The US has begun processing a small number of asylum applications from a caravan of Central American migrants camped out across the border in Mexico. DW's Clare Richardson asked some of them what made them risk the dangerous journey.
The American navy has drawn up plans for detention centers for tens of thousands of immigrants, according to a magazine report. The measures would support President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy.
A White House policy that has split nearly 2,000 migrant children from their families has drawn outrage nationwide, including a rare public comment from Melania Trump. The UN called the practice "unconscionable."
About 200 people waited for a second day at the Mexico-US border as they sought asylum. The migrants have already drawn the wrath of US President Trump during their month-long trek through Mexico.
They have spent hours on multiple planes just to get to Russia. But the long journey and huge costs have certainly not dampened the spirits of hundreds of fans from South and Central America.
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