Migrant caravan headed to US grows to 7,200: UN official

The caravan of migrants, mostly from Guatemala and Honduras, bedded down Sunday night on the concrete of a town square in Tapachula, Mexico.
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I see is determined migrants continuing their march to the US Mexico border with more than a thousand miles to go. There as many as 7000 in the caravan was from Honduras fleeing violence and poverty. Aids is not gotten in on the front lines for Blanca there is a serious concern that. The gangs who killed her husband are gonna come back for her family. The migrants just how Amber's first burst through the border gate separating Mexico and Guatemala. Mexican federal police it right here is to cut them off. Now retreating over concerns about physical or violent confrontations when they are so many children. Most inaccurate and refusing asylum in Mexico and scratching on despite the heat and lack of food and water. Twelve that we know that we can't stop and increased US border. I will seal off the border before they come into this country and I'll bring out our military. Echoed that threat on Twitter Monday morning making unsubstantiated claim about middle easterners mixed in the caravan then continue to attack the Democrats for the border crisis tweeting every tiny CE caravan or people attempting to come into our country illegally. Sync up and blamed the Democrats. President trump went on to say remember the mid terms and tweeted that the US would now cut off. Or substantially reduce foreign aid to several central American country it's. Natalie Bernal ABC news Los Angeles.

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