Large Group of Foreigners Marching Toward The U.S. Border As We Speak


Mexico is allowing one thousand illegal immigrants from Central America march across their country towards the United States.

The crowd has been divided into groups and divisions like an army and they intend to sneak across the border into the US.

“Beautiful: Immigration agents abandoned their posts as 1,500 people on Refugee Caravan, mainly from Honduras, crossed into Mexico from Guatemala yesterday with goal to reach US (video via @pueblosf)”

Buzzfeed excerpt:

…For five days now hundreds of Central Americans — children, women, and men, most of them from Honduras — have boldly crossed immigration checkpoints, military bases, and police in a desperate, sometimes chaotic march toward the United States. Despite their being in Mexico without authorization, no one has made any effort to stop them.

Organized by a group of volunteers called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders, the caravan is intended to help migrants safely reach the United States, bypassing not only authorities who would seek to deport them, but gangs and cartels who are known to assault vulnerable migrants.

Organizers like Rodrigo Abeja hope that the sheer size of the crowd will give immigration authorities and criminals pause before trying to stop them.

“If we all protect each other we’ll get through this together,” Abeja yelled through a loudspeaker on the morning they left Tapachula, on Mexico’s border with Guatemala, for the nearly monthlong trek.

When they get to the US, they hope American authorities will grant them asylum or, for some, be absent when they attempt to cross the border illegally. More likely is that it will set up an enormous challenge to the Trump administration’s immigration policies and its ability to deal with an organized group of migrants numbering in the hundreds.

The number of people who showed up to travel with the caravan caught organizers by surprise, and has overwhelmed the various towns they’ve stopped in to spend the night. Pueblos Sin Fronteras counted about 1,200 people on the first day…”

“I’m traveling with a caravan of about 1,200 mostly Central American migrants traveling through Mexico. The group is being organized by Pueblos Sin Fronteras. It’s shaping up to be the largest one they’ve ever had. Here’s a clip from yesterday.”

“I’m traveling with a caravan of about 1,200 mostly Central American migrants traveling through Mexico. The group is being organized by Pueblos Sin Fronteras. It’s shaping up to be the largest one they’ve ever had. Here’s a clip from yesterday. ”

“The majority of the migrants are from Honduras. Organizers of the caravan believe they make up about 70% of the group. They’re followed by migrants from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.”

“Everyone is part of a group of about 10 people and five groups are put together to make a sector. Each with their own leaders and name like “Fuerza Unida,” “Unión Para La Familia,” and “Los Tigeres.”

“My first dispatch while on the trail with hundreds of Central Americans who have boldly crossed immigration check points, military bases, & police in a desperate, sometimes chaotic march toward the US ”

“Excellent two days of meetings with our partners @EPN @LVidegaray and @Navaretteprida in Mexico City. We are jointly committed to shared security and economic interests. We signed two MOUs and a LOI to improve public safety and expedite legitimate trade and travel…more to come.”

 

But still, Mexico is allowing this caravan to travel to our border. Let’s hope we pack them in ICE.