As Mexico's new president seeks to deter Central Americans from moving north, Trump has been equally determined to stop them from entering the U.S., repeatedly railing against the caravan of migrants as it made its way north and defending his administration's use of tear gas on asylum seekers at the border. … [Read more...] about Migrant Caravan: Mexico Shuts Down Shelter For Asylum Seekers Over ‘Poor Sanitary Conditions’
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On a three-day campaign swing to Western states last week, Trump raised alarm over thousands of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. and threatened to seal off the U.S.-Mexico border if they weren’t stopped. … [Read more...] about Trump: Migrant caravan means Central America will lose U.S. aid
Both the caravan and the gang have caught the attention of the president, who has railed against Central American migrants during speeches and on social media. During an event ostensibly about tax reform on April 5, Trump complained about “the caravan of thousands of people coming up from Honduras,” and suggested that women in the caravan were being raped. … [Read more...] about MS-13 Gang Member Arrested Traveling With Migrant Caravan From Central America to U.S.
This year, however, many who joined the caravan were determined to make it to the U.S., with most of the asylum seekers coming from Honduras in a bid to escape the instability and violence that has followed the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez. Others traveled from countries like El Salvador and Guatemala, which, in addition to Honduras, are among the countries most affected by violence and poverty in the Americas. … [Read more...] about Migrant Caravan Asylum Seekers Being ‘Illegally’ Turned Away At Border, Rights Group Says
Civil defense officials for Mexico's southern state of Chiapas said they had offered to take the migrants by bus to a shelter set up by immigration officials about 5 miles (7 kilometers) outside Tapachula, but the migrants refused, fearing that once they boarded the buses they would be deported. … [Read more...] about Migrant caravan swells to 5,000 while advancing toward US