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Mexico blocks hundreds of migrants from crossing border span

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
Published on January 21, 2020 - Duration: 00:25s

Mexico blocks hundreds of migrants from crossing border span

Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of Central American migrants tried to push their way across a bridge spanning the Suchiate River between Mexico and Guatemala.

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Mexico blocks hundreds of migrants from crossing border span

A MASSIVE CARAVAN OF CENTRALAMERICAN MIGRANTS -- ARECAMPING OUT ON THE GUATEMALANSIDE OF THE MEXICO BORDER.THEY'RE HOPING TO BE ALLOWEDENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY.IT'S EXPECTED -- THIS GROUP --WILL HEAD TOWARDS THE U.S.IT'S A TENSE SITUATION THERE NOW-- SINCE THE MEXICANGOVERNMENT SAYS -- THAT THENUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO ENTERED HASEXCEEDED ONE THOUSAND -- SO THEBORDER IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.NO WORD YET -- ON WHAT THEGOVERNMENT PLANS TO DO.A NEW REPORT SAYS ILLEGAL

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