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New Migrant Caravan Enters Mexico Undocumented Despite Humanitarian Visas

Hundreds of Central American migrants entered Mexico undocumented through an open border, in spite of the Government's offer to give a humanitarian visa to transit freely for a year in the country. Between Thursday and Friday, over a thousand Central American migrants crossed the border...

Mexico Prepares for New Migrant Exodus Heading to the US

Authorities from Mexico and Central America met Wednesday to prepare for the arrival of new migrant caravans that intend to head to the United States, Hector Gandini, the spokesman for the Mexican Ministry of the Interior said. Mexico's National Institute of Migration's commissioner, Tonatiuh Guillen,...

‘There Were Children,’ says Migrant Mother Tear-gassed at US Border

TIJUANA, MEXICO (VOANews) A migrant mother photographed running with her daughters from tear gas at the U.S.-Mexico border said she never expected the U.S. Border Patrol to fire gas canisters at children and families. After traveling north from Honduras and spending a week in the...

Migrant caravan ignites ‘xenophobia’ in Tijuana as protesters shout ‘get out!’

Hundreds of residents of Tijuana gathered on Sunday to demonstrate against the migrant caravan, shouting "no to invasion" and "Mexico for Mexicans", while others condemned the protest, calling it racist and xenophobic. At least 3,000 migrants are in Tijuana, a Mexican city close to the...

Nicaraguans feel ‘safer’ in migrant caravan than back at home

TAPANATEPE, Mexico (AFP) – With the national flag of Nicaragua draped over his wheelchair, 14-year-old Axel Sebastian Palacios cuts a distinctive figure among the thousands of mostly Honduran migrants traveling in caravan across Mexico. Axel Sebastian Palacios is wheelchair-bound because a splinter in his shin...

Honduran Asylum Seeker Dies in Clash with Mexican Police

Henry Diaz, 26, died Sunday after receiving a rubber bullet in the head during clashes with the Mexican Federal Police on the border between Mexico and Guatemala, reported sources from Guatemala’s National Police. Mexican Police deployed on the Mexican border in order to prevent migrants...

Mexico, Guatemala Police Suppress Migrant Caravan at Border (Photos)

Thousands of migrants have traveled in a caravan, mostly on foot, from Honduras to the Mexico - Guatemala border, the journey has stretched for over 640 kilometers (400 miles). Their hope to reach the United States, however, they are have encountered a somewhat insurmountable obstacle...

Migrant Caravan, Exodus, Rejects Mexico’s Plan to Contain Them

Participants in the 7,000-strong Migrant Caravan, or Central American Exodus as it has been branded by its organizers, have rejected a proposal by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto titled “You Are in Your Home.” The plan, which was announced Friday, sort to offer members of...

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