Over 12,000 Haitians in Mexican city hope to enter US

Thousands of people who fled Haiti after the 2010 earthquake have ended up in Tijuana, hoping to be admitted by the US.

Photo by: AP (Archive )
Photo by: AP (Archive )

The Mexican government has allowed them temporary shelter until the US decides whether to admit them or not.

Updated Jan 9, 2017

Fleeing the poverty and devastation of the 2010 earthquake, more than 12,000 Haitians reached the US-Mexico border city of Tijuana last year and the Mexican government is allowing them to stay there until the US decides whether to admit them or not.

TRT World’Andalusia Knoll Snoff reports.

 

 

Source: 
TRTWorld