Tijuana Mayor Seeks U.N. Help As 5,000 Migrants Arrive

Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum declared a humanitarian crisis on Friday as 5,000 migrants arrived in his city.

Gastelum has asked the United Nations to provide help in dealing with the caravan of Central American migrants who arrived over the past few days. The migrants have made their way from their home countries to the U.S.-Mexican border in their quest to seek asylum in the United States. Gastelum said most of the people are currently camped out inside a Tijuana sports complex. read more

Trump Plans to Incarcerate Asylum Seekers in Massive Tent Cities

President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he will sign an extensive executive order requiring asylum-seekers to present themselves at a port of entry.

In a television speech full of tough rhetoric designed to fire up right-wing voters for the midterms, he also said that he would hold the Central American refugees in tent cities while their legal cases are being heard, which could take several months or longer. read more