American Elephants

Now It Is Three Caravans, One is 12,000 People, All Looking to Invade. by The Elephant's Child

The newest migrant caravan that formed on January 15 in Honduras, has reportedly grown to more than 12,000 people, according to Mexican claims. And that is supposedly only one of the three that are being tracked. Some members say they intend to pursue refugee status in Mexico.  When it started it was supposed to be about 2,000, and has swelled since then. The towns they pass through drum up trucks or buses to keep them continuing on out of their town. Nobody wants 12,000 migrants camped out in their town.

They’re reportedly headed toward Piedras Negras,  a Mexican border town across the Rio Grande from Eagle Pass, Texas. Mexico is giving them humanitarian visas to prevent them traveling unaccounted for through Mexico, and enable them to get temporary work. Many are expected to attempt to cross illegally into the United States. President Trump has sent the military back to the border to prevent that incursion. They are expected to arrive at the Texas border on Monday or Tuesday.

They are being encouraged by sponsors in Honduras, and perhaps in the U.S. But just who the sponsors who are giving them unrealistic hopes about getting into the U.S. and finding employment is unclear. As is exactly what they are being told. Just what is so wrong with Honduras is not clear either, that so many want to leave.

The picture is from the last bunch

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