Thousands of migrants from Central America have arrived on foot in Tijuana, Mexico at the end of 2018, hoping to cross the border and seek asylum in the United States. Salvadorans, Guatemalans and Hondurans are seeking asylum from Central America’s skyrocketing violence.
Caravana Migrante, Tijuana.
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Mexican authorities are shutting down the Benito Juarez sports complex, which has housed thousands of migrants from the caravan in Tijuana. They demand that all migrants leave and set up camp on the outskirts of Tijuana at El Barretal complex.
Portrait of Maryuri Celeste,18, from Santa Rosa Honduras in Tijuana.
Detail of the US-Mexico border wall.
Landscape shot of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Tijuana.
Portrait of Yonatan Alexander, 14, from Tacoa, Honduras taken in Tijuana. He traveled to the U.S. border with his mother.
Detail of the effects of days of raining in the Benito Juarez sports complex, which is temporarily housing thousands of migrants in Tijuana.
Migrants scope out the area to find a place to cross the U.S.-Mexico border wall near the beach in Tijuana. Some attempt to dig under the wall, while others climb over it.
Portrait of Francisco Javier, 50, from Morelos, El Salvador in Tijuana. Francisco left his home because Narcos were threatening him if he didn't start to work for them.
Detail shot in the Benito Juarez sports complex, which is temporarily housing thousands of migrants, following endless rain in Tijuana. The top of a tent is patched up and decorated to look like an American flag.
A migrant sleeps on a backpack outside the Benito Juarez sports complex in Tijuana, which was housing thousands of migrants from the caravan, after it was closed. The Mexican police moved thousands of migrants to a new shelter outside Tijuana and further away from the U.S.-Mexico border.
The U.S.- Mexico border wall at the beach in Tijuana.
Detail shot in the Benito Juarez sports facility that is temporarily housing thousands of migrants, following endless rain in Tijuana.