Activists warn of more mass illegal crossings at border

Activists warn of more mass illegal crossings at border

fox5sandiego.com

[trib_ndn vid=25409430]SAN YSIDRO, Calif. —  Over a week ago, a mob of more than 100 people crossed  into the US illegally in the Tijuana River channel only to be pushed back by Border Patrol agents, and a second incursion may be in the works.

Screen Shot 2013-12-02 at 9.11.58 PMBorder Patrol agents believe the illegal crossing was a planned act of disobedience that took place the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

Agents used non-lethal force including Tasers, pepper pellet guns, mace and tear gas to push the crowd back into Tijuana. But some are worried that a second mass illegal crossing may be in the planning stages.

“There are a few people saying they need to do it again,” said Bryan Chilian, a filmmaker who was working on a documentary about the homeless living near the border when he saw the crowd move to cross the border. Chilian filmed the incident.

Border agents didn’t use lethal force…

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