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‘Caravan Migrants’ Stalled at Border Crossing Checkpoint

Dozens of “caravan migrants” camped out near the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Sunday night after being turned back by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). U.S. officials told the migrants their processing facilities were full and they would let them know when they could cross at a later date.

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REPORT: Mexican Police Escort ‘Migrant Caravan’ to Border for Crossing Attempt

Mexican police officers reportedly escorted the remnants of the once 1,200-person “migrant caravan” from shelters in Tijuana, Mexico, to the San Ysidro, California, port of entry. Hundreds of mostly Central American migrants plan to cross the border within the next few hours while others contemplate staying in Mexico. Some have already illegally crossed the border into southern California.

Central American migrants travelling in the "Migrant Via Crucis" arrive at the Padre Chava's kitchen soup for breakfast and legal counseling, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on April 27, 2018. - The US has threatened to arrest around 100 Central American migrants if they try to sneak in from …

Violence Fleeing ‘Migrant Caravan’ Stalls in Murderous City of Tijuana

The “migrant caravan” of people who are allegedly fleeing violence in their home countries is now camped out in the murder-ridden city of Tijuana, Mexico. The migrants appear to be pondering President Donald Trump’s threats to prosecute illegal border crossers and people making false claims of asylum.

HERMOSILLO, MEXICO - APRIL 24: Central American asylum seekers wait for buses to take them to Tijuana on the U.S.-Mexico border on April 24, 2018 from Hermosillo, Mexico. More than 300 immigrants, the remnants of a caravan of Central Americans that began almost a month before set out on the …

DHS to ‘Caravan’ Migrants: False Asylum Claims Will Be Prosecuted

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen sent a message to members of the “migrant caravan” who are now in Tijuana. The migrants announced they plan to enter the U.S. in massive numbers to declare asylum. Neilsen also addressed her warning to the organizers who may be coaching migrants on how to falsely make a “credible fear” claim.

A man lies dead after a shootout in Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 17, 2008. According to the police, nine men were shot dead Monday in several shootings throughout the city. Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez have both seen nearly daily killings as Mexico is swept up in a wave of drug-related …

11 Killed in Tijuana in 24 hours — 650 Murdered in 2018

Cartel violence in Tijuana continues with no end in sight as 11 killings were registered in a 24-hour period earlier this week. The deaths brought the number of homicides to 650 in 2018, according to government statistics as reported by local media. Authorities reported more than 100 homicides during the month of April.

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Central American Migrants Riding ‘Death Train’ to Defy Trump’s Border Enforcement

Hundreds of Central American nationals riding “The Train of Death” in Mexico are traveling to the U.S. border and plan to arrive in Tijuana on Sunday. These self-styled asylum-seekers plan to protest that illegal immigrants are being turned away at the border. The border crossing is scheduled for 2:30 PDT on Sunday afternoon.

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San Diego, Tijuana Stress Common Ties in Joint Press Conference

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Tijuana, Mexico Mayor Manuel Gastelum held a joint press conference in San Diego to stress their continued cooperation, despite mounting tensions between the U.S. and Mexican governments, and blockades on the Mexican side of the border.

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UberPassport: Ride Share Offers One-Way Rides Across Border to Mexico

On Friday, Uber launched UberPassport, a first-of-its-kind cross-border transportation service that will take passengers on a one-way trip from San Diego as far east as Mexicali, which is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California, and also to Tijuana.

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1st Cross-Border Air Terminal Opens in California

Border security remains a heated issue as America braces for the Wednesday opening of the country’s first cross-border airport terminal in California–one of the only such terminals in the world.

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First Same-Sex Marriage in Tijuana

Last week, same-sex marriage came to Tijuana, as Baja California’s largest city was the site of the nuptials between designer Luis Vargas, 48, and businessman Michael Bujazán, 71.

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Arrested at the Border: 3 Swimmers, 2 in a Trunk, 1 Smuggler

In two separate incidents Sunday night and Monday morning, five Mexican nationals crossed illegally into the United States over the southern border with Mexico–with two smuggled in the trunk of a U.S. citizen woman. In the early hours of Monday morning, San

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Enrique Iglesias Slices Fingers after Grabbing Drone at Concert

Enrique Iglesias sings his smash hit “I Like How it Feels” on his 2015 “Sex and Love” world tour; but the pop star probably didn’t like the way it felt when he grabbed a drone during a concert over the weekend and seriously injured his fingers.

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Sewage Spills from Tijuana to Coronado

On Sunday, the pristine, golden mica-flecked beaches of Coronado were hit with contamination warnings as sewage from the Tijuana River, swollen by recent rains, flowed north.

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Mexican Authorities Discover Massive Smuggling Tunnel Before Completion

The latest in a long series of sophisticated cross-border smuggling tunnels has been discovered and seized in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexican police found the sub-surface project on Tuesday in a house adjacent to the Tijuana airport. Though it measured more than 500 feet long, it was still short of the US border.

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Border Patrol Stops Amber Alert, Attempted Murder Suspect

Attempted murder suspect Giovanny Santiago-Enriquez escaped to Mexico with his son in early March after stabbing a man multiple times, but in a recent attempt to re-enter the United States, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers screened and then apprehended the suspect for an outstanding warrant related to the violent incident.