Morning Report: Few Resources to Help African Migrants at the Border

Kidane Tesfagabriel, an Eritrean who came to the United States as a refugee in the 1980s, now works to help Eritrean asylum-seekers. / Photo by Maya Srikrishnan

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More than a thousand African migrants have been detained in Mexico this year, and an increasing number have been making their way to the U.S.-Mexico border. But with language and other cultural barriers, few tap into resources available to Central American and Mexican migrants.

VOSD’s Maya Srikrishnan visited several Eritrean migrants in Tijuana where volunteers and advocacy groups are trying to bridge some of those gaps.

“When it comes to the black migrants, there is no spotlight on their ordeal,” said Guerline Jozef of Haitian Bridge Alliance. “We have to literally go…

Original published: 2019-05-30 11:30:09 Read the full San Diego News here


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