Tensions rise at US-Mexico border as migrants, holiday travelers wait to cross

Migrants, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, negotiate with a Mexican police officer as they gather outside the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

TIJUANA (Reuters) – Hundreds of Central American migrants in Mexico massed on Thursday around a tense U.S. border crossing, where security measures held up long lines of Mexicans headed to Thanksgiving gatherings on the other side of the frontier. With few belongings, and many of them with children in tow, the migrants set out for […]

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