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Mexican Officials: El Salvador and Caravans

mexican officials: Those found to lack proper documents may face repatriation to their home countries, according to CTV. The migrants detained on a highway between the Guatemalan border and the southern Mexican city of Tapachula included 186 people from El Salvador, 16 from Guatemala, 10 Honduras and one Nicaraguan. Mexico's National Immigration Institute said 213 migrants were detained and taken to a processing centre. The group set out from El Salvador on Nov. 18 and apparently crossed the river dividing Guatemala and Mexico on Tuesday. The caravans find strength in numbers, and Mexican officials have been loath to confront the first caravans, which numbered between 1,500 and 6,000. That is the same route the three larger caravans took after entering Mexico starting Oct. 19. ( As reported in the news.