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Migrants in Tijuana feel squeeze from both sides of U.S. border

United States Marines fortify concertina wire along the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. Caravan participants began to arrive last week in Tijuana on the Mexican side of the U.S. border, which has put a strain on shelters where many will wait to seek asylum. Their presence has also strained Tijuana's reputation as a welcoming city, with some residents screaming at the migrants, "Get out!"
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United States Marines fortify concertina wire along the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. Caravan participants began to arrive last week in Tijuana on the Mexican side of the U.S. border, which...more

United States Marines fortify concertina wire along the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. Caravan participants began to arrive last week in Tijuana on the Mexican side of the U.S. border, which has put a strain on shelters where many will wait to seek asylum. Their presence has also strained Tijuana's reputation as a welcoming city, with some residents screaming at the migrants, "Get out!" REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The border wall is seen in the background as migrants bath at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The border wall is seen in the background as migrants bath at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The border wall is seen in the background as migrants bath at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Frances, a migrant woman from Honduras taking refuge in a shelter with a caravan from Central America, puts body lotion on her one-year-old daughter Sujey in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Frances, a migrant woman from Honduras taking refuge in a shelter with a caravan from Central America, puts body lotion on her one-year-old daughter Sujey in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Frances, a migrant woman from Honduras taking refuge in a shelter with a caravan from Central America, puts body lotion on her one-year-old daughter Sujey in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Sedalina, a 14-year-old migrant girl from Guatemala, holds her four-year-old sister Nooresita as they take refuge in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Sedalina, a 14-year-old migrant girl from Guatemala, holds her four-year-old sister Nooresita as they take refuge in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Sedalina, a 14-year-old migrant girl from Guatemala, holds her four-year-old sister Nooresita as they take refuge in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, sleeps in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. 
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A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, sleeps in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, sleeps in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A migrant stands in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant stands in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant stands in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers stand guard at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic from Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers stand guard at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic from Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers stand guard at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic from Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Migrants queue for aid in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants queue for aid in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants queue for aid in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A migrant sleeps in a box as he rests in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant sleeps in a box as he rests in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant sleeps in a box as he rests in a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A migrant man awakes under a tarp with his family while taking refuge at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A migrant man awakes under a tarp with his family while taking refuge at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A migrant man awakes under a tarp with his family while taking refuge at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A migrant climbs the border fence between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant climbs the border fence between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant climbs the border fence between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants wait to receive food in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants wait to receive food in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants wait to receive food in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers are seen through concertina wire at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic in Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. U.S. officials briefly closed the busiest border crossing from Mexico early on Monday to add concrete barricades and razor wire amid concerns some of the thousands of Central American migrants at the border could try to rush the crossing. The closing was rare for the station, which is one of the busiest border crossings in the world with tens of thousands Mexicans heading every day into the United States to work or study.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers are seen through concertina wire at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic in Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. U.S....more

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers are seen through concertina wire at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic in Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. U.S. officials briefly closed the busiest border crossing from Mexico early on Monday to add concrete barricades and razor wire amid concerns some of the thousands of Central American migrants at the border could try to rush the crossing. The closing was rare for the station, which is one of the busiest border crossings in the world with tens of thousands Mexicans heading every day into the United States to work or study. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A boy waves Mexican flags as hundreds gather around the Cuauhtemoc Monument to protest against migrants from Central America in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A boy waves Mexican flags as hundreds gather around the Cuauhtemoc Monument to protest against migrants from Central America in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A boy waves Mexican flags as hundreds gather around the Cuauhtemoc Monument to protest against migrants from Central America in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A demonstrator holds a placard that read, "Not to the invasion" during a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A demonstrator holds a placard that read, "Not to the invasion" during a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A demonstrator holds a placard that read, "Not to the invasion" during a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Demonstrators clash during a protest against migrants from Central America in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Demonstrators clash during a protest against migrants from Central America in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Demonstrators clash during a protest against migrants from Central America in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A demonstrator holding a placard that reads, "Immigrants yes, illegals not" attends to a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A demonstrator holding a placard that reads, "Immigrants yes, illegals not" attends to a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A demonstrator holding a placard that reads, "Immigrants yes, illegals not" attends to a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A demonstrator, part of a protest march against migrants, shouts towards a line of police in riot gear who were standing guard over a temporary shelter housing a caravan, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A demonstrator, part of a protest march against migrants, shouts towards a line of police in riot gear who were standing guard over a temporary shelter housing a caravan, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A demonstrator, part of a protest march against migrants, shouts towards a line of police in riot gear who were standing guard over a temporary shelter housing a caravan, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A pro-migration activist argues with demonstrators during a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A pro-migration activist argues with demonstrators during a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A pro-migration activist argues with demonstrators during a protest against migrants who are part of a caravan traveling en route to the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Men, for and against migrants, shout on the sidelines of a protest against migrants in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Men, for and against migrants, shout on the sidelines of a protest against migrants in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Men, for and against migrants, shout on the sidelines of a protest against migrants in Tijuana, Mexico November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The shadow from the border wall is cast on migrants from El Salvador as they are apprehended by the U.S. border patrol, after entering the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

The shadow from the border wall is cast on migrants from El Salvador as they are apprehended by the U.S. border patrol, after entering the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

The shadow from the border wall is cast on migrants from El Salvador as they are apprehended by the U.S. border patrol, after entering the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Claudia Daut
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Migrant children play together in front of the border wall with the United States, while they rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrant children play together in front of the border wall with the United States, while they rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrant children play together in front of the border wall with the United States, while they rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants sleep on the ground at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants sleep on the ground at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants sleep on the ground at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants clean themselves and wash their clothes in front of the border wall with the United States, while they stay in a sport center that is currently used as a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Migrants clean themselves and wash their clothes in front of the border wall with the United States, while they stay in a sport center that is currently used as a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Migrants clean themselves and wash their clothes in front of the border wall with the United States, while they stay in a sport center that is currently used as a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A migrant is detained by police officers for being drunk outside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A migrant is detained by police officers for being drunk outside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A migrant is detained by police officers for being drunk outside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Workers build a barrier over the line that marks the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers build a barrier over the line that marks the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers build a barrier over the line that marks the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Ramiro Pacheco, a migrant from Honduras, does a back flip in front of the border fence between Mexico and the United States, while he stays with fellow migrants in a sport center that is currently used as a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Ramiro Pacheco, a migrant from Honduras, does a back flip in front of the border fence between Mexico and the United States, while he stays with fellow migrants in a sport center that is currently used as a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico...more

Ramiro Pacheco, a migrant from Honduras, does a back flip in front of the border fence between Mexico and the United States, while he stays with fellow migrants in a sport center that is currently used as a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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