Trump Moves 250 Active Duty Troops to Texas Border

The Department of Defense is moving 250 active duty military personnel to the Texas border in response to the arrival of Central American migrants near Eagle Pass. The troops are being moved from assignments in Arizona.

US marines place barbed wire atop fencing along the United States-Mexico border in San Ysidro, California, on November 9, 2018. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker / AFP) (Photo credit should read SANDY HUFFAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Salvadoran Gang Enforcer Caught in New Migrant Caravan

Authorities in southern Mexico announced the arrest of a man described as a dangerous Salvadoran gang enforcer who was trying to blend in with the new migrant caravan bound for the United States.

Honduran migrants heading to the United States with a second caravan wait in Agua Caliente, Chiquimula region, Guatemala, on the Honduras-Guatemala border on January 16, 2019. - Hundreds of Hondurans have set out on a trek to the United States, forming another caravan, which US President Donald Trump cited Tuesday …

Migrants in New Caravan Fleeing to Find Jobs

Nearly every migrant the BBC interviewed in the caravan that left Honduras on Tuesday revealed that they were economic migrants fleeing poverty because they just did not want to “scratch by.”

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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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