A ambulance pirate with 36 migrants crowded people who were transported illegally was detained by agents of the National Institute of Migration (INM). At 09:55 am, at the “La Venta” immigration checkpoint, an intensive care unit ambulance was asked to stop, without license plates, in order to carry out a routine review.
The vehicle was driven by an adult man, who was not wearing the identification, uniform or clothing of a paramedic. He pointed out that when he opened the side door of the unit, 36 migrants of various nationalities descended.
Of the detained migrants, there were 17 adults from Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua; eight people in the family nucleus from Honduras, and 11 unaccompanied minors from Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua, according to the National Migration Institute (INM).
INM reaffirms its commitment to a safe migration
The vehicle and the driver were transferred by the National Guard and placed at the disposal of the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) in the municipality of Cárdenas, Tabasco, the INM indicated.
“The Sedena, the GN and the INM reaffirm their commitment to maintain a safe, orderly and regular migration, with strict adherence and respect for the rights of people in a condition of mobility within the national territory,” the institute said through a statement. .
Two migrant caravans cross Mexico
The Truth News reports that the finding occurs while two migrant caravans, one in Veracruz and the other in Chiapas, on the border with Guatemala, have captured national attention in recent weeks. Recently, 600 migrants traveling in trailers were rescued in Veracruz.
The region is experiencing a record migratory flow to the United States, whose Customs and Border Protection (CBP) “found” more than 1.7 million illegal immigrants on the border with Mexico in fiscal year 2021, which ended on September 30. .
Mexico has detected more than 190,000 undocumented immigrants from January to September, about triple the number in 2020, in addition to having deported almost 74,300, according to the Migration Policy Unit of the Ministry of the Interior (Segob).
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