Migrant Caravan No. 2 Heads North, Trump Threatens to Cut Aid to Honduras

www.thenewamerican.com | 10/16/2018 | R. Cort Kirkwood
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It appears that Jean Raspail’s dystopian immigration novel, The Camp of the Saints, is coming true. But instead of landing upon on our shores by boat, the real-life “migrants” heading for American soil are traversing over land, through Guatemala and Mexico.

Some 1,500-2,000 “migrants” are heading toward the U.S. border with Mexico. They shout “Yes, We Can” as they break laws, ignore national borders, and squat on foreign soil. They claim they flee poverty and persecution.

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For now, President Trump is firm: No entry. The question is whether he’ll be able to withstand the hysterics from the Left when the migrants arrive. Or his own administration officials permitting them to apply for asylum, then releasing them into our nation’s interior.

As with the “migrant caravan” earlier this spring, this juggernaut seeks a free pass to enter the United States, where leftist migrant resettlement groups, masquerading as Christian charities, are waiting to resettle them.

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Before providing the obligatory sob stories, the Associated Press laid out the politics of the northward march. “The group estimated at 1,600 to 2,000 people fleeing poverty and violence in Honduras marched into Guatemala in sweltering heat Monday, twice pushing past outnumbered police sent to stop them — first at the border and then at a roadblock just outside Esquipulas,” the wire service reported.

But Mexico, happily, isn’t all that interested in accommodating the border-crashing horde, either:

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After those encounters, Mexico’s immigration authority sent out a fresh warning late Monday that the migrants would have to satisfy Mexican officials individually and that only those meeting requirements would be allowed to enter.

But it remains unclear if governments in the region — many of whose own people are migrants — can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. Honduras’ ability to stop the caravan also may be limited because it has already...
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