‘There were children,’ says migrant mother tear-gassed at US border

Maria Lila Meza, a 39-year-old migrant woman from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, sits with her five-year-old twin daughters Cheili Nalleli Mejia Meza and Saira Nalleli Mejia Meza inside their tent in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 26, 2018. The family was depicted in a Reuters photo of November 25 running away from tear gas. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – A migrant mother photographed running with her daughters from tear gas at the U.S.-Mexico border said she never expected the U.S. Border Patrol to fire gas canisters at children and families. After traveling north from Honduras and spending a week in the Mexican border town of Tijuana, Maria Meza, 35, set […]

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