Migrants Gather at Port of Entry to Ask for Aslyum

Migrants Gather at Port of Entry to Ask for Aslyum

Dozens of migrants gathered at The Gateway International Bridge this morning after months of living in the Mexican side of the border.

“The protests from asylum seekers should continue. They need to bring attention to the fact that they are still living out there with their babies. A baby was born on the bridge yesterday: that’s ridiculous to have a baby born on a bridge.”

Felicia Rangel-Activist

Laying on the ground with cloth covering their nose and mouth, more than 100 asylum seekers gathered at mid-bridge. According to US Customs And Border Protection, pedestrian and vehicle traffic was stopped close to 1 AM and the bridge remained closed roughly 3 and a half hours later. Personnel from the agency and Mexican authorities responded.

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