The end of protections could see hundreds of thousands of people faced with deportation to the countries they were forced to flee.
"My suffering ended the day I met them," Susana, a Guatemalan asylum seeker who came to the U.S. with her 10-month-old baby, said of the couple sponsoring them.
The Trump administration is reportedly moving forward with plans to separate children from their parents at the border, though officials maintain "no decisions have been made at this time."
"The United States will not stand by as our immigration laws are ignored and our nation's safety is jeopardized," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.
President Donald Trump has branded the migrant caravan a "disgrace."
"It felt like the least we could do would be to give them a soft place to land," Charlottesville resident Grace Aheron said.
"We want our people to be there to be helpful and also for people to know that they are welcome," Jess Morales Rocketto, the Chair of We Belong Together said.
The "first big part" of the caravan of Central Americans looking to seek asylum in the U.S. has arrived at the border town of Tijuana.
President Donald Trump claims Mexican officials haven't been doing their part to secure the southern border. In the first two months of 2018 alone, Mexico deported more than 16,000 people.
"The caravan isn't over," Pueblo Sin Fronteras activist Alex Mensing has said.
"Mexico has the absolute power not to let these large 'Caravans' of people enter their country," Trump wrote. "They must stop them at their Northern Border, which they can do because their border laws work, not allow them to pass through into our country, which has no effective border laws."
The site provides a rare glimpse into the people who traveled these lands 2,000 years ago.