The sign in Vicente Camalote: no migrants please. The sign in Vicente Camalote: no migrants please.

Migrants not welcome in Mexico either

Oaxaca community erects signs warning they're prohibited from staying

Anti-immigrant bias runs freely on both sides of the Mexico-United States border.

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Signs posted at the entrance to a town in Oaxaca warn migrants they are not welcome and suggest they carry on their way.

“Migrant friend: we inform you that it is prohibited for you to stay in this village or to ask around its streets for help, so you should go along your way. Avoid being reported,” reads the message over the signature “The general public.”

It was violent disputes among opposing criminal gangs that triggered the erection of the signs in Vicente Camalote in the municipality of Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa.

Mayor Adán Maciel Sosa told the newspaper Milenio that the signs were the result of a community agreement intended to stop gangs from raiding the community and targeting migrants staying there.

The tipping point was the recent murder of a woman during one of those raids, the mayor said.

Not everyone agrees with the measure. “People are scared, but I find it very unjust that people should be denied a glass of water, a tortilla, a coin,” said one resident.

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Matters have been made worse by the “cockroach effect,” which has driven criminal gangs fleeing enforcement in the neighboring state of Veracruz and establishing themselves in Acatlán.

One focus of local and regional gangs is human trafficking, and no one is more vulnerable to it than undocumented migrants traversing the country northward on the railway known as La Bestia (the beast).

The sign is easily visible from the train and is serving to persuade some travelers to continue on their journey, reported the newspaper El Financiero. But a town one hour away, where a migrants’ shelter is located, has also withdrawn the welcome mat.

A large wall with barbed wire on top has been erected alongside the rails to deter migrants from entering the city of Tierra Blanca, in Veracruz.

Oaxaca human rights ombudsman Arturo Peimbert lamented the anti-migrant reaction of the people of Acatlán, and said he would seek a meeting with municipal officials to have the message removed.

“We cannot be intolerant” and treat migrants in the same way that Mexican migrants are treated at the northern border, he said.

Source: Milenio (sp)

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  • Santa

    The double standards are very strong.

    • cris_37

      Why double standards? Mexicans in general do not approve illegal immigration. Just because some fucktards (illegal Mexicans, around 4.8% of the whole Mexican population ) do so in the USA, doesn’t mean that the rest 95% of Mexicans endorse or promote it.

      • Santa

        The president of Mexico seems to endorse Illegal Immigration to the US. Along with many other politicians who are “speaking for the people”

        • cris_37

          The President of Mexico is a dumbass. And his posture doesn’t represent the Mexican population. His level of acceptance is like 6% according to recent polls.

          • June Smith

            Does this mean that you will accept with open arms the return of your 8 million Mexican citizens who are now living in the United States illegally – along with their 4 million babies? After all, they ARE your people.

          • zihuarob

            Yes, send them back to us and watch your economy crumble. Hope you don’t like salads, fruits, juices or wines because they will all become luxury items once you start having to import them since no one in the USA except migrant workers will harvest them.

            Oh, and you are extremely confused. Babies born in the USA are U.S. citizens according to the Constitution of the United States. Surely you remember that historical document that you and your hero The Chump find so inconvenient. That’s the ONLY reason you yourself are a citizen, although hateful people like you don’t deserve to have been born in the USA since all you do is bring it SHAME.

          • June Smith

            Once again, the silly snowflakes proudly display their inability to reason beyond the end of their noses.
            ===========================

            First: Fresh produce has a short shelf life and prices are determined by the BUYER – not the seller. If they are priced too high, they rot on the shelf and the sellers lose. THEN … Americans buy fresh produce at local farms – pick your own, roadside stands, or farmers markets for a fraction of grocery store prices … OR they grow their own.

            Second: Minor anchor babies cannot legally enter into a contract with the government for benefits and services until they are of the age of consent (18 – 21) depending on the state.

            The illegal aliens will either 1) take their little parasites with them or 2) abandon them and leave to make it on their own. Care to guess which option they will choose? Option 2 of course – their little parasites have no value in their countries of citizenship .. the couldn’t care less what happens to them

            If anyone told you illegal aliens are about family … THEY LIED! And you, as a stupid little snowflake, fell for it.

          • zihuarob

            Your blatant racism shames the USA. But thanks for the insults. The common response of the poorly educated. You make a fine poster child for the most despicable abomination to ever hold the U.S. presidency. Fortunately for you, people like me served the country so you’d have the right to make a fool out of yourself in public without official reprisals.

          • June Smith

            I can understand why you – as a Mexican – are angry and do not want upwards to 8M Mexican indigents (currently living in the US illegally) returned to sponge off you and other Mexican taxpayers …. like they have done to us for two decades.

            Or maybe you’re angry because you money supply from illegal alien family members here is going to dry up

            Of course you don’t like Trump – he’s the one who is making it happen – he’s the first president in two decades who is actually enforcing our immigration laws.

