90 Miles From Tyranny : Pompeo to Migrants: You Won’t Breach Border ‘No Matter What’; Haley Blames Socialist Dictators

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Pompeo to Migrants: You Won’t Breach Border ‘No Matter What’; Haley Blames Socialist Dictators

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned participants in the migrant “caravan” moving through Mexico Tuesday that they will not breach the U.S. border illegally “no matter what,” as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley raised questions about a political agenda, accusing socialist leaders in the region of stoking the campaign.

Pompeo told reporters at the State Department the U.S. has a message for the column of Central Americans aiming to reach the U.S. southern border.

“You will not be successful at getting into the United States illegally, no matter what,” he said. “I repeat: The caravan will not cross our southern border illegally, under any circumstances.”

Pompeo said migrants wishing to come to the U.S. as refugees must “go through the normal refugee process.”

“But I can tell you with certainty, we are determined that illegal entry into the United States from this caravan will not be possible.”

Pompeo said he had spoken again to his Mexican counterpart, Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray, urging “timely action” by the Mexican authorities.

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