the Mexican authorities. In fact, Mexican authorities only created a few well-publicized videos of police clashing with migrants as a pretext to perhaps demonstrate to President Trump they’re doing something to stop the illegal caravan.
The original caravan is made up of mostly Honduran migrants fleeing violence and poverty at home. They’re approximately a 1,000 miles from the United States, which puts them around 2-weeks away from the Mexican/US Border, “coincidently” in time for the November 6th Midterm Elections, which Democrats are hoping this well orchestrated and funded invasion, will give them the optics they need to win back the House.
What better than to see American troops in combat gear confronting migrants holding up invents or the President vowing to cut off the 2.6 billion dollars in foreign aid?
Progressive activists along with the mainstream media are portraying the invasion as a spontaneous and organic movement. However, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas is calling for a RICO probe, stating; “We have got to have the DOJ investigate where the funding is coming from to send these thousands and thousands of people to the U.S. … You can use RICO to go after them.”
For those not familiar with RICO, here’s an abbreviated definition of the law; “RICO is a federal law designed to combat organized crime in the United States. It allows prosecution and civil penalties for racketeering activity performed as part of an ongoing criminal enterprise. Such activity may include illegal gambling, bribery, kidnapping, murder, money laundering, counterfeiting, embezzlement, drug trafficking, slavery, and a host of other unsavory business practices.”
“To convict a defendant under RICO, the government must prove that the defendant engaged in two or more instances of racketeering activity and that the defendant directly invested in, maintained an interest in, or participated in a criminal enterprise affecting interstate or foreign commerce. The law has been used in the past with great effectiveness in prosecuting members of the mafia, the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, and Operation Rescue, an anti-abortion group, among many others.”
Meanwhile, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, posted on Twitter “Honduran politicians allied with Venezuelan & Cuban socialist dictators are encouraging the caravan to undermine the US-friendly government of President Juan Orlando Hernandez,” said Haley, who visited Honduras and Guatemala this year.
In Washington Vice President Mike Pence echoed the same concerns as Ambassador Haley to reporters, and acknowledged that President Hernandez had told him that the caravan “was organized by leftist organizations and financed by Venezuela.”