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Compassion at the border

Compassion | Governments grapple with how to handle the thousands of migrants ineligible for asylum
by Rob Holmes
Posted 11/28/18, 04:15 pm

The caravan of migrants waiting just across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, has once again ignited the debate over U.S. asylum policy. More than 5,000 migrants are waiting in Tijuana to apply for asylum at the San Ysidro port of entry, which is processing fewer than 100 asylum cases a day. Fed up with waiting, about 1,000 caravan members attempted to enter the United States through vehicle lanes and by breaching the border fence Sunday. U.S.

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More than 14,000 migrant children in U.S. custody

International | A record high despite fewer child arrivals at U.S. borders
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/26/18, 02:43 pm

MEXICO: U.S. Border Patrol fired tear gas on migrants who crossed the Tijuana River Sunday to enter the United States, and for several hours the busiest U.S. border crossing was closed.

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After clash, migrants warned of detention, deportation

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/26/18, 12:16 pm

President Donald Trump told Mexico to deport caravan migrants and threatened to close the U.S. southern border Monday after protesters tried to cross illegally into the country. Thousands of Central American migrants are waiting to apply for asylum in Tijuana, Mexico, where a group of protesters rushed a checkpoint on Sunday and were repelled by tear gas. The migrants had staged a march to ask the United States to speed up processing their asylum claims.

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