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Monday, April 30, 2018

Migrant Caravan Reaches U.S. – Mexico Border, Many Already In U.S. Illegally


Migrants rise early in the morning and get ready, at the Juventudes 2000 Shelter, prior to meeting with immigration lawyers, in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)
The migrant caravan gathering on the Mexican side of the southern border is expected to start applying for asylum in the U.S. today, despite the president’s call to keep them out.
American immigration lawyers are helping about 350-migrants apply for asylum.
However, the White House has announced they will deny applicants who do not attempt to seek asylum in Mexico first.
Critics say migrants are abusing a legal loophole in the immigration system to take advantage of the U.S.
Border patrol officials in San Diego, California, say many have already entered the country illegally by scaling a scrap metal fence at the San Ysidro port of entry.

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