22K Minors ‘Illegally Crossed’ Border in December, Says DHS

As the humanitarian crisis continues along the U.S-Mexico Border, officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) say that 22,000 minors “illegally crossed the border” in December. Nearly 25 percent of those were unaccompanied.

U.S. Border Patrol agents process a group of Honduran asylum seekers consisting almost entirely of women and children, after they crossed the U.S. border wall into San Diego, California from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Some Caravan Migrants Demand Entry to U.S. Or $50K Each to Leave

Members of the “Honduran Migrant Caravan” marched to the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana on Tuesday and delivered a letter directed to President Donald Trump, demanding entry into the United States or $50,000 each to return home. They also requested the removal of military installations in Honduras.

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Report: Most Migrant Households Rely on Welfare

President Donald Trump’s draft plan to exclude welfare-dependent migrants is justified by data showing that almost two-thirds of households headed by non-citizens use at least one welfare program, says the Center for Immigration Studies.

MCALLEN, TX - AUGUST 15: Immigrants stand in line for a bus on August 15, 2016 in McAllen, Texas. Central American immigrant families, who had crossed into Texas through Mexico, are processed at a U.S. Border Patrol center, given temporary legal documents and sent to their destination city, while their …

Caravan Organizers Promised Easy U.S. Asylum, Say Departing Migrants

Hundreds of migrants from Central America gathered near the U.S. border in Tijuana are planning to return home. They blame one of the caravan organizers, Pueblos Sin Fronteras, for allegedly misleading them into joining the trek with false promises of easy asylum in the United States. The group denies the accusations.

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Women from Migrant Caravan in Tijuana Plan Hunger Strike

A group of women from the Central American migrant caravan are calling for a hunger strike, asking for faster processing by the U.S. and Mexican authorities. The group plans to demonstrate outside the offices of Mexico’s National Immigration Institute in Tijuana.

More than 1,500 caravan migrants at US-Mexico border: AFP

Some Caravan Migrants Have HIV/AIDS and TB, Say Mexican Authorities

Mexican officials stated that more than one-third of the 6,000 caravan migrants currently living in the border city of Tijuana, Baja California, are being treated for health-related issues. Some are being treated for infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and chickenpox.

A health staffer checks the blood pressure of a Central American migrant, moving towards the United States in hopes of a better life, in the street in Mexicali, Baja California state, Mexico, on November 16, 2018. - The Central American migrant caravan faced a desperate situation Friday as its numbers …

Anne Hathaway: ‘My Country Gassed Children’

Actress Anne Hathaway expressed alarm over the situation at the southern border, claiming in an Instagram post that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents “gassed” migrant children as hundreds of caravan members rushed toward San Diego port of entry.

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MS-13 Member Says He Traveled with Migrant Caravan to California

Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector in California arrested an MS-13 member who claimed he traveled through Mexico with a migrant caravan. The agents made the arrest after he illegally crossed the border from Mexico into California.

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