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Arrests of Migrants Surge 79 Percent Following Patrol Spikes

By KELIN DILLON Mexico’s heightened military presence on its southern border with Guatemala has resulted in a 79 percent increase in arrests of undocumented Central American migrants since its new patrol policy went into effect on June 21, said Mexican Secretary of Defense Luis Cresencio Sandoval. According to Sandoval, border patrols have increased in the region since June 21, as

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AICM Agents Accuse Superiors of Extorting Migrants

By MARK LORENZANA Agents of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) accused their superiors on Thursday, June 9, of heading a corruption network to extort migrants. According to the complaint, managers are forcing employees to charge up to $1,000 to facilitate the transit of undocumented passengers. In addition to the complaint are various

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Mexico Will Deal Prudently with Latest Migrant Caravan

XINHUA The Mexican government will deal prudently with the latest migrant caravan with thousands of Haitian and Central American migrants advancing toward the country’s capital and even the United States, Mexican Foreign Roegin Relations (SRE)Marcelo Ebrard said Monday, Oct. 25. “We will act … with prudence and respect for human rights,” Ebrard said at a press conference, adding that the

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