ADVERTISEMENT

Open Post: Central American Migrant Caravan – Hot or Not?

April 3, 2018 | News | Sam Robeson | 0 Comments

In case you haven’t heard, the US will soon be presented with the enticing opportunity to take in a ragtag team of diseased poor migrants from countries most recognizable on the tags of Old Navy shirts. The “caravan” of over 1,000 Central American migrants is making its way through Mexico, and the marchers plan to “turn themselves in and request asylum once they make it to the US border” according to CNN. What a great deal for us. Really bringing something exciting to the table.

On the one hand, living in squalor can’t be as fun as it looks in Coco. On the other hand, you have to make me want it, you know? Make me want to help you. The caravan is putting Mexico – which has ramped up the protection of its Southern border wall and since 2014 has  “detained and deported more than 420,000 Central American migrants” – in a tough spot. Not to mention giving Trump some compelling Twitter ammo. So caravans of Central Americans – hot or not?

 

Tags: mexico



Disclaimer: All rights reserved for writing and editorial content. No rights or credit claimed for any images featured on wwtdd.com unless stated. If you own rights to any of the images because YOU ARE THE PHOTOGRAPHER and do not wish them to appear here, please contact us info(@)egotastic.com and they will be promptly removed. If you are a representative of the photographer, provide signed documentation in your query that you are acting on that individual's legal copyright holder status.

Advertisement


Related Post

Advertisement


Advertisement