Militia detains migrants at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border

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A video has emerged of armed right-wing militia members stopping over 300 migrants as they cross the Mexico border into the US state of New Mexico.

  • BBC

The group calls itself the United Constitutional Patriots, and are seen in the Facebook clip standing over migrants sitting on the desert ground.

The group’s actions have been condemned by civil liberties groups and New Mexico state officials.

The militia supports President Donald Trump’s plan for a border wall.

The incident comes amid a spike in border crossings, despite White House efforts to stem the…

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