Friday, October 22 2021

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Mexico reports people-smuggling surge amid jump in migration

People-smuggling crimes in Mexico this year have more than tripled since 2020, the government said on Wednesday, as the country battles to cope with a sharp increase in illegal immigration at the U.S. border. Between January and August, Mexico registered 1,232 people-smuggling crimes, a jump of nearly 228% from the 376 logged during the same period in 2020, Security Minister Rosa Icela Rodriguez told a regular government news conference. Government officials say many migrants pay people-smugglers to make their way on the perilous journey from Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala up to the United States.

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