Mexico claims 70% drop in migrants from Central America in five years

Posted on October 11, 2011 • Filed under: Border Issues, Latin America News, Mexico, Social Issues

The flow of Central American migrants who cross Mexico has fallen 70% in five years, said the commissioner of the National Migration Institute (INM), Salvador Beltrán del Río. He said that the calculation of the flow reduction in the fall based on the number of migrants detained in Mexico, which went from 433,000 in 2005 to 140,000 in 2010. Read Article

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