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Mexico-at Least 2,000 Migrants Staying in Texas Border Shelter

2019-02-07 21:24
Authorities Are Monitoring the Texas - Mexico Border as Migrants Arrive. At Least Two-thousand Migrants Are Staying in a Shelter in the Mexican Border Town of Piedras Negras Near Eagle Pass, Texas. They've Been Moving in Since Monday. U-s Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Said They Are Part of a Second Wave of the Migrant Caravan. Authorities Are Checking Their Paperwork to See if They Can Be Processed for Humanitarian Visas or Political Asylum in the U-s. Texas Governor Greg Abbott Ordered an Increased Law Enforcement Presence at the Southern Border to Prepare for the Migrants' Arrival. On Wednesday, the Pentagon Also Announced It Would Move Approximately 250 Active Duty Personnel Near Eagle Pass. Officials Say the Group Is Made Up of Migrants From Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.