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01 December 2018

Officials with the San Diego Sector Border Patrol's Foreign Operations Branch confirmed this with the Honduran Consulate in Los Angeles, which said that Ramirez had been serving 10 years for a homicide and three years for robbery.

Homeland Security said Friday that a convicted murderer was among the members of the migrant caravan, and was caught trying to sneak into the US late last week.

Ten Central American women taking part in the migrant caravan camped on the US-Mexican border said Thursday (Nov 29) they were starting a hunger strike to pressure American authorities to let them apply for asylum. Officials say the agent, along with a K-9, tracked the 36-year-old suspect to a remote desert area where the suspect struck the agent several times.

Some Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, are traveling Tuesday in a truck from Mexicali to Tijuana, Mexico.

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Mr. Ramirez, meanwhile, served 16 years in prison in Honduras for his murder conviction.

Border Patrol agents had a suspicion the man they encountered was "in the United States illegally" on November 24, according to a statement released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

The second arrest came hours later, when agents noticed three people attempting to cross the border illegally just east of the San Ysidro Port of Entry.

"You're going to find MS-13, you're going to find Middle Eastern, you're going to find everything", President Trump previously told reporters.

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Jasso was likely accidentally shot by our Afghan partner force" and "there are no indications he was shot intentionally". Taliban militants said they carried out the attack, their latest near the strategic city south of the capital.

A self-admitted MS-13 gang member also traveling with the caravan was arrested Saturday.

The young Honduran man was anxious and you could see it on his face: Clutching his 1-year-old son, he looked back apprehensively toward the barrier he just crossed. "Ramirez claimed he traveled with the migrant caravan from Honduras to Guatemala and Mexico".

Homeland Security says it has identified 600 identified criminals within the caravan. Authorities on the USA side of the border used tear gas to disperse the migrants.

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Migrant Caravan Suffering Mass Outbreaks of Tuberculosis, Skin Infections