Tijuana Mayor Seeks U.N. Help As 5,000 Migrants Arrive

Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum declared a humanitarian crisis on Friday as 5,000 migrants arrived in his city.

Gastelum has asked the United Nations to provide help in dealing with the caravan of Central American migrants who arrived over the past few days. The migrants have made their way from their home countries to the U.S.-Mexican border in their quest to seek asylum in the United States. Gastelum said most of the people are currently camped out inside a Tijuana sports complex. read more

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