Mexico has received 3,230 requests for refuge from Central American migrants

Mexico has received 3,230 applications for refuge from Central American migrants in the state of Chiapas, the Ministries of Interior and Foreign Affairs reported today.

They also noted that 2,793 requests for refuge are pending.

Through a joint communiqué and in accordance with the court ruling this Saturday, the agencies also reported that the number of people who have abandoned their application for refugee status and requested support from the Mexican authorities for voluntary return to their country of origin add up 478

These people received the support of the Federal Police and the National Institute of Migration for their transfer to their place of origin.

They specified that various Mexican government institutions provide assistance to the 1,650 people who remain housed in the shelter of the fairground of the city of Tapachula, Chiapas.

Meanwhile, in Oaxaca 621 Central Americans were returned to their countries of origin and another 27 requested refuge.

In follow-up to the Central American groups that have entered the last two weeks along the border with Guatemala, both agencies reported that they have several registers.

In the case of the state of Veracruz estimated that approximately 4,347 migrants are in transit through that entity, while about 1,000 are located in Loma Bonita, Oaxaca for a total of 5,347 migrants who transit through that region of Mexico.

This Saturday, the migrant caravan, which entered Mexico on October 19 and brings together around 4,000 Central Americans seeking to reach the United States, was divided into various groups and routes in the southern Mexican state of Veracruz.


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