Mexico has pushed hundreds of migrants expelled from the U.S. on to Guatemala, stranding them in a remote village far from their homes

08/11/2021

Source: The Washington Post

Hundreds of Central American migrants expelled from the United States to southern Mexico have been immediately forced by Mexican authorities into a remote part of Guatemala, stranding them with no place to stay and no way to return to their countries of origin.

Last week, the Biden administration began the expulsion flights from the United States to the southern Mexican city of Villahermosa in a bid to deter repeat border crossers. Mexico agreed to accept those flights and said it would allow those who feared persecution in their home countries to apply for asylum.

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