The border between the Mexican city of Tijuana and the US city of San Diego are open again. The border was temporarily closed after a vijfhonderdtal migrants who had try to cross without valid papers.
A group of a vijfhonderdtal migrants tried Sunday to the border crossing El Chaparral in the north of Mexico to the USA to achieve, says the ministry of Internal Affairs of Mexico. The migrants were using tear gas repulsed by the American police. Then was the border closed.
Mexico decided after the turmoil to Central American migrants to send back that tried had to the border with the US to cross. The migrants who were identified, had to Mexico immediately leave, says the ministry. It is unclear how many people exactly.
According to the Mexican ministry of the Interior are about 8.200 Central Americans of the so-called migrantenkaravaan on the road in Mexico. The largest part, about 7.400 people, were located in Mexicali and Tijuana. They are fleeing poverty and violence in their homelands, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.