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Migrant Protesters Crowd US-Mexico Bridge, Shut Down Traffic

Migrants, returned to Mexico to await their U.S. asylum hearings, block the Puerta Mexico international border crossing bridge to demand a faster asylum process, in Matamoros, Mexico, Oct. 10, 2019.

U.S. border officials shut down two bridges between the United States and Mexico early Thursday after hundreds of mostly Central American migrants protested at the ports of entry.

The demonstration occurred in Matamoros, the Mexican city across from Brownsville, Texas.

“Bridge traffic at Gateway International Bridge and B&M International Bridges was temporarily halted at about 1:30 a.m. after a group of 250 to 300 migrants without entry documents had gathered at the midpoint read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com