Many U.S.-bound caravan migrants disperse as asylum process stalls

FILE PHOTO: A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, crosses a flooded area next to the border wall as he tries to cross from Mexico to the U.S., in Tijuana, Mexico, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – Thousands of Central American migrants spent weeks traveling north through Mexico in caravans, walking and hitching rides when possible, only for many to give up hope and turn back when they met resistance at the U.S. border. Others hopped the border fence, often directly into the hands of immigration authorities on […]

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