A TALE OF TWO CARAVANS: More than a hundred Central American migrants reportedly tried to force their way through a customs gate at the Guatemalan border town of Tecun Uman to request passage into Mexico ... One migrant was reportedly killed. A Mexican official said Sunday that the group is seeking entry via Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. Video from the Guatemalan newspaper Prensa Libre showed men arguing with Mexican immigration officials through the metal bars of a gate separating the two countries.
Meanwhile, a larger caravan of Central American migrants attempting to reach the U.S. border took a rest break on Sunday, stopping in Tapanatepec, Mexico. The news came as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced that the military has already begun delivering countermeasuresto the southern border. The Pentagon has sent jersey barriers in conjunction with plans to deploy active-duty troops there, and full details of the number of troops to be deployed as well as their roles should be announced Sunday night, he told reporters. During an appearance on "FOX News Sunday," Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen vowed that the caravan "is not getting in."
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