Caravan of up to 15,000 migrants set to crash US border as Blinken prepares to travel to Mexico | 25 Dec 2023 | A fresh wave of up to 15,000 migrants is set to crash into the already flooded U.S. southern border as Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepares for a dire state visit to Mexico later this week. Hailing mostly from Cuba, Haiti and Honduras, the newly formed caravan of about 8,000 asylum-seekers began its march through Mexico to the border days before Blinken’s meeting with Mexican President Andres Lopez Manuel Obrador to discuss surging illegal immigration. Defiant radical migrant-rights activist Luis Garcia Villagran, who is accompanying the group, predicted that staggering number could swell to 15,000 people by the time it reaches the border. "We won’t stop - we'll keep walking," he vowed.

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