October 24th, local time 23rd, a large number of immigrants from southern mexico to the united states, they broke through the mexican police blockade that day.
organizers of the migrants said a convoy of more than 2,000 migrants set off from the southern mexican city of tapachula, reuters reported. mexican police set up a checkpoint at a highway checkpoint in the city of tapachu that day, trying to block the road, about 400 police officers at the scene, but many migrants broke through the blockade.
video from the scene showed people with backpacks and children huddled through the police, while a woman with a child was knocked down in a crowd and her belongings strewn lying on the ground. the u.s. detained more than 1.7 million immigrants at the u.s.-mexico border in a year in fiscal year 2021, which ends in september, according to u.s. government data.