            Your people are coming home

          • zihuarob

            Pathetic woman, I know it’s difficult for your challenged brain to comprehend and that’s why I reluctantly have to repeat myself, but I served in the U.S. military so that you could have the right to embarrass yourself publicly saying anything your hateful little mind can come up with without fear of governmental repression. It still doesn’t let you off the hook for being an abomination to the human race. Hope you don’t call yourself a Christian. That would be the epitome of hypocrisy.

          • June Smith

            Of course you did … I can’t wait to hear your next fairy tale.

          • R Sagan

            Wow, pretty sexist. Is that how Mexican men talk to their women “pathetic woman.”

          • President DropKick will get his come uppance and the sooner the better.

          • SickofLiberalbs9999

            “The common response of the poorly educated.”
            Sorry, snowflake, you’re the “poorly educated” one here.
            You don’t know/understand the meaning of the word “racism”.
            Mexican / Latino is not a race.

          • R Sagan

            When in doubt, cry raaaaaacism!!!

          • Showing great concern for your fellow citizens.

          • June Smith

            Oh my – this comment is so filled with errors, it isn’t even worth addressing.

          • Then why did you address it but say nothing?

          • cris_37

            If they are in the USA illegally the should be deported back to Mexico. Absolutely.

          • zihuarob

            Actually his level of popularity is roughly unchanged since the election when a little over a third of the nation elected him president.

        • 101st

          Do you really think politrickans “speak for the people”?

        • zihuarob

          More FAKE NEWS. The president of Mexico endorses the USA treating Mexican citizens as decent human beings instead of like animals and criminals.

      • SickofLiberalbs9999

        So you’re claiming that 95% of Mexicans support Trump’s enforcement of US Immigration law?
        That’s preposterous, given the Mexican national hysteria over Trump’s actions.

        And where was Mexico as the “train of death” carried immigrants to the US border?
        Isn’t allowing that train to continue north an “endorsement” of illegal immigration?

    • SickofLiberalbs9999

      Mexico’s ability to ignore its own policies and actions while condemning foreign countries for the same policies and actions has become a national embarrassment.

      • zihuarob

        You also appear extremely confused. What Mexico condemns is the racism in the USA that hurts Mexican citizens and breaks up families. The militarization of the US border and the building of the Wall Of Shame had exactly the opposite effect they were intended to have. By making the journey across the border so dangerous the xenophobic people in the USA essentially trapped millions of migrant workers in the country who otherwise would have returned to their homes between work seasons as they had done for generations. Since 2008 there has been a net loss of Mexicans in the USA as they tire of working in a country full of such hypocrisy and racism. The only national embarrassment are hateful people such as you.

        • SickofLiberalbs9999

          Mexican IS NOT A RACE.
          You don’t even know the meaning of the word.

          • What is a better word to describe the deplorable attitudes you and your ilk espouse? Xenophobe doesn’t cut it. Racist will do until you come up with a better way to describe yourselves.

          • csb4546

            So liberals get to attach any word they desire to those with whom they disagree? Pathetic. Take a vocabulary class.

        • R Sagan

          I condemn the racism of Mexico, a country which rejects Guatemalans and other immigrants.

      • Henry Wilson

        I laugh every time I see a corrupt Mexican politician (yeah, I know, a redundant phrase) complain about claimed improper behavior by the US government.

        • zihuarob

          I’ll take Mexico’s corrupt politicians anyday over The Chump and the Republican Party. Remember to duck and cover when the terrorists and the nukes come to your neighborhood.

          • Henry Wilson

            Looking forward to meeting you personally on the street someday.

          • zihuarob

            Hahahahaha! You don’t have the courage to walk the streets where I live. But your phony bravado is amusing!

          • Henry Wilson

            Tell me your neighborhood. I’ll meet you there. We will see you panty waist coward who walks away .

    • zihuarob

      You appear extremely confused. These people welcomed and helped migrants until gangs from other states began preying on the migrants leading to the killing of a woman. Did you even read the article?

  • SickofLiberalbs9999

    Obviously, Mexicans are racist xenophobes –
    just like the gringos they condemn – for racism and xenophobia.

    • 101st

      Is there any country that has absolutely NO “racist xenophobes”?

  • Mexican emigrants/visitors to the U.S. are treated just fine when they have proper papers. It’s illegal aliens who are treated in another, and highly appropriate, way.

    Immigrants and illegals are not the same folks.

    • zihuarob

      BULL! You appear unaware of why folks cross the U.S. border without going through the extremely overburdensome and byzantine visa application process. NO ONE is illegal. Undocumented migrants have been tolerated for decades because 8!9 they are necessary for the economy, ad (2) lawmakers themselves recognize the immigration process and its laws have been broken since World War II. It wasn’t until slimebag politicians made a wedge issue out of them inciting hatred among soft-headed people as a political tactic that most people in the USA even became aware of their existence and sought to blame them for their own shortcomings. Even documented migrants and really anyone darker than lily white suffers from racism in the USA.

