EXCLUSIVE: Mexican Immigration Officers Caught Taking Bribes at Tijuana Airport

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Mexican migration officers person a agelong past of demanding bribes astatine planetary airports and ports of introduction successful speech for bypassing laws and processes that would person kept prohibited persons from entering the country.

Breitbart Texas was capable to get interior affairs reports from Mexico’s National Immigration Institute which item investigations into aggregate corrupt officers. Law enforcement sources wrong Mexico’s INM revealed that successful astir of the cases erstwhile corrupt officers are discovered, they are not disciplined, prosecuted, oregon fired, but simply relocated to different assignment.

In 1 report, INM officials investigated serviceman Francisco Javier Hernandez Varela who had been stationed astatine the Tijuana Cross Border Terminal of the International Airport. The probe into Hernandez Varela progressive him and different officers allowing individuals without question documents to participate the state and him not entering the traveler’s accusation successful a nationalist migration database successful what is known arsenic an irregular internment. Bribes, depending connected nationality, tin scope from $20 to hundreds of dollars. The investigations astatine the Tijuana airdrome began successful 2020, however, the contented has been mostly kept nether wraps.

In aboriginal 2022, respective travelers, including 3 groups of students from San Diego, claimed that INM agents took them to an interrogation country and demanded $20, Union Noticias revealed. The extorted travelers filed complaints with the section tourism bureau successful Tijuana. The caput of the bureau told El Sol de Tijuana successful April that they had been talking with INM officials successful an effort to support the contented from scaring distant visitors.

The probe materials obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed that 1 traveler identified arsenic Abraham “AG” entered the state from the U.S., claiming to beryllium a Mexican nationalist but was not capable to nutrient immoderate benignant of recognition specified arsenic a passport oregon a Mexican voting card.

“I don’t person thing of that” Abraham said successful Spanish.

The antheral claimed to person been calved successful Guaymas, Sonora, but had go a U.S. citizen. INM Agent Hernandez Varela asked the traveler for his idiosyncratic accusation arsenic to his day of commencement and wherever helium had been registered. The cause past claimed that Abraham was not coming up successful immoderate databases and asked him to measurement to the broadside of the booth.

After a abbreviated speech and an evident speech of currency hidden successful paperwork, Hernandez allows Abraham to proceed and the cause past walks distant from his booth covering the cash.

The interior affairs study revealed that a consequent hunt of the database by INM investigators showed that Abraham’s introduction into the state had not been noted.

Editor’s Note: Breitbart Texas traveled to Mexico City and the states of Tamaulipas, Coahuila, and Nuevo León to enlistee national journalists consenting to hazard their lives and exposure the cartels silencing their communities.  The writers would look definite decease astatine the hands of the assorted cartels that run successful those areas including the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas if a pseudonym were not used. Breitbart Texas’ Cartel Chronicles are published successful some English and successful their original Spanish. This nonfiction was written by “Williams Cortez” from Baja California. 

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