The Mexican government announced its plan Tuesday to beef-up security along the nation’s southern border with Guatemala; posting guards at 370 “illegal crossing points” to prevent future ‘migrant caravans’ from entering the country.
“The Mexican government says it will put guards at some 370 illegal crossing points along the country’s southern border with Guatemala,” writes the Associated Press. “Mexico’s interior secretary has not set a date for accomplishing the task of securing the porous border.”
The border “will be guarded and controlled to prevent the entry of undocumented people,” added the Secretary.
Mexican authorities have been struggling to deal with thousands of Central American immigrants in Tijuana after their “migrant caravan” was prevented from entering the United States late last year.
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