February 22, 2024
The brand new Ped West crossing at San Ysidro. File photograph ourtesy of Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s workplace

Customs and Border Safety introduced it would briefly droop pedestrian crossing on the Ped West facility at San Ysidro starting Thursday morning.

The motion comes amid a surge of migrants on the border, and can permit CBP personnel to help the Border Patrol.

The CBP described the motion as a contingency measure “to help the overarching company mission and make sure the security and wellbeing” of the migrants.

“These efforts will focus totally on susceptible populations to incorporate households and unaccompanied youngsters,” the CBP mentioned.

Migrants from everywhere in the world have surged to the border in current days in scenario just like what occurred in Could.

Pedestrians crossing the border can nonetheless use Ped East, and the CBP promised to open as many lanes as potential.

Vacationers have been urged to watch wait occasions on the CBP web site.