Tijuana

9.17.19

A Youth Pastor Is Only the 2nd Person under Trump's Remain in Mexico Program to Gain Asylum

Since the policy went into effect almost 8 months ago, some 40,000 have been forced to wait in Mexico while their asylum cases play out.

3.7.19

The government has a secret list tracking reporters and lawyers connected to migrant caravan

Attorneys said they fear the list exists to have a “chilling effect” on people who travel to Mexico to help migrants or cover the news

1.3.19

Two migrant teens brutally executed in Tijuana as asylum cases pile up

Lured away with the promise of sex, the boys aged 16 and 17 were extorted for cash.

1.2.19

U.S. agents fire tear gas into Mexico after migrants take a run at the fence

An eyewitness said at least three volleys of the chemical agent were fired.

12.28.18

Inside the Trauma-Filled Camp of Migrants Waiting at the US Border

The caravan has become an encampment of hundreds of people who are trapped between countries in Tijuana and facing dangerous conditions.

12.19.18

"It's full here:" How Border Patrol is turning away asylum seekers on U.S. soil

Federal law says migrants can ask for asylum once they make it to the U.S. That's not necessarily happening at the border.

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12.11.18

Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.

11.28.18

The Border Crisis Is Wreaking Havoc on the Lives of Cross-Border Students

Students who live in Tijuana and go to school in California have to navigate the migrant caravan and a heavy military presence at the San Ysidro border every day.

11.26.18

U.S. border chief defends using tear gas that left migrant children choking

Kirstjen Nielsen said the U.S. would “not tolerate this type of lawlessness."

11.20.18

A judge has blocked Trump’s tough new rules on asylum

Trump’s order is an “extreme departure” that “irreconcilably conflicts” with the existing legislation.

12.7.17

One Man Dissolved Dozens of Bodies and Dumped Them in This Mass Grave in Mexico

Eight years ago, Santiago Meza admitted to carrying out horrible acts on behalf of drug cartels. The authorities still haven't sentenced him, but on the land in Tijuana where he "worked," the evidence continues to pile up.

11.30.17

Take a Ride with Mint Field on the First Cut From Their Debut Album

The Tijuana shoegaze duo have made quite a few ripples on the Californian circuit without even releasing an LP—and they're setting their sights on bigger targets.

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