About two dozen migrants climbed over the border wall separating Mexico from the US close to Tijuana on Monday.
Whereas some ran to evade seize, most handed themselves in to frame guards.
The try and cross into the US illegally got here simply days after the migrants have been transferred from one momentary shelter to a different after it had change into unsanitary.
1000’s of individuals have left Central America for Tijuana within the hope of crossing into the US.
They arrived in mid-October after having travelled greater than four,000km (2,500 miles), a lot of it on foot.
The group, dubbed “migrant caravan”, has been tenting out in a sports activities complicated became a short lived shelter by the native authorities.
Final week metropolis authorities bussed them to a live performance venue that now acts as a federally run shelter, 14 miles to the south.
Officers mentioned situations on the Benito Juárez sports activities complicated on the border had change into untenable after components of it had flooded.
They informed the migrants meals and medical companies would now not be supplied there.
Having spent a month trekking in direction of the US, most of the migrants are rising pissed off on the lengthy wait that faces them on the border.
Many say they’re fleeing gang violence of their residence cities and need to apply for asylum primarily based on “credible concern”, whereas others are hoping for higher job alternatives within the US.
Making use of for asylum at a border publish can take months and with US officers proscribing the variety of candidates to between 40 and 100 a day at El Chaparral port of entry in Tijuana, the migrants may very well be caught for months and even years within the shelter.
A few of these leaping the fence mentioned they hoped their circumstances could be heard extra shortly that manner.
US President Donald Trump has lashed out on the migrants, calling them an “invasion”, which he mentioned threatened to “overrun” the US.
He has despatched troops to the border and issued an order denying the potential for asylum to migrants crossing the southern border illegally – however that order has since been halted by a US federal decide.
A earlier try by a bigger group of migrants to leap over the border wall was met with tear fuel, sending ladies and youngsters operating again to the Mexican facet.
Mexico has demanded that the US examine the usage of tear fuel throughout the incident. The migrants who stormed the border were deported by Mexico.
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