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Migrant caravan swells to 5,000, resumes advance toward US

6 monthes ago   |   By

A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border in southern Mexico on Sunday, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border.
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Migrant Caravan Resumes March North From Mexico-Guatemala Border

Migrant Caravan Resumes March North From Mexico-Guatemala Border

6 monthes ago   |   By

Crowds of migrants resumed their long journey north on Sunday from the Mexican border city of Ciudad Hidalgo, according to Mexican federal police officers.
The caravan was headed for Tapachula, a city about 37 km north of the Mexico-Guatemala border, the officers told CNN.
There were about 10 buses awaiting migrants along the highway between Tapachula and Ciudad Hidalgo and the drivers had been instructed to carry the migrants to shelters in Tapachula, the officers said. It was unclear how many of the group were from the migrant caravan and how many were Mexicans who joined the march.
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Police in Mexico try to head off caravan of migrants determined to reach the US

Police in Mexico try to head off caravan of migrants determined to reach the US

6 monthes ago   |   By

A caravan of migrants was moving north Sunday after bypassing a Mexican border.
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The Latest: Federal police monitoring migrant caravan

6 monthes ago   |   By

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico - The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States :
9:10 a.m.
Three federal police units are escorting the massive crowd of migrants marching across southernmost Mexico and a police helicopter has been flying overhead. It's not immediately clear if Mexican authorities plan again to try to stop the march, which has swelled to some 5,000 people.
Municipal police in the town of Frontera Hidalgo stood by. City police officer Luis Fernando Mejia Morales said “the instructions are to treat them kindly. They are human beings.”
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