The ‘migrant caravan’ making its way through Central America ignored President Trump’s stern warning this week; heading towards the United States’ southern border with Mexico despite being told they will not be admitted into the country.
According to Fox News, the caravan of approximately 2,000 migrants arrived in Guatemala Wednesday; covering 30 miles per day as they make their way towards the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico.
“The group’s numbers have snowballed since about 160 migrants departed Friday from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, with many people joining spontaneously while carrying just a few belongings. The migrants, who are fleeing widespread poverty and violence, hope traveling en masse affords them protection from robbery, assault and other dangers that plague many on the journey north,” writes Fox.
“We have today informed the countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador that if they allow their citizens, or others, to journey through their borders and up to the United States, with the intention of entering our country illegally, all payments made to them will STOP (END)!” tweeted President Trump Tuesday evening.
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