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Days of chaos at the U.S.-Mexico border

Days of chaos at the U.S.-Mexico border
Sources: San Diego Union-Tribune reporting, ESRI, Mapzen, OpenStreetMap

The U.S.-Mexico border at the San Ysidro Port of Entry was closed in both directions for several hours on Sunday after hundreds of migrants rushed the area. The same day saw earlier protests on the U.S. side of the border. Here are some scenes from around the area this week.

People march in support of the migrant caravan, near the U.S.-Mexico border Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in San Diego. Shortly after the march, migrants approaching the U.S. border from Mexico were enveloped with tear gas Sunday after a few tried to breach the fence separating the two countries. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
People march in support of the migrant caravan, near the U.S.-Mexico border Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in San Diego. Shortly after the march, migrants approaching the U.S. border from Mexico were enveloped with tear gas Sunday after a few tried to breach the fence separating the two countries. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) (Gregory Bull / Associated Press)

1. People march in support of the migrant caravan near the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego on Sunday. Shortly after the march, migrants approaching the border from Mexico were enveloped with tear gas after a number of them tried to breach the fence separating the two countries.

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View of tear gas that border police used to prevent groups of people from crossing the US-Mexico border at El Chaparral on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. A group of migrants from the caravan of Central Americans who advanced today towards the San Ysidro (USA) gateway deviated from the planned route to try to cross the border wall by other points, while the U.S. border police used tear gas. (David Guzman/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS) ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, TCN - OUTS **
View of tear gas that border police used to prevent groups of people from crossing the US-Mexico border at El Chaparral on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. A group of migrants from the caravan of Central Americans who advanced today towards the San Ysidro (USA) gateway deviated from the planned route to try to cross the border wall by other points, while the U.S. border police used tear gas. (David Guzman/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS) ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, TCN - OUTS ** (David Guzman / EFE / TNS)

2. Border police use tear gar to prevent migrants with the Central American caravan from crossing the border into the United States near the El Chaparral Port of Entry in Tijuana on Sunday.

Migrants with the Central American caravan breach police line set up by the Mexico Federal Police, then access to the flood channel where they crossed to the north side of the flood channel.
Migrants with the Central American caravan breach police line set up by the Mexico Federal Police, then access to the flood channel where they crossed to the north side of the flood channel. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)

3. Migrants with the Central American caravan breach a line set up by Mexico’s Federal Police on Sunday, then access a flood channel, making their way toward the United States.

TOPSHOT - A group of Central American migrants -mostly Hondurans- climb a metal barrier on the Mexico-US border near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018. - US officials closed the San Ysidro crossing point in southern California on Sunday after hundreds of migrants, part of the "caravan" condemned by President Donald Trump, tried to breach a fence from Tijuana, authorities announced. (Photo by Pedro PARDO / AFP)PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **
TOPSHOT - A group of Central American migrants -mostly Hondurans- climb a metal barrier on the Mexico-US border near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018. - US officials closed the San Ysidro crossing point in southern California on Sunday after hundreds of migrants, part of the "caravan" condemned by President Donald Trump, tried to breach a fence from Tijuana, authorities announced. (Photo by Pedro PARDO / AFP)PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD ** (Pedro Pardo / AFP/Getty Images)

4. A group of Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, climb a metal barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border near the El Chaparral Port of Entry in Tijuana on Sunday. U.S. officials closed the San Ysidro crossing point in Southern California that day after hundreds of Central American migrants tried to breach a fence.

Jose Rodrigues and his friend Belkys Godoy along with her son Axel Godoy look over photos on his cell phone. The three are among the thousands from the Central American migrant caravan that her sheltered at the temporary shelter at Benito Juarez Sports Complex.
Jose Rodrigues and his friend Belkys Godoy along with her son Axel Godoy look over photos on his cell phone. The three are among the thousands from the Central American migrant caravan that her sheltered at the temporary shelter at Benito Juarez Sports Complex. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)

5. Thousands from the Central American migrant caravan are being housed at the Benito Juarez Sports Complex in Tijuana.

Jose Rodrigues and his friend Belkys Godoy along with her son Axel Godoy look over photos on his cell phone. The three are among the thousands from the Central American migrant caravan that her sheltered at the temporary shelter at Benito Juarez Sports Complex.
Jose Rodrigues and his friend Belkys Godoy along with her son Axel Godoy look over photos on his cell phone. The three are among the thousands from the Central American migrant caravan that her sheltered at the temporary shelter at Benito Juarez Sports Complex. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)

5. Jose Rodrigues, left, his friend Belkys Godoy and her son, Axel Godoy, look over photos on his cellphone Tuesday at the Benito Juarez Sports Complex, which is serving as a temporary migrant shelter.

Nov. 28, 11:55 a.m.: This article was updated with additional photographs and information about Sunday’s events at the U.S.-Mexico border.

This article was originally published on Nov. 27 at 11:50 a.m.

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