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Asylum seekers returned from Mexico plead to stay in U.S.

20 Mar 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO Three asylum seekers due to be returned to Mexico after appearing in U.S. immigration court on Tuesday asked officials to let them stay in the United States because they feared for their safety while waiting out the process in Mexico.

First asylum seekers returned from Mexico for U.S. court hearings

19 Mar 2019

TIJUANA/NEW YORK A group of asylum seekers sent back to Mexico was set to cross the border on Tuesday for their first hearings in U.S. immigration court in an early test of a controversial new policy from the Trump administration.

Mexico's 'hearts and minds' battle to loosen organized crime's grip

07 Mar 2019

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA, Mexico Burned-out autos littered empty streets this week in the town where Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador unleashed a first major push to take control of territory absorbed by organized crime during years of mounting violence. | Video

In Mexican heartland, 'bad guys' still hold sway amid bid to restore order

07 Mar 2019

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA, Mexico, March 7 Burned-out autos littered empty streets this week in the town where Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces a first major test of his ability to take control of territory absorbed by organized crime during years of mounting violence.

In Mexican heartland, 'bad guys' still hold sway amid bid to restore order

07 Mar 2019

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA, Mexico, March 7 Burned-out autos littered empty streets this week in the town where Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces a first major test of his ability to take control of territory absorbed by organized crime during years of mounting violence.

Mexico government apologises for deaths of youths taken by police

04 Mar 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexican government officials apologised on Monday to families of five youths killed after police kidnapped them and turned them over to a brutal drug gang, a rare instance of officials admitting the state's culpability in such crimes.

Migrant parents separated from children return to U.S., plead to be reunited

03 Mar 2019

MEXICALI/TIJUANA, Mexico A large group of Central American migrants who U.S. authorities separated from their children last year when they crossed the Mexican border entered the United States again on Saturday asking for refuge and to be reunited with their kids.

Mexico frets over U.S. plans to take divisive asylum policy to new cities

02 Mar 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico The United States is aiming to ramp up in coming weeks a programme to send Central American asylum seekers to Mexico to await U.S. court dates, an experimental policy that Mexican officials and migrant shelters say risks overwhelming an underfunded system. | Video

U.S. sends first families to Mexico to await asylum, rights groups sue

15 Feb 2019

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK The United States began sending Central American families seeking asylum back to Mexico this week, a Mexican immigration source said on Thursday, while U.S. human rights groups sued the Trump administration, saying the policy puts migrants in danger.

Mexican Church suspended 152 priests across nine years for alleged abuse - bishop

12 Feb 2019

MEXICO CITY At least 152 Catholic priests in Mexico have been suspended in the past nine years for sexual abuse against minors, Mexico's Archbishop for Monterrey said, prompting a lawyer for alleged victims of abuse to question on Monday the Church's sincerity.

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