Tijuana

AP Photo/Gregory Bull
January 15, 2019 - 9:06 pm
The migrant caravan that was seized upon by U.S. President Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2018 midterm election has quietly dwindled, with many having gone home to Central America or put down roots in Mexico. Despite the hard-line immigration rhetoric by the Trump administration, however, many...
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AP Photo/Moises Castillo
December 31, 2018 - 9:11 pm
The asylum claims of six Hondurans were accepted for processing Tuesday, ending a 17-hour standoff involving U.S. authorities, the migrants and two U.S. lawmakers supporting them on a tiny piece of American soil at the country's border with Mexico. The Hondurans had camped out in an area of San...
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AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 23, 2018 - 8:07 pm
The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday he was asking the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants, most of whom were camped out inside a sports complex. The comments by Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum came...
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AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
November 19, 2018 - 9:10 pm
Many Central American migrants camped in Tijuana after crossing Mexico in a caravan said Monday that a protest over the weekend by residents demanding they leave frightened them and left them even more anxious while they try to get into the United States. The angry protests have been fed by...
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Dreamstime
November 18, 2018 - 1:44 am
Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road. The vast majority were camped at an outdoor...
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AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik
May 02, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Tension between the Mexican government and Central American asylum seekers simmered Wednesday as men, women and children camped in a large plaza for a fourth straight day waiting for U.S. inspectors to process their claims. U.S. Customs and Border Protection had accepted 28 caravan members for...
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AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik
May 01, 2018 - 9:40 pm
The caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States sought the world's attention as scores of migrants traveled through Mexico on a journey to escape their violent homelands. Now that the group has arrived at the border, the next steps in their journey will unfold mostly out of...
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AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik
April 27, 2018 - 7:04 pm
About 20 volunteer U.S. lawyers gave legal workshops Friday just across the border in Mexico to Central American asylum seekers who traveled in a "caravan" that has been harshly criticized by President Donald Trump. Journalists were not allowed inside the sessions for about 300 migrants that took...
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AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik
April 26, 2018 - 7:37 pm
About 175 people in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers rested up Thursday ahead of the final leg of their monthlong journey to seek asylum in the United States, with the Trump administration warning they could be prosecuted, detained and quickly deported. The migrants — many of them women...
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AP Photo/Elliot Spaga
April 25, 2018 - 5:01 pm
About 130 Central Americans in a "caravan" of asylum-seeking immigrants that drew President Donald Trump's fury has arrived in the Mexican city of Tijuana bordering the U.S. Two busloads of mostly women and children arrived late Tuesday at two migrant shelters steps away from one of the most...
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