Approximately 100 asylum seekers arrived at the U.S. border between San Diego and Tijuana in April after traveling together as part of a migrant caravan through Mexico. Mostly families seeking safety in the United States, the group nonetheless elicited a sharp response from the Trump administration. In his outrage over the caravan, President Trump tweeted a warning that foreign aid to Honduras was “in play” if irregular migration to the U.S.-Mexico border did not diminish or stop.
Jacob Hofstetter is a recent graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a Brumley Next Generation Fellow at the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. He previously worked at Human
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