Mexico offers asylum to thousands in the migrant caravan

Mexico offers a choice of a humanitarian visa or access to a speedy asylum process.

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    Tijuana was supposed to be a transit point for the Central American migrant caravan.

    But, as access to the US is becoming more difficult, many of these asylum seekers are opting to start a new life in Mexico instead.

     

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid shares some of their stories.


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