Central American migrants in Mexico hoping to cross border to US

Mexican volunteers are rallying to support the new arrivals and provide them with basic needs.

    The number of Central American migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border is increasing.

    They are planning to seek asylum in the United States, even though President Trump has vowed not to let them in.

    Mexican volunteers are rallying to support the new arrivals and provide them with basic needs, while immigration lawyers are giving them information to help them decide their next move.

     

    Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from Tijuana in Mexico.


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