Crammed into a trailer and a bus, Mexican authorities found 688 migrants in Puebla, most of them Guatemalans.

A total of 688 migrants, Mostly Central AmericansTwo different actions were detected in the Mexican state of Puebla in the center of the country, the National Institute of Migration (INM) reported this Saturday, August 13.

In two immigration verification proceedings, Foreigners were seen in crowded conditions.

In a statement, the INM under the Home Secretariat (Ministry) 567 migrants were found in the Parador El Conde hotel car. Located near the border of the state of Tlaxcala.

Migrants packed into a dry box of two trailers, They were discovered through an anonymous call, Four men, suspected human traffickers, were arrested.

In other action, 121 migrants were found in a passenger bus traveling on the Orizaba-Puebla highway. and that he was detained for a routine check.

About 514 from GuatemalaIn 79 HondurasAt 40 NicaraguaAt 37 SaviorAt 15 Cuba And three Savior.

INM Puebla explained that the discovery was made in collaboration with agents of the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena), National Guard (GN), State Police and agents of the Attorney General’s Office (FGR). He identified foreigners with irregular migration status.

Since October 2018, surveillance on the southern border has been tightened MexicoThousands of immigrants from Central and South America, but also from Cuba, Haiti and various African and Asian countriesThey enter the Mexican border with the intention of reaching the United States.

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Human traffickers look for routes for foreigners, sometimes stopping in the states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Puebla and Mexico as intermediate stops en route to the United States.

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The region is experiencing a record migrant flow to the United States and its Customs and Border Protection (CBP). It has intercepted more than 1.6 million people so far in FY 2022, It started last October.

In addition, Mexico received more than 58 thousand refugee applications in the first half of 2022. According to the Mexican Commission for Assistance to Refugees (COMAR), an annual increase of almost 15%.

Esmond Harmon

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