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Tijuana Declares Humanitarian Crisis


November 27, 2018 

The mayor of Tijuana, Juan Manuel Gastelum, has declared a humanitarian crisis and has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with approximately 5,000 Central American migrants. Volunteers have worked to assist the 4,976 men, women and children who have arrived after more the a month on the road. Manuel Figueroa, who leads the….

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US Temporarily Closes Busiest US-Mexico Border Crossing


November 20, 2018 

San Isidro California is the border’s busiest crossing, with about 110,000 people entering the U.S. every day. That includes some 40,000 vehicles, 34,000 pedestrians and 150 to 200 buses. Recently the U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporarily shut down northbound traffic into the United States at the San Ysidro Port of Entry  to do some….

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Decorated Marine Locked Up In Mexico For Gun Possession


August 30, 2014 

A decorated marine who served two tours in Afghanistan has been in a Tijuana prison since April 1st. Andrew Tahmooressi, who is from Florida, was arrested at the San Ysidro Border Crossing for carrying three guns into Mexico. Guns and ammo are illegal south of the border.

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