«Caravan» of refugees coming to USA — trump believes Congress should «act immediately»

Thousands of migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and Salvador are moving through Mexico towards the United States. Donald trump claims that «weak laws» of the United States will allow them to cross the border with America.

The President several days in a row called on the authorities of the neighboring countries to stop refugees. Today, April 3, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Mexico, responded to the demands, stating that «under no circumstances will the government of Mexico will not contribute to illegal migration.» Also in the Mexican foreign Ministry stressed that their country is not entitled to make immigration decisions in the United States or any other country.

«Caravan» of refugees — people forced to leave their homeland because of persecution and violence. Most of them are fleeing from Honduras, where it comesaboutmost of the population lives below the poverty line. Organizer of the «caravan», which is now moving North through Mexico, the group Pueblo Sin Fronteras («without borders»). According to her, the aim of these migrants «to flee Central America» and try to get asylum in Mexico or the United States.

Those who come to the border of the United States, have the right legally to ask for political asylum in the country, saying in Reuters. Then they can go to court, which can hear their case within a few years. During this time, many refugees find themselves in the US work and stay here until a final decision on their case.

After the statement of the Mexican officials trump wrote on Twitter that the «caravan» must be stopped before he reaches the border, and once again demanded that Congress immediately take up this problem.

The big Caravan of People from Honduras, now coming across Mexico and heading to our “Weak Laws” Border, had better be stopped before it gets there. Cash cow NAFTA is in play, as is foreign aid to Honduras and the countries that allow this to happen. Congress MUST ACT NOW!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 3, 2018