Officially, the detention was due to a disturbance of public order in the migrant shelter of El Barreta l (east of Tijuana) and the person, being a foreigner, will be handed over to the National Institute of Migration. to determine their situation.
Guerrero Ulloa identified himself last week as one of the leaders of the caravan, including delivering a letter to the US consulate in Tijuana on behalf of the group, but later it transpired that he did not leave this year with the caravan, but has lived for years in Mexico.
According to a petition on the change.org portal, he has been out of Honduras for 31 years, where he was accused of an attack.
“My name is Alfonso Guerrero Ulloa, falsely accused of being a material actor in the China Palace restaurant in the city of Comayagua, Honduras, in 1987, where 6 Marines were injured from the Palmerola military base, which led me to exile. years away from my homeland and family, living miserably, I believe I have the right to fair compensation and my return to my homeland, “explains the request of the platform.
While amnesty advocates and civil-liberties zealots decry “police state” tactics against illegal aliens, Mexico fiercely maintains laws against illegal border crossings; “verification visits” to enforce visa conditions; requirements that foreigners produce proof of legal status on demand; and enforcement and cooperation between and among immigration officials and law-enforcement authorities at all levels in Mexico. Native-born Mexicans are also empowered to make citizens’ arrests of illegal aliens and turn them in to authorities.