Mexico's willingness to accept US asylum seekers is causing concern among officials in Mexican border cities who are already struggling to deal with thousands of Central American migrants.
The 6,000 migrants re-staying in a sports complex the Mexico city government first prepared for a third as many. Some are determined to wait while other already want to return home as conditions in the camp are worsening.
Mexico says it's not planning to accept US demands that it give asylum to caravan migrants, thousands of whom have arrived at the US-Mexican border in recent weeks.
Hundreds of Central American migrants who tried to force through a Mexican police blockade into the United States retreated to a nearby camp after US border agents pushed them back with tear gas and rubber bullets.
Migrants said they never expected the US Border Patrol to fire gas canisters at children and families, as the Mexican foreign ministry calling for an investigation.
The United States has halted all border traffic at the busy crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico to prevent migrants from crossing border.
The mayor of Tijuana declares a humanitarian crisis in his border city and asks the UN for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants camping out in the city.
As the numbers of immigrants swell on the US border pressure on resources grows.
Migrants gathered at the border as US President Donald Trump said he had given the military the authorisation to use lethal force if necessary on the border with Mexico.
About 6,000 Central Americans have reached the border cities of Tijuana and Mexicali. Now, more bands of migrants are making their way toward Tijuana, with around 10,000 expected.
The angry anti-migrant protests in Mexico have been fed by concerns raised by President Donald Trump's month-long warnings that criminals, gang members and even terrorists are in the group, despite the absence of any evidence to back those claims.
Mayor of Tijuana calls the migrants' arrival an "avalanche" that the city is ill-prepared to handle, calculating that they will be in border town for at least six months as they wait to file asylum claims.
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