Domiciano Estrada Cruz fled gang violence at his house in southern Mexico to hunt asylum on the US border crossing in Tijuana. He was ready with a raft of papers documenting his household’s case. However Mexican officers defined that they would wish to hunt safety the digital approach — utilizing an app.
He downloaded CBP One, the asylum resolution rolled out by the US authorities earlier this yr, and made an account to request an appointment. At first, Estrada, 40, felt hopeful. Mexican officers informed him he would probably obtain a slot in two to 4 weeks. Almost 4 months later, he’s nonetheless ready.