The following is a report posted several days ago, from Alex Backman, an independent journalist in Mexico. The report offers a south-of-the-border perspective, on the caravans making their way from central America to our border with Mexico.
Hours after images of migrants climbing a border wall in San Diego went viral, Homeland Security Department deployed razor wire Wednesday to prevent a repeat.
The immigrants, who said they were the vanguard of the caravans streaming north through Mexico, ascended the fence Tuesday in a display of defiance.
US troops at the US-Mexico border, are laying down razor wire fencing along the Texas side of the Rio Grande river, underneath the McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge, as three separate caravans of Central Americans make their way north in the hopes of claiming asylum.