Trump Pushed Mexico to Block Its Border. A Migrant Caravan Tests It.

Source: The New York Times, 1/23/2020

Mexico Migrants

Pressured by threats from President Trump, Mexico beefed up security on its border with Guatemala. We witnessed a confrontation with the first migrant caravan of 2020.

“Last year, President Trump threatened Mexico with import tariffs if the country didn’t seal its southern border. So Mexico deployed a newly formed security force to block migrants from entering. Now this wave of some 4,000 migrants is putting enforcement here to its latest test.”

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