US-Mexico border: Asylum seekers stuck in Tijuana

Fears of disease spreading as thousands of central American asylum seekers are stuck at a camp in Mexico.

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    There are now more than 6,000 people in a makeshift camp in Tijuana, looking to cross the border from Mexico into the United States.

    There are warnings that conditions are worsening, with an increased risk of disease spreading.

    And many of those living there won't qualify for the US asylum they are waiting for.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Holman has more from Tijuana.


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