When you start with the wrong facts: “An illiterate Honduran was duped into dragging his little 7-year-old child on a dangerous journey.” No my “friend,” she was from Guatemala. Her father was from Guatemala. I know they are this close in the map, but not the same country.

The reasons they are coming have a lot to do with OUR POLICIES over the last 30 plus years, which include a genocide. Given what you use as your identifier, with Hebrew texts, I will presume you are Jewish. I will then presume you are illiterate about the history of the Shoah, because what you wrote parallels what was written about illiterate Jews. At the very least I will presume you are one callous individual.

Try a tad of curiosity as to why we have a refugee flow from Central America, one that started in the 1980s, slowed down over the course of the 90s to 2000s and accelerated once again starting in the 2010s. I challenge you to be intellectually honest and curious. I suspect you won’t. The language you are using though was used by fellow Americans from the America First movement oh around 1938, when a ship was turned around back to Germany. You may know that as the ship of the dammed. The migration and asylum laws we have are precise to what happened next. And yes, I am sure CAAL did have a real fear of death back home… because they did have a genocide in the 1980s, and some of it has not stopped.

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