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New WOLA Video Series and Joint Report: Thousands of Migrants in Transit Face Abuses under Mexico’s Crackdown

The report finds that, despite the increase in apprehensions, Mexico has failed to strengthen its capacity to adequately screen migrants who might be eligible for protection. WOLA’s video series features Central American migrant children who tell their story about leaving home and being deported from Mexico.

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