PHOTOS: Immigrant caravan arrives at U.S. border
A group of immigrants from Central America, whose caravan north drew the ire of
As the boisterous gathering at the border fence in Playas de Tijuana grew to hundreds, some waved Honduran flags, called out chants and waved bouquets of yellow flowers. Younger migrants climbed to the top of tall gates dividing the U.S. and Mexico, fist-pumping to crowds gathered on the American side. Others quietly clutched infants, wondering about their future.
I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country.
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By foot, bus and train, members of the caravan journeyed through Mexico since leaving the southern border city of Tapachula on March 25 with the goal of reaching the Tijuana-San Diego border. Most are from Honduras and tell of gang violence and extortion back home.
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