Migrants Scuffle with Police as Caravan Reaches Mexico’s Southern Border

Breitbart | 1/18/2020 | Staff
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Mexican authorities managed to hold off approximately 1,000 Central American migrants who tried to force their way through its southern border with Guatemala.

A scuffle that went on for approximately one hour took place at the midway point of one of the ports of entry on the Suchiate River. Migrants initially tried to force their way through the international boundary. According to Mexico’s Revista Proceso, Mexican National Guard troops and immigration officials using riot shields managed to hold the line and close the gates as the migrants tried to force their way in.

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A series of videos posted on social media revealed the intensity of the scuffle. Many of the male migrants used clothing or bandanas to cover their faces as they attempted to force the gates open.

During the scuffle, Mexican officials kept telling the migrants that they would only allow entry to those seeking to claim asylum or seek another immigration status in Mexico....
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