August 11, 2014

White House Admits ‘False Information’ Caused Border Crisis

The Obama administration’s story about the influx of children crossing the border has changed. No longer are these youthful aliens fleeing gang violence. Joe Biden told a group of activists the situation south of the border is “bad, but nothing’s changed. Nothing’s changed in six months or a year; the neighborhoods are no more violent or less violent.” What has changed, he said, was organized crimes’ business model. “What’s happened is a group of folks [a.k.a. gang members] got together and decided that there’s a hell of a good way to make money. ‘You just don’t transfer drugs, give me $5,600 and I’ll take your baby to the border, and your baby’s going to be home free.’” And the new business model lands squarely at the feet of the Obama administration for fueling the idea that children crossing the border can stay in the U.S. – “because of an awful lot of false information,” as Biden put it. This isn’t just another Bidenism, either. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson wrote a letter to Central American families setting the record straight: “The ‘permisos’ do not exist,” he wrote. More…

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