Some Use Migrant Girl’s Death to Put Blame on Border Patrol — But Father Had No Problem With Treatment

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A migrant girl’s death is being used to put the blame on border patrol agents despite the child’s father claiming they were not at fault.

The seven-year-old girl was detained with a group of migrants, but two days later, she passed away allegedly due not eating or drinking for multiple days.

Many took to social media to immediately blame U.S. Customs and Border Patrol for the death:

According to CNN’s Ana Cabrera, the Guatemalan government spoke with the girl’s father, and he claimed he did not believe border patrol agents did anything wrong.

“Despite the outrage following the 7-year-old’s death, the Guatemalan counsel tells CNN her father has no complaints with how U.S. agents treated them,” Cabrera said.

However, the family also released a statement calling for a thorough investigation into the tragedy:

“The death of a child is the most painful experience that a parent or family can endure. Jakelin just five days past her seventh birthday was a beautiful and loving child. Jakelin and her father came to the United States seeking something that thousands have been seeking for years. An escape from the dangerous situation in their home country. This was their right under U.S. and international law. ..The family is seeking an objective and thorough investigation and are asking that investigators will access this incident with nationally recognized standards for the custody of children.”

According to The Washington Post’s report, the girl was flown to a hospital as soon as she started going into cardiac arrest, where the doctors worked for hours to try to revive her but were unsuccessful.

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Tess
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How about placing blame where it belongs: On her parents for putting her in danger. A U.S. parent would have DCF/ DSS banging on their doors engaging in a ‘legal’ kidnapping for neglect. ILLEGAL immigrants, however, are portrayed as poor, helpless victims for trying to sneak into our country illegally to obtain FREE welfare benefits and circumvent our immigration laws. Absurdity.

TOM
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Yes indeed. Thumbs up.

Hector Espada
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Sadly the third worlders are bringing in all kinds of diseases that were once eradicated in America. Schumer and Pelosi could care less what happens to you or the illegals for that matter. They will be safely insulated from any contact with the peasants.

Screwtape
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I made the same point in another post. Recent outbreaks of POLIO, mumps, rubella, scarlet fever, etc. (also parasitic diseases) in the NW have been directly traced to illegal, and not health-checked, children being included in classes.

The best part is that these happened in extremely tolerant, Leftist neighborhoods where MANY parent avoided vaccinations.

Darwin in action.

TOM
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Oh my that is a harsh and inhumane statement. But I give you a thumbs up, it is quite true.

Tess
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Screwtape & others, the vast majority of people in such neighborhoods are vaccinated- meaning they are injected with a LIVE virus (along with a host of other highly toxic & horrific ‘ingredients’). What happens then is the body sheds the live virus…the same way anyone with the actual virus does. If the vaccines worked, there would be no ‘outbreak’ with the vaccinated. Vaccines are one of Satan’s great lies. As Michael Jackson said, “All I wanna say is they don’t really care about us.”

Tess
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Hector, something else to keep in mind as far as ‘diseases’ go, ihis will be used as propaganda by lying pharmaceutical companies & the FOR-PROFIT CDC to insist on yet more highly toxic ‘vaccines’ containing vile ‘ingredients’ while they take in even more BILLIONS of dollars more a year. Vaccines are one of the biggest scams perpetrated on the human race.

Rush Lemming
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So THIS is where conservatives go to feel good about themselves. Greetings!

Rosstaman
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Appropriate name, Lemming. Urban Dictionary’s explanation of a lemming: A member of a crowd with no originality or voice of his own. One who speaks or repeats only what he has been told. A tool. A cretin. Yes, Rush, this is where we go for the truth, not glued to CNN.

Phoenix
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Are you sure you want to point fingers on urban dictionary meanings of last names?

What does the urban dictionary definition of Phelps say about you say?

KhyberRifle
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Lemming is a stage name Phoe; as such it’s open to derision

Phoenix
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I understand, but you can’t tell me if you were going to reference something as dubious as Urban Dictionary that you wouldn’t check your own name on there first.

I meant it more teasing, less cranky. It was a weird site to reference the definition otherwise I wouldn’t have even looked at the comment.

KhyberRifle
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Gotcha. Carry on.

Screwtape
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sorry to busy having a life to check myself on Urban Dictionary.

Is this along the lines of those who Google themselves just see if they left a mark?

TOM
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Since you don’t like using the Urban Dictionary then try this definition from Merriam Webster:

“A lemming is a short, furry rodent that is noted for its tendency to migrate en masse, regardless of the danger of the location or the stupidity of the move.”

They also have a reference to a “lemming investor” or one who invests following the masses.

It all follows along the same lines that Ross Phelps quoted from the Urban Dictionary. Happy now?

Phoenix
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Well yeah – because there isn’t a nasty equivalent to “Phelps” in the Webster dictionary. It would have made way more sense just to use the normal dictionary.

KhyberRifle
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Let’s not forget the Rush part (What is that he’s sucking on? an Arturo Fuente or what?): synonyms galore, just as monsieur Lemming might have wanted

Screwtape
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…the Urban Dictionary can be amusing, but it seems like they’re making things up.

Which “Phelps” are you referring to? There are some uncomplimentary interpretations (farting during anal sex) and others complimentary (re: Michael Phelps’ Olympic performance).

The Phelps I recall always received messages ending in “this tape will self-destruct, blah, blah….” followed by the classic Lalo Schrifin theme.

Phoenix
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Urban Dictionary is entirely made up. Anyone can enter a definition and there is no review. Thats why i laughed when i saw someone reference it.

It seemed doubly silly because the same definition could have been found in a regular dictionary.

Screwtape
Member

NOOOOOO! Next you’ll be saying there’s no Santa!

So it’s one step down from Snopes.

Seriously, “donkey punch”? Who does things like that and doesn’t wind up in jail or Bobbitted or both?

note to self: Check UD for “Bobbitted”. Add if needed.

Anna Ostby
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An autopsy will let us know how bad her dehydration was and how long she had been deprived of fluids as well as anything else that might have hasten her death only the father is responsible for this tragedy. I’m expecting a liberal shyster to file suit to make a name for themselves using the family .

KhyberRifle
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Let me see now . . is liberal shyster a redundancy?

TOM
Member

No.

ron
Member

the father put his daughter in this situation. that makes it his fault. who’s fault is it when someone leaves a child in a car when it hot out, the cops. NO. stop blaming other people for your mistakes. just like the left, it’s always someone else’s fault. people need to live up to their mistakes. you don’t go from ok to this in a 90 minute ride.

Betsy Lawson
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I’m sorry about the little girls death but it’s no one’s fault but the parent. He was the one that hauled the kid north, trying to cross illegally. Stay in your own country and apply legally. The child would still be alive. I feel zero guilt about any deaths, circumstances or living conditions for these people. Stay home!!!

TOM
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Thumbs up for you.

However, not only is the father responsible but also the mother. Yes, there is a mother. She stayed in Guatemala and did not travel in the caravan to try to sneak into the U.S. She also did not do enough to persuade her husband not to take their child on this perilous journey.

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