      • You supported Hillary, didn’t you? I send condolences.

        • zihuarob

          Nice DODGE. You have an abundance of erroneous assumptions.

      • Mainlander

        What a crock of sh*t. Every word.

        • zihuarob

          Facts are a funny thing. They’re still true even if folks like you choose not to believe them. Good luck with THAT.

      • Henry Wilson

        Meth will kill the brain, dude. You are proof of it.

      • R Sagan

        So can I go and get my Mexican citizenship now? No one is illegal. I need to go to Mexico, get citizenship and buy property. Can I do that? No? Why not? No one is illegal!

  • Henry Wilson

    LOL! The hard working people of Mexico who stayed behind and tried to make a life for selves and families have no use for the traitorous low lifers and criminals being booted back across the border by the gringos. Good for them. Cant blame em.

    • Anthony Stein

      LOL!…the kind gringos of the north??..they are millions of low life criminals across that northern border as it is already!..white trash included!

      • Henry Wilson

        A nonsensical comment.

        • Anthony Stein

          Too much over your head??…the US is over rated!…where the powerful prey on the weak…the rich prey on the poor..and with all the wealth you have the country can’t provide basic health care for its citizens!…talk about low lifes!…your president who has a vocabulary of a six year old represents the whole country very well!

          • Henry Wilson

            I should have known better than to even waste three words on a sh.the.d such as you. Go f..k yourself troll and be grateful we have not met up on the street…yet.

          • Anthony Stein

            You will get yours one day you fat f..k troll yourself!..what will be leftover will be a gringo s..t stain on the ground!

          • Henry Wilson

            Maybe…but never from the likes of you.

          • Anthony Stein

            And I hope the person is a young Mexican who is so fed up with gringos bad mouthing their country while you are there sucking of their hospitality that he kicks your gringo ass back across that northern border for good!..into that s..t hole sorry excuse for a so called modern nation!

          • Henry Wilson

            Last reply. Anywhere….anytime.

          • KR Rayberry?ᴰᵉᵖᶫᵒʳᵃᵇᶫᵉ

            And yet, we still have the greatest system of government in the world.

          • Anthony Stein

            Bullshit!..you have one of the most corrupt govt system in the world!..the more money the candidate running for office has the most likely the person will be elected!…plus most of the politicians are paid off by big corporations that lobby them for favours!..the country is the richest third world country in the world!

          • KR Rayberry?ᴰᵉᵖᶫᵒʳᵃᵇᶫᵉ

            Sure didn’t work for Hildabeast Clinton did it? She outspent Trump 2.5:1 and still lost.

            That is the great thing about the USA, we can do things like this.

          • Anthony Stein

            Yeah sure great!..now look at the f..k head you have now!..a six word vocabulary leader who spends your taxpayers money like a drunken sailor!…he really conned you hillbillies didn’t he!….making America stupid!..and really great??..LMAS!

          • KR Rayberry?ᴰᵉᵖᶫᵒʳᵃᵇᶫᵉ

            This is concerning a article about Mexico…and you are calling the US corrupt? The land where the police will pull you over just for being a American and they know they will get a $40 payoff to be let go. Hell, American’s cannot even go to the beaches in Mexico anymore for fear of being kidnapped.

          • Anthony Stein

            And yet the Americans go to the Mexican beaches by the millions!..in fact you can keep a lot of them at home because they are the biggest ass-holes one would ever see!..loud and obnoxious!..the Mexicans should stuff a few of them in jail to teach them some manners!…and don’t kid yourself gringo…your American cops are known for sticking a gun in your face and pulling the trigger!..especially if you are a man or women of colour!

    • richardgrabman

      Did you even read the article? The signs are aimed at migrants passing through Mexico… i.e. Guatemalans and Hondurans. Appalling yes, but for a different reason than your appalling remarks.

      • Henry Wilson

        Get lost. Sheesh.

      • GOPerson

        The US gave (yes gave, not loaned) Mexico 75 million dollars to beef up it’s border with Guatemala. I wonder what they did with the money?

        • richardgrabman

          Immigration agents, security on railroads, passport control software, etc. If you’ve been following the news from Mexico, you’d also know that military units were sent to the southern border, rather controversial coming at a time when there is a lively discussion in our legislature over the constitutionality of using military personnel in what is a civil policing matter.

  • Bishadi

    I have an idea, name all of the children Jesus (hesus). So when Trump tries to send them back, ‘we’ can publish “Trump is trying to kick Jesus out of America’

  • God Emperor Trumps Were-Puppy

    They all have to go back.

  • Mainlander

    ““We cannot be intolerant” and treat migrants in the same way that Mexican migrants are treated at the northern border, he said.”

    That’s rich, there are about 30 million Mexicans living illegally on the other side of the northern border.

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