FLASH: Invading Migrants are penned up and frustrated at the border.
Frustration is growing among more than 1,600 Central American invading migrants penned up for more than a week inside a disused factory turned shelter in the northern Mexico border city of Piedras Negras.
Joe Rivano Barros, of the Texas-based refugee advocacy group Raices, said emotions were running high Wednesday after police and soldiers guarding the shelter did not and do not allow migrants to leave to go to nearby shops.
Mr. Rivano, who was outside the shelter, said people were frustrated and confused because they felt trapped and no one is telling them what is happening.
Coahuila State security officials did not respond to requests for comment. In a statement, they conceded there had been complaints by some invading migrants and said they would be attended to.
The majority hope to cross the border to request asylum in the US, and most of them will not qualify and be sent back to their home country.
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