Another migrant caravan with 15,000 people is set to depart from Honduras next month

Mail Online | 12/28/2018 | Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com
bluelilly (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo: https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2018/12/28/21/7910940-0-image-a-70_1546031404964.jpg

Another migrant caravan will soon be making its way north from Honduras with an estimated 15,000 people, according to new reports.

As the thousands of migrants who fled the Central American country in October remain stranded at the Mexico border waiting to enter the US, the even larger group is prepared is preparing to depart for the north on January 15.

'They - Caravan - Irma - Garrido - Member

'They say they are even bigger and stronger than the last caravan,' Irma Garrido, a member of the migrant advocacy group Reactiva Tijuana Foundation, told the Los Angeles Times.

Garrido said the latest caravan will likely pick up even more people from El Salvador and Guatemala as it heads toward Mexico.

Caravan - Group - Share - Progress - Media

Like the last caravan, the group plans to share its progress, including which routes they will be taking, on social media, Mexican newspaper El Diario de Chiapas reported.

However, unlike previous groups, Garrido said that the members of this caravan are planning to stop short of the US and find work in Mexico, given that shelters in Tijuana are already overcrowded with migrants waiting to apply for asylum in San Diego.

Migrant - Fall - Caravan - Uncertainty - Process

The migrant with this fall's largest caravan have been left suspended in uncertainty as they wait out the lengthy asylum-request process.

In October, the caravan was faced with a choice: continue to the US southern border or stop and put down roots in Mexico, where the government offered to let them stay.

Pueblo - Sin - Fronteras - Group - Activists

Pueblo Sin Fronteras, a group of 40 Mexican and US activists escorting...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!