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Honduran migrants stand at the border wall in Tijuana Mexico Friday Nov. 30 2018 before crossing over. The group was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents as soon as they stepped onto U.S. territory. Thousands of migrants who traveled via a caravan

Honduran migrants stand at the border wall in Tijuana Mexico Friday Nov. 30 2018 before crossing over. The group was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents as soon as they stepped onto U.S. territory. Thousands of migrants who traveled via a caravan

Mayor Juan Manuel Gastélum declared the migrant caravan a "humanitarian crisis" earlier this week, but he's now saying it's too much on the city, according to an exclusive with Fox News.

Torrential rains this week have compounded the migrants' misery, flooding the crowded sports complex where they sleep shoulder-to-shoulder in tents and shelters made from cardboard, garbage bags and blankets.

The city of Tijuana, Mexico was rushed by thousands of Central Americans part of the migrant caravan making their way to the U.S. -Mexico border.

The former mayor of Mexico City has welcomed the caravan migrants in speeches, pledging to offer work visas and even jobs building a major train line he has proposed. Nearly all of them want asylum in the United States. "Those are really criminals because they're dealing with lives, they're dealing with people".

About 80 migrants voluntarily turned back Tuesday and 98 were deported by Mexican immigration officials for their involvement in violent demonstrations Sunday, Fox News reported.

They were among the last to arrive at the centre, and the only spot they could find was next to a stinking row of portable toilets. "You don't want to sit around inside there and get sick".

Numerous migrants headed North to escape gang violence or political intimidation in Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua, and had hoped to apply for asylum in the US.

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Around 11 p.m., agents arrested three people crossing the border illegally one mile east of the San Ysidro Port of Entry.

The day before his inauguration, Lopez Obrador was resting with friends at this ranch in southern Chiapas state, near the border with Guatemala, and reaffirmed his support for the migrants.

When asked about the President's hard stance on migrants, she said she thinks he'll have a change of heart when he understands they're coming from a country that they can no longer live in safely. Many of those are now weighing staying in Tijuana, turning back home, or crossing the U.S. border illegally.

A group of migrants climb the fence separating Mexico from the United States. They also said they arrested a member of MS-13. "Then we'll see - at this point I'd rather be in jail in the USA than in my country".

Gastélum said that due to the arrival of the caravan, he could be forced to raise taxes for Tijuana's 1.7 million residents, who have already suffered from Sunday's clashes on the U.S. border, Fox News reported.

When Customs and Border Patrol officials arrested 46-year-old Miguel Angel Ramirez after he illegally entered the USA near San Diego, he was only four months out of a Honduran prison after serving 10 years for homicide and three years for robbery.

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