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>> Central American migrants facing open hostility from locals in the Mexican border city of Tijuana this week as the Trump administration blocks asylum to anyone entering the United States illegally.>>
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> Mexicans have traditionally shown support for migrants but a recent poll showed that over a third of Mexicans wanted the migrants to be sent home.
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And we don't want anymore migrants here. Yes, the government has to provide shelter for these people.>> City authorities say around 2,000 migrants are now in Tijuana, many of whom set out from Honduras a month ago to escape violence and poverty.>>
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>> Meanwhile President Trump who has demonized the migrants, has sent nearly 6,000 troops to fortify the US-Mexico border. And has threatened to close the frontier entirely to keep the migrants out.>> Yes, sir. We have barbed wire going up.>> Many migrants Reuters spoke to in shelters were unaware of the US government attempts to deter them, and said they were determined to forge ahead however they could.
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But others are opting to stay in Mexico which said it is processing 2,600 asylum requests from migrants.