Thousands of Central American migrants, stranded in Mexico, demand that the authorities accelerate the process to regularize their immigration status so that they can legally reside, transit and work throughout the country.
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For the past two days, Central American and Haitians migrants stranded in Mexico and migrant rights activists have been carrying out an indefinite hunger strike in the Tapachula municipality to demand authorities respect their rights
Since August 28, more than 1,000 migrants have set off on a journey from the Tapachula municipality in Mexico to the US, with the hope to apply for a humanitarian asylum there. In the past three days, the security forces have detained more than 200 migrants
Social and economic conditions in the country continue to worsen while the institutional crisis also deepens following the drug trafficking conviction of the president’s brother in a US court
The migrant caravan which is on it’s way to the United States has to pass through Guatemala and Mexico first in order to reach the US.
Thousands of Hondurans, who have set off for the US, seek to escape the deepening crisis within the country, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by the Eta and Iota hurricanes in November 2020
Over 3,000 Hondurans have embarked on a perilous journey to the US in the absence of a response from the far-right government of President Juan Orlando Hernández to the socio-economic crisis in the country
Hondurans are undertaking this ordeal to escape violence, extreme poverty and for the prospects of a better life.
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Mexico has already begun processing hundreds of Central American migrants en route to the United States, despite stating that the migrants are “welcome” to stay