More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

Migrants and refugees continue long wait in Tijuana as US defence chief given extra authority to use military at border.

by

    The American troops on the southern border with Mexico could be given permission to use lethal force, if necessary, to protect customs officials.

    Thousands of asylum seekers are gathering near the border - after making their way from Central America.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Tijuana.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Pick your team and answer as many correct questions in three minutes.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Remembering Chernobyl

    Remembering Chernobyl

    The fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion remains as politicised as ever, 28 years on.