Video Duration 02 minutes 41 seconds

Mexico offers asylum to thousands in the migrant caravan

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

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.