Customs and Border Patrol officers have shut down busy border crossings in preparation for an onslaught from the caravan. The Daily Wire reports:
On Monday, U.S. border officials temporarily shut down the busiest border crossing in anticipation of the incoming migrant caravan, which has been estimated to include up to 14,000 migrants.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) stopped all vehicular traffic from Mexico into California via the San Ysidro port in order to bulk up vital infrastructure and security measures to properly handle the incoming migrants.
In a statement released by the CBP, the agency announced that “officials have temporarily suspended vehicle processing for northbound travelers at the San Ysidro port of entry Monday morning to position additional port hardening materials.”
According to Fox News, “Homeland Security officials say there are currently 6,000 people in Tijuana waiting to be processed at the San Ysidro border crossing, with more on the way.”
The caravan arriving at border crossings could spill into serious violence, though agents have also beefed up their numbers in those chokepoints.