The suspect, Larry Mitchell Hopkins (70), nicknamed 'Striker', is the leader of the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), a small, heavily armed group which mainly ex-soldiers. The group patrols the border between the American state of New Mexico and the Mexican state of Chihuahua say to the limes wall, Mexico's president, Donald Trump has promised there is. The UCP also keeps migrants temporarily, while they pose as the genuine American border police and spread extreme right-wing conspiracy theories.Read also about 400 migrants cross the border between Mexico and U.S.
“This is a dangerous criminal that not with weapons would be allowed to loiter in the vicinity of children and families”, according to the attorney general of the state of New Mexico, Hector Balderas. The Mexican minister of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard hustle and bustle at the same time his "deep concern about the harassment and extortion of migrants by militias on the border with New Mexico. This type of practice can lead to violations of human rights of persons who are migrating or seeking asylum in the U.S.," he says in a press release.Fuss
About the actions of the vigilante in the US recently fuss after on social media videos of the militia are placed, showing how armed men migrants which are just the border crossing stop. The migrants, including women and children, should sit on the ground, after which they are transferred to the official border police.