US-Mexico border crossing closed as migrants chant: 'We are not criminals!'

  • Customs and Border Protection shuts San Ysidro crossing
  • US agents fire teargas as migrants seek asylum in US

Amid heated rhetoric from Donald Trump and confusion over a reported deal to keep asylum seekers in Mexico, all traffic was halted on Sunday at the busy border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana. US Customs and Border Protection said on Twitter traffic in both directions was suspended at the San Ysidro port of entry.

Related: Mexico denies deal with US on asylum seekers at border

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Source: theguardian