Nidia Bautista: Orlando Zepeda and Evelyn Hernandez are immigrant activists. Neither has a backup plan in case TPS isn’t renewed next year, other than “to keep fighting until we have permanent residency.”
Nidia Buatista: Immigration activists allege that the CBP’s lack of awareness of indigenous language and culture poses a challenge for adequate medical care and treatment for indigenous migrants from Mexico.
Nidia Bautista: In Tijuana, wait times for the asylum process are increasingly drawn out, exasperating migrants. Border patrol agents have turned away people who had hoped to present themselves for asylum.