The country of Mexico is processing the deportation of 98 migrants who were part of the caravan that rushed the U.S. Southern border.
Mexican immigration authorities are sending back 98 Central American migrants who rushed the border at the port of entry near Tijuana. Mexican authorities claim these migrants are responsible for the U.S. government for triggering crowd control tactics at the U.S. southern border. In addition, these 98 migrants tried to attack police officers.
The following is a statement from Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) –
The Ministry of the Interior, through the National Institute of Migration (INM), reports that 98 foreigners were placed at the disposal of the corresponding authorities to be deported to their countries of origin, derived from the violent behavior of a group of migrants who tried to attack and to injure Federal Migration Agents and Federal Police that protected the border area of the Mexico-United States pass, in the El Chaparral port.
As reported, articles 115, 143 and 144, fourth section of the Migration Law, establish that the INM has the mechanisms of assisted return and deportation to leave that foreigner who violates the provisions contained in the national territory. law in the matter.
The National Institute of Migration will maintain a close coordination with the authorities of the three levels of government to detect the cause that caused the migrants to cross illegally to the United States and will reinforce the Mexican border with elements of the Federal Police.
In adherence to the unrestricted fulfillment of the Migration Law, to safeguard and respect the human rights of migrants in their passage through national territory, the INM together with the COMAR (Mexican Commission for Refugee Aid) and with the accompaniment of UNHCR , has offered permanently to foreigners who entered the national territory through various caravans, apply for the benefit of the refuge and, with it, be able to obtain legal and remunerated employment in Mexican territory.
In addition, it remains attentive to the investigations carried out by the corresponding authorities to find more involved in the events recorded last Sunday, 25 and, subsequently, if appropriate, carry out their immediate deportation.
The National Migration Institute reaffirms its commitment to safeguard the human rights of all foreigners who transit through the national territory and to comply with and enforce the migration law and its regulations.
The 98 deportations are far fewer than the original 500 the Mexican government previously promised.
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