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Migrant Caravan Shows Up At The Border — Mike Pence Sends Them A Message That They Won’t Forget

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Justin Caruso Contributor

Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the border in Calexico, California Monday to oversee the building of a border fence.

Mike Pence met with Border Patrol agents and told them that the Trump administration was going to build a wall on the southern border.

This comes on the heels of a caravan of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border over the weekend.

Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee Governor Mike Pence laughs as he discusses an issue with Democratic U.S. vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine (off camera) during their vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Many arrived at the border on Sunday and plan to request asylum, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Vice President Mike Pence laughs along with Senior Advisor Jared Kushner during a news conference by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Pence’s border wall visit will be sure to irritate immigration advocates.

Indeed, protesters arrived for Pence’s visit:

The caravan of migrants has become a contentious issue in the United States, and President Trump has tweeted about it.

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