Violence in Mexico has surged and femicides have more than doubled in the past five years, to more than 1,000 in 2019, according to interior ministry data. Read our story about how Mexican women have been fighting for their lives and against impunity:
We are partnering with @CustomsBorder and the Mexican Ministry of the Interior to ensure that those repatriated to Mexico are returned in a safe and expeditious manner, and closer to their homes, to discourage future attempts to cross the border illegally.
Mexico saw more murders in 2018 than any other year since nationwide records began some two decades ago, according to the country's Interior Ministry.
“You cannot resolve the problem,” says a former migration official in Mexico’s Interior Ministry. “You manage it intelligently, cautiously, realistically.”
Mexico’s Interior Ministry described the incident as “acts of provocation.”:
Mexico's Interior Ministry says it will immediately deport those who tried to "violently" enter the U.S. from Tijuana.
BREAKING: Mexico will deport almost 500 migrants who attempted to storm the US border, according to its interior ministry.
Mexico will deport about 500 migrants who "violently" and "illegally" tried to cross the U.S. border, interior ministry says - Reuters
LATEST: Mexico's Ministry of the Interior says 293 people are now known to have died from the 7.1 magnitude earthquake near Mexico City
LATEST: Mexico's Ministry of the Interior says 273 people are now known to have died from the 7.1 magnitude earthquake near Mexico City
JUST IN: Mexico's Ministry of the Interior issues emergency declaration for areas affected by the magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Mexico City
165 kidnap victims freed in Mexico after being held for weeks, country's interior ministry says.