After a difficult, monthlong journey from Central America to the US-Mexico border, dozens of asylum-seeking migrants are vowing to remain outside an immigration processing center until “every last one” is admitted into the country, an organizer with the caravan said late Sunday.
In anticipation of the final march of a trip that has riled President Donald Trump, supporters lined both sides of the border on Sunday.
“There are people who think I just woke up and said, ‘Oh, I want to just go to the United States.’ It’s not that easy,” she said.
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We met Isabel Rodriguez, 52, with her two grandchildren – Anderson, 7, and Cristofer, 11, – atop La Bestia a couple weeks ago. They’re from El Salvador and have been with the caravan since Tapachula, like many of this group. Isabel says she is excited to be in Tijuana adding, “I’m grateful but worried.” She adds, “I hear they are separating people who are not parents of children…but I am ready to get to the border.” Not wanting to stay in Mexico, Isabel explains, she is taking the kids to the US because there is a chance for work there. More than Mexico, anyway, according to her. She wants to cook, whatever they will let her make. @cnn
Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country. It is a disgrace. We are the only Country in the World so naive! WALL
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 23, 2018