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Blockades to Help the Immigration Crisis

With all of the tension and anger that is rising from the immigration crisis that is occurring on the U.S. Mexico border, it is not shocking that the American people are upset. There is no telling what exactly is angering people, as people are upset across the board. Some because no comprehensive immigration reform has been addressed, others because Obama hasn’t taken the executive action he promised. All in all, there is a lot for people to be upset about, and you can bet your bottom dollar they are making their voices heard.

Both parties have something to be upset about. Really, everyone has something to be upset about regardless of their political affiliation. And the people from the border states are getting their voices heard left and right. This week a group lead by Stasyi Barth decided that they were going to take matters into their own hands and blockade 17 points of entry between Mexico and the U.S. within Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Their plan was to block all incoming and outgoing traffic with Mexico to show their dissent towards immigration. U.S. Border Patrol and Customs came out saying that they are prepared for such actions, and they are ready to respond.

The action was called off shortly before it was due to be executed because the group got violent threats from the Mexican drug cartels. Nobody has given details as to what the threats expressed, but the leader of the event, Ms. Barth said that, “If you attend, you are not just putting yourself in danger, but the law enforcement officers, as well. Risking anyone’s life is not worth it!”