Mexico Detains 240 Migrants Including Children
Sumaira FH 1 month ago Thu 24th June 2021 | 01:30 AM
Puebla, Mexico, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th Jun, 2021 ) :Mexican authorities said Wednesday they had detained 240 US-bound migrants from Central America, including children, and deported 89 Cubans without proper documents.
According to an official police report, 61 minors were also discovered.
It said the detainees, who were trying to reach the US border, were handed over to Mexican immigration officials for eventual deportation.
Separately, 89 Cuban migrants were sent home by plane because they were unable to prove they were in the country legally, the National Migration Institute said.
Mexico has deployed 27,562 military personnel along its southern and northern borders to stop illegal migration, he said.