(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Hundreds of migrants were found in a clandestine camp in
southern Mexico, authorities said on Friday, after U.S. and Mexican
authorities implemented new policies aimed at stemming the illegal
flow of migrants into the United States, trend reports citing
Members of the National Guard found 368 migrants during a patrol
in a municipality of Tecpatan, in a mountainous area in the
southern state of Chiapas, close to the border with Guatemala.
Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM) said the group
included 217 from Guatemala, 85 from Nicaragua, 45 from Ecuador, 11
from Honduras, seven from El Salvador and three from Cuba.
The migrants were transferred to official agencies to decide
their legal status, the INM said in a statement. It did not say
when the operation took place.
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