The MexicoBlog of the Americas Program, a fiscally sponsored program of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), is written by Laura Carlsen. I monitor and analyze international press on Mexico, with a focus on security, immigration, human rights and social movements for peace and justice, from a feminist perspective. And sometimes I simply muse.
Feb 10, 2012
Immigration: Mexico army finds 73 Central American migrants in houses near US border
AP/Washington Post: "The Mexican army says it has found 73 Central American migrants in three houses in the city of Miguel Aleman, which is across from Roma, Texas. The army and federal police have increasingly been rescuing migrants who have been kidnapped and held for ransom by drug cartels along the U.S. border. But it wasn’t clear if the migrants found in Miguel Aleman were being held against their will." read more
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