Video captured by Buzzfeed’s Karla Zabs saw planes of Police Officers wearing riot gear being sent to the Mexico/Guatemala border to stop the incoming migrant caravan.
MIGRANT CARAVAN: Two federal police-filled planes w/anti-riot gear landed near the Mexico/Guatemala border this morn (vid source: Policia Federal de Mexico). pic.twitter.com/UyneeXlPnu
— KarlaZabs (@karlazabs) October 17, 2018
James Fredrick, a journalist from Mexico City said he’d never seen anything like this before.
I’ve been to the river crossing between Mexico and Guatemala close to a dozen times. This is the first time I’ve seen police at the informal crossing point #CaravanaMigrante pic.twitter.com/daPkspwvdp
— James Fredrick (@jameslfredrick) October 18, 2018
Trump thanked Mexico for this
Thank you Mexico, we look forward to working with you! https://t.co/wf7sE0DHFT
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 18, 2018
This is another example of tough talk leading to action at the border.