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09 April, 2018, 00:28 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • CNN international 1- Mexican government doesn't'welcome US military at border

Organizers have been searching for a way to safely move the roughly 1,000 people who have become a target of President Trump as a symbol of weak border controls and the need for tougher U.S. immigration rules. Puebla is about two hours south of Mexico City, and about seven hours northwest of where the caravan has been camped out for days in Oaxaca.

The Zelaya siblings, from El Salvador, huddle together, part of a caravan of Central American migrants traveling in Mexico. If she had known it would go only halfway across Mexico, she said, she would have tried to work in Tapachula and save money for the journey.

"Honestly, I want to be Mexican", Zepeda said.

Many Hondurans who had fled after the contested presidential election in November already had amassed in the southern Mexican border city of Tapachula and joined the caravan when it set off late last month. DACA recipients deserve a permanent solution to their uncertain immigration through providing them permanent residency and, eventually, citizenship. For Mujica, the organizer, that's as much as he expects.

The Mexican government has responded by issuing temporary permits to migrants. "Some people in Mexico called her the 'Hillary wannabe, ' and it is believed she will play more of a spoiler role".

Caravans like this one are common as an attempt to raise awareness, but they exist apart from the regular flow of migrants.

On Thursday, Trump tied the alleged rape of women in the caravan to the need to tighten US immigration laws and build a wall on the border with Mexico.

Although the president has repeatedly warned about the dangers of illegal immigrants pouring over the border, the numbers have fallen.




Infections are easy to spread when people are traveling in buses and sleeping in packed spaces, he said. The group also uses the caravans to highlight the violence, poverty, and political oppression people fleeing Central American face back home.

The official statement of the white house has been: "We are going to protect our border with our military".

Santiago: Organizers have not said. Crime in Honduras was so bad that she chose to embark on the hard a journey across several global borders with two young asthmatic sons, the younger of whom is now sick and on antibiotics. But the logistics remain fluid. Using mid-20th-century solutions for today's problem is a flawless example of Mr. Trump's ill-informed decision-making.

However, regardless of the haze of uncertainty surrounding certain conflicting claims, one thing that everyone does appear to agree on is that the caravan is not really being disbanded. Mujica said that "a minimum of 80 percent" of the migrants in the group come from Honduras. The group is mostly women and children from Honduras who intend to seek asylum in Mexico or the US.

"In many places, like California, the same person votes many times. And now they're beating us economically, they are not our friend believe me", he said at the time. Indicating that the Justice Department may go after Pueblo Sin Fronteras (Town Without Borders), who organized and promoted the planned illegal incursion, for conspiring to break USA law.

This apparent contradiction between accounts raises a question: Are the caravan's marchers or organizers shifting their story about wanting to go to the United States because of the media spotlight that has been placed upon them, or were previous reports about their intentions and goal incorrect?

The woman and the boy were broken-hearted, separated from their families, he said. "You can very easily run into immigration and they'll ask for identification", he said. "We will act only in the best interest of Mexican".

Trump appeared to be referring to the unsafe journey migrants often take through Central America to get to Mexico and the US.

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