Inside a Mexican shelter where migrants wait months for a chance to enter America

The Texas Tribune visited a migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, to investigate another aspect of the ongoing border crisis: migrants from around the world crowding into Mexican border towns as they wait for a chance to claim asylum in the U.S.

       
     
In a Mexican border city, some migrants give up on asylum

In Nuevo Laredo, dozens of migrants decided that waiting in Mexico for an asylum hearing that could be months away was too much.


       
     
Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. are left to fend for themselves in Mexico

Migrants have been bused to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, under the Trump administration's “Remain in Mexico” program, a partnership with the Mexican government.