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Tensions rise in Tijuana

Fernando Velosque, a 6-year-old migrant boy from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, lies on the ground in front of Mexican riot police as migrants gather outside the El Chaparral port of entry of border crossing between Mexico and the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Fernando Velosque, a 6-year-old migrant boy from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, lies on the ground in front of Mexican riot police as migrants gather outside the El Chaparral port of...more

Fernando Velosque, a 6-year-old migrant boy from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, lies on the ground in front of Mexican riot police as migrants gather outside the El Chaparral port of entry of border crossing between Mexico and the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants negotiate with Mexican policemen during their gathering near the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States in Tijuana, Mexico November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Migrants negotiate with Mexican policemen during their gathering near the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States in Tijuana, Mexico November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Migrants negotiate with Mexican policemen during their gathering near the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States in Tijuana, Mexico November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Michael Joel Miranda, an 8-year-old migrant boy from Honduras, holds a U.S flag in front of Mexican riot police at the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Michael Joel Miranda, an 8-year-old migrant boy from Honduras, holds a U.S flag in front of Mexican riot police at the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018....more

Michael Joel Miranda, an 8-year-old migrant boy from Honduras, holds a U.S flag in front of Mexican riot police at the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Maria del Carmen Mejia, a migrant from Honduras, cries as she stands at the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. Maria, a single mother of three, says she is crying because she wishes to cross to the United States to be able to work and give her children a better life. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Maria del Carmen Mejia, a migrant from Honduras, cries as she stands at the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. Maria, a single mother of three, says she is crying...more

Maria del Carmen Mejia, a migrant from Honduras, cries as she stands at the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. Maria, a single mother of three, says she is crying because she wishes to cross to the United States to be able to work and give her children a better life. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A migrant boy looks out from behind the riot shield of a Mexican policeman near the El Chaparral port of entry of border crossing between Mexico and the United States in Tijuana, Mexico November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A migrant boy looks out from behind the riot shield of a Mexican policeman near the El Chaparral port of entry of border crossing between Mexico and the United States in Tijuana, Mexico November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A migrant boy looks out from behind the riot shield of a Mexican policeman near the El Chaparral port of entry of border crossing between Mexico and the United States in Tijuana, Mexico November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers participate in a scheduled large-scale operational readiness exercise at the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers participate in a scheduled large-scale operational readiness exercise at the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers participate in a scheduled large-scale operational readiness exercise at the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers participate in a scheduled large-scale operational readiness exercise at the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers participate in a scheduled large-scale operational readiness exercise at the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers participate in a scheduled large-scale operational readiness exercise at the San Ysidro Port of Entry border crossing as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants make their way to the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants make their way to the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants make their way to the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants rest in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A migrant boy plays in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant boy plays in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A migrant boy plays in a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A police officer works at the scene after a shooting incident near to a temporary shelter for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A police officer works at the scene after a shooting incident near to a temporary shelter for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A police officer works at the scene after a shooting incident near to a temporary shelter for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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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 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Workers build a barrier over the line that marks the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Workers build a barrier over the line that marks the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants ride on the back of a truck while making their way to Tijuana from Mexicali, in Mexicali, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Migrants ride on the back of a truck while making their way to Tijuana from Mexicali, in Mexicali, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Migrants ride on the back of a truck while making their way to Tijuana from Mexicali, in Mexicali, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A Mexican soldier helps to prepare food outside of a temporary shelter used for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A Mexican soldier helps to prepare food outside of a temporary shelter used for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A Mexican soldier helps to prepare food outside of a temporary shelter used for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Migrants take a shower outside of a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants take a shower outside of a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Migrants take a shower outside of a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Frances, a migrant woman from Honduras, puts body lotion on her 1-year-old daughter Sujey in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Frances, a migrant woman from Honduras, puts body lotion on her 1-year-old daughter Sujey in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Frances, a migrant woman from Honduras, puts body lotion on her 1-year-old daughter Sujey in Tijuana, Mexico November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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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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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. 

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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....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. 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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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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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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