Mexican federal and native police forces in Mexico City have been rounding up migrants and busing them to the southern half of the nation in an try and alleviate the extreme overcrowding. The extreme overcrowding comes because the United States and Mexico have been unable to comprise the rising quantity of migrants and asylum seekers attempting to make their approach north.
In latest days, Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM), with the assistance of native police forces, started rounding up Central American and Caribbean migrants in Iztapalapa and different boroughs of Mexico City and delivery them off to the state of Tabasco. Police then launched them into the streets with none belongings.
A high-ranking INM official who spoke with Breitbart Texas stated the raids occurred at night time to keep away from drawing consideration. INM brokers advised the migrants that they’d take them to a shelter the place they’d get heat beds and meals. The migrants would line up and get into a number of buses chartered by INM. However, as an alternative of transferring the migrants to a snug location, the buses would drive by means of the night time in a southward route in direction of numerous cities in the state of Tabasco, together with Villa Hermosa.
Once there, the INM brokers would drop off the migrants with no means of communication and, at occasions, with out their belongings earlier than returning to Mexico City.
The raids come as Mexico City has seen a dramatic rise in migrants. INM officers who requested to not be named estimated that greater than 5,000 migrants have arrived in latest weeks, inflicting extreme overcrowding in the varied shelters all through Mexico City. This has led to most of the migrants being compelled to sleep on the streets in unsanitary situations.
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