Over the weekend there were chaotic scenes in Tijuana, Mexico, as a peaceful march by migrants to the US border crossing ended with some migrants attempting to rush the border and US border patrol responding with tear gas. We'll hear from one migrant mother who worries that the path to US asylum for her and her daughters will only get more difficult now. Also, the incoming president of Mexico discusses a plan that would require asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico while their US applications are pending.
Raed Fares, a Syrian activist and journalist, was killed along with a colleague late last week. Fares was the founder of Radio Fresh, a news source for Syrians as well as a critic of the Assad government, as well as of the militants in the opposition. Friends and colleagues fear that that is what led to his shooting.