Central American immigrants on Wednesday continued to wander for a city in Mexico City, where about 4,500 continue to weigh…
Central American immigrants on Wednesday continued to wander for a city in Mexico City, where about 4,500 continue to weigh offers to stay in Mexico against the desire of many to reach the US border.
said that they expected as many as 1,000 more to come to Jesus Martinez Stadium as trailer members of the caravan panel, slowing their travels with difficulty getting rides or by jumping on lorries that diverted their way.
Angel Eduardo Cubas of La Ceiba, Honduras, reached the residence early Wednesday after being divided from the caravan. Like many immigrants, he had to find back to the relative safety of the caravan in an unknown country without money.
“There were many people released elsewhere,” said Cubas, who at one point lost his two children, 2 and 6, before they were found again. “It was ugly, go and watch” for their children, says the 28-year-old father.
Members of the migrants’ carriages, as President Donald Trump made a central issue in the US mid-term elections, immediately declined a decision on Tuesday night about whether to live in Mexico or to continue north and choose to stay in the capital for a minimum of a couple of days.
“No one is in a hurry to go to (to the US border), but we must go together,” said Rodriguez of Colon, Honduras.
Rodriguez, 34, fled the country with her 1
Mexico has offered immigration, asylum or work visa to immigrants and the government has said that 2 697 temporary visas have been issued to individuals and families covering them while waiting for 45- day application for a more permanent status.
Rina Valenzuela, who is from El Salvador, listened attentively to helping workers from the Nonprofit Institute for Women in Migration as they explained the difficulties of seeking and securing asylum in the United States of America Lenzuela decided that she would rather apply for a refuge in Mexico.
“Why fight there with so much effort and so much suffering that we have gone through, just for them to Well, no,” she said.
Hundreds of city workers and even more volunteers helped sort donations and target migrants to food, water, diapers and other reasons. Migrants searched through piles of donated clothes, grabbed milk-to-box boxes and launched to call at a place established by the Red Cross.
Employees from the Capital Human Rights Commission registered new arrivals with biographical data such as age and country of origin – and placed yellow bracelets on the wrists to keep the bill of the growing audience.
Maria Yesenia Perez, 41, said there was no room in the arena when she and her 8-year-old daughter arrived Tuesday night, so the two from Honduras slept on the grass outside. Immigrants tapped the parking lot and designed in-depth protection from plywood coated with blankets and tarps. Forty portable toilets were scattered across the grass.
Several smaller groups fell hundreds of miles southward; Officials estimated about 7000 in every country in the caravans.
Trump portrayed the caravan as a big threat, although such caravans have sprung up regularly over the years and passed largely unnoticed.
Former Honduran lawyer Bartolo Fuentes, who denies accusations as he started the caravan, described it as a natural response “to a situation that is more terrible than war.” He said that about 300 to 400 dog reds leave their country on an average day.
“What are we here then? The 20-day compilation” with normal emigration, he said.