Car and truck convoys of Trump supporters rolled through Michigan, New York and North Carolina last week. These mobile rallies continued even after one turned deadly in Portland, Ore., last month.
Photographer Federica Valabrega photographed Central American women who fled domestic violence and joined a migrant caravan to seek asylum in the U.S.
The caravan, which could consist of up to 2,000 migrants, began its journey from Honduras on Monday. The migrants have already become symbols in the ongoing battle over border security.
While Border Patrol agents build up fences in San Diego to guard against a national security threat, Central American migrants waiting in Tijuana consider whether the journey was worth the effort.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities say they fired tear gas to deter about 150 Central American migrants from climbing over or under the U.S.-Mexico border fence into California.
When José Aguilar, a Honduran living in the Mexican border city who runs the restaurant Honduras 504, heard a caravan of mostly Honduran migrants was coming, he knew he had to do something to help.
About 80 mostly LGBT migrants reached the border city south of San Diego on Sunday. They plan to seek political asylum as early as Thursday, arriving weeks ahead of thousands en route to the U.S.
The Department of Homeland Security requested the troops. President Trump says he is intent on stopping any people in a migrant caravan from crossing the U.S. border.
As thousands of migrants move toward the U.S., these are the programs President Trump is threatening to cut in retaliation.