Skip to comments.Some 50 members of migrant caravan reach Mexico, U.S. border
Posted on 04/19/2018 8:47:58 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Some 50 members of migrant caravan reach Mexico, U.S. border
Published: 22:52 EDT, 19 April 2018 | Updated: 22:52 EDT, 19 April 2018
By Lizbeth Diaz
MEXICO CITY, April 19 (Reuters) - A group of 50 Central American migrants who set out from southern Mexico in late March have reached the U.S. border, having endured the long journey despite threats by President Donald Trump to secure the border with National Guard personnel.
Since peaking at around 1,500 people, the so-called migrant "caravan" has dwindled under pressure from Trump and Mexican migration authorities, who vowed to separate those migrants with a right to stay in Mexico from those who did not.
Some of those migrants began arriving in the Mexican border city of Tijuana on Wednesday and have requested asylum in the United States.
"Since yesterday, some began to cross into the United States to turn themselves in from Tijuana and request asylum. We understand more of (the migrants) will do the same," said Jose Maria Garcia, director of Juventud 2000, an organization dedicated to assisting migrants.
He said more migrants, many of whom are stranded in Mexico's central states, are expected to arrive in the coming days.
"We will continue to receive them and it will be up to them if they stay in the country or leave," Garcia said.
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We don’t need anymore Democrats. We have enough liars, abusers, and users thank you.
Turn them back.
Yep,they’ll get in.
They can hop on the water slide to speed them into the country.
Just wish that a coherent immigration system should have been part of the Founding. The existing slaves could have stayed and given citizenship and immersed into early American culture as soon as possible. But immigration going forward at that time should have been strictly limited to Europe. With a lottery system for the best and brightest everywhere else.
50, yeah, right.
Fifty ...in fifty different places.
This fifty is the only group they know about.
Exactly. Why is this country "receiving" them? Why not tell them "Lo siento mucho!" and turn them back? WTF?
Why are they allowed to “cross into the United States?”
Put active duty Marines and soldiers on the southern border....tens of thousands of them!
ZERO asylum should granted . Not a damned one
Shoot them if the cross the border. Else, tell Mexico to control their guests or we will occupy part of Mexico to create a safe area for them and to secure our border.
The People’s Republic of California.
Agreed. The crueler we are to them, the sooner they’ll be able to know peace.
And not just any wall, a big BEEE-YOOOOO-TEEEE-FULL wall!
Or so I've heard.
LOL might have to borrow that one
She “saw the light”
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