Central American migrants camped at the US-Mexican border hope to claim asylum in the US. Few of them are likely to successfully meet the strict criteria. But the transgender applicants among them may have a better chance.
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.
The US departments of Defense and Homeland Security began working with Arizona and Texas to fulfill President Trump's directive of reinforcing the border. The migrant caravan that prompted the move ended in Mexico City.
Activists say Donald Trump's reversal on separating families does little to help the thousands of children forcibly removed from their parents — the damage has already been done. Clare Richardson reports from San Diego.
The journey of hundreds of migrants across Mexico to the US border has become a flash-point for outrage among supporters of US President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric.
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