Thousands of Troops Deploy to Southern Border

  • 2018-10-29
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Thousands of Troops Deploy to Southern Border
By U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos (120926-F-YA200-150) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The Trump administration is deploying 5,000 U.S. troops to the southern border to assist immigration officials as a caravan of migrants inches closer towards the United States. (The Hill)

Initial estimates put the number of U.S. troops at 800, according to the Journal.

Some 15,000 U.S. customs officials are already present at the border, the paper reports.

The caravan departed San Pedro Sula, Honduras on October 12, brought together by a grassroots social media campaign.

Within days thousands joined.

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 Source: AAN
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