migrant caravan

Migrants stand by tear gas canisters they collected that were shot towards the Mexican side by U.S. Border Patrol officers after they attempted to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP
January 03, 2019 - 4:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's foreign affairs ministry has formally asked the United States government to conduct a thorough investigation into a Jan. 1 incident in which U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop crossing migrants. In a statement Thursday, the ministry said through its embassy...
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A migrant jumps the border fence to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza
January 01, 2019 - 6:18 pm
UPDATED: Jan. 2, 3:30 p .m. TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the early hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that about 45 migrants got...
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border patrol policy
Mario Tama/Getty Images via CNN
November 24, 2018 - 2:52 pm
By Caroline Kelly (CNN) -- A new Trump administration border policy requiring that asylum seekers at the southern border remain in Mexico while their claims are processed has garnered the incoming Mexican government's support, the Washington Post reported Saturday, citing Mexican officials and...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 22, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the back and air grievances about the courts, trade and migrants heading to the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump's call, made from his opulent private Mar-a-Lago club, struck an...
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Pedestrians stand near barbed wire at a legal Mexico-U.S. border crossing as they prepare to leave Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 20, 2018 - 12:34 pm
By Julie Watson and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — 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...
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Central American migrants sweep outside the shelter where they are staying in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.
AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
November 20, 2018 - 8:27 am
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 that said anyone who crossed the southern border between official...
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A Central American migrant, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, smokes during a stop at a check point in San Luis Rio Colorado in their way to Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
November 16, 2018 - 2:42 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — About 2,000 Central American migrants had already reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana and another 1,200 from a second caravan set out from Mexico City toward the border Friday. With shelters already full, authorities in Tijuana opened a gymnasium and gated sport...
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A group of Central American migrants, representing the thousands participating in a caravan trying to reach the U.S. border, undertake an hours-long march to the office of the United Nations' humans rights body in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
November 09, 2018 - 11:07 am
UPDATED: 3:40 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued an order Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The plan was immediately challenged in court. Trump invoked...
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Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. gets settled in a shelter at the Jesus Martinez stadium, in Mexico City, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.
AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
November 06, 2018 - 12:12 pm
By Sonia Perez D., Mark Stevenson and Maria Verza, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States awoke Tuesday to donations of fruit and hot coffee at a sports stadium in Mexico's chilly capital as the U.S. held midterm elections in...
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Central American migrants traveling with a U.S.-bound caravan beg for money from passing cars in Cordoba, Veracruz state, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.
AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
November 05, 2018 - 10:31 am
By Sonia Perez D. and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press CORDOBA, Mexico (AP) — A big group of Central Americans pushed on toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States. In a...
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