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100s of migrants crossing Guatemala face new challenges

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

EL CINCHADO, Guatemala (AP) - Less-organized migrants, tighter immigration control by Guatemalan authorities and the presence of U.S. advisers have reduced the likelihood that the hundreds of migrants who departed Honduras will form anything like the cohesive procession the term "caravan" now conjures.

What awaits them along their journey has changed dramatically. Guatemalan officials are checking documents, Mexico's National Guard has been deployed and if the migrants make it to the U.S. ...