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Active-Duty Troops: Santiago Niltepec and u.s.-Mexico Border

active-duty troops: Following a break on Sunday, the migrants, many of them fleeing violence in their home countries, resumed their march towards the United States border, according to Toronto Star. As fatigue from the heat, distance, and poor sanitary conditions has set in, the numbers of people participating in the march has slowly dwindled, but a significant group are determined to get to the United States. Some of the thousands of Central American migrants rest after arriving into the small town of Santiago Niltepec on Oct. 29 in Santiago Niltepec, Mexico. On Monday an official said that the Pentagon will deploy up to 5,000 active-duty troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to prevent members of the migrant caravan from illegally entering the country. In an interview Monday, Trump said the U.S. would build tent cities for asylum seekers. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Trump, eager to keep voters focused on illegal immigration in the lead-up to the elections, stepped up his dire warnings about the caravans, tweeting, This is an invasion of our Country and our Military is waiting for you! But any migrants who complete the long trek to the southern U.S. border already face major hurdles both physical and bureaucratic to being allowed into the United States. ( As reported in the news.