Thousands of Haitian migrants have relocated to the border city of Tijuana, Mexico. Many of them are forced to live in the streets throughout the city due to limited resources and help. Haitian migrants have come together to live in their created “city” to escape the injustices and crime from different parts of the city.
The Haitian city has numerous living essentials such as running water, bathrooms, and electricity which numerous charities and officials around the city of Tijuana have come together to show support. Migrants are also provided with meals and living conditions by a Catholic nun.
The camp was formed approximately a year ago and many of its residents seek asylum to reach the American Dream. Around 300 Haitian migrants are living in the camp but, for now, many wait patiently as their asylum cases are due to be processed.
Many residents comment that the camp can be a harsh and brutal place to live due to the conditions they have to live in. People get sick every day which is a concern for the residents throughout the camp.
Even though migrants have to live under such conditions, they feel safer, compared to living in the streets, due to the strict rules placed and limited access to nonresidents.
More information can be found in the article published by Border Report down below.