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Tom Homan on murders of Americans: Drug cartels 'control everything' near US border

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Tom Homan on murders of Americans: Drug cartels 'control everything' near US border

By Joshua Nelson | Fox News

The killing of nine Americans in Mexico highlights the brutal power of the country’s drug cartels, former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Tom Homan told “Fox & Friends First” Wednesday.

“The Mexican criminal cartels control everything on the northern border of Mexico,” Homan said.

Homan said no criminal activity or smuggling occurs in Mexico without the cartels approving the plan.

A suspect was arrested Wednesday near the Arizona border with Mexico in connection with the deaths of nine U.S. citizens -- six children and three women – Monday who were living in a faith-based community about 70 miles south of Douglas, Ariz., investigators said.

Read more: https://www.foxnews.com/media/tom-homan-mexican-criminal-cartels-control-everything-on-the-northern-border-of-mexico