BORDER CRISIS: President Trump CUTS AID to Central American Countries Ahead of New ‘Caravan’

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President Trump officially cut financial aid to three Central American countries over the weekend as Mexican authorities warned of the ‘Mother of All Caravans’ slowly making its way towards the southern United States.

“The U.S. government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras on Saturday after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the U.S.-Mexico border,” reports Reuters.

Mexico must use its very strong immigration laws to stop the many thousands of people trying to get into the USA. Our detention areas are maxed out & we will take no more illegals. Next step is to close the Border! This will also help us with stopping the Drug flow from Mexico!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 30, 2019

The move comes as President Trump renews his threat to close the US-Mexico border in the wake of the recent influx of migrants; saying American “detention centers are maxed out” and “we will take no more illegals.”

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