Tijuana

In this Feb. 5, 2019 file photo a Border Patrol agent walks towards prototypes for a border wall in San Diego.
Gregory Bull/ AP Photo, File
February 27, 2019 - 12:53 pm
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The government is demolishing eight prototypes of Donald Trump's prized border wall that instantly became powerful symbols of his presidency when they were built nine months after he took office. The Trump administration says elements of the...
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A migrant, part of the migrant caravan, try to cross a flooded area after bathing at a sports complex where more than 5,000 Central American migrants are sheltering in Tijuana, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 29, 2018 - 5:41 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Aid workers and humanitarian organizations expressed concerns Thursday about the unsanitary conditions at the sports complex in Tijuana where more than 6,000 Central American migrants are packed into a space adequate for half that many people and where lice infestations and...
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A Honduran migrant converses with U.S border agents on the other side of razor wire after they fired tear gas at migrants pressuring to cross into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 27, 2018 - 7:55 am
By Christopher Sherman, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Many among the more than 5,000 Central American migrants in Tijuana were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border...
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A migrant girl with a U.S. flag sits on the shoulders of a man marching with other migrants to the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, as they try to reach the U.S.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 26, 2018 - 9:22 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A chaotic border clash with choking tear gas fired by U.S. agents left Central American migrants sullen and dejected, with some opting Monday to leave and others worrying the incident may have spoiled their chances at asylum. Mexican security forces stepped up their presence...
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Migrants walk up a riverbank at the Mexico-U.S. border after getting past a line of Mexican police at the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, as they try to reach the U.S.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 26, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Christopher Sherman, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some...
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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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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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member of the Central American migrant caravan, holding a child, looks through the border wall
AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik, File
May 03, 2018 - 1:08 pm
By Elliot Spagat and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The group that organized a monthlong caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States wanted to draw attention to the plight of people fleeing violence. If headlines are any measure, it has been a smashing...
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The migrants are expected to march toward the border and then ask for asylum in the United States.
CNN
April 29, 2018 - 7:52 pm
By Eric Levenson and Khushbu Shah MEXICO (CNN) -- A caravan of hundreds of migrants has reached the US-Mexico border after a monthlong trip from Central America that has riled President Donald Trump. On Sunday morning, migrants in the caravan gathered at Friendship Park in Tijuana and prepared to...
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