In the next couple of weeks, the Mexican government expects to open the shelter for Central American immigrants who request asylum in the United States.

Mexican government delegate Alejandro Ruiz told La Voz newspaper the site, which is part of the Migrant Protection Protocol implemented by the United States, will open in an old market building located by Eleventh Street.

Adelante Valle Editor Arturo Bojorquez can be reached at or 760-335-4646.

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