The flow of Ukrainian refugees trying to enter the United States has increased sharply at the Mexico-U.S. border. In particular, hundreds of Ukrainians are housed in a makeshift camp near Tijuana.
This is reported by the Voice of America.
It is reported that the number of Ukrainians arriving in the U.S. increased sharply a few days after the announcement of the White House administration about the readiness to accept up to 100,000 Ukrainians in the country.
Many Ukrainian refugees have flown to Mexico and made their way to the U.S. border in hopes of being allowed to reunite with American relatives or friends. They are camping out on blankets, folding chairs, and some are camping near the U.S. border entry point in Tijuana.
It is also reported that American volunteers have arrived in Tijuana and are making lists of those who have arrived. About 600 Ukrainians currently live in the border camp, with another 500 or so staying in hotels in Tijuana. About 40 percent of the refugees are children. Approximately 100 Ukrainians receive daily permits to enter the U.S.
It was previously reported that the U.S. is preparing a plan for the accelerated resettlement of vulnerable groups of Ukrainians.