The United States government has made it clear that there will be no change in laws or border controls in the country, the United States embassy in Panama reported on its official account in X (formerly called) Twitter.
“The rumors that a shutdown of the US government will allow migrants to enter the country are not true (…) Migrants should continue to schedule appointments with CBP One (…) The US immigration officials and CBP officers and agents will continue to apply our immigration laws,” the delegation added. on social networks.
Blas Nuñez-Neto, Assistant Secretary for Border 6 Immigration Policy, DHS, requested that: “don’t listen to the lies of smugglers, coyotes and organized crime. They are not interested in your safety or your family. “Just listen to the official information provided by the government of the United States, and use the legal means that we have extended (…) this administration, which can be found online at DHS.gov.”
Nuñez-Neto added that “once again our department is enforcing the immigration laws of our country. We are strengthening the consequences at the border for people who cross the border illegally. “It will continue.”
For her part, Gloria Chavez, Chief Patrol Agent Rio Grande Valley Sector, CBP stated that “as an immigration enforcement officer it is very important for me and our workers that everyone knows that we work in the field. “We will continue to work every day, government shutdown or not.”