Aug 3, 2012

Temporary refuge for migrants in Mexico also under threat

LA Times Blogs: Tracy Wilkinson. MEXICO CITY -- For years, conflict has simmered and spiked between residents of a town outside Mexico City and the Central American migrants who have taken refuge there, a stop along their route northward.

Tultitlan has seen thousands of often bedraggled migrants arrive, hoping to hop aboard the freight trains that pass through toward the United States. Many end up staying for days or weeks or longer, and residents often blame them for crimes and vagrancy. Read more.

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