Amid U.S. border crackdown, some Haitian migrants seek asylum in Mexico

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Reuters

By Josue Gonzalez and Jorge Lopez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hundreds of Haitian asylum seekers congregated outside Mexico’s refugee agency in the capital and in shelters in the northern city of Monterrey on Wednesday, as migrants deterred by a crackdown at the U.S. border sought legal status in Mexico. Nearly 10,000 migrants, mainly Haitian, remain in worsening conditions in an impromptu camp that sprang up under a bridge spanning the Rio Grande from the Texas town Del Rio to Mexico’s Ciudad Acuna. In recent days, U.S. authorities have removed at least 4,000 people from the site for processing i…

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