Who is providing logistics for the caravan? You don’t walk 2,000 miles without food, water and a place to rest.
Via AZ Central:
An immigrant activist from Phoenix has been arrested in southern Mexico while taking part in a large caravan of several thousand migrants from Central America headed for the U.S. border.
Irineo Mujica was one of the main organizers of last spring’s migrant caravan that prompted President Donald Trump to order the deployment of National Guard troops to the border.
Mujica was arrested Thursday in Ciudad Hidalgo, a town in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, after the latest caravan made up of at least 5,000 migrants from Central America illegally crossed into Mexico from Tecun Umam, Guatemala.
Video posted on Twitter and Facebook showed Mexican federal police and immigration authorities roughly pulling Mujica out of a crowd of migrants, walking him away and then shoving him into a white van.
As tensions build over a new caravan, Mexican officials seize the man who helped organize the last one https://t.co/ipwsyldi9R
— Adolfo Flores (@aflores) October 19, 2018
Mujica was not involved in organizing the most recent caravan, said Alex Mensing, on organizer with Pueblo Sin Fronteras, the binational group that organized last spring’s caravan.
He was there to help coordinate humanitarian assistance in the city of Tapachula after the caravan ballooned in size and approached Mexico, Mensing said.
“He was not involved in organizing the beginnings of the caravan,” Mensing said of Mujica.