Trump Threatens To Send Troops to the U.S.-Mexico Border

According to a new article this morning in the Washington Post, “President Donald Trump has threatened to summon the military to close the U.S.-Mexico border and upend a trade deal.”

The Post said that the president has been experiencing “mounting frustration with a large caravan of migrants from Honduras that has been making its way toward the United States.” He said he may take military action to stop immigrants from crossing the southern border into the U.S. if Mexico does not take action to stop the “onslaught.” read more

Caravan of 1,300 Honduran Migrants Starts Walking to the U.S. Border

A caravan of over 1,300 people left yesterday from Honduras, beginning a journey to the United States where members of the caravan hope to seek asylum as refugees. The group was composed primarily of families, including many women carrying babies. The beginning of their journey was marked by the desperation which underlies their struggle for existence in their home country where life has become almost intolerable. read more