The ‘migrant caravan’ slowly making its way towards the United States’ southern border hit a major snag this week, with Mexican authorities refusing to bus the immigrants north; a request that would have drastically reduced the time needed to reach the US.
According to Fox News, “The leading migrant caravan trying to make its way to the United States border is admitting defeat after asking the Mexican government to provide dozens of buses to speed up the group’s journey northward.”
“The attempt to travel by bus failed,” an organizer behind the caravan told the Associated Press
The estimated number of migrants has dropped to 4,000 people after thousands applied for asylum in Mexico or returned to their country of origin.
“Of the friends that I have been with, all want to go back,” said a 28-year-old mother of three.
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