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After Tijuana debacle, the Mexican government changed tactics for the latest migrant caravan

In November, Central American migrants evaded Mexican riot police and faced tear gas at the San Diego port of entry. When another caravan approached the Texas border this month, Mexican authorities held them in an empty Piedras Negras factory, then dispersed them.

From left, Elmer de la Rosa, Orlando Jose Reyes and Carlos Lanza stand near the perimeter of the migrant shelter in Piedras …
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) point their weapons at migrants as they prepared to cross the border fence illegall…
The Mexican military guards the perimieter of the shelter where an estimated 1700 migrants are currently being held in Piedr…
Migrants wait in line to purchase food items from a trailer located outside of the shelter where they’re currently being hel…
A young boy sits by the fence of the migrant shelter in Piedras Negras, Coahuila. A week before, the shelter held an estimat…
A young woman holds a child inside the migrant shelter in Piedras Negras, Coahuila. Feb. 18, 2019.
A small group of migrants walk down Libramiento Manuel Perez Trevino in Piedras Negras. The group had just left the migrant …

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