/Central American migrants walking across Mexico to reach the US have a message for Trump: ‘We are not killers’

Central American migrants walking across Mexico to reach the US have a message for Trump: ‘We are not killers’

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Central Americans walking across Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States said they were mostly perplexed and turned off by President Donald Trump’s increasingly volatile language toward the group.
The US president has spent the final days of the campaign hammering the issue as he tries to energize Republican voters.
Trump’s recent statements include that he plans to sign an order that could lead to the detention of migrants crossing the southern border, and barring anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum.

DONAJI, Mexico (AP) — As President Donald Trump ramped up his anti-migrant rhetoric ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections, exhausted Central Americans walking across Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States said they were mostly perplexed and turned off by his threats, which they perceive as exaggerated.

The U.S. president has spent the final days of the campaign hammering the issue as he tries to energize Republican voters, and his favorite target has been the migrant caravan of almost 4,000 people that is still more than 800 miles away from the nearest U.S. border. Three smaller ones are following behind it.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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