U.S. border agents deployed tear gas against asylum-seekers on Sunday, November 25 in Tijuana at El Chaparrel border crossing. Many arrived in what has been called a “migrant caravan.” Thousands of migrants are seeking asylum at the border crossing and have taken up residence in an athletic facility nearby.
Migrants had gathered to peacefully protest the delay in processing asylum-seekers, which has been limited to 40 to 100 per day. Their right to seek asylum is protected by U.S. and International law.
Photographer Bruno Gallardo was with the group capturing the migrants’ daily lives in Tijuana as they wait to seek asylum. Here are his photos from that day.
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