For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home
Saturday, 15 June 2019 Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States and remain in Mexico if U.S. President Donald Trump clamps down further on migration.
Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the top US border security official said that far fewer migrants tried to enter the United States in June due to increased efforts by the Mexican government..