Migration crisis: Haitians have left the Mexican-American border

All Haitian migrants who gathered on both sides of the US-Mexico border have left their makeshift camps, according to the US government.

The American Minister of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas had announced, during a press conference at the White House, that “today we have no more migrants in the encampment under the bridge” of the city of Del Rio , in Texas, which counted up to 15,000 people including many Haitians, at the end of last week.

About 2,000 people were deported by plane to Haiti, 8,000 returned voluntarily to Mexico, 5,000 were transferred to accommodation centers and 12,400 were able to leave the site and will have to appear before an immigration judge to defend their claim. asylum, he said.

US authorities have already opened an investigation and temporarily suspended mounted border police operations around Del Rio.


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