Meza fell and struggled to get up amidst the gas.
On the US side, border patrol agents arrested 42 people who had illegally crossed the border. Her condition is not considered life-threatening. Trump also said the Mexican government 'wants to see if they can straighten it out'.
According to Media Matters, the segment features Sinclair chief political analyst Boris Epshteyn, also a former aide to President Donald Trump, saying, "The fact of the matter is that this is an attempted invasion of our country".
Still, Tijuana municipal delegate Genaro Lopez says his city's been shaken.
On Monday morning, the President tweeted that the USA "will close the Border permanently if need be".
But the president's repeated claim that Border Patrol agents were gravely injured have been challenged by his own Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan.
"As the events unfolded, quick, decisive and effective action prevented an extremely unsafe situation", McAleenan said.
"Entering our country illegally, particularly over our walls is not only risky, but also very foolish", Scott said in the statement. Spurred by gang violence, El Salvador and Honduras rank near the bottom of global homicide rankings.
Mexico deports scores of Central American migrants amidst tear gas, rubber bullet attacks
Carmen Rodriguez said parents had been calling for authorities to do something since the migrants arrived, adding that her 9-year-old daughter wouldn't be returning to classes until they are gone.
There "you can earn money and live well" if you're willing to work, he said.
Meanwhile, Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum issued a call for help from Mexico's federal government.
The U.S. has failed to pass comprehensive immigration reform over several years, including during presidencies and sessions of Congress controlled by both Republicans and Democrats. "So some people got rocks and threw them because many kids were fainting", he said. "We're not scared of migrants", he said.
"Illegal re-entry, where you're ordered by a judge to be removed or deported, and you violate that order, that's a more serious charge, punishable by a couple of years in jail, but illegal entry is not (as serious)", Meade said. "They are free to come and go". Without offering evidence, he also claimed that some of the women are not really parents but are instead "grabbers" who steal children so they have a better chance of being granted asylum in the US.
"The president thinks a government shutdown will be good for the country", Senate Appropriations ranking member Sen. "Do it by plane, do it by bus, do it anyway you want, but they are NOT coming into the United States of America. We're doing everything we can to message that at the migrant shelters", Scott said. "Congress, fund the WALL!" At one point, the caravan had more than 7,000 people. They were met with tear gas fired by U.S. Border Patrol agents.
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who takes office Saturday, declined Monday to comment on the border incident.
Baja California state Gov. Francisco Vega said nearly 9,000 migrants were in his state - mostly in Tijuana, with a smaller number in Mexicali - and called it "an issue of national security". Dozens of doctors, dentists, pharmacy owners, as well as representatives of medical laboratories, clinics and hospitals gathered in the city's tony Rio Zone on Monday to urge that government authorities relocate the migrants.More news: Ivanka Trump defends her use of a private email account
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