Migrants stuck in Mexico faced 6,356 violent attacks since January, report finds

08/24/2021

Source: CBS News

Thousands of migrants stranded in Mexico and blocked from applying for U.S. asylum have reported being kidnapped, sexually assaulted or physically attacked since President Biden took office, human rights researchers revealed Tuesday.

report compiled by Human Rights First, a Washington-based advocacy group, tracked 6,356 attacks against migrants who were expelled to Mexico by U.S. border officials or barred from requesting U.S. humanitarian refuge since January. 

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