|Thursday, October 25,|
The Pentagon announced on Thursday that it would send hundreds of troops to the border with Mexico to prevent the entry of a convoy of migrants, AFP reported.
US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was "moving the army" to protect the US border as a convoy of Central American immigrants continued to travel through Mexico en route to the United States . "The army has moved for this national emergency ... they will be stopped,"
Trump said on Twitter .
Thousands of men, women and children seeking to escape violence, poverty and corruption in their countries continued their arduous journey towards the far-off American border.