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Lizbeth Diaz

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers

10 Jul 2019

MEXICO CITY Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican officials said.

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor

03 Jul 2019

MEXICO CITY/CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals.

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor

03 Jul 2019

MEXICO CITY/CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico, July 2 (Reuters) - M exican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals.

Mexico migrant shelter accuses police of intimidation

28 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY A Mexican migrant shelter is raising concern over what it said was an unauthorized attempt by Mexico's National Guard to enter the facility and question migrants.

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown

27 Jun 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States.

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown

27 Jun 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States.

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown

27 Jun 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States.

Mexico vows to identify thousands of remains, 'worst legacy' of violence

25 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government vowed on Monday to identify thousands of human remains that have accumulated in morgues and mass graves during more than a decade of gang violence and stirred anger among bereaved families.

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum programme: sources

24 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a region that is among Mexico's most chaotic and violent.

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum programme after Trump deal

10 Jun 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the programme to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said.

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