The Kids in the Haul - The Coyote's Code

  • Aired:  08/04/14
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Jordan Klepper reports on a 2012 executive order that is being used to mislead Central American families into believing that their children can stay in the U.S. permanently. (4:45)

>> Jon: I THINK PERHAPSTONIGHT I'LL HAVE SOME HOT

POCKETS.

WELCOME BACK.

SO CONGRESS CANNOT SOLVE THEBORDER CRISIS.

OR ANY OTHER PROBLEM.

[LAUGHTER]BUT WHY ARE WE IN THIS MESS TO

BEGIN WITH?

>> THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATIONANNOUNCED IN 2012 IT WOULD ALLOW

SOME CHILDREN TO REMAIN IN THEU.S. WITHOUT FEAR OF

DEPORTATION.

THAT PROGRAM APPLIED ONLY TOCHILDREN WHO ARRIVED AT THE U.S.

BEFORE 2007.

BUT SMUGGLERS IN CENTRAL AMERICAARE CONVINCING FAMILIES THE

REPRIEVE STILL STANDS.

>> FAMILIES ARE BEING LIED TOAND MANIPULATED BY THE COYOTES.

>> Jon: COYOTES.

WHAT IF WE JUST GET THEM TO LOOKDOWN.

[GUNFIRE][APPLAUSE]

NO, HONESTLY, THAT WAS REALLYLONG WALK FOR A WYLE E. COYOTE

JOKE. TOOK YOU ALL AROUND THEBLOCK AND WENT... SO, THERE'S

A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT WAYS WECAN ADDRESS THE FUNDAMENTAL

ISSUES CAUSING THIS PROBLEM --ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE TO THEIR

HOME CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES,TRAINING ASSISTANCE TO CENTRAL

AMERICAN LAW ENFORCEMENT,REFORMING OUR IMMIGRATION COURTS

TO PROCESS MINORS MOREEFFICIENTLY.

>> YOU HAVE TO ADDRESS THESEAMBIGUITIES IN OUR LAW THAT ARE

CREATING THE CIRCUMSTANCES THATARE ALLOWING THESE TRAFFICKING

GROUPS TO CONVINCE PEOPLE TO PAYTHEM $8,000 OR $10,000 TO BRING

THEM HERE.

>> Jon: OR YOU CAN MAKESEMANTIC CHANGES.

THAT'S THE OTHER WAY WE COULDGO, JUST CHANGE THE WORDING.

SIX OH ONE. FOR MORE ON THEHOUSE BOARDER BILL, WE TURN TO

SENIOR IMMIGRATION CORRESPONDENTJORDAN KLEPPER IN MEXICO.

JORDAN, THANK YOU FOR JOININGUS.

[APPLAUSE]JORDAN, IF OBAMA'S ACTION GIVES

COYOTES LEEWAY TO LIE, WHATMAKES YOU THINK THAT THE HOUSE

BILL IS GOING TO STOP THEM?

IT'S RIDICULOUS.

>> FIRST OF ALL, JON, DOWN HERETHE TERM COYOTE IS CONSIDERED

OFFENSIVE.

THEY PREFER PEDIATRICIMMIGRATION CONSULTANT.

>> Jon: WHERE, WHERE ARE YOU,JORDAN?

>> SOMEWHERE BETWEEN CHIHUAHUAAND AUSTIN.

I'M TRAVELING WITH THECONSULTANTS AS THEY EMIGRATE

SOME PEDIATRICS.

AND THEY'RE WORRIED THAT IF THEAMBIGUITY IS TAKEN OUT OF THE

LAW THIS COULD BETHEIR LAST RUN.

>> LOOK, LOOK, LOOK, OBAMA'S2012 ORDER, WHICH IS SUPPOSEDLY

ENABLING THESE IMMIGRATIONCONSULTANTS COYOTES TO LIE, IT

CLEARLY APPLIED ONLY TOCHILDREN WHO ENTERED

BEFORE 2007 AND WERE PRESENTPHYSICALLY STILL IN 2012.

