Hundreds of Africans in Mexicali (Varan cientos de africanos en Mexicali)

About 180 people from different parts of Africa arrived at the international checkpoint in Mexicali on Friday morning, seeking political asylum in the state of California. Photo: Victor Medina

About 180 people from different parts of Africa arrived at the international checkpoint in Mexicali on Friday morning, seeking political asylum in the state of California. Photo: Victor Medina

By: Patricia García |

(Translated from Spanish:) A group of about 180 people from different parts of Africa, such as Congo and Angola, have arrived at the international checkpoint in Mexicali on Friday morning in search of political asylum in the state of California.

So far a large part of the group was transferred to the US Customs and Border Protection that is receiving them to determine if they are candidates for refugee or political asylum to be decided in US court.

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