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Jakelin Caal Maquin Tragedy…..So Sad

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 18-12-2018


Losing a child is almost unbearable. Those of us that have been there can really understand just how devastating it can be. So, the reports from down along the border, especially at Lordsburg, NM yesterday, I could not help but note that the present adminstation and border patrol agency at taking the full frontal blow from newly elected Congresswoman Torres-Small….She is reported to have said that the “death of Jakelin Caal Maquin is a tragedy. The administration failed to plan for and provide the resources we need on our border to keep children and families safe.” The death of the little 7 year old girl is certainly a tragedy and we all can understand that statement and we hurt for the family. However, is there no culpability for the father of the girl for taking her across the baren waste land deserts of northern Mexico, an area where there is no water for miles and miles, and expect her little body to survive so brutal a journey? I fault the father a lot more than I do any of the Border Patrol agents…..Maybe the Border Patrol could have done more, I don’t know. As far as I know, providing resources to illlegal immigrants trying to cross our southern borders illegally is not in the job description of the Border Patrol.

From Pete Hester’s Facebook Page….12/18/18

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