Tag Archives: Detention

Detentions of Mexican Migrants Soar at US-Mexico Border

By MARK LORENZANA In a span of seven months, between October 2021 and May 2022, the arrests of Mexican migrants trying to cross into the United States soared 35.2 percent. There had been 560,579 arrests in that period, compared to 414,345 arrests from October 2020 to May 2021, according to U.S. government figures. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

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Mexican Supreme Court Limits Issuance of Amparos

By MARK LORENZANA Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) will limit the applications of amparos (habeas corpus injunctions), which it says have been “abused excessively” by lawyers. On Tuesday, June 7, the court approved a jurisprudence that would limit, specifically, amparos known as “seekers,” which have been requested by people who suspect they are under investigation for a crime, but

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Lozoya Gets Prison without Bail, Again

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Despite the fact that he is already being detained without bail on corruption charges linked to the international Odebrecht oil scandal, Emilio Lozoya, the former head of Mexico’s state-run oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) was ordered yet again to detention without the possibility of bail on Wednesday, Nov. 10, for his alleged defrauding of

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