Images and videos of U.S. border guard agents chasing Haitian migrants on horseback at the U.S.-Mexico border urged the Department of Land Security to begin investigating the issue, officials said on Twitter. ..
On Monday, the DHS said in Tweet Review footage from the border and take allegations of abuse against immigrants “very seriously”.
“The footage is very annoying, and the facts learned from a thorough investigation that takes place quickly will define the appropriate disciplinary action to be taken,” DHS said.
The Office of Professional Responsibility will lead the investigation, and recently thousands of Haitians have lived in temporary camps and will be staffed at the border pouring into the town of Del Rio, Texas, in search of asylum. United States of America.
The announcement of the investigation follows the release of the scene along the Rio Grande, where border guard personnel ride horses to chase, grab, intimidate and physically prevent migrants from traveling to the United States. Seems to be doing. In one video recorded by Al Jazeera English, Agents can listen using taunts He uses his horse to block immigrants and return them to the river.
White House spokesman Jen Psaki called the footage “terrifying.”
Alejandro N. Mallorcas, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, warns Haitians trying to enter the U.S., saying that Del Rio has extended protection for those arriving before July 29. Issued. Expand to new arrivals.
“We are very concerned that Haitians on this illegal immigrant path have received false information that borders are open or that temporary protection is available.” He said at a press conference. “I want you to know that this is not the way to come to the United States.”