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Several thousand migrants from Haiti, South America, and Central America are making their way north to the southern border of the United States. Mexican law enforcement attempted to utilize a roadblock to stop the massive migrant caravan in southern Mexico, but the migrants easily steamrolled their way past the large group of officers.
Approximately 3,000 migrants marched in the southern Mexican city of Tapachula – about 10 miles from the Guatemala border. There are reports that members of the caravan were carrying signs with President Joe Biden's name on them, including one that read: "Joe Biden Is For All."
Migrants tell us the American flag with no stars means \u201cAmerica is for everyone\u201d \u2014 they say the flag symbolizes freedom and liberty. The signs on the ground read, \u201cwe come in peace\u201d \u201cNo blood\u201d and \u201cJoe Biden is for all\u201d #BorderCrisispic.twitter.com/nDFMVl0O0S— Ali Bradley (@Ali Bradley) 1635001124
#BREAKING Thousands of migrants marching from Tapachula and are using a rope to stay together so \u201cno one falls behind\u201d as the caravan moves north.pic.twitter.com/xr3bWkClYg— Ali Bradley (@Ali Bradley) 1634995646
BREAKING: A large Migrant Caravan has departed Tapachula, Mexico carrying signs w \u2066@POTUS\u2069 name on it \u2066@FoxNews\u2069 #bordercrisispic.twitter.com/iLCZeSRRPg— Griff Jenkins (@Griff Jenkins) 1634993170
NOW - Large migrant caravan has left Tapachula, Mexico for the US.pic.twitter.com/EprRkn62iv— Disclose.tv (@Disclose.tv) 1635001054
The Mexican National Guard established a roadblock – fortified by some 400 law enforcement officers. Video shows the migrant caravan overwhelming the Mexican force and bulldozing the officers who were equipped with shields and anti-riot gear.
BREAKING: Migrant Caravan in Mexico encounters Mexico\u2019s @INAMI_mx forces\u2026 #BorderCrisispic.twitter.com/8RnFir1j7x— Griff Jenkins (@Griff Jenkins) 1635003178
En localidad de #VivaM\u00e9xico cerca de #Tapachula #Chiapas rompe el cerco de elementos de @INAMI_mx y @GN_MEXICO_ la #CaravanaMigrante que avanza por la Carretera costera en su objetivo de llegar a la #CDMX para pedir respeto al derecho a migrarpic.twitter.com/D1l745o0lG— Gabriela Couti\u00f1o (@Gabriela Couti\u00f1o) 1635007381
Caravan organizer Irineo Mujica said the Biden administration's immigration policies are pulling migrants to the U.S. "like cattle."
Mujica said the migrants should be given an opportunity to work in Mexico "because a lot of them don't want to be brought to the U.S. but the Biden administration, with this administration, it's like pulling them like cattle, first they come to this jail and then they go to the northern border."
BREAKING: The Leader of the Migrant Caravan Irineo Mujica marching and calling out @POTUS @VP @SecMayorkas #BorderCrisispic.twitter.com/FxSXYWFbAH— Griff Jenkins (@Griff Jenkins) 1635000573
Mujica then said President Biden "doesn't seem to have a clue what to do with immigration."
"They're just in denial of their own fault. They haven't been able to handle immigration," Mujica said of the Biden administration. "If I tell you the truth, I believe at least with Donald Trump we knew what we had. With Biden, we don't know. He doesn't seem to have a clue what to do with immigration because he says one thing and does another."
Mujica proclaimed that Biden hasn't kept his promises to take care of illegal immigrants.
Immigration activist, Irineo Mujica says the current administration is in denial when it comes to the crisis at the border, \u201cAt least with Donald Trump, we knew what we had\u2014 with Biden, we don\u2019t know.\u201d \nGoes on to call President @JoeBiden \u201cTrump 2.0\u201d #BorderCrisispic.twitter.com/hKiDwWGJHf— Ali Bradley (@Ali Bradley) 1634963063
The migrant caravan could be racing to the U.S. southern border before the Biden administration is forced to restart Trump's "remain in Mexico" policy – which is expected to resume next month. The "remain in Mexico" policy – also known as the Migrant Protection Protocols – will be reinstated because a federal judge blocked the Biden administration from terminating the immigration policy. The Biden administration appealed its case to the U.S. Supreme Court, but they ruled that the current administration must make a "good faith effort" to restart the program.
Under the Migrant Protection Protocols, migrant asylum seekers must wait in Mexico for their U.S. court hearings.
Last year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection made a record number of illegal immigrant arrests along the U.S.-Mexico border. A report found that more than 1.7 million border arrests were made in the 2021 fiscal year, beating the previous record set in 1986.
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Paul Sacca is a staff writer for Blaze News.