Officials say that more than 56-hundred migrants from Central America remain camped at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana…and many have no idea what to do. In fact, a number of them are said to be considering a return to their home countries – that is, if they don’t settle in Mexico, which has been made an option.
Tijuana Police and federal officers, along with Mexican immigration agents, are said to be lining the streets outside the sprawling migrant camp, stepping up the law enforcement presence. And it’s working. "They learned their lesson," an employee of Mexico's National Migration Institute told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity. "They've seen they won't be able to cross easily. They're a lot less rebellious today."
Apparently so. According to officials, at least 1,700 caravan migrants have asked to be sent home since the caravan set out from San Pedro Sula, Honduras last month.
- Meanwhile, no one is happy about President Trump’s threats of permanently closing the border to prevent illegal immigrants fromFolks with the Arizona Chamber of Commerce say the impact of a border shutdown on the Grand Canyon State’s economy would be enormous. Chamber President and CEO Glenn Hamer allows that border security is important, but it must be done in a way that doesn’t jeopardize lawful commerce.
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