A migrant caravan group continues its trek towards the Unites States border.
Around 2,400 migrants left a city shelter to begin the journey from the Mexican capital early Thursday morning, the latest caravan to embark upon the risky path to the US-Mexican border despite US President Donald Trump’s determination to prevent them from entering.
Immigration advocates fear Mexico is not safe for US-bound migrants, who are often kidnapped by gangs and smugglers.
Since last October, thousands of mostly Central American migrants have sought to cross into the United States, many traveling in caravans in order to minimise the risks of kidnapping and attacks by members of criminal gangs while in Mexican territory.
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