Migrants from Honduras traveling in the caravan through Mexico towards the US border. November 1, 2018
MEXICO city, Nov 8 – Elena Kargina. Right now thousands of refugees from Central America several caravans heading to the US border. Someone’s on foot, some manage to find a ride, others are trying to climb “the Beast” — the famous freight train going to the North of the country.
There migrants are not happy, but waiting, as stated by the President of the United States Donald trump, the us military is ready to meet the criminals and “bad guys”, and the Pentagon sends to the border more soldiers to curb the flow of refugees. Migrants fleeing poverty and crime, intend to seek asylum in the US, but what will happen to those who don’t get it? How many of them will attempt to cross the border secretly in search of a better life? The correspondent has collected stories about how the Mexicans and residents of other countries, including the Russian girl who illegally crossed the Mexico border with the United States.
© AFP 2018 / Guillermo Agahran from Central America seeking asylum in the United States, on the border of Mexico and USA
“It was interesting to try”
20 years ago to enter illegally from Mexico to the United States was much simpler: a wall on the border of the two countries was significantly lower and shorter, and the control is much weaker. For Mexican Raul, who asked not to indicate his name, “tour” to USA in 1999 was largely an adventure.