Mexico City_ Around 475 migrants belonging to the first caravan of Central Americans is already in the Mexican state of Tijuana, which is border with the United States, in order to enter the US, Radio Havana Cuba publishes.

From this group of migrants about 80 arrived Tuesday in Tijuana, including members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Intersex, Queer (Lgbtiq) community, who plan to seek asylum from the US authorities.

As the migrants approach the US border, the authorities intensify the security, which had already been reinforced with 5,000 soldiers, now install fences with barbed wire to prevent Central Americans from entering the US. to prevent them from entering illegally.

However, the migrants do not foresee entering the North American territory without first requesting asylum, so the member of the caravan César Mejía informed.

"We have a tentative date to start the process on Thursday, the day they will go in groups of 5 or 10 to the El Chaparral Garita to give themselves to the migration authorities of North America," he explained.

Last week, US President Donald Trump signed a decree that prohibits asylum to migrants entering illegally, instead they must pass through checkpoints at the border.

The first caravan of migrants left on October 13 with the goal of reaching the US, which already includes some 4,000 people including Hondurans, Guatemalans and Salvadorans.

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