In the «caravan» of migrants already 4 thousand people — trump threatens to close the border with Mexico

Donald trump threatened to send to the border with Mexico troops or close the southern border of the United States, if the Mexican authorities will not stop the «caravan» of migrants, which already has 4 million people.

The caravan is headed to the U.S. via Mexico from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

«I strongly urge Mexico to make it stop. Otherwise, I’ll use US troops and close our southern border,» wrote trump on Twitter.

….In addition to stopping all payments to these countries, which seem to have almost no control over their population, I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught — and if unable to do so I will call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 18, 2018

According to preliminary estimates, only in September 2018, the Border service detained more than 41.4 thousand illegal immigrants. (In August, has been detained 37 544 illegal.)

In addition, the sharp increase in the number of immigrant children attempting to enter the United States without family, alone.

Secretary of state Mike Pompeo tomorrow, 19 October, should go to Mexico city to discuss with Mexican colleagues plans to stop the caravan.

The US President also threatened to deprive Honduras and Guatemala financial aid, if the authorities in these countries to act.