Poll: 7 in 10 Mexicans have negative view of migrant families arriving in their country

Poll: 7 in 10 Mexicans have negative view of migrant families arriving in their country
In Mexico, Oct 2018. CBC video

[Ed. – Like the Trump administration, they know the truth.]

A new poll by El Universal, a Mexican newspaper, found that a majority of Mexicans have a negative view of the migrant caravan marching through their country.

Thousands of members of the caravan are currently camping out in Tijuana, Mexico as they attempt to cross the southern U.S. border or claim asylum. Mexicans have expressed displeasure that the migrants are settling in their home cities and towns.

The El Universal poll, as reported by NBC News, found that seven in 10 Mexicans have a negative view of the arrival of migrant families. Further, 52 percent support blocking migrants from entering the country without documentation and 55 percent think President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador should be tougher on future caravans.

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In October, just six in 10 Mexicans had a negative view of the migrants.

Schools were shut down near the border on Monday because of fears of violence, and one resident told authorities, “They should not be here in Tijuana.”

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