On the eve of the day, everything left over from the former noisy quarter of the migrants around Barretadel's shelter was a small camp around the corner, only partly covered with tin roofs. The conditions are far from comfortable, but the residents said that it is better than sleeping on the sidewalks.
Most were not yet ready to refuse to enter the United States but knew about others. Elde Rodríguez, 26, said that he had left Honduras, hoping to send money to his wife and daughter. Considering that he would not claim asylum, he tried to cross the border illegally last week, but he and his friend could not find them on the street and turned back.
Although Tijuana seems to be emptied, large groups of migrants accumulate in other areas along the border as a result of a new policy. On the eve of the rebellion, authorities in Mexico said on Thursday that they would dissolve a group of 1,400 asylum seekers in Central America who were waiting in the city of Pedras Negras to cross the border to Eagle Pass, Texas. Trump administration said the latest policy, which requires asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico, which she calls migrant protection protocols, is a vital response to the crisis at the border. Kirsten Nielsen, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said that the policy aims to alleviate the humanitarian crisis at the border and to provide protection for the United States. Introduced as a pilot program across the San Diego border, the administration plans to expand its policy to Texas. , as is often the case, according to the latest government data. Customs and Border Guard reported that over 1,800 parents and children in Central America crossed the border illegally on Monday, with the largest number of families recorded in one day. And, like other asylum policies in this administration, the policy of "staying in Mexico" has already attracted legal control, leaving an uncertain future