Mexican Immigration Authorities Announced The Deportation Of More Than 11,000 Central American Migrants In The Country Illegally Since Mid-october. The Figure Includes More Than 1,900 Whom Were Parts Of The Various Migrant Caravans.
Mexico’s National Immigration Institute (INM) announced the 11,000 deportations were the result of immigration checkpoints and other operations throughout throughout the country. Some migrants also sought self-deportation. Of those, INM claims 1,906 were part of the migrant caravans.
While much of the media attention centered around the migrant caravans and their treks to Tijuana, little light is shed on the more than 1,000 daily apprehensions of migrants by the U.S. Border Patrol.- READ MORE