The Migration’s national institute (INM) reported this Thursday that 354 people were insured in Quintana Roo who remained irregularly in Mexico.
Through social networks, the immigration institution explained that the country of origin of the insured persons is Brazil, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.
The undocumented were detained by elements of the INM and local police of the municipality of Othón P. Blanco in two immigration verification actions.
In the past week, Mexican authorities detained To over 16,000 migrants in a span of four daysincluding almost 5,000 Venezuelans.
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, has had to deal with a record number of migrant crossings on the border with Mexico during his presidency, including 187,000 Venezuelans in fiscal year 2022 alone.
US authorities had announced last month a plan, agreed with Mexico, to return Venezuelan migrants to the Latin American nation who enter the United States illegally.
The Collective for Observation and Monitoring of Human Rights in the Mexican Southeast (COMDHSEM) indicated on November 29 that between January and August 2022 recorded a record number of arrests in southern Mexico.
According to the organization, 249 thousand 295 people were intercepted in that periodwhich is equivalent to an average of 1,025 people arrested daily compared to the 848 who were arrested on average in 2021.
(With information from Aristegui News and EFE)