They’re the advance line of the migrant caravan that Donald Trump has mentioned is making an attempt an “invasion” of the US.

However, as a 400-strong group of asylum-seeking Central Individuals arrived within the Mexican border city of Tijuana on Saturday, they appeared extra involved with love than warfare.

The splinter caravan – which is made up of dozens of LGBTQ+ folks – was in celebratory temper as two of its members, 23-year-old Erick Dubon and Pedro Nehemias, 22, bought married.

The couple – initially from Honduras the place same-sex unions are banned – tied the knot forward of making use of for asylum within the US.

And the second they mentioned ‘I do’ – and kissed – went viral after journalist Sarah Kinosian, who has travelled with the caravan, posted it on-line.

“They completely seem like they’re about to invade,” famous one Twitter wit in response.

The marriage is the most recent information from the 5,000-strong caravan which has made its method north throughout Central America. The group has already trekked lots of of miles in a bid to flee poverty, violence and discrimination of their residence international locations and begin new lives within the US.

The 400-strong advance group – which is claimed to incorporate seven LGBTQ+ couples – broke off from the primary physique upon reaching Mexico Metropolis to finish the journey by bus.

“We have been discriminated in opposition to, even within the caravan,” Erick instructed the Washington Put up. “Folks wouldn’t allow us to into vans, they made us get at the back of the road for showers, they might name us ugly names.”

But when the pair’s wedding ceremony marked a excessive level, the toughest a part of their journey should still be forward. US border authorities have mentioned they’re now “hardening” the crossing into San Diego.

The nation’s Customs and Border Safety mentioned in a press release it will likely be closing 4 lanes of the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa border crossings and that US troops have been putting in concertina wire, barricades and fencing alongside the stretch.

It added that asylum seekers should keep in Mexico whereas their utility is processed.

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