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Central American migrant caravan heads to Mexico City

CORDOBA (CNS): The caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico began arriving in Mexico City, where the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the world’s most-visited Marian shrine, opened its shelter for pilgrims to the weary Central American travellers.
 

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Few asylum claims accepted as migrant caravan reaches border

MEXICO CITY (CNS): The first participants in the annual Stations of the Cross Caravan of migrants, which travelled across Mexico and arrived in Tijuana on the border with the United States of America (US) in late April, have been allowed to make asylum claims, but Scalabrinian Father Pat Murphy said, “very, very few” have their applications accepted.
 
Some 20 members of the caravan were forced to wait overnight by US Customs and Border Protection, which said it lacked to capacity to process them.
 

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