Sunday, December 28, 2014

Mexico to U.S.: Do as We Say, Not as We Do on Deportations

As several Mexican politicians continue to criticize the United States for deporting thousands of people each year, Mexico’s deportations of Central Americans increased by 53.3 percent in 2014, according to Guatemalan officials.
This year, 104,253 Central Americans were deported from Mexico. The two previous years, 77,876 and 77,395 Central Americans were deported in 2012 and 2013 repsectively, according to report by AFP, which cites a Guatemalan official.
In 2014, Hondurans were the largest group of deportees at 42,697.
Honduras is followed by Guatemala, which shares a border with Mexico. A total of 40,311 Guatemalans were deported, 20,269 Salvadorans and 976 Nicaraguans, states the documents cited by AFP.
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