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Feature - Seeking Asylum on the Tijuana Border
Susan Meiselas
In late November 2018 US Border Patrol agents fired tear gas on asylum seekers at The San Ysidro Port of Entry between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California, as they attempted to cross en masse. The delays caused by bureaucratic limits on asylum applications at the crossing, which is situated between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California, have forced the growing community of migrants in waiting to make difficult choices; aside from settling on the Mexican side of the border, they either must wait for their turn to be processed through the border officially or instead attempt an illegal...

Susan Meiselas 2018

MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Diana, 28, and daughter Lucy,...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Medical team from the Iglesia...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Migrants entering the US...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Migrants entering the US...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Sofia, 22, and her cousin,...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Diria, 24, from San Pedro...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Dinora, 32, with Marlan (in...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. End of the wall dividing...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Reginald Reyes, 65, who lives...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. Migrants trying to jump ...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. The wall dividing the US...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. Federal police exercise at...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. Mariano, 35, speaking with...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. Maria, 40, with her family...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. Abi, 4, playing at the Benito...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. Migrants preparing to leave...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. The home of Samuel, 29, from...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. November 30, 2018. Josue, 6, from Colon, Honduras,...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. November 30, 2018. Genesy, 5, getting ready...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. November 30, 2018. Clothing hanging in the Benito...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. November 30, 2018. Bilkis, 20, with Danny, 22...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 03, 2018. Newcomers to Barretal shelter....
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. The wall at Tijuana beach,...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. Alejandra, 6, waits to enter...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 02, 2018. End of the wall dividing...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. Migrants preparing to leave...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. December 01, 2018. The wall between the US and...
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MEXICO. Tijuana. November 30, 2018. Bilkis, 20, with Danny, 22,...
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