Migrants Travel to the USA – level 2

23-11-2018 15:00

At the southern border of Mexico, thousands of migrants came together on the 2,500-kilometre trip north to the US border. Many are running away from poverty, gang violence, and political instability in their countries.

Hundreds of migrants are riding on a cage truck going north. Cage trucks normally move animals, but now they also move people.

One father is travelling with his pregnant wife and their baby son from Honduras to try to get a better future because Honduras is not going to get better. Another migrant was happy to head north even if the journey was slow.

Difficult words: border (the line between countries), poverty (when you cannot get out of the situation of being poor), political instability (when the government in a country has a lot of problems).

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