Published on 19th February 2019

Caravana Migrante

  • A group of migrants wait before being transferred to a different temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico on November 30, 2018. Mexican officials required all the migrants to leave the Benito Juarez encampment due to safety and hygienic concerns and move instead to the outskirts of Tijuana to the El Barretal complex.

  • Portrait of Maryuri Celeste,18, from Santa Rosa Honduras in Tijuana Mexico on November 30, 2018.

  • Migrants, journalists and U.S. activists run from tear gas on January 1, 2019 after US authorities fired tear gas over the border wall in Tijuana, Mexico. A group of approximately 150 migrants attempted to cross the border but their attempt was thwarted when CBP discovered where they were hiding and used several crowd control techniques to disperse the group.

  • A group of migrants from the caravan clandestinely attempt to cross over the U.S.-Mexican border wall by the beach in Tijuana, Mexico on December 5, 2018. The rains were so strong that the area where the migrants attempted to cross flooded and the group was spotted by CBP agents who prevented the group from crossing. Many migrants have turned to crossing the border wall illegally in order to hand themselves in to CBP since the U.S. only allows a handful of migrants to present their asylum case per day.

  • Portrait of Joel Antonio, 23, and his daughter Alexa Sofia, 1 1/2, from Honduras in Tijuana, Mexico on December 8, 2018.

  • Migrants scope out and try to find a place to cross the U.S. - Mexican border wall near the beach in Tijuana, Mexico on December 16, 2018. Some attempt to dig under the wall, while others pass over it.

  • Migrants scope out and try to find a place to cross the U.S. - Mexican border wall near the beach in Tijuana, Mexico on December 15, 2018. Some attempt to dig under the wall, while others pass over it.

  • Migrants scope out and try to find a place to cross the U.S. - Mexican border wall near the beach in Tijuana, Mexico on December 16, 2018. The group was unsuccessful in their attempt.

  • Portrait of Erika, 18, and her daughter Arling, 1 1/2, from San Pedro Honduras in Tijuana, Mexico on December 8, 2018. Erika is number 1690 on La Lista, a self-organized, migrant-run system that determines who gets to present their cases to the US immigration authorities each day.

  • A migrant sleeps on a pack outside the Benito Juarez sports facility that was housing thousands of migrants from the caravan after it was evacuated in Tijuana, Mexico on December 1, 2018. The Mexican police moved the thousands of migrants to a new shelter outside of Tijuana and further away from the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Groups of migrants from the caravan clandestinely cross over the U.S.-Mexican border wall by the beach in Tijuana, Mexico on December 3, 2018. They immediately turn themselves in to U.S. Customs and Border Protection in order to begin their asylum process.

  • A group of migrants plead with U.S. officials after they were discovered attempting to illegally cross the U.S. - Mexico border wall on December 30, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.

  • Portrait of Cesar, 20, from Honduras in Tijuana, Mexico on December 7, 2018.

  • A CBP border patrol agent runs up to the U.S. - Mexican border wall after a group of migrants attempt to cross in Tijuana, Mexico on December 15, 2018. Some attempt to dig under the wall, while others pass over it.

  • On the left side of the photograph: Angela and Joel from Honduras sit with their children Tifani, Yeison and Eduardo at the Chaparral pedestrian crossing on the US-Mexican border, waiting for their number to be called from the list 'La Lista', a self-organized, migrant-run system that determines who gets to present their cases to the US immigration authorities each day, in Tijuana, Mexico on December 5, 2018. The migrants return to the plaza at El Chaparral day after day to see if their turn has finally come.

  • Mexican police force a group of migrants who have been living at the beach to move to a shelter across town on December 5, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. The police load up the families into police vehicles and drive them away.

  • Portrait of Francisco Javier, 50, El Salvador in Tijuana, Mexico on December 4, 2018. Francisco left his home because gang members were threatening his life.

  • A migrant whose numbers was called waits to board a van that will bring him and his family to US immigration authorities where they will present their cases for asylum at the Chaparral pedestrian crossing on the US-Mexican border in Tijuana, Mexico on December 8, 2018.

    Migrants return daily to the plaza by the crossing to see if their number is called from the list 'La Lista', a self-organized, migrant-run system that determines who gets to present their cases to US immigration authorities each day.

  • A group of migrants walk along the highway next to the U.S. - Mexico border wall late on December, 19, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.

  • The U.S. - Mexico border wall on December 29, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.

Caravana Migrante


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