Mexican authorities discovered 600 migrants hidden in two trailers touring within the state of Veracruz, the nation’s Nationwide Migration Institute stated.
The migration company stated in a press release Friday that 145 girls and 455 males had been present in boxcars transferring towards Mexico’s border with the USA.
About 400 of the migrants had been from Guatemala, with dozens additionally coming from Honduras, Nicaragua, Cuba, El Salvador and Venezuela.
Different migrants within the trailers initially got here from Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, the Dominican Republic and Cameroon.
The company stated it had begun to course of the migrants and would inform baby safety companies of any circumstances of unaccompanied minors and households and can make determinations on whether or not to ship them again to their residence nations or permit them to stay in Mexico.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol reported that 212,672 folks had been apprehended attempting to cross the border from Mexico in July, the best month-to-month determine in 21 years.
On Wednesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott shared a video of about 20 delivery containers lined up alongside a riverbank close to the border that he described as a “metal wall” within the state’s newest effort to maintain migrants from coming into the nation. (UPI)
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