SO THERE IS NO AMBIGUITY.

WHERE IS THE AMBIGUITY?

>> PRESENT PHYSICALLY 2012 OFWHAT, 2012 OF WHAT, JON?

WHAT ARE THESE TERMS.

THEY COULD BE ANYTHING.

>> HOW COULD IT, HOW COULD IT BECLEARER, JORDAN?

>> OKAY, IT COULD BE CLEARER.

YOU COULD BOLD IT, YOU COULDUNDERLINE IT, BIGGER FONT.

YOU KNOW, IF YOU WANT TO STOPTHE BORDER CRISIS, THERE ARE

TOOLS AVAILABLE.

DO DIAGRAMS OF HOW TO FOLLOWTHE LAW LIKE IKEA.

YOU KNOW, CLARIFY IT.

YOU NEED TO CLARIFY THE LAW ANDTHE COYOTES WILL FOLLOW IT.

>> Jon: WHY?

WHY WOULD CHANGING THE LAW STOPTHESE PEOPLE FROM LYING ABOUT

THE LAW?

THEY'RE ALREADY LYING ABOUT ITNOW.

>> WHOA!

THAT'S A SERIOUS CHARGE.

ALL RIGHT.

BE CAREFUL.

YOU'RE GOING TO WIND UP WITH ASLANDER SUIT ON YOUR HANDS.

>> Jon: I SEEM, I SEEM TO HAVEANGERED YOU.

>> YEAH, YEAH.>> Jon: I'M SORRY.

>> THAT IS SERIOUS, JON.

I DON'T WANT YOU TO GET SUED.

>> Jon: THANK YOU.

THAT'S VERY KIND OF YOU.

TOO LATE.

BUT THEY ARE, THEY ARE LYING.

>> YES, BUT WITH A SOFT LIE.

>> Jon: ALL RIGHT.

>> IS IT REALLY LYING WHENYOU'RE LYING TO A CHILD OR A

FAMILY THAT DOESN'T KNOW ANYBETTER?

>> Jon: YES. THAT IS STILL, THATIS STILL LYING,

EVEN WHENYOU DO IT TO CHILDREN.

>> NO, NO, NO, PLEASE.

EVERYONE LIES TO KIDS TO GIVETHEM HOPE.

YOU KNOW, SANTA IS REAL.

YOU CAN GROW UP TO BE PRESIDENT.

MOMMY AND DADDY LOVE EACH OTHER.[LAUGHTER].

KIDS NEED HOPE AND COYOTES AREHERE TO PROVIDE IT.

FOR A NOMINAL FEE OF $8,000$10,000.

>> Jon: SO THE COYOTES WILLFILL THE SPACE OF AMBIGUITY IN

WITH LIES, EVEN IF NO AMBIGUITYEXISTS, BUT THE ONE LINE THEY

WILL NOT CROSS IS THE ABJECTLINE.

>> NOW YOU ARE GETTING IT.

>> Jon: I UNDERSTAND.

>> IT'S A LITTLE THING CALLEDTHE COYOTE'S CODE.

SURE. YOU KNOW, THEY'LL SEWCHILDREN INTO THE UPHOLSTERY

OF CARS, TAKE DESPERATEFAMILIES' ENTIRE SAVINGS, KILL

THEM OFF IF THEY DON'T PAY,YOU KNOW, BUT YOU WILL NOT GET

SOMEONE WHOSE PROFESSIONAL NAMEIS SYNONYMOUS WITH AN

AMORAL SCAVAGING BEASTTO LIE ABOUT THE REPEAL

OF AN EXECUTIVE ACTION. YOUKNOW. THEY'RE NOT HYENAS.

>> Jon: THANK YOU, JORDAN.

GOOD LUCK ON THE TRAIN.

JORDAN KLEPPER, EVERYBODY.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

I DIDN'T REALIZE.

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