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Treat Rocks as ‘Rifles’ — Watch This Video to See Exactly Why Trump Said This of the Migrants

Able-bodied men are shown hurling items at police — these are not merely innocent women and kids trying to come here

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President Donald Trump a few days ago notably said that he told the U.S. military — which is beginning to mobilize at the southern border — that if the migrants who are pushing their way toward our country try to throw rocks at our military or border patrol or anyone else, the troops should act as though the rocks are “rifles.”

He clarified afterward that no one should shoot at them.

He said that anyone hurling weapons at the border should be arrested or treated accordingly.

The comment clearly meant that if they turn violent or try to harm our authorities with rocks or any other objects used as weapons, something needs to be done about it.

U.S. authorities, in other words, would not sit idly by and allow that to happen.

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Trump also promised he would deliver an executive order next week about birthright citizenship.

His executive order apparently would ban the migrants — thousands of whom are determined to enter this country — from claiming asylum if they cross our border illegally.

The Department of Homeland Security has already said clearly that there are criminals among the migrant marchers.

And see this tweet:

The president also said he would set up huge tent cities that would hold, temporarily, those who come across our border while their requests are being processed.

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Current U.S. immigration law indicates that immigrants seeking asylum can pursue that no matter how they arrive here in the United States, as The Washington Times and other outlets have also noted.

Several caravans of migrants from Central America for the past few weeks have been slowly making their way north — and they are determined to enter this country.

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And recently, one group engaged in a violent confrontation with Mexican police at the border with Guatemala.

A group of men can be seen in a video throwing rocks up at the helicopter as it hovered over their group.

A video that was released on Facebook recently clearly shows some individuals who are part of a new migrant caravan “hurling rocks at a Mexican helicopter at the Guatemala-Mexico border” this past Sunday, as The Daily Caller and others have reported.

See this tweet right below:

Migrants clashed with police when one group breached a gate — and that person was killed, Reuters reported.

Guatemalan officials told the news outlet the migrants threw rocks and glass bottles at members of the police.

A video posted last Sunday, by a Facebook user named Chuy Saldana, clearly shows young men hurling rocks up at at the helicopter circling above.

One of the migrants also seemed to be carrying what appeared to be an unlit Molotov cocktail on the bridge that connects Mexico and Guatemala,” The Daily Caller reported.

The outlet noted that it “reached out to Saldana for comment on the video. Saldana told The Caller, ‘It was recorded on Sunday, October 28, as at 5:30 in the afternoon. This was on the border of Mexico and Guatemala … I recorded that piece of video in a live broadcast.'”

Watch this video:

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