Migrants flee tear gas launched by the US border patrol, after they tried to cross from Tijuana into the US on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Migrant mayhem: as 2019 arrives, US fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop ‘violent mob’ trying to breach fence

  • The gas was fired early on New Year’s Day at migrants who said they arrived in Tijuana last month with a caravan from Honduras
  • Tijuana has become a flashpoint in the debate over US immigration policy
Topic |   US immigration

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Migrants flee tear gas launched by the US border patrol, after they tried to cross from Tijuana into the US on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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