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Group that escorts migrant caravans draws more scrutiny

 

January 6, 2019



By, Associated Press

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central Americans journeying toward the United States were 2,500 miles from their destination in October when they reached a moment of decision: Should they press on toward the U.S. border? Or should they stop and put down roots in Mexico, where the government offered to let them stay?

Pueblo Sin Fronteras, a group of activists escorting the caravan, warned the migrants that the offer might be too good to be true and called a voice vote on whether to continue.

"Let's keep going!" the crowd yelled amid applause.

And they kept going....



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