Context - January 9, 2019 - Migrant Border Crisis
The U.S. government is at a standstill as President Trump is not backing down on getting $5.7 billion approved for the border wall to deter
migrants coming from Central America to the United States. In a presidential address Tuesday night, Trump says the border wall is necessary because, “we are out of space to hold them, and we have no way to promptly return them back home to their country.”
Meanwhile thousands of migrants are in Mexico waiting for entry into the United States – hopeful to start a life without fear of violence. Every living person deserves basic human rights of safety, peace and freedom, and migrants will risk everything – even
their own lives – to find it. This week on Context: We go deeper into the migrant border crisis.