“President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to begin curtailing tens of millions of dollars in aid to three Central American nations and called a caravan of migrants bound for the United States a national emergency as he sought to boost his party’s chances in Nov. 6 congressional elections.” AP: Trump vows to cut Central America aid, calls migrant caravan an emergency.

+ “It was an unprecedented day in the annals of Central American migration as a stream of people took over the highway linking Ciudad Hidalgo with Tapachula. They filled one side of the highway, linking arms to form human chains as organizers in the group shouted for people to stay on the right side of the yellow dividing line.” Buzzfeed: In A Marathonlike Dash, 7,200 Central Americans Stream Into Southern Mexico.

+ NYT: Trump Claims ‘Criminals and Unknown Middle Easterners’ Are in Caravan of Migrants. (Unknown Middle Easterners, criminals, Hannibal Lecter, Darth Vader, Lord Voldemort, Bane, Michael Myers, Keyser Söze, Thanos, The Penguin … many people are saying they’re all in the caravan.)