Tijuana- Without spaces in the shelters, this is what the migrants of different nationalities who have arrived in Tijuana in recent days, as was the case with Enzo, who when he learned of the completion of Title 42 decided to leave the country he was in.
“There is no place, it’s very full, it’s complicated for us. I left my country in 2016, I entered Chile, I lived in Chile for about six years, almost seven years, and now things are very complicated for immigrants, because now the police are killing immigrants in the street and I can’t Living there anymore, that’s why I’m here to move out.”
African families also come to the shelters when they arrive in this city, but they have to wait for a place.
“I am African, I am Congolese, I came to Brazil, then to Peru, we walked a lot,” said Nyara, who is waiting outside one of the shelters.
Most of the immigrants said they realize the only way to get to the US is through the app, but they still run into problems.
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Well, we keep trying, by chance we got involved today and it’s still pending,” said Manuel, who had just arrived from Nicaragua.
Activists are trying to point out that to achieve the so-called American dream, you just have to be patient, because trying to do it illegally will lead to many consequences as the eighth title enters.
“One of our recommendations as NGOs is to ask them to enter in a standard way to avoid a situation because many groups or family nuclei, well, many children come,” said Jose Maria Lara.
Authorities estimate that 75% of immigrants will be unsuccessful in their attempt to reach the United States, as this reflects the most recent numbers, according to Enrique Lucero, director of concern for immigrants in Tijuana.
“Of the 36,000 decisions in US courts, only 10,000 are eligible for asylum, so it’s pretty low, because if they don’t arrive for some reason or something that can convince a CBP agent, they’ll be sent back,” Lucero said. .
The state government stated that through the DIF system it had obtained a resource of over 100 million pesos to open more shelters and that they would later announce how they would be used.
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