Rioting charges for 222 migrants who broke through razor wire, knocked down guards on Texas border in shocking video

Don't they have any fire hoses in Texas? – HEADLINE HEALTH

NEW YORK POST – Over 200 migrants have now been charged with rioting over the shocking caught-on-camera border rush which left Texas National Guard troops injured at El Paso, Texas.

The state has identified 222 migrants who pulled down fences and razor wire then violently pushed past the heavily outnumbered Texas troops on March 21, according to BorderReport.com.

Charges of participating in a riot have been brought against 118 people on Friday and 97 more over the weekend, according to the site. Seven others were handed the same, alongside a charge of criminal mischief, at the end of last week.

On Sunday El Paso magistrate judge Humberto Acosta said the “hundreds of arrestees” from the riot were entitled to have individual bail hearings within 48 hours of being charged and denied the District Attorney’s request for more time to prepare.

Acosta then ordered the 39 migrants who had been brought before him over the rioting charges could be “released on their own recognizance” as the District Attorney had scheduled them for one mass hearing instead of individually.

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However, following the hearing all were instead transferred from state custody to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

ICE confirmed it is waiting to assume custody of all those charged with rushing the border and will start deportation proceedings against each of them.

“All individuals allegedly involved in the March 21 border breach had federal detainers filed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to have them returned to its custody once released from state custody,” the El Paso county court said in a statement shared with The Post.

On Monday another hearing for 40 of the detainees was postponed after the public defender on the case, Kelli Childress, requested a delay. She noted if the migrants were released by the state they would be transferred to ICE and have no further access to lawyers.

At the same hearing assistant District Attorney Jennifer Vandenbosch also said the state was now prepared to proceed with individual hearings for each migrant charged with rioting … READ MORE 

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