correspondents tell the truth about crimes
committed by Mexican Nationals along the border?
Dale Prince of the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Press
Center introduces Chris Simcox (center) to eight representatives of the
Mexican news media last Thursday in Tucson. Simcox was contacted by the
state department two weeks ago and was invited to spend a few hours
explaining to the Mexican foreign press exactly how Civil Homeland
The group of eight high profile
reporters were on a tour of the border sponsored by the State
Department. The reporters, four men and four women, were quite
surprised to hear that CHD has done nothing to harm any illegal
The reporters were perplexed to
learn that the citizen border watch group had saved 94 lives in just
over 15 months of work along the border.
“I welcomed the chance to meet the
reporters face to face, look them in the eye and tell them the whole
truth about the chaos along our southern border with Mexico,”
The reporters’ perception was that
American citizens were harming illegal aliens.
After two hours of questions and
showing the group photos and video footage of encounters with migrants,
drug dealers and unidentified paramilitary drug cartels, the foreign
reporters left with a much different impression of the volunteer
citizen group. Will the foreign