Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday mentioned {that a} migrant caravan making its manner from the south of Mexico to the U.S. border “must be stopped” – because the numbers of migrants within the large group are mentioned to have gone above 4,000.

“I hope everyone is watching the MASSIVE Caravan pouring through Mexico and headed to our Country,” Trump mentioned in a press release. “This must be stopped before they reach our Border, or before.”

MIGRANT CARAVAN CONTAINING THOUSANDS TRAVELS THROUGH MEXICO TOWARD US BORDER: ‘TELL BIDEN WE ARE COMING’ 

The caravan is on its fifth day of journey, having set off on Saturday with about 2,000 migrants and already damaged via a line of Mexican inside enforcement. The organizers have used QR codes to prepare migrants – marking the newest try to type a caravan of migrants to journey to the U.S. border

Organizer Luis Garcia mentioned that the caravan is roughly 4,000 sturdy with greater than 400 kids between the ages 7-18, 100 infants underneath the age of 1. It additionally included 65 pregnant ladies (three greater than eight months pregnant) and 4 wheelchair sure migrants.

The caravan consists of migrants from Central and South America in addition to Haiti and different international locations. Thousands of migrants predominantly from Haiti overwhelmed the Del Rio Sector final month — with 15,000 migrants camped underneath the bridge at one level.

Some of the migrants making this journey have cited President Biden as they make their journey north.

“Tell Biden we are coming,” one migrant named William from El Salvador advised Fox News.

“President Biden, we need your help,” one other mentioned.

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Unlike the caravans that made headlines in 2019, this one will take significantly longer. The Mexican authorities has banned truckers from letting migrants hitch a trip, in order that they must stroll the whole 2,500 miles to the Texas border.

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF MIGRANTS GATHERING AT SOUTHERN BORDER AHEAD OF ‘REMAIN IN MEXICO RESTART’ SOURCES SAY 

The Biden administration has blamed root causes in Central America for the massive crisis at the southern border — which saw more than 1.7 million migrant encounters at the border in FY 2021 and more than 192,000 encounters in September alone. It has also blamed the Trump administration for shutting down legal pathways to asylum.

However, Republicans have blamed the rolling back of Trump-era policies like border wall construction and the Remain-in-Mexico policy — which the Biden administration is reluctantly reinstating due to a court order after a lawsuit from Texas and Missouri.

On Wednesday, Trump contrasted the current border crisis with what he said was a more secure border at the end of his presidency.

“Just nine months ago, we had the strongest Border in our Nation’s historical past,” he mentioned. “This ought to have by no means occurred!

Fox News’ Jessica Chasmar contributed to this report.