A caravan of more than 7,000
is heading to the USA on a thousand-kilometre
through Mexico. They are from Honduras and want to find a life in the U.S. Many are parents with children. They are fleeing the violence and a of job opportunities back home. A reporter said the caravan was "a of people". They are battling hot weather, food and exhaustion in their flight. Many in the caravan were recently deported from the U.S. after having lived there for decades. They are desperate to go back to be with their children living in the U.S.
The U.S. government made it that it would stick to its asylum . It will turn away who doesn't apply for in Mexico first. It has a "zero-" policy towards migrants to stop people from trying to enter the country illegally. There was earlier this year after separated migrant children from their parents at the . President Donald Trump tweeted: "Sadly, it looks like Mexico's police...are unable to stop the caravan... Criminals and Middle Easterners are mixed in." He has vowed to cut aid to Guatemala and Honduras.