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Some Migrants Within 500 Feet Of US As Trump Reiterates Threat To Seal Border

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President Donald Trump doubled down Thursday on his promise to seal the border shared with Mexico if the ongoing migrant caravan issue continues to spiral out of control.

Trump’s words come as some migrants are reportedly within 500 feet of the U.S. border.

As The San Diego Union-Tribune reports, approximately 150 asylum seekers are close to the border with a white flag emblazoned with the words “La paz y Dios,” translated as “Peace and God are With Us.” They have moved ahead of the rest of the migrant caravan that is camped out in Tijuana, Mexico.

Concertina wire is shown as vehicles enter the United States from Mexico as authorities prepare for the arrival of a caravan of migrants at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, California, U.S. Nov. 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

In Trump’s Thanksgiving remarks to reporters at his Florida retreat of Mar-a-Lago, the president again spoke of closing the border — and for that purpose has reportedly prepared an executive order. He has also authorized the use of lethal force— “if they have to” — for U.S. military troops deployed to the border for resisting illegal entry into the U.S. by the migrants.

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