Assessing Increased Enforcement at Mexico’s Border
November 13, 2015 | Publication | Migration
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A report by the Washington Office on Latin America finds that Mexico’s Southern Border Program has resulted in a significant uptick in migrant apprehensions and changes in where and how migrants are traveling. According to the report, Mexico’s increased apprehension and rapid deportation of migrants has not been paired with a greater capacity to screen them for protection concerns, resulting in many being deported to face dangerous circumstances in their countries of origin.

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