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Dozens From Migrant Caravan Line Up at US-Mexico Border, Seeking Asylum Interviews
Written by <a href="index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userProfile&user=49554"><span class="small">Kirk Semple, The New York Times</span></a>   
Saturday, 17 November 2018 09:24

Semple writes: "The vanguard of what President Trump has labeled an invasion force formed an orderly line at about 6:45 a.m. on Thursday near a major border crossing between Tijuana and the United States and waited patiently."

A woman receiving jackets being donated to migrants from the back of a truck on Thursday in Tijuana, Mexico, near the border fence with the United States. (photo: Mauricio Lima/NYT)
A woman receiving jackets being donated to migrants from the back of a truck on Thursday in Tijuana, Mexico, near the border fence with the United States. (photo: Mauricio Lima/NYT)


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Dozens From Migrant Caravan Line Up at US-Mexico Border, Seeking Asylum Interviews

By Kirk Semple, The New York Times

17 November 18

 

he vanguard of what President Trump has labeled an invasion force formed an orderly line at about 6:45 a.m. on Thursday near a major border crossing between Tijuana and the United States and waited patiently.

About 80 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who have been traveling with a large migrant caravan had come to the crossing, with stories of victimization and persecution, to make appointments for asylum interviews in the United States.

But other than the line of migrants, it was mostly business as usual along this westernmost stretch of the Mexico-United States southwest border.

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