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Immigrant caravan pauses in Mexico

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Ariyuri Garcia, 18, left, sits with her niece Ester Garcia Rivera, 21 months old, while they camp out with other members of an immigrant caravan at a sports stadium in Matias Romero, Mexico. The baby has been sick with chest congestion during the journey. The family plans to go to Tijuana if they can’t get to the U.S. 

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
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Single mother Delmi Oneida Castro Lopez, 21, is traveling in the caravan with her son Michael, 8 months, and another child. They are from Honduras. 

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Children, mostly from Honduras and El Salvador, play in a pile of donated clothes on a sports field in Matias Romero in Mexico’s Oaxaca state.

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A group from Honduras washes up in the public bathing area where the caravan has stopped in Mexico’s southern state of Oaxaca.

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“It is weird to have to bathe with your clothes on, but there is no privacy here,” said one woman in the caravan.  

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One girl gets her hair braided as a group of women and children from Honduras takes shelter from the sun. 

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People from the caravan wait in line to meet with Mexico’s immigration agency to see if they can receive permission to stay in the country for 30 days.

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Migrants wait in line to meet with Mexican immigration officials. 

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A family is called ahead by caravan organizers and immigration officials to receive permission to stay in Mexico for 30 days.

 (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
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Men wait in line to meet with Mexican immigration officials. 

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A family meets with Mexican immigration officials.  (Meghan Dhaliwal / For The Times)
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People from the caravan sleep while they wait for immigration officials to call their names. 

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